The following went out to the
mailing lists a few days ago. The conference already has a very strong
lineup of invited speakers, and we are now asking R / Finance users from both
academia and industry to submit suitable one-page abstracts:
Call for Papers
The Finance Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC),
the International Center for Futures and Derivatives at UIC, and
members of the R finance community are pleased to announce
R/Finance 2009: Applied Finance with R
on April 24 and 25, 2009, in Chicago, IL, USA
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
Patrick Burns (Burns Statistics)
David Kane (Kane Capital)
Roger Koenker (U of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign)
David Ruppert (Cornell)
Diethelm Wuertz (ETH Zuerich)
Eric Zivot (U of Washington)
We invite all users of R in Finance to submit one-page abstracts or
complete papers (in txt/pdf/doc format). We encourage papers both on
academic research topics and related to use of R by Finance practitioners.
Presenters are strongly encouraged to provide working R code to accompany
the presentation/paper. Datasets need not be made public.
Please send submissions to [email protected]
The submission deadline is January 31st, 2009.
Submissions will be evaluated and submitters notified via email
on a rolling basis.
Additional details about the conference will be announced as available.
For the program committee:
Gib Bassett, Peter Carl, Dirk Eddelbuettel, John Miller,
Brian Peterson, Dale Rosenthal, Jeffrey Ryan
See you in Chicago in April!