The Forum was an excellent opportunity for participants to meet IPSASB members and other experts from around the world, discuss issues that are commonly faced and get ideas of how these might be dealt with in the country of our origin.
— Marios Hadjidamianou, The Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus
The Forum brings together public sector standard setters from across the globe in an informal environment. In 2017, over 70 people from 25 countries came together in Winterthur, Switzerland.
Independent standard-setters who develop financial reporting standards specifically for the public sector;
Finance ministries or senior representatives who set accounting requirements for central government and/or other levels of government;
Teams setting accounting policies and procedures for international governmental organizations; and
Key opinion leaders and other global and regional organizations involved in Public Sector Financial Management.