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It was the most informative session on IFRS that I have attended.
 
- Controller, Univar Canada
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19th Annual Event!

Canadian Accounting & Reporting - Calgary 2018

Implement IFRS Updates and Prepare for New Reporting Requirements

November 20 - 21, 2018  ·  Calgary, Alberta
 
   
 
Day One Program Agenda: Tuesday November 20, 2018
 
8:00 - 9:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
9:00 - 9:10
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
 
9:10 - 10:10
Update on IFRS 16 – Leases Part One
Saqib Jalil, Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Overview of the standard
  • Understand ongoing accounting requirements
  • Learn how the new standard will impact Canadians companies
  • Impact on the balance sheet
  • Impact on lending agreements, financial covenants, and financial disclosure statements
  • Implementation strategies
 
10:10 - 10:30        Networking Break
 
10:30 - 11:30
Update on IFRS 16 – Leases Part Two
James Trites, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Overview of the standard
  • Understand ongoing accounting requirements
  • Learn how the new standard will impact Canadians companies
  • Impact on the balance sheet
  • Impact on lending agreements, financial covenants, and financial disclosure statements
  • Implementation strategies
 
11:30 - 12:30
Year-End Best Practices
Speaker TBA

We will discuss the key new concepts and what will be involved when executing a review engagement under the revised standards. Engagements to review historical financial statements CSRE 2400.

 
12:30 - 1:30        Luncheon Break
 
1:30 - 2:30
Financial Reporting & Fraudulent Claims
Elaine Wakely, Principal, Peak Advisory Ltd.

This session will look at how Financial Reporting is at risk for fraud.

  • Review of financial statement risks
  • Higher risk areas where misstatements can occur
  • What to look for, and why fraud can be easy to miss
  • Assess the quality of your financial reporting
 
2:30 - 3:30
Setting the Stage: The Business Case for Integrated Reporting
Sander Jansen, Manager & Practice Lead, Sustainability Services, KPMG
  • What is current reality of, and drivers for, integrated reporting? What are we hearing from the street?
  • What is the relationship between integrated reporting and other reporting initiatives?
  • How are companies adapting to the International IR Framework?
 
3:30 - 3:45        Networking Break
 
3:45 - 4:45
In Practice: Trends, Best Practices and Considerations in Integrated Reporting
Speaker TBA
  • What are the attributes of best practice in integrated reporting? Who is demonstrating leadership?
  • What have experienced reporters learned on their journey? How can companies get started?
  • How can reporting companies assess what is material and the role of metrics in their reporting?
  • What role can assurance providers take to support integrated reporting?
 
4:45        End of Day One
 
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As major accounting projects evolve and new standards are implemented, your company must stay on top of changes that will inevitably affect your financial reporting. Improper interpretation and application of these ever-changing standards has the power to compromise your entire organization. Ensuring that you are up-to-date on the latest standard revisions and regulatory priorities are critical to your success.

INFONEX's 19th annual Canadian Accounting & Reporting will provide an in-depth analysis of standards that were implemented in the last year, and provide practical guidance for projects are in the midst of changing. This year the agenda is comprised of a series of mini workshops to go deep into complex standards. Our faculty of experts will go beyond discussions of what the standards are, and provide specific accounting examples for your most pressing challenges in financial reporting.

Take an in-depth look at the new revenue recognition model and learn how to make sense of the changes. Get an update on the latest exposure draft of the accounting project. Better understand the latest developments to financial instruments and hedges. Take away strategies to enhance your MD&A. Overcome common implementation issues related to IFRS11 - Joint Arrangements. Discover best practices for improving your year-end reporting. Take a look ahead and learn about the latest improvements to IFRSs.

Join us in Calgary to learn the best methods for applying the standard changes from leaders in your field, and get solutions to issues that arise when applying the changes. Register today!

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