R/Finance 2013, Call for Papers: Deadline this Friday!
(Final re-posting before the February 15th deadline -- Josh)
Call for Papers:
R/Finance 2013: Applied Finance with R
May 17 and 18, 2013
University of Illinois at Chicago
The fifth annual R/Finance conference for applied finance using R will
be held on May 17 and 18, 2013 in Chicago, IL, USA at the University
of Illinois at Chicago. The conference is expected to cover topics
including portfolio management, time series analysis, advanced risk
tools, high-performance computing, market microstructure, and
econometrics. All will be discussed within the context of using R as a
primary tool for financial risk management, portfolio construction,
Over the past four years, R/Finance has included attendees from around
the world. It featured presentations from prominent academics and
practitioners. We are happy to announce the following keynote
presentations for R/Finance 2013:
Santa Clara University, Author of "Derivatives: Principles and Practice";
Kepos Capital, LP; Author of "Risk and Asset Allocation"
Managing Director for Electronic Market Making at Credit Suisse
U of Chicago; Author of "Intro. to Analysis of Financial Data with R"
We invite you to submit complete papers in pdf format for
consideration. We will also consider one-page abstracts (in txt or pdf
format) although more complete papers are preferred. We welcome
submissions for full talks and abbreviated "lightning talks". Both
academic and practitioner proposals related to R are encouraged.
Presenters are strongly encouraged to provide working R code to
accompany the presentation/paper. Data sets should also be made
public for the purposes of reproducibility (though we realize this may
be limited due to contracts with data vendors). Preference may be
given to presenters who have released R packages.
The conference will award two (or more) $1000 prizes for best papers.
A submission must be a full paper to be eligible for a best paper
award. Extended abstracts, even if a full paper is provided by
conference time, are not eligible for a best paper award. Financial
assistance for travel and accommodation may be available to presenters
at the discretion of the conference committee. Requests for assistance
should be made at the time of submission.
Please send submissions to: committee <at> RinFinance.com. The
submission deadline is February 15, 2013. Submitters will be notified
of acceptance via email by February 28, 2013. Notification of whether
a presentation will be a long presentation or a lightning talk will
also be made at that time.
Additional details will be announced via the conference website