Canada-Japan Workshop on Hybrid Quantum Systems (HQS)


 This “by invitation only” workshop will bring together a number of Canadian and Japanese scientists to discuss the current status, and future directions of hybrid quantum systems (HQS), enabling the development of future quantum technologies. The workshop will be held at the University of Ottawa and run by the  Japanese program on Hybrid Quantum Systems  headed by Prof. Hirayama of Tohoku University ( , the NRC Quantum Physics Group (G. Austing) and uOttawa Chair in Quantum Theory of Materials, Nanostructures and Devices (P.Hawrylak). If you are interested in the workshop please contact one of the organizers.


June 25-28, 2019


University of Ottawa Faculty of Social Science (FSS) , Rm 4007. Campus map is here.


  • List of Invited Speakers here

  • Tuesday, June 25

    -17.30-19:30     Reception: The Official Residence of the Japanese Ambassador;By invitation only.

    -725 Acacia Avenue, Rockcliffe map here.

    -Please aim to arrive 17.15

    -For HQS participants, a shuttle bus from the Carleton Suite Hotel will leave promptly for the reception at 17.00

  • Wednesday, June 26 program here

  • Thursday, June 27 program here

  • All oral presentations have to be uploaded from USB to the central workshop computer.

  • Friday, June 28 – Lab Tours

    Lab tours (University of Ottawa, NRC): Further details to be announced.

  • List of abstracts here


Registration for participants is $200 , for students $100 (note 13% tax not included). Please register here-english or here-french.


  • Carleton Suite Hotel, address,website, map here

  • uOttawa Residences, website, map here

Networking at the HQS workshop

Following the spirit of collaboration brought by the HQS workshop, the badges come with barcodes associated with participants’ emails. This barcode can be read with a QR reader (easy to find on phones app stores) that allows the scanning of barcodes. Allowing other participants to scan your barcode, will make it easy to share your email. Some apps will even allow you to send an email directly to the scanned colleague.You can test your QR reader by scanning the barcode below.



  • In case of allergies or dietary restrictions please contact as soon as possible.

Local Organizing Committee:

  • Pawel Hawrylak (uOttawa )
  • Guy Austing (NRC)
  • Jean-Michel Menard (uOttawa )
  • Marek Korkusinski (NRC)
  • Adina Luican-Mayer (uOttawa )
  • Ludmila Szulakowska(uOttawa )
  • Yasser Saleem (uOttawa )
  • Amintor Dusko (uOttawa )
  • Ryan Plumadore (uOttawa )
  • Aidan Baker-Murray (uOttawa )