QWorld Quantum Science Days 2021 | June 1-2, Online

QWorld Quantum Science Days 2021 (QSD 2021) is the first scientific meeting organized by QWorld (Association) to provide opportunities to the quantum community to present and discuss their research results at all levels (from short projects to thesis work to research publications), and to get to know each other.

Contact: qsd2021@qworld.net


Scope

All aspects of quantum information science and technology.


Dates & Venue

The event is held online by using a Discord server and Zoom meetings between 10:00 and 18:00 (GMT/UTC) on June 1-2, 2021.

Submission deadline: May 20, 2021
Notification of acceptance: May 24, 2021
Registration deadline: May 31, 2021


Invited speakers

Alba Cervera Lierta (University of Toronto), TBA
Tracy E. Northup (University of Innsbruck), TBA
Barry Sanders (University of Calgary), TBA
Menno Veldhorst (TU Delft), TBA
James Wootton (IBM Zurich), Quantum procedural generation


Program

The program will consist of invited talks (45-60 minutes), contributed talks (20-30 minutes), and a dedicated session on QWorld’s research activities.


Call for contributed talks

We welcome contributed talk submissions reporting on original research results, as well as reporting on internship projects (e.g, QIntern 2020), ongoing and completed BSc and MSc thesis works, and open-source software. We also welcome tutorials and outreach talks. As many talks as possible will be selected for oral presentations. There will be no poster session. Previously published or presented talks, preferable recent ones, are welcome to be submitted. 

There will be an abstract booklet available to the participants before the meeting. 


Submission

Submit your work by filling the following Google form, and (i) either upload a manuscript or an extended abstract of around two pages through the form (ii) or provide a link (e.g., arXiv or DOI) to your (published) work.

https://forms.gle/MLR7obJdPDehrtrD6


Registration

There is no registration fee, but the registration is mandatory. The link for registration form will be shared soon.


Committees

Program committee

Ilke Ercan (TU Delft)
Aeysha Khalique (QPakistan & National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad)
Sumeet Khatri, co-chair (Louisiana State University)
Andras Palyi (QHungary & Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Krista Petersone (QWorld & University of Latvia)
Abuzer Yakaryilmaz, co-chair (QWorld & University of Latvia)

Organizing committee

Krista Petersone (QWorld & University of Latvia)
Andrei Voicu Tomut (QRomania)
Agnieszka Wolska (QWorld)
Abuzer Yakaryilmaz, chair (QWorld & University of Latvia)


Code of conduct

Based on the codes of conduct by Geek Feminism Wiki & TQC.

Our event is dedicated to providing a harassment-free meeting experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the workshop at the discretion of the workshop organizers.

​Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Offensive comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion.
  • Sexual images in public spaces
  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
  • Harassing photography or recording
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior
  • Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, event organizers retain the right to take any actions to keep the meeting a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the event.

Event organizers may take action to redress anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile for any participants.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and event-related social activities. We think people should follow these rules outside event activities too!

Reporting

If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place.

You can make a personal report by contacting any of the organizers.

Our team will be happy to help you to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.