Quantum Foundations, Technology and Applications 2019
Workshop on fundamentals of quantum information processing (Oct 17-18)
Conference on QFTA (Oct 18-21)
Welcome to QFTA-2019
We warmly invite you to the international conference 'Quantum foundations, technology and applications (QFTA2019)', which will take place in Mohali-- the entry point to Himalaya -- from Oct 17-21 2019. The conference is aimed to discuss the quantum foundational and technological ideas with the leading experts in the field. We are pleased to welcome outstanding and enthusiastic young speakers who would like to present their freshest ideas on quantum sciences.
The conference will have two modules: a two-day workshop (Workshop on fundamentals of quantum information processing from Oct 17-18) followed by a three-four days conference (Oct 18-21). Only Master students and the young graduate students are the target audience for the workshop and will have focused lectures on the basics of quantum information processing. Whereas, the conference module will have invited and contributed talks from speakers from around the world.
NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
- Prof. Subhash Chaturvedi
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal
- Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh
Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida
- Prof. Dipankar Home
Bose Institute, Kolkata
- Prof. Anil Kumar
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
- Prof. N. Mukunda
Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore
- Prof. Hema Ramachandran
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
- Prof. Kailash C. Rustagi
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
- Prof. Rajiah Simon
Indian of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
PATRONDirector, IISER Mohali
LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE
- Kavita Dorai
- Sandeep K Goyal
- Manabendra Nath Bera
- Mandip Singh
- Ananth Venkatesan
- Akanksha Gautam
- Akshay Gaikwad
- Chandan Kumar
- Dileep Singh
- Jaskaran Singh
- Jorawar Singh
- Jyotsna Ojha
- Kirtpreet Singh
- Manpreet Kaur
- Navdeep Arya
- Raj Kumar
- Rajendra Singh Bhati
- Samridhi Gambhir
- Soumyakanti Bose
- Sumit Mishra
- Vaishali Gulati
- Vikash Mittal
- All foreign nationals traveling to India are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa issued by the Indian Embassy/Indian Consular office in their country.
- Foreign nationals visiting India to attend QFTA-2019 may opt for conference/visitor/tourist visa.
- You may apply online for a conference visa at the link (https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/-visa/index.html) and click on ‘Regular Visa’. After filling in your personal details on the registration form for visa, applicant need to select Type of Visa as 'CONFERENCE VISA' and the purpose as 'PARTICIPANT OF CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES'. After registration applicants can start filling the form.
- Further in case of conference visa, the Indian Embassy may ask for conference clearance letters from MHA, MEA and MHRD. Recent guidelines available at the website (http://mha.nic.in/guide) of MHA, Govt. of India suggest clearance letter from nodal ministry (MHRD in case of IISER Mohali) is required and responsibility of obtaining conference clearance from MHA and MEA lies with the nodal ministry. We already obtained clearance letter from MHRD, Govt. of India. Please write to us at email@example.com if you need any further information.
- Invited speakers and selected applicants will be provided with the letters of invitation which must be submitted with the Visa Application form. Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any further information. Please apply for the Indian visa at least six weeks before your date of travel. Accompanying persons (not registered for the conference) can travel on a visitor/tourist visa.
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali (IISER Mohali) is a premier institute established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to carry out research in frontier areas of science and to provide quality science education at the undergraduate and the postgraduate level. The IISERs are the next generation research universities in India and there are seven IISERs in different parts of India (Mohali, Pune, Kolkata, Bhopal, Trivandrum, Tirupati and Behrampur). Currently, IISER Mohali has around 1000 undergraduates and over 400 graduate students and postdocs. IISER Mohali was set up in 2007 and is now celebrating 10 years. For more details, please visit the institute website IISER Mohali.
Mohali is part of the TriCity area of Chandigarh-Mohali-Panchkula in the northern part of India (150 miles north of Delhi). Chandigarh also known as the City Beautiful is located at the foothills of the lower Himalayas. Chandigarh was designed by a French architect, Le Corbusier, and is independent India's first planned city. There are several picturesque Himalayan mountain towns near Chandigarh - Shimla, Kufri, Manali, Dalhousie, Dharamshala. The Chandigarh-Mohali region is modern, with wide boulevards and fast-flowing traffic. The Chandigarh International Airport is located in Mohali - about 8 km (5 miles) from the IISER Mohali campus. The weather in mid-October is pleasant: 30C / 86F (high) and 17C / 62F (low).