Quantum Information in Spain
Santiago de Compostela, May 29th to June 1st 2023

Quantum Information in Spain (ICE) is the conference of the Spanish Network on Quantum Information and Quantum Technologies RITCE (RED2018-102707-E) that provides an anual meeting point for the community also with international researchers working in the field, with emphasis in giving visibility for junior researchers to present their work.

ICE-8 covers all main aspects in the field of quantum information science and technology: quantum computing, quantum communications, quantum metrology and sensing and other enabling quantum technologies in the aim of bringing together academia and industry.

ICE-8, May 29th to June 1st 2023, is organized by CESGA IGFAE, Qspain and USC. Previous editions can be seen here.


Daniel Barredo (CSIC)
Daniele Ottaviani (CINECA, Bologna)
Dennis Schlippert (Leibniz University Hannover)
Joaquín Fernández Rossier (INL, Braga)
Menno Velhorst (QuTech, Delft)
Sofía Vallecorsa (CERN, Geneva)
Valerio Pruneri (ICFO, Barcelona)
Vedran Djunko (University of Leiden)


Scientific committee

Adán Cabello (Universidad de Sevilla)
Alba Cervera Lierta (BSC, Barcelona; Qspain)
Anna Sanpera Trigueros (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Antonio Acín (ICFO, Barcelona)
Carmina García Almudéver (Universitat Politècnica de València)
Daniel Rodríguez Rubiales (Universidad de Granada)
David Pérez García (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
David Zueco (Universidad de Zaragoza)
Elías Combarro (Universidad de Oviedo)
Gloria Platero Coello (CSIC, Madrid)
Geza Giedke (Donostia International Physics Center)
Javier Prior Arce (Universidad de Murcia)
Juanjo García-Ripoll (CSIC, Madrid)
Leticia Tarruell (ICFO, Barcelona)
Marcos Curty (Universidade de Vigo)
Mikel Sanz (Ikerbasque Research Fellow, UPV/EHU)
Roberta Zambrini (CSIC, Palma de Mallorca)
Verónica Fernández Mármol (CSIC, Madrid)


Opening Registration, December 1st
Registration deadline, May 12st
Registration payment deadline, May 15st
Opening Abstract submission, January 9th
Abstract submission deadline, March 1st
Communication of abstract acceptance, March 17th

All deadlines expire at 23:59


  Monday 29th Tuesday 30th Wednesday 31st Thursday 1st
09:00-9:30 Registration Daniel Barredo Cecilia Yu  
09:30-9:50 Valerio Pruneri Danniele Ottaviani
9:50-10:20 Manuel Gessner Luca Tagliacozzo
10:20-10:50 Víctor Zapatero Federico Centrone Xi Chen Pol Forn-Díaz
10:50-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-11:40 KeySight Sponsor Atos Carlos Ramos Marimón
11:40-12:00 Fadri Gruenenfelder Adán Cabello Christian Tabares López Juan Román-Roche
12:00-12:20 Pablo Andres-Martinez Géza Tóth Jose Carlos Abadillo-Uriel Márcio Taddei
12:20-12:40 Tamás Kriváchy David Trillo Pablo Díez Valle Armando Pérez
12:20-12:40 Alejandro Pozas-Kerstjens Alberto Rolandi Axel Pérez-Obiol Constantino Rodríguez Ramos
13:00-14:20 Lunch
14:20-15:10 Dennis Schlippert Vedran Djunko Sofia Vallecorsa Joaquín Fernández-Rossier
15:10-15:30 Carlos Pascual María De Matos Afonso Pereira Sergio Martínez-Losa del Rincón Rodrigo Martínez-Peña
15:30-15:50 Róbert Trényi Florentino Borondo Sebastian Roca-Jerat Luca Mondada
15:50-16:20 Coffee Break Manuel Algaba (20 min)
16:20-16:40 Georgy Kornakov Poster Session Daniel Faílde Balea Coffee break
16:40-17:00 Yue Ban Álvaro Alhambra
17:00-17:20 Carlos Munuera Javaloy Wenyan Qian
17:20-17:40 Aman Ullah Jesús Cobos Jiménez
17:40-18:00 Roberto Di Candia
18:00-18:20 Iagoba Apellaniz
18:30-20:00   Tour
20:30-   Banquet


Call for abstracts opens January 9th 2023! Abstract submission deadline is March 1st . Authors can contribute with the following topics: quantum communication and cryptography, quantum computation and simulation, quantum metrology and sensing, quantum information theory, quantum thermodynamics, photonics, trapped ions and enabling technologies.

This conference is organized as a face-to-face event, an online participation is not possible. Authors are requested to indicate their preference for oral or poster presentation on the abstract submission form. The final decision is took by the scientific committee .​

If you have any questions or issues with abstract submission, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

Enroll in!​​



Registration covers coffee breaks, networking lunches, and the Thursday dinner.



Once registered, you will receive an email requesting you to pay. Here is the link:



60 people already registered! 

Limited financial support to cover the fee is available upon request for students. Here the guidelines:

Limited financial support



Santiago de Compostela is a touristic city with a wide range of charming offers. Thus, advanced booking is convenient to find the proper accommodation.

We recommend these hotels near the event. We show the price of those with fixed taxes. For the rest, the price is variable. Email the hotel with the code ICE8 to receive a discount of 10%. Those hotels with no email attached have the option to apply this discount in the registration form by typing the same code:

Eurostars Gran Hotel Santiago

Eurostars Exe Peregrino

Eurostars Araguaney

Hotel San Lorenzo (


Hotel San Martiño Pinario ( single bedroom 55€, double bedroom for single use 62€, double bedroom 74€

Hotel Montes (

Casa de Europa ( double bedroom for single use 65,97 €

AC Hotel Palacio del Carmen ( single bedroom 145€

A more economical, with no discount, option on Campus:

Casa Diocesana Via Lucis

For more information, visit Santiago de Compostela Turismo.


Do not hesitate to contact us for any doubt related to the normal progress of the conference: registration, accommodation, venue, dinner, … or for any doubt related to abstract submission or any other academic question.


Fachada Hotel San Francisco


The ICE-8 dinner will be held on Wednesday, the 31st at 20:00h. at the Hotel Monumento Convento de San Francisco, an XVIII-century building which is 150 meters away from the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. This building was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.


Sponsorships will bring you the opportunity to present your company or project, and your activities. There are several sponsorships available for you, depending on your needs.

Quantum Information in Spain ICE 8 – Sponsorship Opportunities




ICE-0 (Madrid 2012)
ICE-1 (Zaragoza 2014)
ICE-2 (Bilbao 2015)
ICE-3 (Palma de Mallorca 2016)
ICE-4 (Madrid 2017)
ICE-5 (Barcelona 2019)
ICE-6 (online 2021)
ICE-7 (Granada 2022)