[R-SIG-Finance] R/Finance 2020: Call for Presentations

Joshua Ulrich jo@h@m@u|r|ch @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Feb 5 12:45:42 CET 2020

We've extended the submission deadline to February 28th!

So there's still time to submit your talk:

We would also appreciate your help to spread the word, especially to
under-represented groups in finance!

On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 2:22 PM Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich using gmail.com> wrote:
> R/Finance 2020: Applied Finance with R
> June 5 and 6, 2020
> University of Illinois at Chicago
> Call for Presentations
> The twelfth annual R/Finance conference for applied finance using R
> will be held on June 5 and 6, 2020 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 model development, risk management,
> portfolio construction, and trading.
> From its humble Midwest beginnings, word of the conference spread
> among trading desks and universities, until it became the primary
> meeting for academics and practitioners interested in using R in
> quantitative finance. The conference has featured presentations from
> prominent academics and practitioners, and we anticipate another
> exciting line-up for 2020.
> 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 (approximately 20 min.), abbreviated
> “lightning talks” (approximately 6 min.), and (1 hour) pre-conference
> tutorials. (Scheduling considerations may require requested full talks
> moved to lightning). 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. Ideally, data sets should 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 innovative
> research or presenters who have released R packages.
> Please submit proposals online
> http://go.uic.edu/rfinance2020CFP
> Limited financial assistance for travel and conference admission may
> be available to presenters. As R/Finance is a volunteer open source
> effort from which organizers do not profit, resources are derived from
> registrations and sponsorship alone. Requests for financial assistance
> must be made at the time of submission, and the presenter should
> clearly communicate to us why assistance is being requested. We
> particularly welcome requests from under- represented minorities in
> Quantitative Finance/STEM, and anyone researching under economic
> hardship.
> Submissions will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis with a
> final submission deadline of February 1, 2020. Submitters will be
> notified via email starting February 15, 2020 of acceptance and
> presentation length.
> 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, in late March.
> For the conference committee:
> Petra Bakosova, Gib Bassett, Peter Carl, Dirk Eddelbuettel, Soumya
> Kalra, Dan McMillen, Brian Peterson, Dale Rosenthal, Jeffrey Ryan,
> Justin Shea, Joshua Ulrich

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