Canadian Quantum Information Students' Conference

  • Start Date: 06/24/2013
  • End Date: 06/28/2013

University of Calgary


The Canadian Quantum Information Students' Conference (CQISC) is the annual conference in the field of Quantum Information Sciences run by and for students across Canada and around the world. The conference is open to students of various backgrounds including, but not limited to, physics, mathematics, computer science, chemistry and engineering. The conference is held over the five days following the Annual Canadian Summer School on Quantum Information. All participants are encouraged to present a 20 minutes talk or contribute a poster on their research area.  

The conference was first held in 2004 at l’Université de Montréal and over the past nine years, has also been held at the University of Calgary, the Fields Institute in Toronto and the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo. This year, the conference will once again be hosted by the Institute for Quantum Information Science in Calgary.

CQISC allows students from a wide range of disciplines to come together and learn of new research areas presented by their peers. The conference allows its participants to develop ties with students of similar research interests and strengthen networking between numerous quantum information research institutes.


Edouard Pelchat (Chair)

Khulud Almutairi

Ish Dhand

Dongsheng Wang

Tian Wang

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Registration and Accommodation:

Registration is $50.00 and if you are a student from outside Calgary, you can request for six nights shared accommodation (Sunday to Friday) at the University of Calgary Rundle Hall residence (traditional dormitory rooms). There is a maximum number of spaces available and priority is given to students presenting a talk or poster. To register, simply fill out the registration form [dead link removed] and please specify the dates for which you need accommodation. You will be notified beginning of May if your accommodation will be covered. Registrants who are not offered housing are still welcome to attend the conference and the banquet, but will have to provide their own accommodation. Additional details can be found at residence services' web-page.

        Accommodation Registration Deadline :  29 April 2013
        Abstract Deadline: 10 May 2013
        Notification Date for Accommodation:  Beginning of May
        Conference Date: 24-28 June 2013
        (Begins at 0900hrs on Monday and ends at 1530hrs on Friday)

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