1st International Conference on Data Science in Finance with R (DSF-R)

Vienna, Austria - 13. & 14. September 2018

The Academy of Data Science in Finance (http://www.dsf.academy/) is pleased to announce the First Inter­na­tional Confe­rence on Data Science in Finance with R (DSF-R 2018).

The confe­rence will take place at the new campus of the WU Vienna Univer­sity of Econo­mics and Busi­ness on. The Academy strives to disse­mi­nate the know­ledge in Data Science within the Finance Commu­nity -- both in Academia and the Finan­cial Industry.


We encou­rage the submis­sion of papers and propo­sals from both acade­mics as well as from prac­ti­tio­ners. We invite you to submit full papers or short rese­arch propo­sals, however full papers will be preferred. All submis­sions will be refe­reed, and authors will be noti­fied by June 30, 2018 about their accep­tance to the confe­rence. Please submit your completed paper or project proposal elec­tro­ni­cally via the online submis­sion system Easy­Chair: https://easy­chair.org/confe­rences/?conf=dsfr2018

We cordi­ally invite you to submit papers and propo­sals from the fields of Finance and appli­ca­tions of Data Science. Appli­ca­tions of methods in Data Science. Imple­men­ta­tions using the statis­tical programming language R are preferred but other programming languages are accepted as well. 


We are happy to welcome a range of renowned experts in the fields of Data Science and Finance. The final program will be announced in due time. Among our confirmed spea­kers, we espe­cially welcome:


Regis­tra­tion is open from now until August 31, 2018. However, please note that we may only allow a limited number of parti­ci­pants, i.e., we have a firs­t-­come, firs­t-­serve policy. The regis­tra­tion dead­line for accepted authors is July 20, 2018.


A limited number of rooms have been reserved at hotels close to the confe­rence venue (Keyword: Data­Sci­ence in Finance). Reser­va­tions are possible until August 12, 2018 at Austria Trend Hotel (EUR 100 per night), and until July 11, 2018 at Motel One (EUR 80 per night).


The DSF-R 2018 is dedi­cated to provi­ding a harass­men­t-free confe­rence expe­ri­ence for ever­yone regard­less of gender, sexual orien­ta­tion, disa­bi­lity or any feature that distin­gu­ishes human beings. For more infor­ma­tion, please see the R Consor­tium code of conduct .

We are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!

The orga­ni­zing committee

Alex­ander Eisl
Ronald Hoch­reiter
Chris­tian Ochs
Stefan Theußl

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