It’s IMA’s Conference of the century, promising an outstanding line-up of inspiring, educational, and entertaining speakers.

Join fellow IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) members from around the world to celebrate the association’s 100th Anniversary in sunny San Diego. This year, IMA’s Annual Conference & Expo (ACE2019) will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina on June 15-19, 2019. Early Bird registration is available now through March 29 – less than three weeks away. Click here to take advantage of special rates and save up to $350.

The Conference features prominent keynote speakers:
  • Jay Leno, executive producer and host of Jay’s Garage, stand-up comedian, actor, and best-selling author, who will get ACE2019 started with big laughs and a warm welcome for all attendees.
  • Mike Walsh, futurist, best-selling author, and CEO of Tomorrow, who will paint a vivid portrait of a brave new world orchestrated by machines that think and how tomorrow’s leaders can upgrade their capabilities to survive and thrive in an age of accelerating technology.
  • Matthew Luhn, a 20-year Pixar animator story artist, and author, who will bring his experience creating and developing 10 blockbuster films to show how to use the power of storytelling to bridge the gap between business and heart.
  • Amy Vetter, CPA, yogi, technologist, author, and contributor, who will explain her proprietary “B3 Method” and teach attendees how to develop the soft skills needed to create long-lasting human connections.
Other featured speakers, who will discuss the future of the profession, include:
  • Sue Hohenleitner, CMA, CPA, Vice President of Finance, Acquisition & Divestiture, Johnson & Johnson
  • Tom Hood, CPA.CITP, President and CEO, Maryland Association of CPAs and The Business Learning Institute
  • Paul McDonald, Senior Executive Director, Robert Half
  • Russell G. Golden, CPA, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Weston “Indiana” Jones, Partner, Global Intelligent Automation (IA) Leader, Advisory, EY
ACE2019 will be an exciting opportunity to network and share experiences with more than 1,000 attendees. Attendees can choose from eight Specialty Tracks designed exclusively for management accountants, more than 75 educational sessions, and the chance to earn 28 continuing professional education (CPE) credits (27 NASBA-eligible credits).*

For complete information about ACE2019 and registration details, please visit You can also join the conversation at #IMA100years.

*Maximum CPE is based on attending the preconference workshops, preconference webinar, and main Conference sessions.