CIFAR Quantum Materials Summer School 2015


Participants are expected to arrive at the Summer School in the evening of Sunday May 3, 2015. The Summer School starts the next morning. Students who are only attending the Summer School are expected to depart on the evening of Wednesday May 6, 2015. Students who are staying to attend the main meeting are expected to depart on the evening of Saturday May 9, 2015.

If you have alternative arrival and departure plans, please indicate them on the registration form. Note that the hotel is available at a reduced conference rate for 3 days pre/post meeting. However, you will be billed upon checkout for any nights outside the room block for the meeting.

The full schedule (once finalized) will be shown in the calendar. Details about the events can be found below the calendar.

Speakers for the 2015 Summer School

The following speakers have confirmed that they will be presenting at the 2015 Summer School.

Breakfast and Lunch

Please note that breakfasts and lunches will be provided at the conference venue for the duration of the summer school and main meeting; therefore CIFAR will not reimburse for these meals.

Lectures, Coffee Breaks and Poster Sessions

Coffee and tea will be provided throughout the Summer School sessions. For details regarding lectures and poster sessions, please see the Schedule and Posters sections.

Social Dinner

A group dinner is being arranged on May 5th at 7:00 pm for all Summer School participants at Steamworks (see map below). The cost of this meal is included in the cost of the summer school. On evenings where a dinner is not scheduled, the maximum CIFAR will reimburse for a dinner is $35.00.

Main Meeting

The CIFAR QM Meeting will take place on May 7-9 at the Empire Landmark Hotel in Vancouver. Students of CIFAR and EPIQS members are invited to attend the sessions.