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KC Sausage/Smithfield Plant Tour:
Robotics and Animation

February 26th at 6 p.m. 

Mr. Ralph Rogers
Controller, KC Sausage/Smithfield and President, IMAKC
Join Mr. Ralph Rogers as he takes us on a behind the scenes tour of the KC Sausage/Smithfield plant (8001 NW 106th Street, Kansas City, MO 64153).  Food will be available.  Please RSVP by Thursday, February 22nd.

Upcoming CPE Opportunities

IMA St. Joseph Pony Express cordially invites IMA Kansas City members to these in-person ethics CPE scheduled at
Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Drive, Popplewell, 3rd Floor, Room 304, Saint Joseph, MO, 64507.

February 21st at 4 p.m. 

The Language of Ethics for Accounting (1.0 CPE credit)
Dr. James M. Okapal
Missouri Western State University
This presentation will introduce the audience to terminology used in writings on professional ethics. Using this terminology, the participants will evaluate a case of ethics in accounting as well as analyze the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice using the terminology.

February 28th at 4 p.m. 

Ethical Case Studies in Accounting (1.0 CPE credit)
Dr. James M. Okapal
Missouri Western State University
This presentation will introduce the audience to a method for reflecting on ethical problems encountered in a professional setting. The method involves identifying moral problems, relevant stakeholders and their interests, moral values associated with those interests, and possible morally acceptable resolutions to those problems.

March 1st from 7:30 a.m. to 4:25 p.m.

23rd Annual Accounting Educators’ Seminar (up to 7.0 CPE credits)
Eight speakers from six institutions of higher education
The Annual Accounting Educators' Seminar is a one-day conference that connects around 100 accounting educators across the country. There, these educators have will be updated on industry trends and equipped to help their students succeed. The speakers at this conference include professionals from the IMA, MOCPA, and educators from multiple schools including Missouri State University. Price of ticket covers registration, lunch, and other amenities.

Register now for the
IMA Women's Leadership Summit!

Unlock Your Leadership Potential
Register now for the highly anticipated IMA Women's Leadership Summit, scheduled for April 25, 2024, at the University of San  Diego. IMA members will benefit from exclusive pricing. With limited spaces available, early registration is encouraged to  guarantee your participation in this empowering event. Don't miss the chance to be part of this enriching experience and take advantage of the valuable insights and connections awaiting you at the summit.

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Message from the President

Hi Kansas City Chapter of the IMA!

I am Ralph L Rogers, current President of the Kansas City chapter of the IMA. I would like to take a minute welcome you all to your chapter. In an ever-changing world at an ever-increasing rate of change the IMA is a place that can assist you in staying on top of those changes. We have monthly meetings on relevant subjects in the business world or networking opportunities to meet others with knowledge and expertise that can be useful to you. The more you partake the more useful the chapter will be to you. I look forward to meeting you and charting a way forward in the world.

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