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Postponement to August 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation in Denmark and the rest of the world, the YAO 2020 conference has been postponed to August. This means that the conference will be held from Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21. It is our hope that the world situation has improved significantly by then, however, the safety of the YAO 2020 participants takes priority and we will continue to monitor the development of the situation.

About YAO

The Young Atom Optician conference (YAO)  is an annual meeting aimed at PhD students and young researchers in the field of quantum optics and atomic and molecular physics. The goal is to provide the participants with a platform to learn from and extend their network with peers from around the world.  The conference is traditionally organised by local PhD students and since 1995 it has been held in different institutes all over Europe. Previous editions have been held in among others, Hamburg (2019), Glasgow (2018), Paris (2017) and  Munich (2016). Next year it will be held in Stuttgart (for information visit their webpage). The 26th Edition of the YAO conference will take place in Aarhus 17th of August to the 21st of August 2020, Denmark.  

Previous YAO conferences:

1995 Innsbruck, Austria

1996 Oxford, United Kingdom

1997 Parco dell’Orecchiella, Italy

1998 Gif-sur-Yvette, France

1999 Potsdam, Germany

2000 Brighton, United Kingdom

2001 Stuttgart, Germany

2002 Volterra, Italy

2003 Amsterdam, Netherlands

2004 Innsbruck, Austria

2005 Hannover, Germany

2006 Palaiseau, France

2007 Durham, United Kingdom

2008 Florence, Italy

2009 Vienna, Austria

2010 Amsterdam, Netherlands

2011 Hannover, Germany

2012 Krakow, Poland

2013 Birmingham, United Kingdom

2014 Barcelona, Spain

2015 Zürich, Switzerland

2016 Munich, Germany

2017 Paris, France

2018 Glasgow, United Kingdom

2019 Hamburg, Germany

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