Quantum UK 2016 Conference

Bramall Building, Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham

Tue September 20th, 2016 10:30 to Thu September 22nd, 2016 16:00

Developments in Research and Quantum Technology Skills

Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 September 2016

Bramall Building, Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham

Book your place now!

The Quantum UK 2016 Conference is the second annual academic meeting of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

This is your opportunity to learn about the latest developments in quantum technology research from across the Programme, hear from leading experts in the field, and discover how emerging research is being translated into commercial products, and the skills that are necessary to achieve this.

Conference Programme

Highlights will include:

  • Eight themed sessions of three talks spread over the two and a half days of the conference.
  • On Tuesday 20 September there will be a parallel poster session showcasing the latest research from the quantum research community.
  • On the same evening, there will be a public lecture by Professor Ian Walmsley, Director of NQIT and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation at the University of Oxford.
  • On Wednesday 21 September, there will be hosting a Quantum Careers Fair with key UK and international companies working in the area of quantum technology presenting employment opportunities for those with research backgrounds in this field.
  • The Conference dinner will take place on the evening of Wednesday 21 September 2016.

Outline programme now available.


We are delighted to announce our confirmed keynote speakers:

Other speakers will include:


The registration fees for this year’s event are:

  • Standard registration: £150
  • Student registration: £50
  • Conference dinner £60

To register please visit the University of Birmingham’s online shop.

Note: You will need to set up an account before booking; this should only take a few minutes.

About the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme

The UK National Quantum Technologies Programme was established by the UK Government in December 2014 to accelerate the translation of quantum technologies to market. The four Quantum Technology Hubs led by the Universities of Birmingham, Glasgow, York and Oxford are focused respectively on quantum-enabled sensing, quantum-enhanced imaging, quantum secure communications and quantum computing.

Contact Details

For any questions regarding this event, please contact Dr Jo Smart 0121 414 8283 (Monday and Wednesday) / 07812651633 or Daryl Davies 0121 414 9037 or by email quantumuk2016@contacts.bham.ac.uk

For more information about accommodation and travel, please visit the conference page on the Quantum Sensors Hub website.

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