Optomechanics Incubator 2018

Bringing together the Australian Optomechanics community

The Optomechanics Incubator will be held in Perth prior to the EQUS Annual Workshop and the AIP Congress.

Please note that this event is free for EQUS and OzGrav members. The fee is $110 per day otherwise (GST inclusive). The event organiser will contact you by email regarding payment. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is made in full. 

Places are limited. The deadline for registration is November 1, 2018. 

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Invited speakers

  • Florian Marquardt (MPL)
  • Albert Schleisser (Niels Bohr Institute)
  • Amir Safavi-Naeini (Stanford)
  • Yiwen Chu (Yale)
  • Lin Tian (UC Merced)
  • Magdalena Zych (UQ)
  • Robert Ward (ANU)
  • Georgia Mansell (LIGO)
  • Natalia Ares (Oxford)
  • Peter Barker (UCL)


The meeting will be held in Rendevouz Hotel in Scarborough. Hotel rooms can be booked at a special rate to accepted applicants of this meeting. Parking available on site.

Deluxe Ocean View room rates for delegates: Twin share is $175 per night and king room $152 per night (inclusive of breakfast and barista coffee). Advise the venue that you are part of the Incubator when booking.

This event is a joint Centre of Excellence initiative involving the Australian Research Council Centres of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) and Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)

Event Sponsors: 

Major funding support

Australian Research Council

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present.