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Chapter Dinner Meeting & CPE Session: Cost Accounting, the Ledger, and Your Concerns

When:  Feb 13, 2019 from 7:16 PM to 7:16 PM (ET)
Associated with  Nation's Capital Chapter
 Feb 13th: Dinner Meeting 
Guests are welcomed and encouraged to attend!
Chapter Dinner Meeting ~ Feb 13th
       Cost Accounting, the Ledger, and your Concerns
table topics
4pm Table Topics
(arrive at 4pm for an additional 1CPE)
How can software help? Can we move beyond Excel analysis?
Facilitator:
Kathleen Sobieralski, CPA
5:30pm Official Program 
(arrive at 5pm for dinner and 1CPE)
Please join us for a round table focusing on your concerns and experiences with the ledger and cost and CMA Exam 2020
Speaker:
Stephen Wills, CMA, CFM, CPA
Our "official" program on Wednesday February 13th continues the Table Topics introduction and discussion of software. Professor Stephen Wills shares a broad perspective as we discuss emerging issues, technology, and audit issues. Are we building in audit success readiness? For many a continuing risk focuses on internal control. Recently released information on the Department of Defense Audit reveals the adverse comments related to internal control. Outside audit success begins with the continuous audit mentality required to build relevance and reliability into the general ledger, cost system, and reporting. Financial reports as well as managerial reports are subject to bias and inaccuracies. How is the CMA relevant? CMA 2020 is the framework of discussion.


Please join us at the Largo Academic Center, Wednesday February 13th for an informal buffet, salads, veggies and fruit. This will be our final UMUC Largo event of the 2018/2019 local program year. March, April and May dinner meetings return to Rosslyn.


Our speakers are scheduled for 4 pm and 5:30 pm. Complete schedule presented below. Please join the conversation!
Our Speakers
Kathleen Sobieralski serves as a professor and program chair for the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) undergraduate accounting program. She teaches a variety of courses and infuses current events, technology and agility throughout the curriculum with a focus on risk management. Professor Sobieralski earned her MBA from Indiana University, South Bend, a Master’s in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame, and maintains her CPA in the state of Indiana. She is active in the American Accounting Association with a focus on public interest, teaching and learning.

Stephen Wills serves as an accounting professor for the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) undergraduate accounting program. His most recent courses focus on cost accounting, accounting information systems and the detection and deterrence of fraud. Professor Wills graduated from Santa Clara University and earned his Master of Public Administration from Troy University. Professor Wills earned his CPA and CMA and serves as a long time board member of the Association of Government Accountants and the Nation’s Capital Chapter IMA. 
Logistics
Guests are always welcome and encouraged to attend!
Where? New Location
Academic Center
1616 McCormick Dr.
Largo, MD 20774
Metro: Blue or Silver to Largo Town Center Metro Bus 21.
(last bus leaves UMUC Largo Academic Center at 6:46pm)

Enter and check in and out with security at either entrance

Driving: free easy parking; Exit 17A on the 495 Beltway:
-From the Capital Beltway (I-495/95), merge on to Landover Road/Road/MD-202 via exit 17A toward Upper Marlboro.
-Proceed in right lane, then turn right on McCormick Drive.
-Proceed approximately one-fourth of a mile to 1616 McCormick Drive on the right.
When?
Wednesday, Feb 13th
4:00 pm Table Topics *** 
5:00 pm Registration &
5:15 pm Dinner Buffet
5:30 pm Official Program (1 CPE)
6:30 pm Adjourn
*** optional 2nd CPE

Cost?

Pay by Feb 11
th
$15 IMA Members & Guests
$8 Students

Pay after Feb 11th or at door: 
$18 IMA Members & Guests
$10 Students

Meal? 
Informal Buffet including Ledo Pizza
Seasonal Fruit
Variety of Salads and Veggies
Nation's Capital Chapter
Institute of Management Accountants

Location

UMUC Largo Academic Center
1616 McCormick Dr
Largo, MD 20774