FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. When and where will QPQIS2021 take place?

QPQIS2021 will be a hybrid event this year on December 2-3, 2021. The onsite meeting will take place at the conference hall of Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences, Beijing, China. The online meeting may be accessed via Koushare, the platform of our live broadcast service provider.

2. What are the measures BAQIS is taking to ensure the attendees and staff are protected from COVID-19?

Your health and safety remain our top priority. We will comply with all guidelines from National Health Commission (NHC) of the PRC. For example, your health code and travel code should be green; you may need to provide vaccination certificate, etc.; and if you come from outside Beijing or have a travel history within 14 days before the meeting, you may also need to provide the negative result of the nucleic acid test within 24 or 48 hours before the meeting. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available throughout the meeting.

3. How many people will be allowed to attend the in-person event?

In accordance with current rules of NHC, in-person attendance is capped at 100.

4. Will all speakers be in-person at BAQIS?

Speakers from around the world will be in the mixed sessions of both in-person and online.

5. What’s the cost to attend the event?

Registration is free for QPQIS2021.

6. IN-PERSON registration includes:

• Onsite participation of the meeting;
• Networking opportunities IN PERSON;
• Onsite presentation of your posters, and access to the onsite poster sessions;
• On-site refreshments + Lunch buffet;
• All benefits for ONLINE ONLY registration

7. ONLINE ONLY registration includes:

• Opportunities for asking questions via WeChat group or live chat box on the platform of live broadcast service provider;
• Networking via WeChat group;
• Access to all sessions via the online meeting platform.

8.Do you provide accommodation?
We will not provide accommodation for QPQIS2021. The following are 2 recommended hotels which are close to BAQIS (4 km away):
Palace Garden Hotel(*high-end hotel)
13 East Fengzhi Road (Fengzhi Dong Lu), Beijing, 100094, China
北京朗丽兹西山花园酒店:北京 海淀区 丰智东路13号

Palace Hotels Chain (*express hotel)
13 East Fengzhi Road (Fengzhi Dong Lu), Beijing, 100094, China
朗丽兹连锁酒店:北京 海淀区 丰智东路13号

9. Do I need to wear a mask during the in-person event?

Yes, as recommended by the NHC, we require everyone to wear a mask throughout the event.

10. What happens if a change in government rules prevents me from traveling to the event, or forces BAQIS to cancel the in-person event?

We will continue to follow any government regulations and if conditions do not allow us to proceed with our event, we will be in communication with all registered attendees on next steps. For all questions, please contact us at qpqis@baqis.ac.cn.



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