IFRS: Implementation for the Mining Industry (IFRS: Implementation)

Venue: TBD

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Event Date/Time: Aug 26, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 27, 2009
Registration Date: Aug 25, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jun 26, 2009
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Your 2011 IFRS implementation deadline is coming fast. You know the basics of what you need to do, so now it's time to get into detail on making the transition happen!

Following on the heels of our two sold out events, INFONEX's all-new, updated and expanded IFRS Implementation for the Mining Industry conference will help you understand and work through the specific and difficult questions you'll have to address in your IFRS transition. You will learn about the impact that consolidating standards will have on your organization during the changeover to IFRS, the implementation deadlines you are required to meet, and deliverables that you must prepare.

Our prestigious faculty of senior industry professionals and regulatory representatives will be taking you beyond basic implementation and timelines, and provide you with specific examples of what you should be doing now and how you should be doing it. Hear about recent updates and developments from the regulators. Understand mining taxation, foreign exchange, financial instruments, and impairment of assets under IFRS. Learn about property, plant, and equipment and how to break them down, and explore IFRS 1, IFRS 3, and IFRS 6 in depth and learn how they apply to your accounting and reporting practices.

Learn from mining and financial experts how to implement IFRS specifically for your industry! Benefits of attending include:

* Get an overview of new accounting standards, projects, and items that are being addressed by the Emerging Issues Committee in the context of the AcSB strategy
* Hear the latest information on ongoing projects within other mining companies IFRS convergence
* Get CICA guidance on MD&A preparation and disclosure for IFRS
* Get real-world best practices and learn what has worked for your peers at other organizations
* Hear recent updates and developments from OSC and CSA
* Learn about exploration for and evaluation of mineral resources
* Understand IFRS 1 as it applies to mining, the first-time adoption rule, and learn how it will affect your transition
* Hear an about the IASB's projects on extractive activity
* Develop an understanding of how to account for you property, plant and equipment under IFRS
* Identify of some of the more specific tools needed to implement IFRS for mining companies
* Understand impairment of assets, financial instruments, business combinations and foreign exchange under IFRS


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