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26 - 27 June 2023

Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street, London, E1 8GP, UK


The IFRS Foundation’s annual conference will be held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge on 26–27 June 2023. This year’s conference will again be a hybrid event—so you are invited to attend either in person or online.

Have a look at the 2022 conference summary to get a flavour of what to expect.

This annual event offers a unique opportunity to hear about key developments at the IFRS Foundation, highlighting the work of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). The conference offers high-quality content for accounting and reporting professionals, regulators, investors and other stakeholders. We invite you to join, learn and engage with the board members and staff of the IFRS Foundation. 

Watch IASB and ISSB Chairs' keynote speeches

The keynote speeches from Andreas Barckow, Chair of the IASB, and Emmanuel Faber, Chair of the ISSB, are available below.

Mr Barckow spoke about the role of financial reporting in uncertain times, and how the IASB is supporting companies and ensuring investors’ information needs are met. Mr Faber spoke at approximately 13:30 BST to officially launch the inaugural ISSB Standards, IFRS S1 and IFRS S2.

IASB Chair Andreas Barckow's keynote address

ISSB Chair Emmanuel Faber's keynote address

What to look out for in 2023

This two-day conference covers the global change in standard-setting since the 2022 conference, and the roadmap for the next. The IASB and ISSB members and technical staff share their in-depth knowledge and expertise on a wide range of topics including: 

  • IASB Keynote by Andreas Barckow, Chair, IASB
  • ISSB Keynote by Emmanuel Faber, Chair, ISSB
  • Joint IASB and ISSB Update by Linda Mezon-Hutter, Vice-Chair, IASB and Sue Lloyd, Vice-Chair, ISSB
  • Breakout sessions:
    • Primary Financial Statements
    • Consistent application of IFRS Accounting Standards: hot topics
    • Financial Instruments update
    • Business Combinations—Disclosures, Goodwill and Impairment
    • Capacity building for Sustainability-related Reporting
    • Introduction to S1: General Requirements
    • Introduction to S2: Climate-related Disclosures

More details available in the conference agenda


We have a packed programme of panel discussions, updates and interactive Q&A sessions where delegates can ask presenters questions.

CPE Credits

Participants can earn up to 11.0 CPE credits. For more information visit the Informa conference page.

You can register to participate in the conference by:

Keep up to date on social media using #IFRSConference23.

Read a summary of the 2023 IFRS Foundation Conference here.