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Ethics Issues for Accountants Get Spotlight at IMA Conference

March 12, 2013

Marc Gerrone
(201) 474-1502

Tara Baumgarten
Stern + Associates
(908) 276-4344, x-219

Early bird registration for 94th Annual Event available until March

Montvale, N.J., March 12, 2013 – Professionals attending IMA®'s 94th Annual Conference & Exposition, taking place June 22-26 in New Orleans, will have the opportunity to hear and learn from world-renowned speakers who have successfully traversed the front lines of ethical challenges. With the increased scrutiny facing the finance profession today, the time has never been better for a close look at the ethical challenges facing the profession.


Conference attendees can earn more than 28 NASBA-approved continuing professional education (CPE) credits by attending learning sessions led by speakers representing various organizations, industries, academic institutions and government agencies. Early bird rates are available until March 29.


Click here to see the full schedule of speakers and learning sessions, which includes:


  • “Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century” – Guided by Cynthia Cooper; CEO, The CooperGroup
  • “Why Do Ordinary People Commit Extraordinary Financial Crimes?” – Led by Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope; founder, Learning Loop Solutions
  • “The Psychology of a Fraudster” – Conducted by Allen Yessman; professor, Nova Southeastern University
  • “AIG and General RE: Supporting a Customer or Committing Fraud” – Presented by Susan Hass; professor, Simmons College
  • “Prevent Unethical Behavior Before It Ruins Your Company!” – Directed by Mark Freudenberg; accounting manager, Partners 1st FCU  

To learn more about networking and educational opportunities that are core to every IMA Conference, watch this video, highlighting last year’s event in Las Vegas.


For more information and to register, visit: http://www.imaconference.org/.


About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 65,000 members in 120 countries and 200 local chapter communities. IMA provides localized services through its offices in Montvale, N.J., USA; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE; and Beijing, China. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.


Editor’s Note: Journalists interested in attending the event should contact Marc Gerrone, IMA director of communications and public relations, at mgerrone@imanet.org.


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