*Please note that all times have been finalized. Names of sessions are subject to change. The final agenda will be posted and printed for reference.
Dress code is business casual for the entire event
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration and Networking Reception
All sessions will be held in the Grand Georgian Ballroom of the hotel unless noted otherwise.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 9:25 a.m.
Opening of 2019 Public Sector Standard Setters Forum
9:25 - 10:45 a.m.
Accountability and Financial Transparency: Historical Perspectives on the Modern Challenges
Keynote Speaker: Jacob Soll, University of Southern California
10:45 - 11:10 a.m. Networking Break
11:10 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Inspiring Implementation – Promoting IPSAS Adoption and Implementation (Theme D)
The trend towards accrual adoption and implementation: The Public Sector Financial Accountability Index.
Sharing regional progress and experiences on implementation.
Regional group discussions on key success factors and developments in adoption and implementation.
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Buffet Lunch
1:15 - 3:00 p.m.
Working Group Breakout Sessions
3:00 - 3:20 p.m. Networking Break
3:20 - 5:10 p.m.
Delivering Global Standards – Developing Guidance to Meet Users’ Broader Financial Reporting Needs (Theme C)
The financial statements don’t reveal all: Sharing current national and international initiatives on broader financial reporting.
Sit Down Dinner at Prince of Wales Hotel, 6 Picton Street
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome Back Activity: Getting in gear for Day Two
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Delivering Global Standards – Setting Standards on Public Sector Specific Issues and Maintaining IFRS Convergence (Theme A and B)
Latest thinking and update on current IPSASB projects.
What’s on the menu for the next few years and what should be: Discussion on the projects that have been added to the IPSASB 2019 – 2023 Workplan and those that are still under consideration for possible inclusion through the 2020 mid-period Work Plan review.
9:50 - 10:15 a.m. Networking Break
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
IPSASB Definite Projects continued
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Buffet Lunch
12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Inspiring Implementation: Advocating the benefits of accrual in strengthening PFM
2:15 - 2:50 p.m.
Reflections on the two days
2:50 - 3:00 p.m.
Bus Departs to Pearson Airport