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"Quantum Simulation - 2021"

Brussels, August 29 - 31, 2022

(Flagey Studio 1, Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Brussels)

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The Workshop is organized in the context of the 2021 International Jacques Solvay Chair in Physics attributed to Prof. Jean Dalibard.


It will put a special emphasis on out-of-equilibrium phenomena and dissipation. Principal topics include:

- Quench dynamics in many-body quantum systems
- Quantum trajectories and open-system dynamics
- Dissipative preparation of strongly-correlated states
- Entanglement and topology in quantum matter
- Quantum transport



Invited Speakers

Registration is now closed


Monika Aidelsburger (LMU, Munich)

Jacqueline Bloch (LPN, CNRS, Paris)
Antoine Browaeys (Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau)
Iacopo Carusotto (INO-CNR BEC Center, Trento, Italy)
Nigel R. Cooper (University of Cambridge)
Andrew Daley (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)
Sebastian Diehl (University of Cologne)
Tilman Esslinger (ETH Zurich)
Francesca Ferlaino (University of Innsbruck)

Markus Greiner (Harvard University)

Zoran Hadzibabic (University of Cambridge)

Mikhael Lukin (Harvard University)
Klaus Mølmer (Aarhus University)
Sylvain Nascimbene (Collège de France, Paris)
Frank Pollmann (TUM, Munich)
Ana María Rey (U. of Colorado, Boulder)
Christian Roos (University of Innsbruck)
Jonathan Simon (University of Chicago)
Leticia Tarruell (ICFO, Barcelona)
Vladan Vuletic (MIT, Cambridge)
Martin Zwierlein (MIT, Cambridge)  


Scientific Committee

Ehud Altman (Weizmann I., Israel)
Rainer Blatt (University of Innsbruc)
Immanuel Bloch (MPQ, Garching)
Ignacio Cirac (MPQ, Garching)
Jean Dalibard (College de France, Paris)
Maciej Lewenstein (ICFO, Barcelona)
Jean-Michel Raimond (UPMC, Paris)
Uwe-Jens Wiese (University of Bern)

Organising Committee

Nathan Goldman (ULB, Brussels)
Ben Craps (VUB, Brussels)
Wojciech De Roeck (KULeuven)
Jacques Tempere (U. of Antwerp)
Frank Verstraete (UGent)
Peter Zoller (IQOQI, University of Innsbruck)

Practical information for attendees

Fee and registration

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required (limited space).


We have reached the maximum capacity of the conference room and can no longer accept new participants.


Name badges will be distributed on site on Monday 29 August 2022 from 08:30 a.m.

Poster Presentations: (for PhD students only)

There will be an opportunity for PhD students to present a poster during the conference.

If you wish to present a poster, please send a title and a short abstract (maximum 500 words including references)

to Isabelle Van Geet by email by 15 July 2022.

Notifications regarding the status of your abstract will be sent once the review and selection process is complete.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

► Only posters of submitted and accepted abstracts will be offered presentation.

► Please bring your printed poster with you to the conference.

► Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference.

► Posters are mounted by the participant at anytime from 9:00 a.m. on Monday 29 August.

► Posters are removed by the participant at anytime before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday 31 August.

► The organisers are not responsible for posters that are not removed on time.

► Size of poster board: 114cm x114cm (suitable for A0 and A1 portrait poster)


The workshop will be held at Flagey, Studio 1, Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Brussels.


A banquet will be held on Tuesday 30 August at 8:00 p.m.
For those who wish to attend, there will be a 70 Euro banquet fee to be paid cash on the first day of the workshop.

An email with the banquet registration details will be sent to all participants in January.

Getting there

From De Brouckère take bus 71, direction ‘Delta’, stop at ‘Flagey’ (12 stops).

From Gare Centrale take bus 71, direction ‘Delta’, stop at ‘Flagey’ (9 stops) or take bus 38, direction ‘Heros’, stop at ‘Flagey’ (10 stops).

From Gare du Midi take Tram 81, direction 'Montgomery', stop at Flagey (12 stops).
Click HERE for the map of the metro.

For more information about public transport in Brussels go to the STIB's website.

Travel and accommodation

Attendees will have to arrange and pay for their own travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs.

Please see below links that might help you find accommodation in Brussels.


Brussels City Center:

Hôtel Atlas - Sleep Well - Bed & Brussels - - Hotel Saint-Nicolas

Hotel Queen Anne - Hotel Bloom - Max Hotel - Metropole Hotel - Plaza Hotel


***For any enquiries, please contact Isabelle Van Geet (