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DFW Student Extravaganza - September 30, 2016
Power Your Future


Join us for:   This one-day event provides you a unique opportunity to participate in a wide range of exceptional sessions packed with the information you need to jump start your career and grow professionally.  Expect to be challenged.  Expect to be motivated.  Expect to leave the event with new knowledge and new ideas.  You will also get to spend invaluable time with peers, educators, employers, and accounting/finance professionals.  It’s a great way to “Power Your Future!”

Four and one half (4.5) CPE hours for CMAs only is recommended for Sessions I, II, III, and IV; however, CPE is not available for CPAs.  Dallas Fort Worth IMA is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA); however, this registration does not constitute an endorsement by TSBPA as to the quality of our CPE program.

Special thanks to the University of Dallas. Thanks also to the IMA student chapters at Tarleton State University, Texas Woman’s University, University of North Texas, and The University of Texas at Dallas for their assistance in planning and promoting this event.



Session I 


“5 Critical Leadership Skills You Need To Master Right Out of College" by Jerry Ratigan, CMA, CPA (VP of Financial Reporting at Calpian, Inc.)




Session II 


“Networking Skills" by Katherine Bock (Career Coach, Katherine Bock Consulting)




Session III 


Lunch, Resume Reviews, Networking, and Employer*/IMA/IMA Student Chapter Booths




Session IV 


“FP&A – A Great Career Move!" by Adrien Dubourg, CMA, CPA (Manager in the EPM Transformation Practice, The Hackett Group)




Session V 


“Panel Discussion - Career and Professional Perspectives" by Panel of Accounting and Finance Professionals - Erica Tang, CPA (Manager Assurance Services, Lane Gorman Trubitt, PLLC) and others TBD; Moderated by Jerry Ratigan, CMA, CPA (VP of Financial Reporting at Calpian, Inc.)





Meeting Time Schedule

09:00 am:             Onsite Registration and Sign-in (inc.                             Continental Breakfast)
09:30-09:45 am:   Welcome
09:45-10:35 am:   Session I   
Speaker Details
10:45-11:35 am:   Session II   Speaker Details
11:35-12:00 pm:   IMA Student and Academic Resources
12:00-02:00 pm:   Session III (incl. lunch) - Details
02:00-02:50 pm:   Session IV   Speaker Details
03:00-04:15 pm:   Session V   Speaker Details
04:15-04:30 pm:   Drawings and Closing Remarks



Location:   University of Dallas, Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, 2925 Gorman Dr, Irving, TX 75062 (map)

University of Dallas:  Campus Map

Parking: Free (Parking enforcement will be suspended for the day of the conference; however attendees must not park in metered or handicapped spaces unless authorized.)

Travel to the University of Dallas on the train - University of Dallas Station is conveniently located north of the University of Dallas campus and north of SH 114. Access to the campus is available via a pedestrian walkway located northwest of the platform. University of Dallas Station is served by DART Rail Orange Line trains.

Session locations: Registration and All Sessions - Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, First Floor

Register to Attend
Cost (inc lunch):   $20 Students with reservations and payment by September 9th
Cost (inc lunch):   $25 Students with reservations and payment September 10th - 23rd
Cost (inc lunch):   $30 Students with reservations and payment after September 23rd
Cost (inc lunch):   $20 Academics with reservations and/or payment by September 9th
Cost (inc lunch):   $25 Academics with reservations and payment Sept. 10th - 23rd
Cost (inc lunch):   $30 Academics with reservations and payment after September 23rd
Cost (inc lunch):   $20 Other Individuals with reservations and payment by September 9th
Cost (inc lunch):   $25 Other Individuals with reservations and payment Sept. 10th - 23rd
Cost (inc lunch):   $30 Other Individuals with reservations and/or payment after Sept 23rd
Cost (inc up to 3 registrations & lunch):   $125 Sponsor/Employers with reservations and payment by August 19th
Cost (inc up to 3 registrations & lunch):   $150 Sponsors/Employers with reservations and/or payment after August 19th

Cancellations, please e-mail
reservation cancellations as soon possible.  Refunds will not be made for cancellations made after Midnight on, September 23, 2016.  If you do not cancel prior to the deadline, you will not receive a refund for the event. You may alternatively send someone in your place by notifying reservation cancellations.


Click here to make your reservation today!

(you will be given the chance to pay online after your reservation information has been submitted)



*Sponsors/Employers:

CMAPrepCourse
Commercial Metals Company
Dallas Fort Worth Area IMA
Lane Gorman Trubitt, PLLC
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Stinnett & Associates
Trinity Industries, Inc.
Wiley CMAexcel


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