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IFRS conference in Cartagena announced

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20 Aug 2015

The IFRS Foundation has announced that its next IFRS conference in the Amaricas will be held in Cartagena, Colombia on 23-24 November 2015. The conference will include discussions on the implementation plans for new standards (IFRS 9, IFRS 15) and on implementing for the first time the IFRS for SMEs. There will also be panel discussions on IFRS transition issues and IFRS regulatory issues.

Some of the topics to be covered at the conference include:

  • Welcome
  • The future of financial reporting
  • Key note speeches by the host country
  • IASB update
  • Break-out sessions on
    • Implementing IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: financial institutions
    • Implementing IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: other than financial institutions
    • Implementing IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
    • Implementing for the first time the IFRS for SMEs
  • IFRS - truly global accounting standards
  • Panel discussion on IFRS transition issues
  • Break-out sessions on
    • Insurance
    • Leases
    • What to do when Standards do not specify accounting for particular transactions?
    • Panel discussion on IFRS regulatory issue
  • Break-out sessions on
    • Rate regulated activities and emissions trading schemes
    • Financial instruments with characteristics of equity
    • Conceptual Framework
    • IFRS for SMEs

Before the conference, a half-day workshop cross-cutting IFRS measurement issues will be held.

More details, including registration information, are available on the IASB website.

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