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Newsletter n°8 / July 2013

by Sebastien_Tanzilli - published on

Newsletter n°8 / July 2013

Dear All,

— Two important points are outlined in the following —

1. Organization of the 4th Colloquium of the GDR - IQFA

We are pleased to announce
the organization of the 4th Colloquium of the GDR - IQFA that will take place in Paris.

- When ? 20th to 22nd of November 2012;
- Where ? Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7->], Amphitheatre Buffon;
- Deadlines for registration and abstract submission: September 30th 2013;
- In collaboration with the National Center for Theoretical Sciences (South) of Taiwan

- The objective of the colloquium is to gather all the various communities working in Quantum Information, and to permit, along 3 days, to exchange on both the foundations of, and recent advances in, the field.

- The colloquium will be organized along 4 communication modes:

  • tutorial talks, having clear pedagogical purpose, on the very foundations and most advanced applications of the field;
  • invited talks on the current hot topics within the strategic thematics (ARTs) identified by the GDR - IQFA. This year, the Scientific Committee (see below) calls for poster contributions only. Among all the received poster contributions, the Committee will select a tens of them to be upgraded as oral/invited contributions;
  • poster sessions to give the youngest the opportunity to present their work to the entire community, again within the strategic thematics (ARTs) identified by the GDR - IQFA;
  • a round table, at the end of the colloquium, will permit the various participants, speakers, and board of the GDR, exchanging views on the future actions to be carried out in the quantum information community.

- Confirmed tutorial speakers are :

  • Prof. Alain Aspect (Institut d’Optique Graduate School),
  • Prof. Nicolas Gisin (University of Geneva),
  • Prof. Philippe Grangier (Institut d’Optique Graduate School),
  • Prof. John Martinis (University of California at Santa Barbara),
  • Prof. Jean-Michel Raimond (LKB, Université Pierre & Marie Curie - Paris 6),
  • Prof. Peter Zoller (Universität Innsbruck).

- To know all about this colloquium, you are invited to click on the following links related to:

2. Reminder

The presentations of the tutorials and invited talks of the 3rd Colloquium of the GDR in Grenoble are online and available for download.

To view and download them, please follow the corresponding link Presentations of the Grenoble colloquium available for download.

Looking forward to seeing a lot of participants in Grenoble, and wishing you a pleasant summer,

Best regards,



On behalf of the board of the GDR - IQFA.