The European co-funded project HellasQCI is continuing its successful series of training events by launching the 3rd Training Event on “Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) and Cyber Security.” This training will take place on September 4-5, 2024, in Crete, Greece.

Purpose of the training

The purpose of this event is to train the new generation of engineers in quantum technologies and cybersecurity, so that Greece is ready for the operation of the European Quantum Communications Infrastructure – EuroQCI. The training focuses on Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) systems, Cybersecurity and Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) issues.


The target audience of the training event includes: Cybersecurity professionals, computer scientists and engineers, as well as students, researchers and academics working in the fields of optical and quantum technologies, as well as representatives from the Optical and Quantum Technologies Industry. The training will feature presentations from National Quantum Communications Infrastructure (NatQCIs) Projects from across Europe.


The event will run in a hybrid mode thus the participants may register and choose the preferable way to attend. The registration is mandatory for logistics reasons.

The event venue is located on the premises of the Foundation For Research And Technology – Hellas (FORTH), in Heraklion, Crete.

For more information about the agenda, the speakers, the location and other useful information of this two-day event, please visit the dedicated webpage.

Registrations here

Deadline: 24.08.2024