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Going for Governance: EU standard-setting for public sector accounting

Public Sector Roundtable

Going for Governance: EU standard-setting for public sector accounting

 

Going for Governance: EU standard-setting for public sector accounting

A unique opportunity to discuss the key principles of European public sector accounting standards (EPSAS) governance with European and national policymakers, representatives from the public sector, accountants and auditors.

 

TMMB phoca thumb l 20140401-1082-veldemanphoto Moderated by Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger

Chair of the FEE Public Sector Working Party, Partner at EY (Head of International Public Sector Accounting), Member of IPSASB and  IFAC Public Sector Steering Committee

 

Session 1 and Q&A: Why is governance important?

Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger – Chair of the FEE Public Sector Working Party, Partner at EY (Head of International Public Sector Accounting Standards), member of IPSASB and IFAC Public Sector Steering Committee.

Session 2 and Q&A: The characteristics of good governance in standard-setting for public sector accounting

Eugenio Caperchione – Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Chair of the Board of the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network (CIGAR).

Session 3 and Q&A: DG Eurostat’s proposal for the EPSAS governance model

Alexandre Makaronidis – European Commission, DG Eurostat, Head of Unit, Quality Management and Government Accounting.

Panel debate and Q&A: What is the most suitable governance model for EPSAS?

Michel Prada – Chairman of the OECD Public Sector Accruals Symposium.

Jon Blondal – Head of Budgeting and Public Expenditure, OECD.

Alexandre Makaronidis – Head of Unit, Quality Management and Government Accounting, DG Eurostat, European Commission.

Eugenio Caperchione – Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Board member and Chair of the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network (CIGAR).

Ian Carruthers – Policy and Technical Director, CIPFA.

Soukeyna Kane – Financial Manager for Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank

Venue: Espace Banca Monte Paschi, Avenue d’Auderghem 22-28, 1040 Brussels

Related files:

document pdf text Programme

document pdf text Speakers’ Bios

document pdf text Presentation – Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger

document pdf text Presentation – Alexandre Makaronidis 

document pdf text Summary

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Program

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Registration and coffee

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Opening and welcome

    André Kilesse, FEE President

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Session I and Q&A

    Why is governance important?
    Thomas Müller‐Marqués Berger – Chair of the FEE Public Sector Working Party, Partner at EY
    (Head of International Public Sector Accounting Standards), member of IPSASB and  IFAC Public
    Sector Steering Committee

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Session II and Q&A

    The characteristics of good governance in standard‐setting for public sector
    accounting
    Eugenio Caperchione – Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Chair of the
    Board of the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network (CIGAR)

  • 18:28 - 18:28

    Lunch

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Session III and Q&A

    DG Eurostat’s proposal for the EPSAS governance model
    Alexandre Makaronidis – European Commission, DG Eurostat, Head of Unit, Quality
    Management and Government Accounting

  • 18:28 - 18:28

    Panel debate and Q&A 

    Moderated by Alan Edwards – International Director, CIPFA, Deputy Chair of the FEE Public
    Sector Working Party

  • 18:28 - 18:28

    Concluding remarks  

    Olivier Boutellis‐Taft, FEE CEO

  • 00:00 - 18:28

    Closing