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 PQE-2017 — January 8-13, 2017 — Snowbird, Utah, USA
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Announcing PQE-2017

  • Dates: January 8-13, 2017
    • There will be a reception on Sunday evening, January 8, in honor of the 2017 recipients of the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics. The winners are:
      • Naomi Halas of Rice University,
      • Mikhail Lukin of Harvard University,
      • Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    • The conference sessions will be Monday, January 9 through Friday, January 13, 2017.
    • Please note that the conference will run through the evening of Friday, January 13. Please make plans to attend the entire conference.
  • Special Issue
    To celebrate the 47th PQE, a special issue of the Journal of Modern Optics will be published, with select papers submitted by conference participants. Information can be found here.
  • Receipt
    If you have lost our receipt for your payment of the conference fee, or if you would simply prefer an electronic version, you can download a receipt here.
  • Certificate of participation
    Some participants require a certificate of participation to satisfy the beurocratic requirements of their institutions. If you need such a certificate, you can download one here.
  • Register now.  All participants should sign up to verify your email address and let us know you are coming. Even if someone else has invited you to give a talk or poster, you must do this or we can't list you on the program.
  • Hotel and travel.  Participants must make their own lodging and travel arrangements. Instructions are here. Important: Deadline is December 1.
  • Conference fee.  All participants are expected to pay the registration fee. This is necessary because the conference is only supported by the registration fees. Thank you for your understanding. Instructions are here.
  • Instructions:
  • Submit abstract.  All presentations should be accompanied by an abstract. Abstract submission is currently closed while we compile the abstract book for printing. We will soon repopen for online-only last submissions. Conference participants will receive a printed book with all the abstracts when they check in. You may download the book of abstracts here.
  • Conference Program. We have posted the complete conference program which includes a list of all speakers and the schedule of talks.
  • Deadlines: (these are targets)
    • Past — All speakers should be registered on the web site.
    • Past — Deadline for making hotel reservations. If there are rooms left, you can still get the PQE discount, (see the instructions) but only if there are rooms left and they may already be gone.
    • Past — Deadline for abstract submission. Abstract submission is now closed.
    • Extended: December 30: past. You can still pay online, but you will not not get the prepayment discount.
  • Please direct all inquiries to the email address below.

Organizing Committee: Olga Kocharovskaya, Virgil Sanders, George R. Welch, and Marlan O. Scully.

Please direct any enquiries by email to:  [ pqe (at) pqeconference (dot) com ]