R/Finance 2011 Registration Open

March 14, 2011

(This article was first published on FOSS Trading, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The registration for R/Finance 2011–which will take place April 29 and 30 in Chicago–is NOW OPEN!

Building on the success of the two previous conferences in 2009 and 2010, we are expecting more than 250 attendees from around the world representing both industry and academia to join a record 30+ presentations covering all areas of finance with R.

This year we are excited to have longer tutorial sessions and an optional full-day workshop on the Thursday before the conference. In addition, we have worked hard to extend the great networking opportunities on both days with longer breaks and more hallway time between sessions.

New for 2011 is a special conference dinner that is held on Friday evening. Overlooking the river from the famed Chicago Mercantile Exchange, we have designed it to be a great way to continue the conversations from the first day, as well as offering a chance to dine and drink in Chicago style.

More details of the agenda are available at:


Registration can be directly accessed by going to


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

International Center for Futures and Derivatives at UIC
Revolution Analytics

One Market Data

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: FOSS Trading.

R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: Data science, Big Data, R jobs, visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, Sweave, LaTeX, SQL, Eclipse, git, hadoop, Web Scraping) statistics (regression, PCA, time series, trading) and more...

If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Comments are closed.

Search R-bloggers


Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)