IFRS conference in Amsterdam announced

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21 Feb 2013

The IFRS Foundation has announced that its upcoming conference will be held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) on 27-28 June 2013. The conference will outline the future of financial reporting and will feature the latest IASB update, covering the major IFRSs, implementation issues, an update on the conceptual framework and the latest research projects.

The conference will feature presentations by IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst, IASB members (Stephen Cooper, Philippe Danjou, Martin Edelmann, Patrick Finnegan and Takatsugu Ochi), senior IASB technical staff and other IFRS experts.

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

  • The future of financial reporting
  • IASB update
    • Major IFRSs
    • Implementation
    • Conceptual framework
    • Research projects
  • Keynote address by Klaas Knot (President, De Nederlandsche Bank)
  • Technical update on financial instruments

The conference will also feature:

Morning break-out sessions Afternoon break-out sessions
  1. Financial Instruments: macro hedge accounting
  2. Leases
  3. Rate regulated activities
  4. Conceptual Framework (Part 1): presentation and disclosure (including XBRL)
  1. Financial Instruments: Impairment
  2. Leases
  3. Implementation Update
  4. Insurance Contracts
  5. Conceptual Framework (Part 2): elements and measurement

In addition, special interest sessions will be available to attendees interested in:

  • Investor-focused IFRS update
  • Implementing forthcoming financial instruments requirements
  • Implementing forthcoming revenue recognition requirements
  • Implementing IFRS 10 and IFRS 12

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

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