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Quantum Foundations, Technology and Applications 2019


Workshop on fundamentals of quantum information processing (Oct 17-18)

Conference on QFTA (Oct 18-21)

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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.

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NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE



PATRON

Director, IISER Mohali


LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Conveners

  • Kavita Dorai
  • Sandeep K Goyal

Members

  • Arvind
  • Manabendra Nath Bera
  • Mandip Singh
  • Ananth Venkatesan

Student Volunteers

  • Aabhas Gulati
  • Aaditya Mishra
  • Abhishek Purohit
  • Akanksha Gautam
  • Akshay Gaikwad
  • Bhavik
  • Chandan Kumar
  • Dileep Singh
  • Jaskaran Singh
  • Jorawar Singh
  • Jyotsna Ojha
  • Keshav Singhal
  • Kirtpreet Singh
  • Kunal Verma
  • Manpreet Kaur
  • Mayank Yadav
  • Navdeep Arya
  • Raj Kumar
  • Rajendra Singh Bhati
  • Rutvik Kayastha
  • Samridhi Gambhir
  • Shreyas Gagde
  • Soumyakanti Bose
  • Sumit Mishra
  • Vaishali Gulati
  • Vikash Mittal
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  • Jan Bouda

  •     Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • Subhash Chaturvedi

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal
  • N D Hari Dass

  •     Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Hyderabad
  • Lajos Diosi

  •     Central Research Institute for Physics (KFKI), Budapest Hungary
  • Andrew Forbes

  •     University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Anupam Garg*

  •     Northwestern University, USA
  • Zafer Gedik

  •     Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Sibasish Ghosh

  •     Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
  • Dipankar Home

  •     Bose Institute, Kolkata
  • Anand Kumar Jha*

  •     Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Guruprasad Kar

  •     Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
  • Thomas Konrad

  •     University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Anil Kumar

  •     Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Arul Lakshminarayan

  •     Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Dawei Lu

  •     Southern University of Science and Technology, China
  • T. S. Mahesh

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • N. Mukunda

  •     Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prasanta Panigrahi

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
  • Sorin Paraoanu

  •     Aalto University, Finland
  • Apoorva Patel

  •     Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Arun K Pati

  •     HRI Allahabad
  • Umakant Rapol

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • Kailash Rustagi

  •     Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Aditi Sen

  •     Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
  • Ujjwal Sen

  •     Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
  • Ritabrata Sengupta

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Berhampur
  • Anil Shaji

  •     Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
  • R. Simon

  •     Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
  • Urbasi Sinha

  •     Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
  • RP Singh

  •     Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
  • Dieter Suter

  •     Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
  • Jason Twamley*

  •     Macquarie University, Australia
  • Mario Ziman

  •     Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava/ Masaryk University, Brno

    * yet to be confirmed
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Under deliberation
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The registration fee includes participation and/or presentation at the conference, accommodation, registration materials, conference banquet dinner, local pickup (from the Chandigarh airport/railway station) and meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner/tea/coffee) during the conference days. Accommodation for participants will be provided at our on-campus guest house and in local hotels on sharing basis. The check-in is on October 17, 2019 (afternoon). For the students attending the workshop, the check-in is on October 16, 2019 (afternoon).


REGISTRATION FEE
Indian Participant Foreign Participant
Invited Speaker Nil Nil
Student (Conference only) INR 3,750 USD 375
Student (Conference + Workshop) INR 4,500 USD 375
Post-Doc/RA INR 6,000 USD 375
Faculty INR 15,000 USD 600
Industry* INR 75,000 USD 1050
Note 1*:
No accommodation will be provided for Companies/Industry.
Note 2 :
Any queries regarding persons accompanying can be sent to qfta2019@iisermohali.ac.in
Note 3 :
Fee payment will be done after registration, only if you recieve a confirmation email (regarding your selection) from our end.
Note 4 :
Foreign participants need to pay in US Dollars (USD) or the corresponding amount of US Dollars in their currency. Please check the exact conversion rate with your bank on the day of wire-transfer.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION
Step 1 -
Fill in the registration form available here.
Step 2 -
If selected, you will recieve an email with further instructions including the details pertaining to fee payment.


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  • 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 (https://conference.mha.gov.in/FAQ.aspx) 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 qfta2019@iisermohali.ac.in 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 qfta2019@iisermohali.ac.in 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.
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IISER Mohali

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.


About 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).

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Important Dates

  • Workshop : October 17-18 2019
  • Conference : October 18-21 2019
  • Registration Deadline: September 20 2019

Latest News

List of Selected Participants

September 5th, 2019

Early-Bird discount expired

September 2nd, 2019

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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.