XBRL US and its members support hundreds of training events and educational programs annually, online and around the world. Browse our listings and past event pages to learn more and register for upcoming events.

We offer CPE credit through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) for some of our face-to-face events – look for the National Registry of CPE Sponsors logo on our event pages to learn more about earning credit.

Upcoming Events

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How Structured (XBRL) Data is Used Today

12:30 PM EDT Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (60 Minutes / 1 CPE)
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session to learn how structured (XBRL) is being used today by regulators, investment professionals, research analysts and others.

XBRL Data Community Update for Members

1 PM ET Thursday, February 28, 2019 (60 min.)
XBRL US Webinar
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Get a preview and insights from the developer of an Excel template that uses the XBRL API to return data. You’ll also hear about new features of the XBRL API and additions to the Database of Public Filings, and of course, we’ll host Q&A to discuss techniques, suggestions for additional functionality and all things related […more]

30,000 Foot View of Inline XBRL: What’s New, What’s Not

3:00 PM EDT Wednesday, March 13, 2019 (60 Minutes / 1 CPE)
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session for an overview about Inline XBRL, covering changes in workflow, the instance document, review of the filing.

Public Review: CAFR Taxonomy Demonstration Release

Thursday, January 17 - Monday, March 18, 2019 (60 days)
XBRL US Public Review
Get details and comment on the Demonstration Release

The State and Local Government Disclosure Modernization Working Group is soliciting feedback on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Taxonomy (CAFR) Demonstration Release during a 60-day public review period that ends March 18, 2019.

Inline XBRL Deep Dive: Exploring Workflow Changes for Filers and Vendors

3:00 PM EDT Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (60 Minutes / 1 CPE)
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session for a step by step review of the workflow changes for SEC filers and vendors who help them prepare their XBRL financials. Get a detailed comparison of the current conventional XBRL process compared to the inline XBRL process.

Meeting, Web Conference

Center for Data Quality Committee Meeting

9:00 AM - Noon Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (3 hours)
XBRL US Meeting, Web Conference
Register to attend online

At this meeting, industry leaders will participate in discussions and plans for developing guidance and rules for use by public companies complying with the XBRL requirements of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Learn about the Data Quality Committee.

Inline XBRL Deep Dive: Navigating the Instance Document

3:00 PM EDT Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (60 Minutes / 1 CPE)
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this session for an in-depth review of the Inline XBRL instance document and hear best practices on how to successfully manage the differences between conventional and Inline instances.


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Comment Period

SEC Request for Comment

Wednesday, October 31 - Friday, March 15, 2019 (150 days)
US Securities & Exchange Commission Comment Period
Submit comments

Updated Disclosure Requirements and Summary Prospectus for Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to propose rule changes designed to improve disclosure for investors about variable annuities and variable life insurance contracts. The proposal is intended to help investors better understand these contracts’ features, fees, and risks, and […more]


Public Review

FASB Taxonomy – Calls for Comment

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (21 & 75 days)
Proposed Taxonomy Improvements for Proposed Accounting Standards Update Public Review hosted by FASB
Financial Instruments—Credit Losses (March 8)

Process Improvement Effective January 1, 2018, proposed Taxonomy Improvements to this Accounting Standards Update will have a formal comment period concurrent with the issuance of the Accounting Standards Update. This replaces the past practice of an annual 60-day comment period on the entire Taxonomy. FASB Staff Issues Proposed Taxonomy Improvements for Proposed Accounting Standards Updates […more]