Workshop on Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

& eDICT Kick-off meeting

Basic information

Dates: 31.8. - 2.9.2021

ETH Hönggerberg, Building HCI, Room J 6
Additional rooms for discussions: HCI H 2.1 and HCI H 8.1



Tue, 31.8. 

Wed, 1.9.

Thu, 2.9. 

 9:45 Welcome    
 10:00 Talk: Marcin Pawlowski - Practical approach to Device Independence Talk: Antonio Acín – Some new results and challenges in device-independent quantum key distribution Talk: Martin Bohmann & Prathwiraj Umesh - Towards a photonic DIQKD realization
 11:00 Time for Discussions / Lunch Group photo
Time for Discussions / Lunch
Time for Discussions / Lunch
 14:00 Talk: Peter Brown – Computing rates of device-independent protocols Talk: Ramona Wolf – Composability in QKD Talk: Jan Bouda - Private quantum channels for multi-photon pulses and unitary k-designs
 15:00  Break Break   End of workshop
 15:30 Talk: Nicolas Sangouard – What does it take to implement Device-Independent QKD with optical devices? Talk: Michele Masini – Simple and practical DIQKD security analysis via BB84-type uncertainty  relations and Pauli correlation constraints  
 16:30 Time for Discussions  Time for Discussions    
 19:00 Conference dinner    


The kick-off meeting will take place at ETH Hönggerberg, Building HCI, Room J 6. Additional rooms for discussions are HCI H 2.1 and HCI H 8.1.

Conference Dinner

Venue: Die Waid, Waidbadstrasse 45, 8037 Zürich
Date & time: 31.8., 19:00

We meet in front of the HCI building at 6:30 pm and walk to the restaurant together. Those who want to come directly to the restaurant can take the bus line 69 to “Waidbadstrasse”.

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