Brian announced it on r-help and r-sig-finance
and I have since updated the
R/Finance website and
Call for Papers page.
And as David Smith already outblogged me about it,
without further ado our Call for Paper for next spring’s R/Finance conference:
Call for Papers:
R/Finance 2011: Applied Finance with R
April 29 and 30, 2011
Chicago, IL, USA
The third annual R/Finance conference for applied finance using R will be
held this spring in Chicago, IL, USA on April 29 and 30, 2011. The two-day
conference will cover topics including portfolio management, time series
analysis, advanced risk tools, high-performance computing, market
microstructure and econometrics. All will be discussed within the context of
using R as a primary tool for financial risk management, portfolio
construction, and trading.
One-page abstracts or complete papers (in txt or pdf format) are invited to
be submitted for consideration. Academic and practitioner proposals related
to R are encouraged. We welcome submissions for full talks, abbreviated
“lightning talks”, and for a limited number of pre-conference (longer)
Presenters are strongly encouraged to provide working R code to accompany the
presentation/paper. Data sets should also be made public for the purposes of
reproducibility (though we realize this may be limited due to contracts with
data vendors). Preference may be given to presenters who have released R
Please send submissions to: committee at RinFinance.com.
The submission deadline is February 15th, 2011. Early submissions may receive
early acceptance and scheduling.
Submissions will be evaluated and submitters notified via email on a rolling
basis. Determination of whether a presentation will be a long presentation or
a lightning talk will be made once the full list of presenters is known.
included attendees from around the world and featured
keynote presentations from prominent academics and practitioners. 2009-2010
presenters names and presentations are online at the conference website. We
anticipate another exciting line-up for 2011 including keynote presentations
from John Bollinger, Mebane Faber, Stefano Iacus, and Louis Kates. Additional
details will be announced via the conference website
as they become available.
For the program committee:
Gib Bassett, Peter Carl, Dirk Eddelbuettel, Brian Peterson,
Dale Rosenthal, Jeffrey Ryan, Joshua Ulrich
So see you in Chicago in April!