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16th Annual OECD Public Sector Accruals Symposium

 

16th Annual OECD Public Sector Accruals Symposium
OECD Headquarters, Paris, 21-22 March 2016

OECD Headquarters, Paris

Chair: Mr. Michel Prada, President, Public Sector Accounting Standards Council, France

AGENDA - GOV/PGC/SBO/A(2016)2

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MONDAY 21 MARCH 2016

Session 1 --
Welcome by Chairman and OECD Secretariat
Delegates’ Introductions

Session 2 – Report by International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB)
Speaker:

  • Mr. Ian Carruthers, IPSASB Chairman

Session 3 – Report by the Public Interest Committee (PIC)
Speaker:

  • Mr. Jón Blöndal, OECD Secretariat and PIC Co-Chairman

Session 4 – Report by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
Speaker:

  • Ms. Jane Pike, Technical Manager, International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), will present the Board’s overall strategy and work programme.

Session 5 – Report by EUROSTAT
Speaker:

  • Mr. Alexandre Makaronidis, Head of Unit, Task Force EPSAS - European Public Sector Accounting Standards, European Commission - Eurostat

Session 6 – Report by the Public Sector Standards Setters Forum
Speaker:

  • Mr. David Vaudt, Chairman, United States Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

Session 7 – OECD Survey on Accrual Accounting and Budgeting Practices: Results and Preliminary Findings
Speaker:

  • Ms. Delphine Moretti, OECD Secretariat

Session 8 – Accrual Developments in Individual Countries

Speakers:

  • Ms. Amy Edwards, Senior Advisor, Department of the Treasury, United States
  • Mr. Fabrizio Mocavini, Head of Unit, General Accounting Office, Ministry of Economy and Finances, Italy
  • Mr. Veikko Kapsta, Head of State Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Estonia
  • Ms. Manuela Proença, director General, Budget Directorate, Ministry of Finance, Portugal
  • Mr. Lionel Vareille, Conseiller rérendaire, Direction générale de la modernisation de l'état, Cour des Comptes, France
  • Ms. Svetlana Klimenko, Lead Financial Management Specialist, Governance Directorate, World Bank
  • Ms. Unis Williams-Baker, Deputy Director, Accounts Division, United Nations Organization

Session 9 – Tax Expenditures: Better Information for Citizens

Speakers:

  • Mr. Scott Showalter, Chairman of the United States Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB)
  • Mr. Nicolas Hengy, Budget Directorate, French Ministry of Finance


TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2016

Session 10 – Non-exchange expenses, Revenue, and Social Benefits: towards public sector specific accounting standards
Speaker:

  • Mr. John Stanford, Acting Technical Director, IPSASB, and Mr. David Bean, Director of Research and Technical Activities, United States Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
  • Ms. Fabienne Colignon, Chargée de mission normes comptables, French Securities Regulator (AMF)

Session 11 – Transition to Accrual Accounting: Challenges and Guidance
Speakers:

  • Ms. Suzanne Flynn, Senior Economist, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
  • Mr. Marc De Spiegeleire, General Director and Federal Accountant, Belgium

Session 12 – Using the Balance Sheet in the Public Sector
Speakers:

  • Ms. Philippa Todd, Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), United Kingdom
  • Mr. Tim Irwin, consultant
  • Ms. Giovanna Dabbicco, National Statistics Institute (ISTAT), Italy

Session 13 – Report by the OECD and Future Work Programme

 

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