GASB Webinar Tomorrow on State & Local OPEB Reporting
You are invited to participate in a free webinar on the GASB's proposals regarding other postemployment benefits (OPEB) such as retiree health insurance. The webinar is designed specifically for users of governmental financial information, focusing on the types of information that governments would provide under the proposals. The webinar will be followed by a brief survey allowing you to share your views of the proposals with the GASB.
Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.
Date: Friday, August 8, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM, Eastern Daylight Time
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is pleased to announce a webcast on its newly-issued Exposure Draft, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Postemployment Benefits Other Than Pensions. The areas covered will include:
- Background of the project
- How the OPEB liability would be measured and reported in the financial statements
- What information about OPEB governments would present in the notes to the financial statements and required supplementary schedules
- A question and answer period
Speakers: Dean Mead, GASB research manager; Scott Reeser, GASB project manager; Emily Clark, GASB Project Research Associate.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will have a general understanding of the proposals contained in the Exposure Drafts and be prepared to offer their views on the proposals in a brief survey.
Participants will have the opportunity to email questions to the speakers during the event.
Advanced Preparation Needed: Participants are encouraged to download and review a plain-language article, The GASB's OPEB Proposals: What Financial Statement Users Need to Know.
Recommended CPE: NO CPE CREDIT WILL BE OFFERED FOR THIS WEBCAST