Baruch College, NYSSA, XBRL US To Host XBRL and Financial Analysis Conference, NYC, March 27th
Half-Day Event to Feature Analysts, Regulators, and Announcement of XBRL Challenge Contest Winner
NEW YORK, NY- March 20, 2013 – Baruch College, NYSSA and XBRL US invite reporters to attend a free half-day conference, “XBRL and Financial Analysis Technology," which will feature keynote speakers from GMI Ratings and New York University’s Stern School of Business. Other speakers who will join the panels are from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Morgan Stanley, the CFA Institute, Google, Columbia Business School, Thomson Reuters, Rivet Software, Edgar-Online, Crain’s New York, PwC, WRDS (Wharton Research Data Service), XBRL US and others.
WHAT: “XBRL and Financial Analysis Technology" Conference, featuring keynote presentations plus panel sessions on:
• XBRL Data for Analysis – a Review of Data in Use Today and What’s Ahead
• How Analysts, Investors & Regulators Use Corporate Data: A Changing Landscape
• Analytical Tools on the Market
• XBRL Challenge Applicants
See complete timeline and list of panelists here.
WHEN: 3:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2013
WHERE: Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave (enter on 24th or 25th street) Room 14-285, New York City
HOW:: Register for this free conference at http://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/centers/zcci/zcci-events/xbrl-and-financial-analysis-conference. For more information, contact Matthew Lepere at 646-312-3231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Baruch College’s Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity is a forum for discussion of a broad range of contemporary issues confronting US corporations and capital markets. Our concerns include: transparency of corporate reporting, corporate governance, examining legal and ethical corporate behavior, spotlighting executive accountability, corporate responsibility in global business development, risk assessment and amelioration, resolving conflicting corporate stakeholder interests, and evaluating the role of governmental regulation. Learn more at http://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/centers/zcci.
The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is a leading forum for the investment community. NYSSA’s mission is to promote best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the industry. With nearly 10,000 members, NYSSA is the largest of the 135 societies worldwide that make up CFA Institute, which has more than 100,000 members. For more information about NYSSA, please visit http://www.nyssa.org. Follow NYSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Finance Professionals’ Post.
About XBRL US
XBRL US is the non-profit consortium for XBRL business reporting standards in the U.S. and it represents the business information supply chain. Its mission is to support the implementation of XBRL business reporting standards through the development of taxonomies for use by U.S. public and private sectors, with a goal of interoperability between sectors, and by promoting XBRL adoption through marketplace collaboration. XBRL US has developed taxonomies for U.S. GAAP, credit rating and mutual fund reporting under contract with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and has developed a taxonomy for corporate actions. Learn more at http://xbrl.us
For Baruch College: Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, email@example.com
For XBRL US: Michelle Savage, (917) 747-1714, firstname.lastname@example.org