Australian IFRS Foundation Conference

Monday, 12 September 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants is co-hosting the first ever Australian IFRS Foundation Conference with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. 

The one day conference is being held in Melbourne on 25 November 2011 and will allow delegates exclusive access to global standard setters and the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on the impact of IFRS in the Asia-oceania region.

The conference includes a number of highlights:

  • Global standard setters taking part in this conference include Hans Hoogervorst, chair of the IASB, and Ian Mackintosh, vice-chair of the IASB, amongst other Board members and a variety of IASB staff.  
  • A session by the Asian Oceania Standards Setters representatives will discuss financial reporting issues impacting the region.
  • Special interest sessions will be held on a topic by topic basis, involving international standard setters as well as preparers, analysts, and practitioners views on associated financial reporting issues.

The eve of the conference will provide networking opportunities with standard setters and conference participants as they gather together to hear views from the top by Mirvac Managing Director, Nick Collishaw.

Register for this event on the Joint Accounting Bodies conference web site located at

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