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

Joshua Ulrich josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 22:50:46 CET 2016

Final reminder: the submission deadline is this Friday!

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:54 AM, Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>> Joshua Ulrich  |  about.me/joshuaulrich
>> FOSS Trading  |  www.fosstrading.com
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> Joshua Ulrich  |  about.me/joshuaulrich
> FOSS Trading  |  www.fosstrading.com

Joshua Ulrich  |  about.me/joshuaulrich
FOSS Trading  |  www.fosstrading.com
R/Finance 2016 | www.rinfinance.com

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