The industry sessions started on the afternoon of Tuesday, August 7 and run until midday on Wednesday, August 8. This part of the workshop was devoted to “Future Quantum Industries” with invited participants from government and commercial sectors, including finance, defence, telecommunications, startups, and other relevant industries.
Three dates to keep in mind!
The recommended accommodation is Peppers Blue on Blue Resort.
To receive a discount on accommodation, you must call or email directly. Mention "Island Physics" in the email subject line or when calling to receive a discount on the room rate. Click here for accommodation rates.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference will be held at Peppers resort on Magnetic Island.
To get to Magnetic Island fly to Townsville Airport.
Townsville Airport is a short 10km drive to the Breakwater Ferry Terminal. Taxis meet all arrivals and departures. The taxi costs app $22 to get to Ferry Terminal. A shuttle bus service also operates from the airport to major hotels and the Breakwater Ferry Terminal, and costs around $10 - $12 per person.
From there it's a short ferry ride to the island via a 20 minute passenger ferry ride.
The conference venue - Peppers Blue on Blue Resort - is a three minute walk (250m) from the ferry terminal.
Registration includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea for full conference days as well as a networking dinner. Please see the program for all included meals, times, and locations.
Earlybird registration (ends May 4)
Student - $200
Full - $400
Normal registration (ends July 15)
Student - $250
Full - $450
You are invited to submit an abstract for a contributed talk or poster. To submit an abstract, please follow this link. The deadline for abstract submission is April 27.
Contributed talks have 20 minutes total (including time for questions). Invited talks have 30 minutes total (including time for questions).
Select contributed posters will have the opportunity to present a "lightning talk" with a brief five minute presentation with a single slide highlighting your work.
This code of conduct is based on the public domain template policy provided by the Geek Feminism Wiki.
The Island Physics Committee are dedicated to providing a harassment-free workshop experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of workshop participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any workshop venue, including talks. Workshop participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the workshop at the discretion of the workshop organizers.
Harassment includes, but is not limited to:
Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.
If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, the organising committee retain the right to take any actions to keep the workshop a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the workshop.
The organisers may take action to redress anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile for any participants.
We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and event- related social activities. We think people should follow these rules outside event activities too!
If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible to any member of the organising committee. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place.
When taking a personal report, we will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. Once safe, we will ask you to tell us about what happened. This can be upsetting, however we will handle this as respectfully as possible, and you can bring someone to support you. You will not be asked to confront anyone and all reports will remain confidential.
The Committee will be happy to help you to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.
Island Physics Organising Committee
Prof Tom Stace
Prof Halina Rubinstzein-Dunlop
Prof Matthew Davis
Prof Andre Luiten
Prof Jared Cole
The Island Physics organising committee is comprised of: