Friday, September 10, 2010

Fourth Annual XBRL Canada Convention
Your Opportunity to learn about the impact of XBRL & IFRS
TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - XBRL Canada is very pleased to announce our fourth annual convention at the Toronto Convention Centre on Oct 6 and 7. Registration is now available here.
This is an excellent venue for concerned Investor Relations and Finance professionals to learn more about how XBRL and IFRS will play an important role for business reporting in Canada
There will be four major parts of the Convention:
Oct 6 - Morning Sessions
The morning sessions will feature speakers from the IASB, SEC and some companies who have filed XBRL data with the SEC. The focus will be on practical issues.
Oct 6 - 1PM - 4PM - IFRS Taxonomy Workshop - led by Eric Cohen, CPA
The workshop will provide hands-on experience with using the IFRS XBRL taxonomy 
Oct 7 - 8:30AM - 10:00PM Understanding XBRL
This seminar will provide a thorough introduction to the basics of XBRL - what it is, how it works, how it is used, etc.
Oct 7 - 10:30AM - 4:30PM Quality and Assurance Workshop - Led by Efrim Boritz, PhD, FCA
This research oriented workshop will explore the risks involved in XBRL tagging and how those risks might be addressed.  Please view the Call for Participation for this session.
Attendees can register for one or more of these sessions separately, with further details available at
XBRL Canada is supported and administered by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
For further information:
XBRL Canada, Gerald Trites, Project Director, (416) 602-3931, Email:


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