19-23 February 2018, Wanaka, New Zealand



A number of accommodation options have been reserved for conference delegates to accommodate peak summer demand. The bookings are for arrival on the 19th, departure on the 23rd. Please note that due to heavy tourist demand there is limited availability outside the dates of the conference.

To make a reservation please contact the vendor directly via email or phone, and use the booking codes given below. All prices are inclusive of GST.



  • Studios ($230 per night, for 2 guests. +$30 for third person).
  • Suites ($310 per night, for 2 guests. +$30 for third person).
  • Two-bedroom apartments ($535 per night, for 4 guests. +$30 for extras, up to 2).
  • email: reservations@edgewater.co.nz
  • phone: +64 3 4430011; 0800108311 (free, NZ only)
  • booking code: 418815 (Valid until 19 December)
  • Small number of rooms left on group booking.


Ramada Resort


Wanaka Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels


Wanaka Hotel

International Advisory Committee

  • Ana Maria Rey (JILA & NIST, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
  • Matthias Troyer (Institut f. Theoretische Physik, ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Immanuel Bloch (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Germany)
  • Simon Gardiner (University of Durham, UK)
  • Marzena Szymanska (Universty College London, UK)
  • Thomas Gasenzer (Heidelberg University, Germany)
  • Michael Fleischhauer (Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany)
  • Nick Proukakis (University of Newcastle, UK)
  • Luis Santos (University of Hannover, Germany)


  • Local Organiser and Chair: Ashton Bradley (Centre for Quantum Science, University of Otago, New Zealand) 
  • Local Organisers: Diana Evans,  Danny Baillie.
  • International chair: Andrew Daley (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK) 
  • Joachim Brand (New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, Massey University, NZ)
  • David Hutchinson (Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, University of Otago, NZ)