Today is the last day to submit abstracts for the R/Finance 2010 conference to be held in Chicago on April 16-17. If you're not planning on speaking, but are interested in applications of R in Finance, be sure to add this to your calendar -- last year's conference was an outstanding event. Here's some more information about the conference from the website:
The two-day conference will cover topics including portfolio management, time series analysis, advanced risk tools, high-performance computing, and econometrics. All will be discussed within the context of using R as a primary tool for financial risk management and trading. We strongly encourage R users, as well as package authors to submit an abstract for presentation at this years conference.
The 2010 conference will build upon the success of last year's event. Including traditional keynotes from leading names in the R and finance community, presentation of contributed papers, short "lightning-style" presentations as well as the chance to meet and discuss colloboratively the future of the R in Finance community.
R/Finance 2010: Applied Finance with R