[R-SIG-Finance] R/Finance 2016 Call for Papers

Joshua Ulrich josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 15:54:31 CET 2016

A friendly reminder that the submission deadline (January 29, 2016) is
less than a month away!

On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 11:02 AM, Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Call for Papers:
> R/Finance 2016: Applied Finance with R
> May 20 and 21, 2016
> University of Illinois at Chicago
> The eighth annual R/Finance conference for applied finance using R
> will be held on May 20 and 21, 2016 in Chicago, IL, USA at the
> University of Illinois at Chicago.  The conference will 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,
> and trading.
> Over the past seven years, R/Finance has included attendees from
> around the world.  It has featured presentations from prominent
> academics and practitioners, and we anticipate another exciting
> line-up for 2016.
> 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 both full talks and abbreviated "lightning talks."
> Both academic and practitioner proposals related to R are encouraged.
> All slides will be made publicly available at conference time.
> Presenters are strongly encouraged to provide working R code to
> accompany the slides.  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, however requests must be made at the time of submission.
> Assistance will be granted at the discretion of the conference
> committee.
> Please make your submission online at: http://www.cvent.com/d/3fqnb8.
> The submission deadline is January 29, 2016.  Submitters will be
> notified via email by February 29, 2016 of acceptance, presentation
> length, and financial assistance (if requested).
> Additional details will be announced via the conference website
> http://www.RinFinance.com/
> as they become available.  Information on previous years' presenters
> and their presentations are also at the conference website.  We will
> make a separate announcement when registration opens.
> For the program committee:
> Gib Bassett, Peter Carl, Dirk Eddelbuettel, Brian Peterson, Dale
> Rosenthal, Jeffrey Ryan, Joshua Ulrich
> --
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