Monday, April 11, 2016

Registration for R/Finance 2016 is open!

You can find registration information and agenda details on the conference website.  Or you can go directly to the Cvent registration page.

Note that registration fees will increase by 50% at the end of early registration on May 6, 2016.

The conference will take place on May 20 and 21, at UIC in Chicago.  Building on the success of the previous conferences in 2009-2015, we expect more than 250 attendees from around the world. R users from industry, academia, and government will joining 50 presenters covering all areas of finance with R.

We are very excited about the four keynote presentations given by Patrick Burns, Frank Diebold, Tarek Eldin, and Rishi Narang.  The conference agenda (currently) includes 17 full presentations and 33 shorter "lightning talks".  As in previous years, several (optional) pre-conference seminars are offered on Friday morning.

There is also an (optional) conference dinner at The Riverside Room and Gallery at Trump.  Situated directly on the hotel's new River Walk, it is a perfect venue to continue conversations while dining and drinking.

We would to thank our 2016 Sponsors for the continued support enabling us to host such an exciting conference:

  UIC Liautaud Master of Science in Finance

  Microsoft
  MS-Computational Finance and Risk Management at University of Washington

  Charles Schwab
  Hull Investments
  Interactive Brokers
  OneMarketData
  RStudio

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

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