IMA Seeking Submissions for New Teaching Case Conference

Marc Gerrone
(201) 474-1502

Anjelica Sena
Stern Strategy Group
(908) 325-3873

Montvale, N.J., April 4, 2016
– IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accounting and financial professionals in business, is seeking submissions for a new teaching case conference, which is being jointly sponsored by IMA and the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA).

The Management Accounting Teaching Case Conference will be held on Sept. 23-24, 2016, at the historic Emily Morgan Hotel in downtown San Antonio, Texas. During the conference, attendees will receive in-depth instruction in teaching four different cases, ranging from introductory to advanced and MBA levels of management accounting.

Case submissions for the conference will be accepted through June 1, 2016. They should be submitted (along with teaching notes) in electronic form to Tom Albright at

Cases will be considered for conference acceptance by the IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) Editorial Review Board. Please note: The organizing committee prefers (but does not require) practitioner involvement as coauthor and presenter. Accepted cases will be forwarded to the IMA first-round review at the IECJ, should the author wish to have his/her case considered for publication by the journal. If accepted for publication in the IECJ, authors will have the opportunity to modify their original documents to meet publication guidelines.

Authors will be notified of conference acceptance by July 15, 2016. Accepted cases will be considered for the IMA “Best Case Award,” which will be presented at the conference and includes a $500 cash award. The winner of the Best Case Award also will be recognized and asked to present the case at the January 2017 AAA-MAS Mid-year Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

For more information about the conference, please visit Inquiries about case submissions can be directed to Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, CFA, IMA vice president of research and policy, at

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 80,000 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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