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:
- 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.
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.