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IFRS® Foundation Conference: Dubai 2017

IFRS and the Middle East

Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 October 2017

Summary agenda:

Morning, 4th October 2017

Investor-focused IFRS workshop and update

The workshop will be held before the IFRS conference, on the morning of 4 October 2017.

This session is aimed at investor relations personnel who communicate financial results to investors and analysts.

In this session:

  • An IASB member will summarise particular new IFRS principles;
  • A panel of analysts and investors will then discuss the effects of the changes on financial analysis and valuation.

 

 

 

Foundations of IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16

IFRS 9   Financial Instruments
IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
IFRS 16 Leases

This workshop will be held before the IFRS conference, on the morning of 4 October 2017.

It is aimed at those who need an introduction or refresher on the fundamental concepts.

In this session:

  • IASB staff involved in the Standards will guide through the key elements of IFRS 9, 15 and 16

 

Better communication in financial reporting

The workshop will be held before the IFRS conference on the morning of 4 October 2017. 

This session aims to highlight the contribution of several projects to the Board’s work on ‘Better Communication’.

In this session:

  • IASB staff will provide a brief update on the projects that support the Board’s work on Better Communication; and
  • a panel of key stakeholders involved in corporate reporting will share their views on the contributions and the limitations of these projects for making communication of financial information more effective. 

View the full special interest session agendas here.

 

Afternoon, 4th October 2017

The future of financial reporting

IASB update

  • Major IFRS Standards (including insurance and rate-regulated activities) 
  • Implementation and Education 
  • Research projects

 

Break-out sessions - Choose one of the following:

  • Implementing IFRS 9 Financial Instruments: Key considerations for financial institutions and others
  • Implementing IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Implementing IFRS 16 Leases
  • Conceptual Framework

View the full IFRS Foundation Conference: Dubai agenda.

5th October 2017

Maintenance, implementation and Education


Materiality

 

Islamic Accounting Finance


Break-out sessions:

  • Goodwill and Impairment
  • Implementing IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Implementing IFRS 16 Leases
  • Financial instruments with characteristics of equity

View the full IFRS Foundation Conference: Dubai agenda.