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2015 World of IT Financial Management, Atlanta, GA
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2015 World of IT Financial Management, Atlanta, GA
2015 World of IT Financial Management, Atlanta, GA

7/13/2015 to 7/17/2015

When: 7/13/2015
07:00
Where: Marriott Stone Mountain Resort
4021 Lakeview Dr
Stone Mountain, Georgia  30083
United States
Presenter:
ITFMA
Contact:
Terence Quinlan

Phone: (805) 687-7390

Registration Information
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July 13-17, 2015 Conference in Atlanta, GA

How to Register

Marriott Stone Mountain Inn

Marriott Stone Mountain Inn

If you are registering a group and entitled to a group discount, you must first contact ITFMA at info@itfma.com or (805) 687-7390 with the names of the registrants.

ITFMA's World of IT FInancial Management® Conferences are at the Marriott Stone Mountain Inn in Atlanta, GA on July 13-17, 2015 and offers these four concurrently held conferences:

  • IT Financial Management for Directors and Managers
  • IT Financial Planning, Budgeting and Reporting
  • IT Accounting for Expense Management
  • IT Procurement & Contracts for Asset Management
  • IT Performance Management & Benchmarking
  • Telecommunication Financial Management

The July 15-17 conference registration fees are $1,695/$1,795 for members/nonmembers, and the July 13-14 optional workshops are $500 per day. The hotel room rate is $143 (discounted from $220) for single/double occupancy. To make room reservations, call (770) 879-9900 and mention “IT Financial Management Association” to get the discounted room rate. The hotel may be sold out during this popular time of the year and there is no other hotel nearby that is comparable in quality and price. Reservations must be made by June 12 after which reservations will be accepted on a space and current available rate basis.

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Agenda

Monday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Workshops
  • IT Finance Boot Camp: Part 1
  • IT Financial Management for Directors and Managers
  • Data Maturity Model to Clean Up Your Data

Monday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Workshops
  • IT Finance Boot Camp: Part 2
  • Managing Cost of Services in a New Hybrid and Dynamic Era
  • Practical Issues in Cost Modeling

Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Workshops
  • An Architectural View of IT Financial Management: Part 1
  • The IT Capacity Maturity Framework – What We Learned
  • Developing an IT Cost Optimization Program

Tuesday 1:00-4:00 p.m. Workshops
  • An Architectural View of IT Financial Management: Part 2
  • Transparency for Accountability in Technology Contracts
  • Best Practices for Reducing and Managing IT Costs

Wednesday-Friday Conference

100+ sessions on six major IT financial management disciplines:

  • IT Financial Management for Directors and Managers
  • IT Financial Planning, Budgeting and Reporting
  • IT Accounting and Expense Management
  • IT Procurement & Contracts for Asset Management
  • IT Performance Management & Benchmarking
  • Telecommunication Financial Management

 

Programs and Fee Schedule

 

*Group Discounts*

 

To register electronically, please visit our website (www.itfma.com/wfm) and submit the Conference Registration form. To register by mail, complete and mail the Conference Registration form in the front of this brochure and a check made out to “ITFMA” or “IT Financial Management Association.” All major credit cards are accepted. To register by fax, send the registration form to (805) 687-7382 (no cover letter required). To register by telephone, call (805) 687-7390.

The registration fee covers all workshops/conference sessions, presentation handout material, attendee list, full breakfast buffets, all day refreshments, lunch buffets, and dinner buffets. You may apply for ITFMA membership (January-December) with your registration for an additional $100.00.

Cancellations received after June 12 are subject to a $200 fee. Cancellations received after June 26 are charged 50% of the registration fee. Nonattendance without cancellation are subject to the full fee. Nonattendance without cancellation is subject to the full fee.

Group Fee Discounts

For group registrations submitted at the same time, group conference registration fee discounts are:

Group of 2: 10% discount
Group of 3: 15% discount
Group of 4 or more: 20% discount

 

Continuing Education

IT Financial Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. This five-day program offers up to 34 hours of continuing education credit for CPA, CMA, ITFMA, CIA, CISA and other certifications. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation required for attending the conferences for continuing education credit. The program objectives are to learn best practices, cutting-edge procedures, experiences of your colleagues, and solutions to current issues. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact ITFMA at (805) 687-7390.

Money Back Guarantee

If you find another four or five day program focused on these IT financial disciplines with more renowned speakers, breadth and depth of material, number of presentations, networking opportunities, and for the same reasonable registration fee in 2015, ITFMA will gladly refund your registration fee.

 

Why This Program is Unique

  • The conference is held at the Evergreen Marriott Stone Mountain Resort
  • All sleeping rooms and meeting rooms have free high-speed Internet access
  • The only 5-day week-long conference that provides you a complete curriculum on best practices in asset and expense management, benchmarking, controllership, financial planning/budgeting/reporting, telecommunication financial management and performance management for IT organizations for businesses, government agencies and universities
  • Three tracks for the price of one and six half-day workshops each day for the price of one
  • Receive handouts for all concurrently held workshops, seminars and conferences held each day you are registered to attend
  • Speaker handouts of 700-1,100 pages are provided to you on a flash drive and the on-line ITFMA Conference Guidebook
  • Offers twice the value at half the price of comparable conferences
  • Money back guarantee that you will not find a comparable 3-5 day program on these IT financial disciplines with more renowned speakers, breadth and depth of material, number of presentations, networking opportunities, and for the same reasonable registration fee in 2015
  • 30-35% discount for early registration plus an additional 10-20% discount for groups of 2 or more
  • There will be six (6) lucky winners in the drawing for free passes to the ITFMA 2016 Conference of your choice
  • Over 100 sessions to choose from!
  • Eight (8) pre-conference half-day workshops and two (2) full-day workshops
  • Over 1,000 pages of speaker handouts are provided to you on a 1GB flash drive and the on-line ITFMA Conference Guide-book. Use the ITFMA flash drive on your laptop for a close up view of the speaker presentation material in the various workshops and conference sessions. Those with mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, can download the ITFMA mobile guide to enhance your experience at the conference. You will be able to plan your day with a personalized conference schedule and browse the agenda, handouts, maps, attendee list and general information. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site at m.guidebook.com. Your Guide’s landing page URL is http://guidebook.com/g/ITFMA-ATL. From the Guidebook application, tap “Download Guides”, then tap “Redeem Code”. For any problems, please contact Charlie Johnson (charlie@cnjohnson.com) at CNJohnson & Associates. He graciously brought this service to ITFMA.
  • Twenty (20) hours of peer networking during breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, and dinners
  • Wide assortment of sessions addressing:
    • IT Controllership and Financial Management for Directors and Managers
    • Tools, techniques and methodologies for IT Financial Planning, Budgeting and Reporting
    • IT Accounting Theory, Principles and Techniques for Expense Management and Control
    • Investment Analysis, Procurement and Contract Negotiation for Asset Management
    • Performance Management and Benchmarking of the IT Enterprise
    • IT Financial Management Practices and Procedures for Telecommunications
  • Largest gathering of your peers and leading authorities specializing in IT asset management, benchmarking, controllership, financial planning/budgeting/reporting, telecommunication financial management and performance management for the business, government, and education communities with many sessions addressing best practices in IT financial management disciplines and procedures
  • Unbeatable quality and variety of speakers and topics at a cost significantly less than alternative conferences
  • Latest concepts for financially managing the distributed, centralized and cloud IT environments
  • Ample opportunities for you to discuss current issues and to have your problems addressed by other practitioners in your field
  • Demonstration of leading-edge and popular software available for IT financial management
  • Earn credit in the only extensive IT financial management certification program at no charge with certificates in all 10 IT financial disciplines
  • Full breakfasts are served daily for you and your family. Conference breakfast sponsors include ComSci (leader in Automated IT Financial Management Solutions), and Nicus Software (leader in IT Financial Management Solutions).
  • All full breakfasts and lunches are buffet-style to meet your own dietary requirements and appetite


About the Hotel

The Evergreen Marriott Stone Mountain Resort is AAA Four Diamond rated and located on 3,200 acres of natural wooded splendor in Stone Mountain Park and each room has its own balcony/veranda with a Park view. The hotel provides free Internet access in guestrooms and meeting rooms for all those staying at the hotel. You will be entitled to free dinners, free admission to Stone Mountain Park (rides are not free), free shuttle between the hotel and the Park, self-park and valet parking are alsofree. For complete information about The Stone Mountain Inn, please go to www.marriott.com/atleg.

 

Nearby Attractions

  • Stone Mountain Park features a wide variety of fun family activities and things to do. The Park is Georgia's #1 attraction and just 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta, GA. Stone Mountain activities are suitable for all ages.
  • Stone Mtn Sculpture
  • Stone Mountain Park is named for the largest base-relief sculpture in the world – the Confederate Memorial Carving depicting three Confederate leaders of the Civil War, President Jefferson Davis, Generals Robert E. Lee, and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (and their favorite horses, "Blackjack", "Traveller", and "Little Sorrel". The hillside carving towers 400 feet above the ground, measures 90 by 190 feet, and is recessed 42 feet into the mountain.
  • The Evergreen Marriott Resort offers the following amenities while attending the conference:
    • Free admission to Stone Mountain Park (rides are not free) with free shuttle between the hotel and the Park
    • All day refreshments, snacks and treats
    • Ergonomic chairs in all meeting rooms
  • No need to budget for meals because ITFMA is paying for your buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners for each day of the conference that you are registered to attend, ending at 11:45a.m. Friday
  • Stone Mountain Park offers these activities:
    • Geyser Towers (suspended rope bridges and net tunnels connected to towering platforms that overlook the gushing geyser)
    • Visit Sky Hike (trek through treetops, suspended wooden & net bridges, wooden slats, and thick ropes high above the ground)
    • Summit Sky Ride (sky ride in a Swiss cable car up 825 feet to the top of Stone Mountain)
    • Scenic Railroad (five-mile ride around Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape in open-air cars pulled by a 1940s locomotive)
    • Ride the Duck (open-air 1940s Army amphibious truck ride with funny stories, music and a splash into Stone Mountain Lake)
    • Camp Highland Outpost (climb rock walls, rope line bridges and zip lines)
    • Great Locomotive Chase (miniature golf course based on the real-life adventures of the Great Locomotive Chase)
    • Great Barn (super slides, trampoline floors, climbing structures and 65+ interactive games)
    • Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall (artifacts and stories about the area that span 12,000 years)
    • Laser Show
    • Laser & Fireworks Show(world’s longest running Laser/Fireworks Show with Mountainvision’s 3-D like effects without the glasses)

 
 
 

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