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The European Quantum Technologies Conference (EQTC) is the international conference of the European Quantum Flagship initiative, which collaboratively advances quantum technologies and places Europe at the forefront of the second quantum revolution, bringing transformative advances to science, industry and society.


EQTC 2021 will be virtually hosted by Ireland between 29th November and 2nd December 2021. The event will provide full coverage of the most prominent and recent advances in European and International quantum technology activities across basic sciences, communication, computing, simulation and sensing/metrology.


The conference programme addresses a wide range of topics in quantum technologies including fundamental science, infrastructure development, industry engagements, education & training, encouraging and facilitating gender balance in the quantum community, international cooperation, and policy-making. It will provide a forum to highlight the state-of-the-art in quantum technologies both in Europe and from around the world.


EQTC 2021 will also provide a full update on the European Quantum Flagship initiative, strategies and opportunities including reports from and discussions with the Strategic Research Agenda, Innovation, and Education Working Groups of the Quantum Flagship. It will provide networking opportunities for the European and International academic and industrial quantum technologies communities, whilst also promoting other issues such as communication of quantum technologies towards the general public.


Welcome to EQTC from Ireland! Fáilte go EQTC as Éirinn!


Important dates



  • 29 November to 2 December, 2021


All submissions open

  • Monday, 3 May 2021                  

Proposals for workshop/tutorial sessions

  • Deadline for submission: Monday, 2 August 2021 (AoE)

  • Notification of acceptance: Monday, 23 August 2021

Abstracts for presentations (talks and posters)

  • Deadline for submission: Monday, 2 August 2021 (AoE)

  • Notification of acceptance: Monday, 23 August 2021


  • Open: Monday, 3 May 2021       

  • Deadline for workshop organisers and presenters (talks and posters): Monday, 13 September 2021 (AoE)

  • Early-bird rate deadline for all other attendees: Monday, 27 September 2021 (AoE)

For more details email eqtc2021@abbey.ie 

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