The Ramón Areces Foundation, jointly with the GEIC of the Spanish Royal Physics Society, is organizing a symposium on quantum technologies that will take place on Nov. 21st and 22nd –full day and morning, as sketched in the tentative program below.

The list of invited speakers is:

  • Markus Aspelmeyer, University of Vienna
  • Immanuel Bloch, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics
  • Ignacio Cirac, Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics
  • Fedor Jelezko, University of Ulm
  • Andreas Wallraff, ETH Zurich
  • Stephanie Wehner, QuTech and TU Delft
  • Antonio Acín, ICFO
  • F. J. García-Vidal, UAM IFIMAC
  • Fernando Luis, ICMA-CSIC/Unizar
  • Anna Sanpera, UAB
  • Leticia Tarruell, ICFO
  • Oscar Viyuela, Harvard/MIT
  • Roberta Zambrini, IFISC-CSIC


  • Juan José García Ripoll
    President of GEIC of the RSEF
    Institute of Fundamental Physics – CSIC

Registration is compulsory and must be done through the Ramón Areces Foundation webpage. Please remember to press on the link “Política de Privacidad” to activate the corresponding tickbox.

The Spanish Network on Quantum Information and Quantum Technologies wants to support attendance of young scientists from the network to this event. Interested PhD and postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to send an email providing their name, their group and institution, a summary of their research topics (with publications, if any) and an estimate of travel expenses.

Wednesday 21Thursday 22
9:30Welcome and introduction9:30Antonio Acín
9:50Ignacio Cirac10:10Stephanie Wehner
10:30Anna Sanpera10:50Roberta Zambrini
11:40Andreas Wallraff12:00Fernando Luis
12:20F. J. García-Vidal12:40Fedor Jelezko
13:00Lunch break13:20Closing
16:00Immanuel Bloch
16:40Leticia Tarruell
17:20Oscar Viyuela
18:00Markus Aspelmeyer

The event will take place at the Ramón Areces conference hall in their premises