Quantum 2020 registration officially opens

03 Aug 2020 Simon Davies

Registration has officially opened for Quantum 2020, a virtual conference hosted by IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics (IOP). The conference is being organised in partnership with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and the Chinese Physical Society (CPS), a long-standing partner of IOP Publishing.

Thanks to generous sponsorship, attendance at the four-day event will be free for all participants. To register, please visit: https://ioppublishing.org/quantum-2020/

The conference takes place from October 19 to 22, 2020, and will feature leading researchers in quantum science. Among the prominent researchers confirmed as plenary speakers are:

  • Sergio Boixo, Google, USA
  • Steve Girvin, Yale University, USA
  • Dietrich Leibfried, NIST, USA
  • Miles Padgett, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Cheng-Zhi Peng, University of Science and Technology China, China
  • Michelle Simmons, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University, USA
  • Jun Ye, University of Colorado, USA

An industry panel session, featuring speakers from companies including IBM, Microsoft, Xanadu, ID Quantique, and ORCA Computing will discuss some of the latest quantum technology developments in the commercial sector.

A second panel session will look at quantum technology programmes around the world. Closely connected with a recent focus collection published in Quantum Science and Technology  it will bring together representatives from several major national and regional quantum technology programmes to discuss the future direction of the field.

To ensure delegates and presenters have the best possible experience, IOPP is working with specialist conference broadcaster Underline to create a dedicated platform to host and livestream the conference in TV quality.

For more information, or to register, please visit: : https://ioppublishing.org/quantum-2020/