Revenue Recognition Accounting Conference

The objective of the new Revenue Recognition project is to clarify the principles for recognizing revenue and to develop a common revenue standard for U.S. GAAP and IFRS. This conference will review existing guidance and address the latest developments in key areas, significant changes, scope, disclosure and possible impacts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the latest changes in key areas
  • Recognize the timelines and key factors driving the developments
  • Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients
  • Registration Information:

    Register Now » Cost $995

    The hotel is located 6 miles from the airport.

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    Agenda: DAY 1
    8:00 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration
    8:45 10:15 Current Topics in Revenue Recognition
    Lessons learned from the most recent amendments and EITFs
    Guidance on adjustments as business models evolve (i.e. cloud computing)
    Resulting changes to sales/operations/IT/accounting policies
    10:15 10:30 Break
    10:30 12:00 Revenue Recognition: What's on the Horizon
    Exposure Draft from FASB/IASB
    Comment letter trends
    Industry accounting challenges
    12:00 1:00 Lunch
    1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognitions: Case Studies and Practical Examples
    Collectibility, Contingent Revenue, Sales to Distributors
    Performance Obligations Over Time, Elimination of VSOE for Software
    Residual Approach, Term Licenses, Time Value of Money...
    2:30 2:45 Break
    2:45 4:00 Industry Panel Discussion
    Making revenue recognition manageable for those on the front lines
    Engaging in a dialogue: narrowing the gap between sales and accounting
    When and how to communicate issues of emerging importance
    4:00 4:15 Break
    4:15 5:30 Revenue Recognition - Ooops
    Case Studies
    Various Industries
    Dealing with the SEC
    Agenda: DAY 2
    8:30 10:15 Legal Update
    Dodd Frank Act: Implications of reform
    Key SEC Reporting developments
    Executive compensation
    Disclosure requirements
    10:15 10:30 Break
    10:30 12:00 Revenue Recognition: The Big Picture
    Troubled History
    Guidance and Disclosures
    12:00 1:00 Lunch
    1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognition Miscellaneous Issues
    Contract Costs
    Contract Modifications
    2:30 2:45 Break
    2:45 4:20 Other Financial Reporting Topics
    Financial Instruments...

    Conference series speakers include:

    Bryan Anderson, Deloitte & Touche
    Bryan is a partner leading the technology, media, and telecommunication practice for the Financial Accounting, Valuation & Securitization (FAV&S) offering and has over 15 years of experience in public accounting providing assurance and advisory services to start-ups, mid-size, and, large multinational companies. He is a national technical resource in regards to revenue recognition with a focus on multiple element arrangements and software recognition guidance. He specializes in assisting clients evaluate and enhance their current revenue processes, assess the potential impact the proposed revenue standard, and implementation of revenue changes throughout the organization.

    Patrick Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Senior Manager in National Professional Services Group

    Tim Bernstein, Deloitte & Touche
    Senior Manager

    Dina Trainor, Deloitte & Touche
    Senior Manager

    Vicky Nguyen, Deloitte & Touche
    Senior Consultant

    Ron Kiima, Kiima Inc.
    Former SEC Assistant Chief Accountant now President of Kiima Inc. a private consulting firm specializing in SEC, corporate governance and risk management

    Richard Booth, Sapient
    Corporate Controller

    Cassandra Hudson, Carbonite
    Corporate Controller

    Hank Galligan, BDO
    Practice Office Accounting Director

    Joichi Saito, SAP

    Pat Noone, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    Senior Enforcement Accountant

    Matt Jacques, AlixPartners LLP

    Luke Cadigan, K&L Gates

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