November 2019 - Council Meeting, CPE, and Networking-Orange County, CA

Starts:  Nov 15, 2019 1:00 PM (PT)
Ends:  Nov 18, 2019 7:00 AM (PT)
Associated with  Wild West Regional Council

Join the IMA Wild West Council for our fall meeting in Orange County, California!

The Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is proud to host the IMA Wild West Council for their fall meeting!  This is your opportunity for great CPE and networking with our colleagues from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah!

Friday, November 15, 2019

Continuing Education (4 hours CPE):

1:00 to 5:00 PM

Topics include:

Tax Update
Presented by Kathryn Phelps, CPA

Economic Update
Presented by  Don Bradshaw, CPA, CGMA, MBA, Past President of the Orange County Chapter

Artificial Intelligence and Work - What Will It Mean for Us?
Presented by Kenneth (Ken) E. Murphy, PhD
Assistant Professor of Teaching Faculty Director, Data and Systems, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California Irvine

Cyber Security
Presented by Tom Ruffolo, President and CEO
eSecurity Solutions

Irvine Valley College, Computer Lab,   Buiding and Room:  BSTIC 209
(Parking permits will be available when you arrive - please park and go in to get a parking permit)
Irvine, CA

Cost: All sessions - $40/members, $60/non-IMA members, $15 students

(Please register using the Register button below)

Evening Networking

6:30 PM Dinner  - TAPS Fish House and Brewery, Irvine

Saturday, September 21, 2019

WWC Board Meeting

8:30 AM - check-in and breakfast

9:00 AM to 12 Noon - Fall Meeting

Irvine Valley College, Buiding and Room:  BSTIC 118
(Parking permits will be available when you arrive - please park and go in to get a parking permit)
Irvine, CA

Zoom online meeting:

Afternoon Social event/Networking: 

     Crystal Cove State Park:
     Hiking, walking, hanging out on the beach (bring a book and a chair!)
     El Moro Canyon loop trail - 5 mile loop trail, rated moderate
     Lunch spots available (Shake Shack and the Beachcomber restaurant)
     (note:  $15 parking fee in State Park lots - the Beachcomber will validate)

     Optional Activity:  (for non hikers/beach goers or if weather is bad):
     Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

Evening:  Dinner at Habana Restaurant, Irvine

Hotel Information:

Doubletree Irvine Spectrum
Rates (no special WWC rate):  $125 - $150 plus parking

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Liability Waiver: By registering for this event, you agree and acknowledge that you are undertaking participation in IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) events and activities as your own free and intentional act, and you are fully aware that possible physical injury might occur to you as a result of your participation in these events. You give this acknowledgement freely and knowingly and that you are able to participate in IMA events, and you do hereby assume responsibility for your own well-being.

Registration Dates

Registration Ends Sunday, November 17, 2019


Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618


Patrick Wilson