HANDS-ON WORKSHOP ON EXTENSIBLE BUSINESS REPORTING LANGUAGE
XBRL: Emerging Issues Related to IFRS
Thursday, February 25, 2010
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College of Business Administration
CBA Labs 105 - 106
259 S. Broadway St.
Akron, OH 44325-4802
About the Workshop
The Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is being hailed as the new format for financial reporting (and beyond); International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are likewise acclaimed as the new content for financial reporting. IFRS Filers have opportunities - and mandates - to be reporting using XBRL in numerous countries around the world, including a looming requirement in the US. In this session, you will
No prior knowledge of XBRL or other similar technologies is needed.
The workshop will be conducted by Eric Cohen, who is a pioneer and internationally recognized expert in XBRL.
Eric E. Cohen, CPA Co-founder of XBRL and founder/chief archietect of XBRL's Global Ledger Frameworks
Eric E. Cohen is one of the original Founders of XBRL and the inventor of XBRL's Global Ledger Framework. Mr. Cohen has served in numerous technical and leadership positions in XBRL both in the US and globally, writes, speaks and provides training for XBRL International and his employer, and represents XBRL as a liaison to numerous organizations, including the Standard Business Reporting Forum and the Object Management Group. He works closely with the academic community in reaching out to students and in research opportunities in areas such as XBRL Security, Data Level Assurance, and Continuous Auditing.