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Optica Quantum 2.0 Conference and Exhibition

Event name Sunday, 23 June Monday, 24 June Tuesday, 25 June Wednesday, 26 June Thursday, 27 June
IONS+ Rotterdam 09:00 - 16:00
Welcome Happy Hour 17:00 - 18:00
Conference Reception 18:00 - 19:30
Quantum Ride 07:00 - 08:00
Closing Toast 18:00 - 19:00

IONS+ Rotterdam

Sunday, 23 June 09:00 - 16:00

IONS+ Rotterdam: Elevating Your Quantum Experience as a Student

Join us for a day of professional development and networking at IONS+ Rotterdam – your gateway to the Optica Quantum 2.0 Conference.

  • Professional Development Sessions
    Immerse yourself in expert-led talks on scientific communication, presentation skills and effective networking. Optica Ambassadors will help you gain the insights and skills necessary to navigate the conference with confidence.
  • Networking with Optica Quantum 2.0 Conference Chairs
    Engage directly with conference chairs in an exclusive session designed for insightful discussions with luminaries in the quantum field. Benefit from their expertise, and broaden your perspective on your career and your meeting experience.
  • Cultural Exploration
    Cap off the day with a unique cultural event curated by the host Optica student chapter. Designed to socialize with other students attending the conference, you will strengthen your professional network while enjoying beautiful Rotterdam.

Welcome Happy Hour

Sunday, 23 June 17:00 - 18:00

This casual networking event starts a busy conference week with an opportunity to meet other attendees, peers and colleagues.

Conference Reception

Tuesday, 25 June 18:00 - 19:30

Enjoy food and drinks with your friends and colleagues during the conference reception. Admission to the reception is included with a Full Technical registration. Guest tickets may be purchased for EUR 75.


Quantum Ride

Wednesday, 26 June 07:00 - 08:00

Join us for a guided morning bike ride through beautiful Rotterdam, Netherlands. Explore the city's vibrant neighborhoods and iconic landmarks as experienced guides lead you on a journey filled with history, culture and unforgettable sights. Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or a leisurely rider, our carefully curated route ensures a delightful experience for everyone.

Tickets can be purchased when registering for the meeting. Space is limited, so reserve your spot early.

By participating in the tour, you assume all risk of injury, damage or loss and forever waive, hold harmless and discharge Optica from all causes of action and claims for injury, damage or loss of any kind related to your participation in the tour. Please see Inside Rotterdam Terms & Conditions here. 

Closing Toast

Thursday, 27 June 18:00 - 19:00

The conference concludes with a farewell toast. It is a time to reflect on the week and discuss learnings with fellow attendees.

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