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World Accounting Summit to be held in Dubai

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02 Mar 2011

The World Accounting Summit is to be held on 21-24 March 2011 in Dubai.

The Summit brings together senior representatives from the global standards setters and major accounting associations as well as principal advisers to multinational companies and key users and preparers of financial statements.

Highlights of this year's summit include:

  • consideration of IFRS Adoption internationally with convergence case studies from Australia, India, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore and the United Kingdom
  • key IFRS and XBRL developments
  • industry-focused panel sessions on key IFRS projects
  • a workshop on IFRS for the not-for-profit sector.

Ian Mackintosh, Vice-Chairman Designate IASB (former Chairman, Accounting Standards Board, UK) and Robert P Garnett Chairman of the IFRS Interpretations Committee (Board Member of the IASB from 2001 to 2010) will represent the IASB amongst others. Several representatives from Deloitte member firms will also be participating, including Veronica Poole (Global Managing Director — IFRS Technical, Deloitte UK) and Abbas Ali Mirza (Chairman of the World Accounting Summit & Chairman of 21st Session of UNCTAD/ISAR, Deloitte Dubai).

Click for Summit Brochure (PDF 964kb). The website for the Summit is www.accountingsummit.com.

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