Educational Webcasts and Webinars

Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB): A Webinar for Users of State and Local Government Financial Information


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:
  1. Background of the project
  2. How the OPEB liability would be measured and reported in the financial statements
  3. What information about OPEB governments would present in the notes to the financial statements and required supplementary schedules
  4. 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.

Participants will have the opportunity to email questions to the speakers during the event.

Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.

Delivery Method: Group-Internet based

Program Level: Overview

Program Prerequisites: None

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

Refund/Cancellation Policy: There is no cost for this course and there is no cancellation penalty. Participants will be notified by e-mail as soon as possible if the course is cancelled for any reason.