The following went out to the R-announce and R-SIG-Finance 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 PapersSee you in Chicago in April!
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)We invite all users of R in Finance to submit one-page abstracts or
David Kane (Kane Capital)
Roger Koenker (U of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign)
David Ruppert (Cornell)
Diethelm Wuertz (ETH Zuerich)
Eric Zivot (U of Washington)
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