• Registration is Now Open!

    The 2017 Management Accounting Section Meeting will be held January 5-7, 2017 at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The meeting will include the Research Conference, IMA Doctoral Colloquium and Teaching Symposium.

  • We would like to thank the Institute of Management Accountants for its generous support in sponsoring the 2017 Management Accounting Section Doctoral Colloquium.


  • San Juan Key Travel Facts

    • United States Citizens don’t need a passport to enter the island. Spanish and English are the official languages. Most Puerto Ricans speak English.

    • The United States dollar is the official currency. Puerto Rico is in the Atlantic Time Zone, which is 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST), and identical to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

    • The phone system is the same as in the U.S. The Island‘s area codes are 787 and 939.

  • Opening Plenary Speaker sponsored by CGMA

    Cynthia Cooper is a best-selling author, consultant and internationally recognized speaker on ethical leadership and corporate governance best practices. She was named one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom, one of the largest corporate frauds in history.
    Click here to learn more!

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Passports aren’t needed for U.S. citizens who travel between Puerto Rico and the U.S. (Perk of being a U.S. Commonwealth.) Foreign nationals should have valid passports and visas as required. Travelers flying from Puerto Rico to the U.S. are subject to check-in baggage inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the airport, since taking certain fruits and plants into the U.S. mainland is prohibited. For more information, call 787-253-4505 or U.S. Customs at 787-253-4533.

A melting pot of cultures, Puerto Rico was once described by a national travel guide as a “paradise’s baby wrapped in an urban comforter, with a U.S. uncle and a Spanish mother.”

For more than five centuries the converging cultures of the Caribbean Indians, Spain, Africa, and North America have blended to create a uniquely Puerto Rican

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heritage evident in our food, music, language, architecture, religion, lifestyles, and arts and crafts.

A majestic rain forest. Three magical bioluminescent bays. An amazing ancient underground cave system. Our Island’s natural attractions are sure to take your attendees’ breath away. And as luscious as the landscape, so is our food. Considered the culinary capital of the Caribbean, with its incredible array of world-class restaurants and chefs, Puerto Rico is an epicurean’s heaven. The same can also be said for shopping—from large international venues to unique boutiques. When the sun goes down, the Island sizzles with clubs, casinos, lounges and libations. Set in a centuries-old capital city that’s a designated World Heritage site, a visit to our picturesque cobblestoned streets is an unforgettable experience.

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