Media Advisory 09-16-21

FASB to Host Online Training Forum for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Providers

Norwalk, CT, September 16, 2021—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will host its semiannual online training forum for professionals and companies who offer accounting continuing professional education (CPE). IN FOCUS: CPE Provider Forum will be webcast live on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Participants in the live forum must register in advance.  The event will also be archived on the FASB website.
The CPE provider online training forum is designed to keep professional accounting educators up to date on recent FASB standards and activities to help them impart the best information to their clients and colleagues. These include private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and other stakeholders who regularly contract with CPE providers to help their staffs understand and implement new accounting standards.
During the live event, forum participants will be able to submit questions to a panel that includes FASB Member Susan Cosper, FASB Deputy Technical Director Nellie Debbeler, FASB Assistant Director—Nonpublic Entities Jeffrey Mechanick, FASB Supervising Project Manager Elizabeth Gagnon, and other FASB staff.
Topics of discussion are expected to include current financial reporting issues, recent implementation activities and Accounting Standards Updates, and other select ongoing projects.