QSC 7th General Assembly June 2022


On Friday June 24, Amsterdam will host the 7th QSC General Assembly, organized by Lisa Kohl (CWI, Amsterdam) and Vedran Dunjko (LIACS, Leiden). You may expect exciting presentations from Arghavan Safavi-Naini, Koen de Boer, Kenneth Goodenough, Alex Urech and Benno Broer, from fundamental mathematics to experimental quantum optics. Gilles Brassard and Jens Eisert will both give a key note. 10.00 – 10.30: Registration and Coffee 10.30 – 10.40: […]

NMC Scientific Days, 19 & 20 April 2022

The programme for the NMC Scientific days is almost complete and we are looking forward to meet in person at the Van der Valk Hotel in Utrecht. During the NMC Scientific Days, keynote lectures will be given by: Helmut Hofer (Princeton Institute for Advanced Study), Natasa Jonoska (University of South Florida), Shafi Goldwasser (Massachusetts Institute of […]


On Friday 8 April the two 2021 Abel Prize Laureates – Hungarian mathematician László Lovász and Israeli computer scientist Avi Wigderson – will give lectures at CWI during a lively afternoon programme for the Dutch science community. Three additional speakers, whose research is inspired by the work of the laureates, will also give talks at […]

Big meetup event: How to build the Future Quantum Workforce?

Two times a year Quantum.Amsterdam organises the Big Meetup. This time four speakers will give special attention to Quantum Education. Each speaker with his or her own expertise, varying from high school education, towards MSc programs and courses for business, will give answer to the question: “How to build the Future Quantum Workforce?” Speakers: – […]

2nd General Assembly of the Quantum Software Consortium

On Friday June 21, 2019 the second QSC General Assembly will take place at Zuidas Business & Conference Center, Amsterdam. Everyone is welcome to attend the second QSC General Assembly. Registration is free but required, please send an email to: Susanne.van.Dam@cwi.nl The technical program is finalized (with some modifications compared to the preliminary announcement) and features the […]

Quantum Software in the Netherlands: register before November 23

On November 25 the symposium ‘Quantum Software in the Netherlands’ will take place at QuSoft in Amsterdam. The symposium will showcase a sample of the diverse topics that quantum software researchers from academia and industry in the Netherlands are working on. Details on the program can be found on our events page. Please register for […]

Livestream keynote Harry Buhrman at Alert Online Awareness Symposium

On 13 October 2016 at 1 pm QuSoft director Harry Buhrman will give the keynote at the Alert Online Awareness Symposium, which can be watched live online. This symposium is organized by KPN and part of the annual awareness campaign Alert Online which aims at increasing awareness on cyber security and to promote cyber secure […]

Christian Schaffner speaks on quantum cryptography at 32c3

QuSoft researcher Christian Schaffner has given a general audience talk about quantum cryptography at the 32nd Chaos. Communication Congress (32c3), a large gathering of 12’000 hackers in Hamburg. The lecture covers some classics (Quantum Key Distribution) and the latest developments (position-based quantum cryptography) in this fascinating research field.  No previous knowledge of quantum mechanics is […]