29th Annual Accounting & Financial Reporting Symposium

The 29th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium is designed to help financial executives from public or private companies stay on top of this year's most important developments and get a glimpse of what's next. The program will also focus on other important topics impacting the responsibilities of the audience.

The Symposium offers informative and interactive content to help corporate executives advance their understanding of important technical, regulatory and compliance topics. Speakers include leading executives from industry and accounting who are involved with accounting and financial reporting issues every day. They will address recent technical pronouncements and guidance from the FASB and SEC.

This year's keynote speakers are:

Mark King has led change in the sports business world for nearly forty years, creating a legacy of dynamism, prosperity and breaking through. From 2014-18, Mark served as president of adidas North America, turning around the stalled business and challenged environment into a brand and culture powerhouse. Under his leadership, adidas’ market share doubled in less than three years, the number of employees doubled and sales tripled. In 2018, adidas named Mark executive emeritus, recognizing his legacy and lasting impact on the company. Mark joined adidas from a 34-year career at TaylorMade (then part of the adidas company). He was named president of TaylorMade in 1999 and CEO in 2002. Under Mark’s leadership from 1999 to 2013, TaylorMade became the leading and most profitable golf company in the world, with sales increasing from $300 million to $1.7 billion.

Jeremy Gutsche is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning innovation expert, one of the most requested keynote speakers on the planet, and the founder of, the world's #1 most popular trend website, attracting over 20 million monthly views from 150 million total visitors. Prior to Trend Hunter, Jeremy grew a $1 billion portfolio for a bank and today, over 600 brands, billionaires and CEOs rely on his unique expertise to find better ideas, faster. He has been described as “a new breed of trend spotter” by The Guardian, “an eagle eye” by Global TV, an “Oracle” by the Globe and Mail, an “intellectual can of Red Bull" by Association Week and “on the forefront of cool” by MTV.

Topics covered include:

The Symposium covers important topics, issues and trends in accounting and reporting. The agenda for the Symposium may be updated as new developments occur, subject matter includes:
  • Keynote Address on Issues Impacting Financial Executives
  • FASB and SEC Current Developments
  • Accounting for Leases
  • Accounting for Financial Instruments
  • KPMG's Thought Leadership on Hot Topics
  • Breakout Sessions Focused on Trending Topics and Current Updates

At the end of this course, participants will be able to discuss the more important financial and other management issues that impact their areas of responsibility over the near term and for year-end reporting.

Download  a forwardable business case to send to your leadership team for approval to attend the Symposium.

11/21-11/22/2019 Las Vegas
CPE Credit:
$1,895 **

Venue and Hotel Details

Program Details

Prerequisite:   None
Preparation:    None
Level of Knowledge:   Update
Field of Study:   Accounting; Business Management & Organization
Delivery Method:   Group Live, Instructor-Led Course

* Discounts cannot be combined and must be applied at time of initial registration.

** Tuition price includes daily breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

If you have previously attended this course, you may not be eligible for CPE credits. Please contact KPMG Executive Education to confirm your eligibility.