Overview »

With an intention to increase investment in European Quantum Information Science research, the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the US Air Force Research Laboratory (ASFL) wish to map the growing European research activity in the area of Quantum Information Science across a broad spectrum including Experiment and Realization (an area currently funded by ASFL, e.g. in Vienna), via Theory and Foundations, to Computer Science Logic (an area currently funded by ONR, e.g. in Oxford).

Evidently, this will also be a great opportunity for researchers in a broad range of Quantum Information Sciences to interact with each other. We aim to have a program of up to 35 invited talks but will also leave ample time for discussion and interaction.

This workshop is supported by ONRG Grant Number N62909-12-1-1001.

Schedule »

A preliminary program is now online. Click here to view it.

Participants »

The following is a provisional list of conference participants.

Organisers »

University of Oxford: Samson Abramsky, Bob Coecke, Aleks Kissinger.
University of Vienna: Philip Walther.

Travel Details »

QISW 2012 is hosted in the Oxford Department of Computer Science.

Postal Address »
Oxford University Department of Computer Science
Wolfson Building
Parks Road

More information »

Accommodation »

Oxford has a wide variety of places to stay, including junior and senior college accommodation, hotels, hostels, and in particular many bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) and guest houses. We would in particular recommend the B&Bs since they tend to be much cheaper than hotels, are easier to book than college accommodation, and the British breakfast keeps you going for the whole day.

On this map accommodation is available where the logo of the logo of the Oxford Association of Hotels and Guest Houses appears. Every location within the Ring Road (= green closed loop) has easy bus access to the centre. This interactive page classifies B&B's by rating. Particularly well located are Parklands and Galaxie Hotel. Here is a more comprehensive listing of all B&Bs, a comprehensive listing of all hotels and a comprehensive listing of all hostels.

Here is the most comprehensive listing where you can search by location and other preferences and allows a quick check of availability. You first want to pick Central and Jericho, then Summertown, Botley Road, Abingdon Road, Cowley Road Area (the multicultural downtown of Oxford), Iffley Road, and Wolvercote. These still allow you to walk to the Department in less than 30 minutes and have good bus connections too.