The 29th JICPA Annual Conference was successful
August 22, 2008On July 17, 2008, JICPA held the 29th JICPA Annual Conference at the Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel. The conference was attended by over 1,200 JICPA members, and many others from around the country, with interest in financial reporting. Eight concurrent sessions were provided including "Research about 'material weakness' in Management Assessment and Audit of Internal Control over Financial Reporting"; "ASBJ' s efforts in international convergence of accounting standards"; and "Recent developments of IFRS in various countries, and Japan's response". The key conference speech was given by Mr. Hiroshi Okuda, former Chairman and Representative Director, and Senior Advisor of Toyota Motor Corporation.