Designing the Next Stage of the Global Accrual Journey

Day 1

Welcome to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Event Overview

The broader accrual global context: Past, Present and Future

  • Keynote speaker: A globally renowned academic opinion leader .

Inspiring Implementation: Promoting Accrual Adoption and Implementation


  • 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.

Delivering global standards: Developing guidance to meet users’ broader financial reporting needs


  • The financial statements don’t reveal all: Sharing current national and international initiatives on broader financial reporting.

Day 2

Getting in gear for Day Two

Delivering global standards: Setting standards on public sector specific issues and maintaining IFRS convergence


  •  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.

Inspiring Implementation: Advocating the benefits of accrual in strengthening PFM


  • Leading-edge initiatives from international organizations: External speakers.

  • Discussions on how to maximize the impact of accrual .

Reflections and close

The Forum offers a great opportunity for exchange of thoughts, experiences and good vibes within the public sector accounting international community.
— Agnieszka Stachniak, Accounting and Auditing Department, Ministry of Finance, Poland