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Condensed Matter Physics in the City 2023

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Remit and Audience:

Condensed Matter Physics in the City 2023 (CMPCity 2023) is scheduled to take place in central London premises this coming July under the heading “Quantum Materials: Information and Technology”, with the goal of creating new cross-disciplinary synergies between quantum materials and entanglement-based theoretical based approaches to quantum matter, and rapidly growing quantum technologies.

This CMPCity series is organised annually by the Hubbard Theory Consortium (formed by Imperial College London, University College London, the University of Kent and Royal Holloway University of London).

Join the discussion on twitter under our conference hashtag #cmpcity2023.


Monday 10 July – Friday 14 July 2023.


Registration is now open. Please see the registration page for further information.


A provisional schedule for the meeting is now available here.

The 2023 edition will take place in person, with an option for hybrid attendance for online participation, to foster the meeting’s aim of providing ample opportunities for in person discussions. In keeping with the meeting’s tradition, all talks are scheduled with generous time for discussion, and active participation by all attendees is strongly encouraged.

In addition to the scientific program, there will be a public evening lecture on 12 July (speaker: Oliver Dial; venue @ Imperial College – see details).

Details on the running of the meeting are to be confirmed in due course and will be communicated directly to registered participants nearer the meeting dates.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Sasha Balatsky (Nordita/U Connecticut)
  • Erez Berg (Weizmann)
  • Tony Carrington (Bristol)
  • Amalia Coldea (Oxford)
  • Oliver Dial (IBM Yorktown)
  • Shuqiu Wang (Oxford)
  • Pablo Jarrillo-Herrero  (MIT)
  • Vidya Madhavan (UIUC)
  • Jegeun Park (Seoul National University)
  • Aline Ramires (PSI)
  • Joaquín Fernández Rossier (INL, Portugal)
  • Frank Schindler (Imperial College and Princeton)
  • Steve Simon (Oxford)
  • Ashvin Vishwanath (Harvard)

Venue & Accommodation:

The conference venue is located near Euston Station and the British Museum in Bloomsbury, London. We have put together a list of nearby accommodation options to facilitate your planning.

We look forward to welcome you to this globally broadcast issue of Condensed Matter Physics in the Cities, soon.

Support for junior scientists:

Condensed Matter Physics in the City will provide partial financial support for students and junior scientists to attend the meeting.   Preference will be given to applications from ICAM nodes. Details and deadlines can be found on the registration page.


We gratefully acknowledge support by the Institute of Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) and the Institute of Physics.

The 2023 organising committee:

Ryan Barnett, Sam Carr*, Claudio Castelnovo, Piers Coleman, Andrew Green, Andrew Ho, Andrew Huxley, Frank Krüger, Elio Koenig*, Gunnar Möller, Anna Posazhennikova*, Jorge Quintanilla, John Saunders

  • (*) Student coordinators

History of the meeting:

Condensed Matter Physics in the City is run by the Hubbard Theory Consortium, as one of its flagship activities since its foundation in 2010.

The Hubbard Theory Consortium brings together condensed matter groups throughout southeast England, including the groups at Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in Harwell (including the ISIS Facilities and the Diamond Light Source), the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at University College London, the University of Kent, and Imperial College London.

Please see the HTC website for more information.


Please direct queries to (apologies for the generic year number, we will keep the address ending in 2020).

Social Media:

Announcements will be made via the twitter account of the Hubbard Theory Consortium @HTCPhysics and the conference hashtag is #cmpcity2023.