IFRS conference in Nairobi announced

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13 Jun 2016

The IFRS Foundation has announced an IFRS conference in Nairobi on 24-26 August 2016. The conference will be hosted jointly by the IFRS Foundation, the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA), and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). As pre-conference programme there will be a workshop on the IFRS for SMEs.

The conference itself will cover the following:

  • Speech by IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst on the future of financial reporting
  • Key note address
  • IASB update
  • Break-out sessions on implementing new IFRSs (IFRS 9 IFRS 15, Agriculture)
  • Panel discussion on IFRS application issues
  • Break-out sessions on IASB projects:
    • Disclosure initiative
    • Conceptual Framework
    • Extractive activities
  • Break-out sessions on IFRS application issues:
    • Implementing IFRS 16 Leases
    • IFRS regulatory issues
    • Rate-regulated activities
  • Coping with disruptive technology and information overload

More details are available on the IASB website.

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