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A beginner’s guide to PC chairing

I recently had the privilege to serve as program committee (PC) chair for the yearly conference on quantum cryptography, QCRYPT’17 (note: for obvious public-relations reasons all names of conferences, PC members and authors in this post have been replaced by entirely fictional aliases). Although … Continue reading

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ITCS 2015

It might’ve been there for a while (it definitely should :-)), but I only just noticed: the list of papers accepted to ITCS 2015 is out! There were 45 accepts out of 159 submissions, a record rate for ITCS and … Continue reading

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Quid ITCS?

Earlier this week I attended the fifth edition of the ITCS (“Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science”) conference, which took place over the course of three days in a beautiful, stately auditorium inside the Field center on the Princeton University campus. This was … Continue reading

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QIP wrap-up

*** 13/1/29 update: From successful rump session talk to 15-page (well, ok, 7 of which are taken up by a sample factored prime number) arXiv paper in no time: see arXiv:1301.7007 for a paper version of John Smolin’s talk I … Continue reading

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QCRYPT: Tutorials

This year QCRYPT had four special sessions called “focus tutorials” (see here for a list, as well as links to slides of the talks). The goal of these 90-minute long tutorials was to introduce a particular aspect of quantum crypto, … Continue reading

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QCRYPT 2012, and a surprise appearance

A couple weeks ago the “Second Annual Conference on Quantum Cryptography”, QCRYPT 2012, took place in the National University of Singapore. The first installment, in 2011 in Zurich, was a lot of fun, and I was greatly looking forward both … Continue reading

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