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Life Sciences Accounting & Reporting Congress
Delivered as a Hybrid Event
March 2023

Delivered as a Hybrid Event
March 2023

Access the Latest Intelligence, Accounting Reporting Standards, Regulatory Changes and Transformational Strategies to Advance Your Financial Processes

The Premier Event for CFOs, Corporate Controllers, Finance and Accounting Leaders from Across the Diverse Life Sciences Sector

About the 2022 Hybrid Event


With major shifts and new regulations from the SEC, in conjunction with an increased focus on technical accounting standards, technology transformation and a heightened interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics and disclosures, it is critical for Finance and Accounting professionals within the Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Industry to stay abreast to these ever-evolving changes, share best practices for implementation and collaborate to scenario plan for the future.

Known throughout the industry as "The CBI Accounting Conference," this year's content-rich, hybrid event boasts impactful new features, as well as the tried-and-true sessions requested year after year.

Noteworthy Program Highlights

Noteworthy Program Highlights

◈ An Insightful CEO Fireside Chat

◈ Exclusive Keynotes, Panels, Case Studies, Benchmarking and Q&As with CFOs, CAOs, Controllers and Corporate Leadership from Leading Life Sciences Companies

Hot Topic Workshops on Third-Party Risk Management, Next-Phase Lease Accounting for R&D Deals, Cybersecurity, Clinical Trial Accounting & Forecasting and GTN Excellence

◈ Tracked Programming Dedicated to Revenue Management for Mature Organizations and Commercial Readiness for Clinical-Stage or Pipeline Companies

◈ Emerging Issue Roundtables Discussing Next-Gen SOX Compliance, Reporting Efficiency and Accounting Policies on the Use/Acceptance of Cryptocurrency

PLUS! The Industry-Only Roundtable, Town Hall Panel with the FASB and SEC and a Two-Part Luminary Segment on Technology Trends and Innovation

Program Speakers

Fresh Perspectives

Along with many of the well-respected experts typically on the program from organizations like: 

 Johnson & Johnson



 Bristol-Myers Squibb


We have added new speakers from:


 SQZ Biotechnologies

 Morgan Stanley 



 Spark Therapeutics

 Ascendis Pharma

To name a few...

Registration Options

Options for Learning & Networking

As a hybrid event, we're offering the options for an All-Access Pass (in-person + virtual) and Virtual-Only Pass

All Access Experience

March 21-24, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA
March 29-30 | ConnectMe Virtual Platform 

◈ Four Days of In-Person Content & Networking ◈ Seven Thought-Provoking Panel Sessions ◈ Two Concurrent Enrichment Summits ◈ Two Program Tracks ◈ Eight Engaging Hot Topic Workshops ◈ Multiple Keynotes & Plenaries ◈ All benefits from the Virtual Experience

Virtual Experience

March 21-24, 2022 | ConnectMe Virtual Platform (all general sessions live streamed)
March 29-30, 2022 | ConnectMe Virtual Platform

◈ Live-Streamed General Sessions ◈ Six Virtual Hot Topic Roundtables ◈ On-Demand Library with Available Recorded Presentations from the In-Person Event ◈ Enhanced Virtual Partnering and Networking Throughout the Event ◈ 10 Business Days of Access Post-Event

Up-to-Date Content

Up-To-Date Content

Leading regulatory authorities, finance and accounting experts, audit/advisory firms and life sciences industry leaders will share perspectives on topics including:

◈ SEC Initiatives and Enforcement Perspectives

◈ Roadmaps for IPOs and SPACs

◈ Technical Accounting Updates on Changing FASB Standards

◈ ESG Reporting and Metrics

◈ New Product Launches and GTN Implications

◈ Order-to-Cash Optimization 

◈ Drug Pricing Policy and Legislative Real-Time Updates

◈ Company Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion

◈ COVID Implications to the Supply Chain, Forecasts and Revenue

◈ And much more...

CPE Credits Info

Continuing Education

Stay Up-to-Date with Industry-Specific, CPE Accredited Content

The 2022 Accounting & Reporting Congress provides the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits, as Informa Connect is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. 

This event qualifies for:

  • Up to 27 Group Live (In-Person) CPE Credits


  • Up to 17 Group Internet-Based (Virtual) CPE Credits

CPE Credits will be provided in accordance with NASBA. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. 

Company Site License

Distinctive Conference Features

Flexible Registration Policy

Any time up to 14 days before the event, you are welcome to substitute your All-Access Pass for a Virtual-Only Pass, or vice versa (pending space availability). 

Onsite Health & Safety 

The onsite portion of Accounting 2022 Hybrid will be organized in accordance with our Informa AllSecure Health & Safety Standards. Learn more here on our enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety onsite.

Company Site License

Provide your entire department, division or company across several sites with full access to the event, available for 10 or more team members throughout your organization at an incredibly affordable price per person. Learn more here.

Informa AllSecure is Informa’s approach to enhanced health and safety standards at our events following COVID-19

Informa AllSecure

Who Should Attend

You will benefit from attending this event if you are a CFO, CAO, Controller or senior‑level director from pharmaceutical, biotech or device industries with responsibilities or involvement in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Reporting
  • Revenue
  • Forecasting
  • Business/Corporate Development
  • Transactions
  • Risk and Controls
  • Contracts
  • Financial Planning
  • Business Decision Support

This conference will also benefit consultants, software providers and auditing firms that provide outside council to pharmaceutical accounting executives.

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Not only an opportunity to hear first-hand current issues within industry and rich content, but also an excellent opportunity to network within the industry.