Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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2017, Jul 10 -- Jul 14

Juan León (IFF-CSIC)
Juan José García Ripoll (IFF-CSIC)

The ICE are the regular meetings of the Spanish Network on Quantum Information and Quantum Technologies, providing a discussion place for the community and internationally renowned scientists in the field, with a strong focus on young scientists.

The ICE-4 edition is organized in Madrid, combining two days of tutorials (10th and 11th), with a three day workshop (12th-14th) including invited and contributed talks and posters, that cover quantum communication, quantum information theory, quantum simulation, quantum metrology and photonics and enabling technologies.

Preliminary list of invited speakers & teachers

  • Mete Atature (U. Cambridge)
  • Alejandro Bermúdez (U. Swansea, IFF-CSIC)
  • Jay Gambetta (IBM-Watson)(*)
  • Alexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL)
  • Momtchil Peev (Huawey)
  • Diego Porras (U. Sussex)
  • John Rarity (U. Bristol)(*)
  • Renato Renner (ETH)
  • Philipp Schindler (IQOQI)
  • Philip Treutlein (U. Basel)
  • Hugo Zbinden (U. Geneva)

(*) = to be confirmed

Scientific committee

  • Antonio Acín (ICFO)
  • Jose Ignacio Latorre (UB)
  • Ceferino López (ICMM-CSIC)
  • Vicente Martín Ayuso (UPM)
  • Morgan Mitchell (ICFO)
  • Gloria Platero (ICMM-CSIC)
  • Daniel Rodríguez (U. Granada)
  • Enrique Solano (UPV-EHU)
  • Leticia Tarruell (ICFO)
  • Carlos Tejedor (IFIMAC / UAM)
  • Roberta Zambrini (IFISC-CSIC)


In order to participate, create a user account through the application form below. Acceptance to the workshop will be confirmed by email, no later than May 25th.

If you wish to present a contribution to the workshop (12th-14th), submit it using the form before May 15th. Notification of acceptance of contributions will also be done by email, no later than May 25th.

Once you have been accepted to the workshop, you should pay the fee as explained below. We also have a limited number of accommodations at the Residencia de Estudiantes that can be booked using Benasque's facilities.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission should be done through here.

Deadline for submissions: May 15th

* Abstract files should be in pdf format
* The use of graphics in the abstract is optional.
* You have to be registered before abstract submission


This event is sponsored by the RICE Excellence network financed by MINECO under contract FIS2014-53592-RE, and also by contributions from the following institutions and research centers.



Registration fee information

The registration fee for this conference is 170 eur.

The conference fee includes: coffee breaks, lunch and conference dinner
The accommodation and transport is NOT included

Pay by bank transfer

The registration fee must be paid to the account of the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual after your application has been accepted.

Ibercaja (account number): 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193
IBAN: ES44 2085 2310 3803 3004 4193

Remember that your registration is complete only after the payment is made.

* Please, pay after your application has been accepted.
* Please, send a confirmation by e-mail to info@benasque.org.
* Please pay all bank charges
* Include as a subject in the transfer '2017ice4 Your_Surname'
* In the comments section include:
      Full name of the conference and your name.

Pay by credit card

Credit card online payments here.

* You have to be registered.
* Please, pay after your application has been accepted.

*Cancellation Policy*
A 30 euro charge will be applied for cancellations made up to 10 days before the conference start date.
A no refund policy will be applied to cancellations made after this date.

Registration & accommodation

Application deadline is May 20

Further Information.

  • List of participants.
  • Scientific program.
  • Pictures

This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

  • logo CSIC
  • Gobierno de Aragón
  • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
  • DPH
  • Universidad de Zaragoza
  • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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