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17th Annual Meeting of OECD Senior Financial Management Officials, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, 2-3 March 2017


17th Annual Meeting of
OECD Senior Financial Management Officials

OECD Conference Centre, Paris

2-3 March 2017

Chair: Mr. Michel PRADA, President, Public Sector Standards Council (Conseil de normalisation des comptes publics), France



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Thursday, 2 March 2017

SESSION 1 – Report on Standard-Setting Activities

 International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB)

Presentation by:

  • Ian CARRUTHERS, Board Chair, IPSASB
  • John STANFORD, Technical Director, IPSASB

 Public Interest Committee (PIC)

Remarks by:

  • Jón R. BLÖNDAL, OECD Secretariat and Co-Chair of the Public Interest Committee.

 International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

Presentation by:

  • Mary TOKAR, IPSASB Board Member.


Presentation by:

  • Alexandre MAKARONIDIS, Head of Unit, Quality Management and Government Accounting, Eurostat.

 SESSION 2 – Developments in Individual Countries

Presentations by:

  • Scott SHOWALTER, USA, Chairman, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.
  • Kwangmoon SO, Deputy Director, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea.
  • Astri TVERSTOL, Deputy Director General, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Norway.
  • Yasuyuki SAKA, Director, Public Accounting Office, Budget Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan.
  • Danièle LAJOUMARD, Inspecteur général des Finances, Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances, France.
  • Fabrizio MOCAVINI, Head of unit, Research division, Ministry of Finance, Italy.
  • Alejandra Soledad FLEITAS, Financial Management Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank.

 SESSION 3 – The Future of Government Fiscal Reporting

Presentations by:

  • Delphine MORETTI, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD Secretariat.
  • Alan GREENSLADE, First Assistant Secretary, Financial Analysis, Reporting and Management,  Department of Finance, Australia.
  • Scott BELL, Senior Staff Accountant, United States Treasury Department.

 SESSION 4 – Accruals at 25; Accruals at 10: Lessons Learned from New Zealand and France

Presentations by:

  • Angela RYAN, Principal Accounting Advisor, Treasury, New Zealand.
  • François TANGUY, Division Chief, Accounting Directorate, Ministry of Economy and Finance, France.

Friday, 3 March 2017

SESSION 5 – Measuring Productivity in the Public Sector: Role of Accounting Systems

 Presentations by:

  • Thomas MÜLLER MARQUÈS-BERGER, Chair of the IPSASB’s Consultative Advisory Group and Public Sector Group of the Fédération des Experts-comptables Européens (FEE).
  • Russell CAMPBELL, Minister-Counsellor, Economy, Australian Delegation to the OECD.
  • Yasuyuki SAKA, Director, Public Accounting Office, Budget Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan.

 SESSION 6 – Challenges with Reporting Debt in the Public Sector

Presentations by:

  • Tim IRWIN, Expert
  • David BEAN, Director of research and technical activities for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB
  • Giovanna DABBICCO, Researcher, Government Finance Statistics, National Statistics Institute, Ital.y.

 SESSION 7 – Report by the OECD and Future Work Programme


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