Monday, October 04, 2010

Final opportunity to register for XBRL Canada Workshops & Convention
This is your last opportunity in 2010 for a workshop about the pending impact of XBRL & IFRS on your company
TORONTO, Oct 4 /CNW/ - The fourth annual convention of XBRL Canada has multiple workshop sessions that allow you to pick and choose the topics of most interest to you. The sessions and conference are being held at the Toronto Convention Centre October 6th and 7th. We are continuing to receive registrations, but registering today is advised. More information is available on the XBRL Canada website.
This is an excellent opportunity for concerned professionals working in Finance and Investor Relations to learn more about how XBRL and IFRS will play an important role for business reporting in Canada
Several XBRL experts and solution providers will be on hand to address your concerns and questions individually as well.
There are four major parts of the workshops & sessions:
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 multiple sessions, 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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