R / Finance 2013 Open for Registration

March 29, 2013
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(This article was first published on Thinking inside the box , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The annoucement below just went to the R-SIG-Finance list. More information is as usual at the R / Finance page:

Now open for registrations:

R / Finance 2013: Applied Finance with R
May 17 and 18, 2013
Chicago, IL, USA

The registration for R/Finance 2013 -- which will take place May 17 and 18 in Chicago -- is NOW OPEN!

Building on the success of the previous conferences in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, we expect more than 250 attendees from around the world. R users from industry, academia, and government will joining 30+ presenters covering all areas of finance with R.

We are very excited about the four keynotes by Sanjiv Das, Attilio Meucci, Ryan Sheftel and Ruey Tsay. The main agenda (currently) includes seventeen full presentations and fifteen shorter "lightning talks". We are also excited to offer five optional pre-conference seminars on Friday morning.

To celebrate the fifth year of the conference in style, the dinner will be held at The Terrace of the Trump Hotel. Overlooking the Chicago river and skyline, it is a perfect venue to continue conversations while dining and drinking.

More details of the agenda are available at:

http://www.RinFinance.com/agenda/

Registration information is available at

http://www.RinFinance.com/register/
and can also be directly accessed by going to
http://www.regonline.com/RFinance2013
We would to thank our 2013 Sponsors for the continued support enabling us to host such an exciting conference:
International Center for Futures and Derivatives at UIC

Revolution Analytics
MS-Computational Finance at University of Washington

Google
lemnica
OpenGamma
OneMarketData
RStudio

On behalf of the committee and sponsors, we look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

Gib Bassett, Peter Carl, Dirk Eddelbuettel, Brian Peterson,
Dale Rosenthal, Jeffrey Ryan, Joshua Ulrich

See you in Chicago in May!!

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