IMA Opens Early Bird Registration for 96th Annual Conference and Expo

Marc Gerrone
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Kristy Skowronski
Stern + Associates
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Management Accounting Conference Heads to Sunny California

MONTVALE, NJ, January 27, 2015 Today, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) announced Early Bird registration for its 96th Annual Conference & Expo, to be held at The Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles on June 20-24, 2015. With distinguished speakers and engaging dialogue tailored to accountants and financial professionals, the event provides opportunities for continuing education, networking and career advancement.

The prestigious keynote speakers will address some of the most pressing topics in the accounting and finance fields, including cybersecurity, big data and social responsibility. Speakers include:

  • Stephen J. Dubner, Author of FreakonomicsSuperFreakonomics and Think Like a Freak, who will present “Business & Management Lessons from Freakonomics SuperFreakonomics”

  • Lynn Brewer, Founder of The Integrity Institute and former Enron employee, who will present “From Good to Greed: Confessions of an Enron Executive”

  • Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., who will present “An Afternoon of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility and Radical Business Philosophy”

  • Todd Buchholz, Economist, former White House Economic Policy Advisor & Wall Street Executive, who will present “Competing in a Chaotic Economy”

Nearly 1,000 professionals from large and small businesses, public corporations, academic institutions and government agencies are expected to attend the conference, providing attendees with the opportunity to create strong business leads, meet potential customers and find new ways to explore their career in management accounting.

With a program of 50 sessions to choose from, attendees can earn up to 30 hours of NASBA-approved Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

Early Bird registration will be available through March 27, 2015. For complete information on the Annual Conference and registration, visit: Attendees can join the conversation at #IMA15ACE.

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 70,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit

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