Breakfast Session and Seminar - Advances in Technology for Corporate Reporting

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and the XBRL Canada will be holding a special event on WednesdayOctober 25th from 8:00 am – 9:30 am - a breakfast information session to discuss the evolution of technologies such as XBRL, blockchain and artificial intelligence, and the current and potential implications on corporate reporting in Canada and internationally. This event is being hosted at CPA Canada’s offices at 277 Wellington St. West.

Immediately following this session, we will also host a seminar from 10:00 am – 12 noon EDT focusing on the specifics of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) XBRL requirements and how they affect Canadian foreign private issuers.

During the breakfast information session on corporate reporting in the digital age, participants will learn: 

  • How new technologies like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are impacting business and financial reporting
  • How securities regulators are advancing the use of XBRL internationally
  • How structured data such as XBRL is used for reporting and for business and investment analysis

During the seminar focusing on XBRL, participants will learn:

  • How the SEC requirements on XBRL will affect Canadian foreign private issuers
  • How Canadian foreign private issuers can prepare for meeting these requirements
  • Other important XBRL developments

For additional information about these events, including the agenda and speakers, please refer to each of the event registration websites:

  1. Breakfast Session on Corporate Reporting in the Digital Age –October 25, 2017 from 8:00 am – 9:30 am EDT -


  1. Seminar focusing on XBRLOctober 25, 2017 from 10:00 am – 12 noon EDT -


Please register to confirm your attendance by Friday, October 6.

Any questions about this event can be directed to Mike Massoud or Gerald Trites at