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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State & Local Government – Effective Reporting through XBRL Financial Data Standards

2:00 PM EDT Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (60 Minutes / 1 CPE)
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session to learn how financial data standards can improve the efficiency of state and local government data processing.

Getting Started with the XBRL API

1 PM ET Thursday, January 24, 2019 (30 min.)
XBRL US Webinar
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Streamlined Data Access through the XBRL API Standard Attend this webinar to learn about the new XBRL API – for casual data users, researching public companies, and commercial entities building their own XBRL database offerings.

Public Exposure for Comment – Data Quality Committee Rules

Monday, December 17 - Friday, February 1, 2019 (45 Days)
XBRL US Public Review
Read about rules and comment

The XBRL US Center for Data Quality kicked off its eighth public exposure period on December 17 and the comment period closes on February 1, 2019. The 45-day review period includes freely available, proposed rules. The Data Quality Committee seeks comment on two new automated validation Rules – Member Extensions and Negative Values (for IFRS […more]

Getting Started with the XBRL API

1 PM ET Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (30 min.)
XBRL US Webinar
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Streamlined Data Access through the XBRL API Standard Attend this webinar to learn about the new XBRL API – for casual data users, researching public companies, and commercial entities building their own XBRL database offerings.

Web Conference

Center for Data Quality Committee Meeting

3:00 - 5: 00 PM Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (2 hours)
XBRL US 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.

Getting Started with the XBRL API

1 PM ET Monday, February 18, 2019 (30 min.)
XBRL US Webinar
Register for this FREE introduction

Streamlined Data Access through the XBRL API Standard Attend this webinar to learn about the new XBRL API – for casual data users, researching public companies, and commercial entities building their own XBRL database offerings.

XBRL Data Community Update for Members

3 PM ET Wednesday, February 20, 2019 (60 min.)
XBRL US Webinar
Register for this XBRL US Member-benefit

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]

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.

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.


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Comment Period

IFRS Taxonomy Update – Call for Comment

Thursday, December 6 - Monday, February 4, 2019 (60 days)
IFRS Foundation Comment Period
Get details and provide comments

The IFRS Foundation published the IFRS Taxonomy 2018—Proposed Update 2 General Improvements for public consultation. The Proposed IFRS Taxonomy Update: introduces implementation notes that explain how to use specific IFRS Taxonomy elements; introduces the duration element type for reporting information about a period of time; removes entry points without documentation labels to make it easier to access […more]


Comment Period

SEC Request for Comment – Updated Disclosure Requirements and Summary Prospectus for Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts

Wednesday, October 31 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (120 days)
US Securities & Exchange Commission Comment Period
Submit comments

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 to more easily find the information that they need to make an informed investment […more]


Public Review

FASB Taxonomy – Calls for Comment

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (30 & 60 days)
Proposed Taxonomy Improvements for Proposed Accounting Standards Update Public Review hosted by FASB
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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]