This year's R/Finance conference on applied finance with R is scheduled for May 17-18 in Chicago, and promises once again to be the go-to conference for anyone using R in the finance industry. The keynote speakers have been announced, and it's a great lineup:
- Sanjiv Das, Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance Dept, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business; Author of Derivatives: Principles and Practice
- Attilio Meucci, Chief Risk Officer at Kepos Capital, LP; Author of Risk and Asset Allocation
- Ryan Sheftel, Managing Director for Electronic Market Making at Credit Suisse
- Ruey Tsay, Professor of Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Author of An Introduction to Analysis of Financial Data with R
To get a taste of what's to come, you watch a presentation by Sanjiv Das gave in this Revolution Analytics webinar on porfolio risk. Besides the keynotes, one of the things that makes R/Finance special is the diversity of presentations from academics and practitioners using R in industry. If you'd like to be a speaker yourself, the call for papers is open until February 15.
Revolution Analytics is proud to once again to sponsor R/Finance 2013. You can find more information at the conference website linked below.
R/Finance: R/Finance 2013: Applied Finance with R