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Upcoming World Standard-setters meeting in September

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26 Aug 2021

The next World Standard-setters meeting will be held on 27–28 September 2021. It will be a fully virtual conference. A preliminary programme and additional information are available on the IASB website.

There will be pre-conference video updates about the activities of the IASB, the activities of the IFRS Interpretations Committee and the sustainability initiative of the IFRS Foundation. The conference itself will feature live Q&A sessions on these updates to which participants can submit questions in advance.

There is also a pre-conference survey participants are invited to complete that surveys how the pandemic is affecting how national standard-setters engage with the IFRS Foundation. There will be a panel discussion on the results of the survey during the conference.

A summary of the preliminary programme for the conference is set out below:

Monday, 27 September 2021 (09:30 - 15:30)

  • Networking rooms
    • Translations adoption copyright
    • IFRS publications
    • Asia-Oceania regional group
    • Africa regional group
  • Q&A on sustainability reporting
  • Welcome address by the new IASB Chair
  • How has the pandemic changed engagement with the IFRS Foundation?
  • The future of the IASB work plan — Agenda consultation: what’s next?
  • Breakout sessions
    • Reduced disclosures for subsidiaries
    • Disclosure requirements in IFRSs — A pilot approach
    • Post-implementation review of IFRS 9 — Classification and measurement
  • Networking rooms
    • Translations adoption copyright
    • IFRS publications
    • Europe regional group
    • Americas regional group

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 (10:00 - 15:30)

  • Networking rooms
    • Translations adoption copyright
    • IFRS publications
    • Asia-Oceania regional group
    • Africa regional group
  • Q&A on IASB and IFRS IC activities
  • Towards a revised Management commentary Practice Statement
  • Breakout sessions
    • Reduced disclosures for subsidiaries
    • Disclosure requirements in IFRSs — A pilot approach
    • Post-implementation review of IFRS 9 — Classification and measurement
  • Networking rooms
    • Translations adoption copyright
    • IFRS publications
    • Europe regional group
    • Americas regional group
  • Closing remarks

Please click to access all information currently available on the IASB website.

The WSS meeting will be immediately followed by a meeting of the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS) on 29-30 September 2021.

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