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28 September 2023 - 29 September 2023

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International Hub workshop on advances in quantum networking (QNetworks 2023)

The UK Quantum Communications Hub workshop on recent advances in quantum networking (QNetworks) will return on 28-29 September 2023 with a new programme of speakers reporting on latest breakthroughs in the field.

QNetworks is a two-day annual workshop bringing together researchers from the UK’s Quantum Communications Hub programme and similar initiatives across the world as well as industry to discuss technological challenges and solutions for creating the next generation of quantum communication networks.

This year the particular focus will be on challenges and possible solutions for building a quantum network that can support the rollout of a future quantum internet with applications beyond point-to-point security such as distributed quantum computing. The event will include sessions on: the perspective from industry; international quantum networking initiatives; quantum communications in space; and others.

Confirmed speakers include:

Sima Bahrani, University of Bristol, UK
Elizabeth Eso, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Eleni Diamanti, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Jerry Horgan, Walton Institute, Ireland
Thomas Jennewein, University of Waterloo, Canada
Elham Kashefi, National Quantum Computing Centre & University of Edinburgh, UK
Jonathan Leigh-Smith, BT
Daniel Llewellyn, Psi Quantum
Daniel Oi, University of Strathclyde, UK
Jianwei Pan, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Ciara Rafferty, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Hannah Roberts, RAL Space, UK
Andrew Shields, Toshiba Europe, UK
Paolo Villoresi, University of Padova, Italy

Full details on the programme and the line-up of speakers will be published in due course. 

Registration is free and attendance can be in person or online. To reserve a place, register via Eventbrite

Location: Glasgow Science Centre

Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA