[R] R/Finance 2009: Applied Finance with R -- Call for Papers

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Dec 19 20:52:28 CET 2008

    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 Zürich)
       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 at 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

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