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Second Annual Accounting Conference

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

June 3 – 5, 2009
Temple University, Main Campus
Philadelphia, PA

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 toward 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 U.S. and issues with fair value accounting under IFRS and U.S. 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 and Panelists
  • John Brozovsky, Virginia Tech University
  • 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
  • Liza McAndrews-Moberg, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 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


Participants have the option to register for the two conference days (Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5) or for all three conference days, including the faculty development workshop on Wednesday, June 6. Whether you require lodging or not, please respond by May 5, 2009 so that we can reserve your space at the conference.

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