R/Finance 2014 Registration Open

As announced on the R-SIG-Finance mailing list, registration for R/Finance 2014 is now open! The conference will take place May 17 and 18 in Chicago.

Building on the success of the previous conferences in 2009-2013, we expect more than 250 attendees from around the world. R users from industry, academia, and government will joining 30+ presenters covering all areas of finance with R.

We are very excited about the four keynote presentations given by Bob McDonald, Bill Cleveland, Alexios Ghalanos, and Luke Tierney. The main agenda (currently) includes 16 full presentations and 21 shorter “lightning talks”. We are also excited to offer four optional pre-conference seminars on Friday morning.

The (optional) conference dinner will once-again be held at The Terrace at Trump Hotel. Overlooking the Chicago river and skyline, it is a perfect venue to continue conversations while dining and drinking.

More details of the agenda are available at:

Registration information is available at:

and can also be directly accessed by going to:

We would to thank our 2014 Sponsors for the continued support enabling us to host such an exciting conference:

International Center for Futures and Derivatives at UIC

Revolution Analytics
MS-Computational Finance at University of Washington


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

If you love using my open-source work (e.g. quantmod, TTR, xts, IBrokers, microbenchmark, blotter, quantstrat, etc.), you can give back by sponsoring me on GitHub. I truly appreciate anything you’re willing and able to give!