Topics include portfolio management, time series analysis, advanced risk tools, high-performance computing, market microstructure, and econometrics — in the context of using R.

We will award two or more $1000 prizes for the best complete papers. Financial assistance for travel and accommodation may be available; requests should be made with paper submission. Send submissions to committee at by February 15, 2013. Acceptances and assignment to a long presentation or a lightning talk will be emailed by February 28.