Call for Papers for 2013 OptionMetrics Users Conference (OUC2013)

The 2013 OptionMetrics Users Conference (OUC2013) will bring together OptionMetrics users 
and researchers from both academia and industry. The goal of the conference is to share ideas
 and increase overall understanding of the options markets. Anyone who currently uses, or has
 an interest in using, the OptionMetrics IvyDB data is invited to submit papers to present at the conference.

» Date: October 14, 2013
» Location: New York, NY

Topics
We welcome original research papers and case studies that incorporate the IvyDB US, IvyDB Europe, or IvyDB Global Indices products. The major areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
» Epirical option pricing
» Relationship of option prices to equity prices
» Option investment strategy
» Characteristics and dynamics of volatility
» Econometric methods specific to option markets
» Option market microstructure

Accepted papers will be presented by their authors at sessions during the conference.

Submission
Interested participants may submit an abstract of approximately 100-300 words via email
 to [email protected]. The deadline for submitting abstracts is July 15, 2013.
 Please include your name and affiliation, email address, and the working title of your paper.
 Authors of selected papers will be asked to submit a full version of their paper by September 16, 2013.
All accepted papers will be published online.

Important Dates
» July 15, 2013: Deadline for submission of abstracts
» August 15, 2013: Notification of acceptances
» September 16, 2013: Deadline for submission of all final papers

All comments and suggestions are welcome. Please send your ideas to [email protected].
We look forward to seeing you there!