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School students and curious general public from all over Europe will be given the opportunity to participate in this introductory session about the fundamentals of quantum technology and learn more about quantum technologies and their applications in the modern world.

Check the following list of countries that are organizing events and join them to learn more about how these technologies will soon impact our every day lives.

TUESDAY Nov 3
11:00 CET
Austria
How quantum technology wants to change the world | Wie Quantentechnologie die Welt verändern will
University of Vienna (SFB BeyondC)

Virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Speaker: Martin Ringbauer

This event is held in German.

To register go to this link.

 

TUESDAY Nov 3
15:00 CET
Austria
How quantum technology wants to change the world | Wie Quantentechnologie die Welt verändern will
University of Vienna (SFB BeyondC)

Virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Speaker: Martin Ringbauer

This event is held in German.

To register go to this link.

TUESDAY Nov 3
17:00-18:00 CEST
Bulgaria
Connection to activities in the UK

Bulgarian students are welcome to participate in the talks organized in United Kingdom

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
10:00 CET
Croatia
Introducing Quantum Technologies to the Young Generations
Institute of Physics in Zagreb and Educational Division of the Croatian Physical Society

Virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school student. Talk for the high school students on the topic of atomic clocks. 30 min talk + 15 min questions and quiz.

Speaker: Dr. Neven Šantić

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
22:00 CEST
Croatia
Does anyone understand quantum physics
Institute of Physics in Zagreb and Educational Division of the Croatian Physical Society

Introducing Quantum Technologies to the general public. Science talk show on the national TV. Watch HRT3, show The Third Element, Saša Ceci will dedicate the whole show to just one question “Does Anyone Understand Quantum Physics?”.

Speaker: Dr. Saša Ceci

THURSDAY Nov 5
16:00 CET
Croatia
Introducing Quantum Technologies to the Young Generations
Institute of Physics in Zagreb and Educational Division of the Croatian Physical Society

Virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school student. Talk for the high school students on the topic of atomic clocks. 30 min talk + 15 min questions and quiz.

Speaker: Dr. Marin Petrović

MONDAY Nov 2
TBC
Czech Republic
Introducing Quantum Technologies to the Young Generations
University in Prague

More information coming soon!

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
20:00 - 21:00 CEST
Denmark
Introducing Quantum Technologies to the Young Generations
Aarhus University, Danish Technical University, Copenhagen University and University of Southern Denmark

More information coming soon!

MONDAY Nov 2
9:00 -9:45 CEST
Finland
Introducing Quantum Technologies
University of Turku / Turun yliopisto, Turku

Two Zoom lessons for Finnish secondary school students (yläaste- ja lukio-opiskelijoille) about amazing world of quantum physics and quantum technologies already existing in the real world. Both lessons have the same content and will be held in Finnish. We hope for school teachers to register their groups by filling this registration form. Notice! You can participate to the lessons also without registration.

This event is coordinated by Daria Anttila (dariale@utu.fi), doctoral candidate in theoretical physics, University of Turku.

Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/1yhMgtucM

Speaker: Daria Anttila

Location: Turku, Finland

 

TUESDAY Nov 3
12:00 -12:45 CEST
Finland
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Aalto University / Aalto-yliopisto, Espoo

Two Zoom lessons for Finnish secondary school students (yläaste- ja lukio-opiskelijoille) about amazing world of quantum physics and quantum technologies already existing in the real world. Both lessons have the same content and will be held in Finnish. We hope for school teachers to register their groups by filling this registration form. Notice! You can participate to the lessons also without registration.

This event is coordinated by Daria Anttila (dariale@utu.fi), doctoral candidate in theoretical physics, University of Turku.

Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/1yhMgtucM

Speaker: Mikko Möttönen

Location: Espoo, Finland

 

FRIDAY Nov 6
10.30 - 12:00 CEST
France
The quantum revolutions
Sorbonne University, Ile-de-France Region Quantum Technologies Programme SIRTEQ

Virtual event introducing quantum technologies to high school students and the general public. The event will be held in French.

To register go this link.

Contact emails: quantum@institutoptique.fr eleni.diamanti@lip6.fr

Speakers: Valentina Parigi & Mattia Walschaers

FRIDAY Nov 6
16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Hungary
Introduction to Quantum Technolgies
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in Hungarian language using Zoom platform.

This event is held in local language

Speaker: Laszlo Bacsardi and Dora Istenes

MONDAY Nov 2
TBD
Luxembourg
Introducing Quantum Technologies
VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Saarland University

Luxembourgish students are welcome to participate in the talks organized in Germany

MONDAY Nov 2
TBD
Germany
Introducing Quantum Technologies
VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Saarland University

 

Speakers: Frank Wilhelm Mauch

The event will be held in the local language- German.

MONDAY Nov 2
TBC
Hungary
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Wigner research Centre, Budapest

More information coming soon!

MONDAY Nov 2
10:00 - 11:00h | 11:00-12:00(CEST)
Ireland
Ireland and Quantum Technologies
National University of Ireland Galway and Waterford Institute of Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Join us for the Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe tournament!

Speaker: Deirdre Kilbane and Michael McGettrick

This event is held in English

TUESDAY Nov 3
11:00-12:00 | 12:00-13:00 (CEST)
Ireland
Ireland and Quantum Technologies
National University of Ireland Galway and Waterford Institute of Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Join us for the Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe tournament!

Speaker: Deirdre Kilbane and Michael McGettrick

This event is held in English

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
13:00-14:00 CEST
Ireland
Ireland and Quantum Technologies
National University of Ireland Galway and Waterford Institute of Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Join us for the Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe tournament!

Speaker: Deirdre Kilbane and Michael McGettrick

Organizing Institution: National University of Ireland Galway and Waterford Institute of Technology

This event is held in English

THURSDAY Nov 5
10:00-11:00 CEST
Italy
Italy and Quantum Technologies
Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies - CNR, University of Pavia, University of Pavia and Department of Physics and Astronomy - Alma Mater Studiorum

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Speakers: Sara Satanassi e Giovanni Chesi

To register go to this link.

This event is held in local language – ITALIAN

TUESDAY Nov 3
15:00 CEST
Israel
Quantum Technology
The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Second Quantum Revolution, from ideas to implementation.

The lecture will be held in Hebrew.

Speaker: Hagai Eisenberg

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
11:00 CEST
Lithuania
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Speakers:Mazena Mackoit-Sinkeviciene

This event is held in local language.

FRIDAY Nov 6
11:00 CEST
Lithuania
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public.

Speakers:Mazena Mackoit-Sinkeviciene

This event is held in local language.

FRIDAY Nov 6
10:00-12:00 CEST
Malta
Secret Quantum Conversation
University of Malta

Secret Quantum Conversations: How quantum physics can help in communicating secretly over long distances.

Speakers: Tony J.G. Apollaro, Karl Andreas Pelka & Mirko Consiglio

 

THURSDAY Nov 5
17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Netherlands
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
Utrecht University and Leiden University

Speakers: Lieven Vandersypen, Julia Cramer Anne, Anne-Marije Zwerver

 

More information coming soon!

TUESDAY Nov 3
17:00-18:00 CEST
Norway
Connection to activities in the UK

Norwegian students are welcome to participate in the talks organized in United Kingdom

THURSDAY Nov 5
17:00-18:00 CEST
Norway
Connection to activities in the UK

Norwegian students are welcome to participate in the talks organized in United Kingdom

FRIDAY Nov 6
12:00 CEST
Poland
TBD
National Quantum Information Centre and Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

 

More information coming soon!

MONDAY Nov 2
18:30-19:30 CEST
Portugal
From Quantum Computers to the Quantum Internet
IT & IST and PQI

Online event dedicated to secondary schools.

This event is held in the local language.

 

Speaker: Yasser Omar

TUESDAY Nov 3
10:00 CEST
Romania
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (INCDTIM)

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in Romanian language and will consist of 15 minutes presentations during the school class.

Speakers: Luiza Buimaga-Iarinca

This event is held in local language

 

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
10:00 CEST
Romania
Introduction to quantum technologies
National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (INCDTIM)

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in Roamnian language and will consist of 15 minutes presentations during the school class.

Speaker: Cristian Morari

THURSDAY Nov 5
10:00 CEST
Romania
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (INCDTIM)

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in Romanian language and will consist of 15 minutes presentations during the school clase.

Speakers: Liviu Zarbo

This event is held in local language.

TUESDAY Nov 3
17:00 CEST
Romania
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics/“Horia Hulubei” National R&D Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH) and Politehnica University Bucharest

This virtual event is devoted to the general public, undergraduate students and to secondary schools about Quantum Technologies organized by the Quantum Flagship. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in this introductory session about the fundamentals of quantum technology and learn more about quantum technologies and their applications in the modern world. This 30-minute interactive lecture will be held in the local language and followed by a session of Q&A.

Speakers: Stefan Ataman

This event is held in local language.

MONDAY Nov 2
16:00-18:00 CEST
Slovenia
Introduction to Quantum Technologies
Qutes, Slovene quantum technology community, Jozef Stefan Institute, University of Ljubljana, Faculty for mathematics and physics

This virtual event is devoted to the general public and to secondary schools about Quantum Technologies organized by the Quantum Flagship. Students from all over Europe will be given the opportunity to participate in this introductory session about the fundamentals of quantum technology and learn more about quantum technologies and their applications in the modern world. This one-hour interactive lecture will be held in the local language by a quantum technology expert.

Speakers: Peter Jeglič & Rok Žitko

This event is held in local language.

 

 

TUESDAY Nov 3
10:30 -11:30 CEST
Spain
Introducing Quantum Technologies to Young Generations
ICFO, CSIC and University of Zaragoza

Fully virtual using Zoom platform.

Targeting secondary school (14-18 years old) students. One hour interactive event that will start with a brief presentation on QTs followed by inspirational flash talks giving students the opportunity to ask them questions. This event will be held in Spanish.

Speakers: Federica Beduini (ICFO), Juani Bermejo-Vega (Universidad de Granada), María José Calderón (CSIC), Sofía Martínez (Quside) and Samuele Grandi (ICFO)

To register go to this link.

Contact information: outreach@icfo.eu

 

For more information, click on Outreach at ICFO link
MONDAY Nov 2
10:00 CEST
Sweden
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology and Chalmers University of Technology

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students. This event is held in local language (Swedish).

Speakers: Anton Frisk Kockum

TUESDAY Oct 27
TBD
Switzerland
ETH Zurich

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students. This event is held in German

Speaker: Klaus Ensslin.

MONDAY Nov 2
10:00-11:30 CEST
Switzerland
Introducing Quantum Technologies
University of Geneva, Geneva

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students. This event is held in French.

Speakers: Nicolas Brunner & Géraldine Haack

More information coming soon!

MONDAY Nov 2
19:00 - 20:00 CEST
Turkey
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Sabanci University

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in local language

Speaker: Sevilay Sevinçli

 

TUESDAY Nov 3
19:00 - 20:00 CEST
Turkey
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Sabanci University

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in local language

Speaker: Hümeyra Çağlayan

 

WEDNESDAY Nov 4
19:00 - 20:00 CEST
Turkey
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Sabanci University

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in local language

Speaker: Özgür Müstecaplıoğlu

 

THURSDAY Nov 5
19:00 - 20:00 CEST
Turkey
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Sabanci University

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in local language

Speaker: Sadi Turgut

 

FRIDAY Nov 6
19:00 - 20:00 CEST
Turkey
Introducing Quantum Technologies
Sabanci University

Fully virtual event to introduce quantum technologies to secondary school students and general public. This event is held in local language

Speaker: Zafer Gedik

 

TUESDAY Nov 3
17:00-18:00 CEST
United Kingdom
Quantum Communications
University of York

The lecture gives a general introduction to quantum technologies and the quantum physics concepts that underpin these new technologies. Quantum communications technologies are then discussed in a little more detail. Finally, the speaker gives a brief overview of the new EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub, led by the University of York and funded through the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

Speaker: Timothy Spiller

 

THURSDAY Nov 5
17:00-18:00 CEST
United Kingdom
Weaving baskets and braiding hair for quantum computing
University College London

If you can braid hair you can understand something about the mathematics of quantum computers. A mysterious kind of particle called an “anyon” has been hypothesized to exist. These particles can become tangled with each other to make braids! This is one way that people are working on to make a quantum computer.

Speaker: Simon Burton

 

Stay tuned for more information!!