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IFRS® Foundation Conference: Dubai 2017

IFRS and the Middle East

Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 October 2017

Crowne Plaza Dubai

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STANDARD-SETTER:
Discover the future of financial reporting with:


Hans Hoogervorst
Chairman
IASB

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AUDITORS / ADVISORS / REGULATORS:
Keynote presenters from regional authorities and international experts




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ACCOUNTANTS / USERS:
Understand how financial disclosures can be interpreted very differently by:

- Preparers
- Auditors
- Analysts
- Investors

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Strategic Focus
Trends in wider corporate reporting:

1. Materiality
2. Maintenance
3. Implementation
4. Education
5. Better Communication in financial reporting

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Implementation Focus
Longer sessions to help you implement:

1. IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
2. IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
3. IFRS 16 Leases

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Investor-focused
A half-day conference for:

1. institutional investors
2. investor relations personnel

....who communicate financial results
to investors and analysts

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Workshops

1. Foundations of IFRS 9, 15 & 16
2. Better Communication in financial reporting
3. Introducing IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts

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Breakout Sessions - Implementation:

1. IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
2. IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
3. IFRS 16 Leases

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Breakout Sessions - Technical :

1. Conceptual Framework
2. Goodwill and Impairment
3. Financial instruments with characteristics of equity?

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Presentations
Official IFRS Foundation conference presenters:
+ IASB Chairman
+ IASB Board Members
+ IASB Technical Staff

Interactive Technical Sessions
interactive special interest sessions and break-out sessions are designed to sharpen your knowledge of IFRS specifics.

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Multi-Disciplinary Panels
Panels featuring preparers, analysts, standard setters, regulators and auditors are designed to elicit different viewpoints.

Drinks reception, networking lunches & relaxed breakouts:

IFRS Foundation Conference offers unrivalled networking with the Middle East’s reporting leaders

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Your chance to hear:

+ exactly what the IASB is working on
+ precisely, the thinking behind the IASB projects
+ directly from those setting IFRS Standards

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Network with 200+ leaders in financial reporting including:

+Preparers +Analysts +Standard-setters
+Regulators +Auditors +Other interested parties

Experts Speaking in 2017 Include:

Patrina Buchanan, Associate Technical Director, IASB
Patrina Buchanan

Associate Technical Director

IASB

Martin Edelmann, Member, IASB
Martin Edelmann

Member

IASB

Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, IASB
Hans Hoogervorst

Chairman

IASB

Gary Kabureck, Member, IASB
Gary Kabureck

Member

IASB

Rachel Knubley, Associate Director, IASB
Rachel Knubley

Associate Director

IASB

Sue Lloyd, Vice-Chair, IASB
Sue Lloyd

Vice-Chair

IASB

Henry Rees, Director, Implementation and Adoption Activities, IASB
Henry Rees

Director, Implementation and Adoption Activities

IASB

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Staff

IASB

Matt Tilling, Director of Education, IASB
Matt Tilling

Director of Education

IASB

Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi, Executive Chairman, PwC Malaysia
Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi

Executive Chairman

PwC Malaysia

Siddhant Kumar, Investor Engagement Manager, IASB
Siddhant Kumar

Investor Engagement Manager

IASB

Venkataramanan Vishwanath, Partner, KPMG
Venkataramanan Vishwanath

Partner

KPMG

Yusuf Hassan, Partner and Head of Accounting Advisory Services, KPMG
Yusuf Hassan

Partner and Head of Accounting Advisory Services

KPMG

Khurram Bhatti, Assurance Partner, Grant Thornton UAE
Khurram Bhatti

Assurance Partner

Grant Thornton UAE

Surya Subramanian, Group Chief Financial Officer, Emirates NBD Group
Surya Subramanian

Group Chief Financial Officer

Emirates NBD Group

Arvind Baghel, Director for Prudential Supervision, Dubai Financial Services Authority
Arvind Baghel

Director for Prudential Supervision

Dubai Financial Services Authority

Naweed Lalani, Associate Director, Audit and Credit Rating Agencies, Supervision, Dubai Financial Services Authority
Naweed Lalani

Associate Director, Audit and Credit Rating Agencies, Supervision

Dubai Financial Services Authority

Ahmad Abdullah Almeghames, Secretary General, Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA)
Ahmad Abdullah Almeghames

Secretary General

Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA)

Jagadish Dandu, Professor, College of Business, Zayed University Dubai
Jagadish Dandu

Professor, College of Business

Zayed University Dubai

View the IFRS Foundation Conference: Dubai speaker line-up now.

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