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  • 10th QSC General Assembly in Amsterdam

    The 10th edition of the QSC General Assembly will be organised in the OBA in Amsterdam by Jonas Helsen and Liubov Markovich.  Léo Ducas (CWI, MI, Leiden), Evert van Nieuwenburg (LIACS, Leiden), Ronald de Wolf (CWI/QuSoft, Amsterdam), Fenglei Gu (QuTech, TU Delft) and Kirsten Kanneworff (LION, Leiden) will give presentations. 


  • Dutch Research School of Theoretical Physics - PhD Day 2023

    The Dutch Research School of Theoretical Physics (DRSTP) PhD Student Council is organizing a meeting focused on the younger researchers in the Research School. On this 14th edition of the PhD Day on Friday November 10, you will hear inspiring talks from PhD students in several areas of theoretical physics and beyond.
  • IoP - UvA Colloquium by John Bollinger (NIST, USA)

    You are cordially invited to the Institute of Physics Colloquium on Thursday02 November 2023 given by prof. dr. John Bollinger of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA. He will give a talk on Quantum dynamics and sensing with a 200-ion crystal stored in a Penning trap.

  • 6th QSC Junior Day at TU Delft

    On Tuesday, October 17th, the sixth QSC Junior Day will take place at the campus of TU Delft. 
    This day is organised by Mio Poortvliet (LION, Leiden) and Yaroslav Herasymenko (QuTech and QuSoft).

    Maris Ozols (QuSoft), Gayane Vardoyan (QuTech), Joran van Apeldoorn (Bits of Freedom) and Jules van Oven (Qblox) will give a presentation.

  • QCrypt ‘23

    As announced at this year’s business meetingQCrypt ‘23 will take place at the University of Maryland , August 14-18 2023. See https://2023.qcrypt.net/ for all the details!

  • TQC2023 - The Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC).

    The Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC) is a leading annual international conference for students and researchers working in the theoretical aspects of quantum information science. The scientific objective of TQC is to bring together the theoretical quantum information science community to present and discuss the latest advances in the field.

  • Call for abstracts - Quantum Networks Workshop

    With the biennial Quantum Networks Workshop (QNW), we want to strengthen the quantum networking community and accelerate the development of quantum networking technology. We will do so by bringing together people from all sub-fields of the community for an open exchange of knowledge and discussion of challenges and future opportunities of quantum networks in a broad sense.

  • Summer School Science Communication 2023

    From 3-7 July 2023, we will organize a summer school for researchers who want to learn about communicating science to diverse audiences. The summer school is aimed at PhD students, postdocs and other early career researchers. This year we open our Summer School for all disciplines in science, including social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.

  • QSC 4th Quantum Training on quantum-safe cryptography in Amsterdam.

    Lisa Kohl (CWI, Amsterdam) and Peter Bruin (MI, Leiden) will be the key lecturers on the 4th QSC Quantum Training on post-quantum cryptography. This training will be organized at CWI, Amsterdam Science Park.

    The Quantum Training is primarily aimed at PhD students and postdocs.  Advanced MSc students are also welcome to attend.

  • QSC 9th General Assembly in Leiden

    On Friday June 23, Leiden will host the 9th QSC General Assembly, organized by Wolfgang Löffler (LION, Leiden), Lisa Kohl (CWI, Amsterdam) and Doutzen Abma (CWI, Amsterdam). You may expect exciting presentations from fundamental mathematics to experimental quantum optics. The following speakers have confirmed:

    Dirk Bouwmeester, Shane Gibbons, Jelena Mackeprang and Hemant Sharma.

  • WIQD’s annual symposium: “Diversify Yourself!”

    A symposium by Women in Quantum Development to connect the quantum sector in the Netherlands through support, networking, and community growth. WIQD envisions an inclusive quantum sector, where everyone feels that they belong. This symposium connects the topic of quantum with diversity and inclusion.
  • Quantum Talks - “Quantum-Secure Cryptography” by Prof. Dr. Christian Schaffner

    We would like to invite you to our first session of a series of Quantum Talks, organized by the Talent and Learning Center of Quantum.AmsterdamChristian Schaffner will speak on “Quantum-Secure Cryptography” at HvA.

  • Bas Edixhoven Memorial Symposium

    We are writing to announce the Bas Edixhoven Memorial Symposium to be held at Leiden University
    on the afternoon of Friday, 2 June 2023. The symposium will be aimed at a broad mathematical audience.

  • Verdediging van Alex Urech: Enkelvoudige strontiumatomen in optische pincetten.

    Dhr. A.A. Urech promoveert op het proefschrift: 'Single strontium atoms in optical tweezers'. Promotor is prof. dr. F.E. Schreck. Copromotor is dr. R.J.C. Spreeuw.

  • Quantum Computing Theory in Practice 2023 - Call for Submissions

    QCTiP fosters meaningful collaboration between academic theorists and industry practitioners to define the pathway from the possible to the practical in quantum computing. Quantum Computing devices have made remarkable progress over the past five years. Multiple groups have demonstrated noisy intermediate noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) devices and algorithms. We’re now at the beginning of the path toward large error corrected quantum computers.

  • Symposium QDNL AL3.6 Quantum for Younger Generation

    Wieteke de Boer (TU/e), Rutger Ockhorst (TU Delft) and Doutzen Abma (CWI, Amsterdam) will organise the second Quantum Delta Netherlands (QDNL) Action Line 3.6 symposium at CWI in Amsterdam. Action Line 3.6 deals with talent/human capital for the younger generation, till 18 years.

  • Nederlands Mathematisch Centrum Scientific Days in Utrecht

    The next Nederlands Mathematics Congres (NMC, Dutch Mathematical Congress) will take place on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 April in 2023. Next to three interesting keynote speakers, the Brouwer medal will be awarded. There will be sessions by the Mathematics Clusters, Gravitation programmes (QSC and Networks) and AIM, inspiring workshops for PhD students, Speed dates with Industry and a poster competition.

  • Inspirational Talks from the Women In Quantum Deverlopment World (WIQD): Rianne Lous

    We warmly invite you to join the monthly event “Inspiring Talks from the WIQD world”!
    Every month, an inspiring role model will talk about their journey: what did they do to get to the point where they are today? What obstacles have they encountered, what successes have they celebrated and what tips do they have for their audience?

  • 26th Conference Quantum Information Processing QIP

    The international conference on Quantum Information Processing (QIP) is the premier annual meeting for quantum information research. Since the first meeting in Aarhus (Denmark) in 1998, the conference has featured breakthroughs by leaders in the disciplines of computing, cryptography, information theory, mathematics, and physics. QIP 2023 will be hosted by the Quantum Group of Ghent University.