Tuesday, December 30, 2008

R/Finance 2009: Applied Finance with R

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 Z├╝rich)
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 committee@RinFinance.com.
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

5 comments:

Don C said...

Hi, just came across your blog. Am a relatively new R user - used Matlab and other symbolic packages back in school and predominantly Excel/VB at work (finance/trading) since.

Can I find out more about this conference ?

Thanks,
Don C

Josh Ulrich said...

Hi Don,

There should be more information by the end of next week.

Best,
Josh

Don C said...

Thanks Josh.

Followed your links to the quantmod site. Those conference pdfs are great !

Thanks again,
Don

Josh Ulrich said...

Don,

I agree with you about the quantmod site and the conference PDFs. Jeff Ryan does great work!

I'll post here with ongoing information about the conference.

Best,
Josh

Josh Ulrich said...

Don,

Sorry for the delay. I've posted updated conference information.