Workshop On Quantum Simulators of Complex Molecular Networks

The Center for Applied Quantum Science, a unit with in the Oregon Center for Optical, Molecular, and Quantum Science at the University of Oregon will be hosting the first Annual Workshop on Quantum Simulators of Complex Molecular Networks at the University of Oxford July 7-9th, 2016.

The workshop will feature talks, tutorials, tours and and discussions among the consortium of researchers from the Universities of Oregon, Oxford, and Ulm, and Harvard University supported by funds from the John Templeton Foundation.

The workshop is by invitation only and will host over 30 researchers from around the world.

Information for Attendees:

Meeting Schedule

July 7th

  • 10:00am -Opening
  • 10:30-11:30 - Tutorial: Plenio
  • 11:30-12:00 - Break Out Session
  • 12:00-1:20 - Lunch (provided by workshop)
  • 1:30-2:30 - Tutorial: Marcus
  • 2:30-3:00 - Break Out Session
  • 3:00-4:00 - Tutorial: Briggs
  • 4:00-4:30 - Break Out Session
  • 4:30-6:00 - Executive Session/Free time for non-PIs
  • 6:00-8:00 - Dinner at restaurant (provided by workshop)

July 8th

  • 7:30-9:00 - Breakfast (provided by workshop)
  • 9:00-9:30 - 15 Minute Talks
  • 9:30-10:30 - Tutorial: Walmsley
  • 10:30-11:00 - Break Out Session
  • 11:00-12:00 - Tutorial: Anderson
  • 12:00-1:30 - Lunch (provided by workshop)
  • 1:30-2:00 - Break Out Session
  • 2:00-3:00 - Tutorial: Raymer
  • 3:00-3:30-  Break Out Session
  • 3:30 - 5:30 - Laboratory Tours
  • 7:00-8:30 - Dinner at Keble College Hall (provided by workshop)

July 9th

  • 7:30-9:00 - Breakfast (provided by workshop)
  • 9:00-10:00 - Talk: Scourtis
  • 10:00-10:30 - 15 Minute talks
  • 10:30-11:00 - Break Out Session
  • 11:00-12:00 - 15 Minute talks
  • 12:00-1:30 - Lunch (provided by workshop)
  • 1:30-2:30 - Free Time
  • 2:30-5:30 - Outcomes Planning
  • 6:00-8:00 - Dinner atrestaurant (provided by workshop)


Accommodations for guests of the workshop will be provided by Keble College at the University of Oxford  for the nights of July 7, 8, and 9. Attendeeds arriving on the 6th or earlier must secure their own lodgings for all nights prior to the 7th. The cost of lodgings will be paid by the conference organizers.


The workshop will take place at Keble College. The main entrance is located on Parks Road, opposite the University Museumand the University parks. The entrance is the Porter's Entrance on Parks Road.

For those arriving by bus, it is a 10-minute walk from the main Oxford Bus station at Gloucester Green.

A fun way to walk there is to take the foot passage right next to the Lamb and Flag Pub on St. Giles St.

Correct Walking Route to Keble College

Travel Reimbursements

Workshop participants may be eligible for reimbursement of all or a portion of their travel costs. Travellers should obtain original receipts for expenses (excluding meals and taxis). Reimbursements will be processed through the University of Oregon. US citizens who are not employees of the University of Oregon will neet to supply a completed substitute W-9 form along with original receipts. Non-US citizens who are not employees of the University of Oregon must supply a completed W-8 form along with original receipts.

Questions about travel reimbursements should be directed to Brandy Todd (541) 346-4313. Questions about the scientific content of the conference should be directed to Professor Michael Raymer.