{ RFinance2009 }

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