Call For Cases: 2018 MAS/IMA Teaching Case Conference

2018 Teaching Case Conference - Jointly Sponsored by the AAA Management Accounting Section and Institute of Management Accountants
October 19 – 20, 2018
Toledo, OH




The organizing committee for the MAS/IMA Teaching Case Conference is requesting case submissions.
Submission process:       

  • Cases will be accepted for consideration from Sunday, April 1, 2018 until Friday, June 1, 2018.
  • Submit cases together with teaching notes in electronic form to: Margaret Shackell at 
  • Review process:     
  • Cases will be considered for conference acceptance by the IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) Editorial Review Board.  
  • The organizing committee prefers (but does not require) practitioner involvement as coauthors and presenters. 
  • If the author wishes to have his/her case considered for publication by IECJ, accepted cases will be forwarded to the IMA for first round review at IECJ. Authors will have the opportunity to modify their original documents to meet publication guidelines.
  • Authors will be notified of conference acceptance by Sunday, July 15, 2018.
  • Accepted cases will be considered for the IMA "Best Case Award" that will be presented at the conference along with a $1,000 cash award.
  • The winner of the Best Case Award also will be recognized and asked to present their case at the MAS midyear meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 3-5, 2019). 

The organizing committee is excited about the case conference and looks forward to receiving your case submissions.

Margaret Shackell, Ithaca College
Steve Smith, Brigham Young University

IMA Liaison:
Kip Krumwiede, IMA 


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