IFRS for SMEs Workshop Held in Barbados
The IFRS Foundation and the IASB conducted the seventeenth train-the-trainers workshop on the IFRS for SMEs on 22-24 November 2011 in Barbados.
The event was sponsored by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) in cooperation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) and with support from the Caribbean Development Bank.
These three-day workshops involve intensive study of the IFRS for SMEs, including several cases and quizzes. Instructors in the Barbados workshop were Paul Pacter, IASB Board Member, and Mike Wells, IFRS Foundation Education Director. The 53 participants came from Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.
The next IFRS for SMEs workshop will be in Santiago, Chile, on 6 and 7 December 2011.