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XBRL US to Conduct XBRL Filer Training Workshop in San Francisco on September 16, 2009
Sep 02, 2009 (02:09 PM EDT)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the national consortium for XML standards in business reporting and developers of the XBRL US GAAP Taxonomies, is conducting an in-person training workshop in San Francisco, CA on September 16, 2009 to educate preparers on how to create XBRL-formatted financial statements for mandatory submission to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This hands-on session will demonstrate how to use the XBRL US GAAP Taxonomies and how to convert primary financial statements and block tag footnotes in XBRL format.

All attendees will leave the workshop with a completed XBRL-formatted financial statement and a repeatable step-by-step guide. Preparers can register for the workshop at HASH(0x12d7370) .

The cost for the full-day workshop is $795. Filers can register for the San Francisco workshop at HASH(0x12dbf30) . Requests for further information about the workshops can be e-mailed to .

XBRL US is the non-profit consortium for XML business reporting standards in the United States and is a jurisdiction of XBRL International. It represents the business information supply chain, including accounting firms, software companies, financial databases, financial printers and government agencies. Its mission is to support the implementation of XML business reporting standards through the development of taxonomies relevant for use by US public and private sectors, working with a goal of interoperability between sectors, and by promoting adoption of these taxonomies through the collaboration of all business reporting supply chain participants. XBRL US has developed taxonomies to support US GAAP and common reporting practices under a contract with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The XBRL US GAAP Taxonomies are available for public comment at HASH(0x12df240) .

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CONTACT: Michelle Savage, Vice President, Communication, XBRL US, Inc.,,

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