Quantum Africa 5

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Quantum Africa 5

September 2, 2019 - September 6, 2019

The Quantum Africa conference series aims to engender exchanges and collaborations between African countries and between Africa and the rest of the world, enable Africa to play a leading research and development role in quantum science and technology, raise African stakeholder awareness of opportunities. The conference has a track record of success having started in Durban in 2010 with Quantum Africa 1. Quantum Africa 2 was held in the Northern Drakensberg 3-7 September 2012. Quantum Africa 3 was held in Rabat, Morocco, 22-26 September 2014, and Quantum Africa 4 in Tunis, Tunisia, 30 April – 5 May 2017.


Topics of the conference:

  • quantum control
  • quantum dynamics
  • quantum communication
  • quantum optics
  • quantum materials
  • quantum spintronics
  • quantum information processing
  • quantum technologies
  • quantum metrology
  • quantum biology

Invited speakers:

  • Dr Solomon Assefa (IBM)
  • Prof. Gerald Gabrielse (Harvard)
  • Dr Sonja Franke-Arnold (Glasgow)
  • Prof. Tracy Northup (Innsbruck)
  • Prof. Dr Michael Kastner (NITheP)
  • Prof. Mourad Telmini (Tunis)
  • Prof. Jason Petta (Princeton)

Abstract submission deadline: 15 June



September 2, 2019
September 6, 2019


Stellenbosch, South Africa + Google Map

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