More Data Or Smarter Data? Increasing the Value and Timeliness of Business Information Using XBRL
Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - FDIC Conference Center - Arlington, VA
On Tuesday, 27 June 2006, XBRL-US and the FDIC will present a public event to promote the benefits of XBRL for government agencies. This event will be hosted by the FDIC at their conference facility in Arlington, VA.
Government CFOs, financial management professionals, CIOs, CTOs, financial and data analysts, and subject matter experts are invited to attend this free day-long conference on XBRL, an XML business information reporting language. XBRL increases the efficiency, accuracy, productivity, and timeliness of financial data reporting and analysis.
The event will be hosted by the FDIC at the FDIC Seidman Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive,
at Virginia Square, in Arlington, VA. The program is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to
Keynote speakers will include Sam Mok, CFO of the Department of Labor; Congressman Richard Baker, Chairman, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises (invited); Mary Mitchell, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Technology Strategy, General Services Administration; and Steve App, CFO of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Plenary speakers will include leaders of various U.S. government standards initiatives as well as leaders in the public sector financial management professional community. A panel presentation and discussion of on-going XBRL pilot projects will showcase a variety of real world XBRL use-cases for the audience.
The program will include information on
What is XBRL and how its use changes data into interactive, intelligent data.
How XBRL makes the creation and processing of internal, external and intra-agency financial reporting better, faster, and cheaper.
The need for standardization in the reporting process.
Facilities/Hotel Due to construction, parking is available only to those staying at the conference center hotel, so attendees are encouraged to take the Metro (subway). From anywhere in the Washington DC metro area, take the Orange Metro Line to the Virginia Square-GMU station. A limited number of rooms are available at the Seidman Center hotel adjacent to the conference center. To reserve a room, please contact Eboni Scott, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-898-6596.