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International Financial Reporting Standards and Fair-Value Accounting &
Workshop on Integrating IFRS into the Financial Accounting Curriculum

Jspinning globeune 3-5, 2009
Alter Hall,
Temple University Main Campus,
1801 Liacouras Walk,
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Sponsored by the Department of Accounting and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the Fox School of Business at Temple University in collaboration with the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association.

Wednesday, June 3

A full day of training sessions geared towards accounting educators and focused on incorporating IFRS into introductory financial accounting, intermediate accounting I, and intermediate accounting II courses. Experts from academia, public accounting and industry will conduct these sessions.

Thursday, June 4

For practitioners and educators, presentations in the morning covering revenue recognition under IFRS, fair value accounting and IFRS, and first time IFRS adoption. Panel discussions in the afternoon on the current status of IFRS in the US, and issues with fair value accounting under IFRS and US GAAP.

Friday, June 5

Research presentations by invited guests and Temple faculty. Featured invited presenters this year are:

  • S.P. Kothari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mark Lang, University of North Carolina
  • Stephen Penman, Columbia University

Featured Presenters & Panelists

  • John Brozovsky, Virginia Tech University
  • Donal Byard, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • David Cairns, London School of Economics
  • Fred Choi, New York University
  • Trevor Harris, Columbia University
  • Scott Hartman, Ernst & Young
  • John Hepp, Grant Thornton
  • S.P. Kothari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mark Lang, University of North Carolina
  • Cheryl Linthicum, University of Texas - San Antonio
  • Paul Munter, KPMG
  • Stephen Penman, Columbia University
  • Ray Pfeiffer, Financial Accounting Standards Board Academic Fellow
  • Jenice Prather-Kinsey, University of Missouri
  • Sherif Sakr, Deloitte & Touche
  • Terry Warfield, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Mark Watermasysk, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Registration is now closed.

Participants have the option to register for the two conference days (Thursday 6/4 and Friday 6/5) or for all three conference days, including the faculty development workshop on Wednesday 6/3.

Whether you require lodging or not, please respond by May 5, 2009 so we can reserve your spot at the conference. We look forward to seeing you at our Conference!

Please contact if you need further information.