WORKSHOP 6

EPSAS – EUROPEAN PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

MAIN ORGANIZER:
SAI Czech Republic
CONTACT:
Mr Luboš Rokos    lubos.rokos@nku.cz
 
Mr Daniel Reisiegel   daniel.reisiegel@nku.cz

Do you want to be familiar with the EPSAS project?

In an understandable way without the necessity
of having professional accounting knowledge?

... Join our EPSAS workshop!!!

Our speakers and panelists

  • Eurostat
  • Public Sector Group of Accountancy Europe
  • ECA
  • OECD
  • University of Oxford
  • Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic
  • SAI Germany
  • SAI Estonia

Workshop will consist of two parts:

  • introduction of the topic
  • panel discussion about opinions and arguments

  • harmonization
  • accountability,
  • better decision – making?
  • political motivation, lobby?

 

Hot topics to be discussed...

  • The EPSAS project – its purpose, progress (development), future, top-level pros and cons, and arguments....
  • Experience with and benefits of IPSAS, lessons learnt for EPSAS (“not to reinvent the wheel”)...
  • SAIs position concerning EPSAS and accrual accounting: “welcome”, “opponents”, “Yes, but...”...
  • The thin political market - accounting harmonisation

Anonymous opinion poll....

What is the future of financial reporting in the public sector?

 
Cash X Accrual National standards X Harmoniyed standards