Technical University of Munich
Chair for Design Automation
Prof. Dr. Robert Wille
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 Munich | Germany
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The Chair for Design Automation is supported by the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Arts through the Distinguished Professorship Program.

Der Lehrstuhl für Design Automation wird durch das Bayerische Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst im Rahmen des Spitzenprofessurenprogramms gefördert.

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Munich, Germany
October 9th – 10th, 2023
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Connecting the “who’s who” in quantum computing software to their end-users

Quantum computing is becoming a reality and, with recent accomplishments, software for this promising technology is becoming key for successful utilization. Numerous players introduce new software solutions frequently. The Munich Quantum Software Forum aims to bring the "who’s who" in quantum computing software together and connect them to their end-users.

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The forum features renowned representatives from academia and industry who present existing software tools as well as recent developments, including:

  • Leon Stok (IBM) covering Qiskit
  • Austin Fowler (Google) covering Cirq
  • Mathias Soeken (Microsoft) covering Azure Quantum
  • Eric Kessler (Amazon) covering Amazon Braket
  • Ross Duncan (Quantinuum) covering TKET
  • Nir Minerbi and/or Yehuda Naveh covering the Classiq platform
  • Fred Chong (UChicago) covering the ColdQuanta platform
  • Costin Iancu (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) covering BSQKit
  • Ivana Kurečić (Xanadu) covering PennyLane
  • Laura Schulz (LRZ) covering the Munich Quantum Ecosystem
  • Lukas Burgholzer (TU Munich) covering the Munich Quantum Toolkit (MQT)

» To the full program


To participate at the event, we kindly ask for a brief registration (to accordingly prepare the forum venue and catering). The registration is free of charge. To register, please use the following page:
» To the registration page

Please note: Unfortunately, we have already reached the maximum capacity for this event. However, we are happy to add your name to a waiting list. We will then check for any further openings and inform you by September 20, 2023, at the latest (possibly earlier), whether we can guarantee you a spot at the event.


The forum will take place in Munich with a vibrant quantum computing community, home of the Munich Quantum Valley Initiative (one of the biggest interdisciplinary initiatives on quantum computing worldwide), and several key players “in the neighborhood”.

About Munich

Munich is the capital and most populous city of the Free State of Bavaria in Germany. It is located on the banks of the river Isar north of the Alps. It has a rich history and culture, and is known for its art, architecture, science, and festivals. Munich is also famous for its beer gardens, Oktoberfest and soccer clubs. Some of the top attractions in Munich include the Marienplatz, the Nymphenburg Palace, the Englischer Garten, the BMW Welt, and the Allianz Arena.

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Munich presents excellent national and international connectivity. The city is seamlessly linked by various modes of transportation.

Situated on the outskirts of the city, just a 45-minute journey from the city center, lies the Munich Airport (Franz Josef Strauss Airport, MUC). This airport serves as a gateway to the world, offering flights to all corners of the globe.

For those seeking swift travel options, the Munich main station provides high-speed train connections, including ICE trains and intercity trains. Additionally, an extensive network of long-distance bus connections facilitates travel to a multitude of destinations within Germany and Europe. Travelers from Europe can also consider the convenience of several night train connections that offer a viable route to Munich.

Within the city, an intricate web of public transport services is available, encompassing the S-Bahn, U-Bahn, buses, and trams. This comprehensive system ensures seamless movement throughout Munich.

Forum Venue

The forum is set to take place at the Science Congress Center, situated within the TUM campus in Garching. The complete address reads as follows:
Science Congress Center Munich
Walther-von-Dyck Str. 10
85748 Garching bei München

To access the venue, you have several options:

  • Airport Transfer via S-Bahn Line S8: Take the S8 S-Bahn line from the airport to Ismaning (approximately 14 minutes). From Ismaning, take Bus 230, which will take you to the Garching Forschungszentrum stop (approximately 19 minutes).

  • Airport Transfer via S-Bahn Line S1: Take the S1 S-Bahn line from the airport to Neufahrn (around 8 minutes). From Neufahrn, take Bus 690 to reach the Garching Forschungszentrum stop (approximately 16 minutes).

  • From the Main Train Station (Hauptbahnhof) via U-Bahn: Take the U2 U-Bahn line towards Messestadt Ost. At Sendlinge Tor, transfer to the U6 U-Bahn line to Garching Forschungszentrum.

Please note that for any of these routes, a special ticket covering the M-1-2 area is essential. The cost of this ticket is 7.40 Euros.

The Science Congress Center is conveniently situated just outside the U-bahn station at the Garching Forschungszentrum stop.


As you prepare for your trip, we understand that finding the perfect accommodation is crucial for a comfortable and memorable stay. Munich offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit every preference and budget. From luxurious hotels with impeccable service to cozy guesthouses nestled in charming neighborhoods, you will find a variety of choices that cater to your needs.

In the following, we list a couple of hotels which are close to the forum location. For some of them, we also managed to secure a special rate for our event which can be booked using a booking code. However, please note that the contingents of rooms with special rates are limited and will be given out on a first-come/first serve-basis. Moreover, we recommend to also check hotel prices using common booking portals.

Hotel Email Adress Special Rate
Next to Forum Location
Stellaris Apartment Email Walther-von-Dyck-Str. 16, Garching 109-149 EUR for single room with booking code "TUM2023"
Courtyard Munich Garching Email Walther-von-Dyck-Str. 12, Garching 159 EUR for single room with booking code "TUM2023"
One U-Bahn Stop Away
Hoyacker Hof Email Freisinger Landstr. 9a, Garching 90-134 EUR for single room with booking code "Quantum Software"
Hotel KL Email Bürgerplatz 3, Garching 114 EUR for single room with booking code "TU-München"
Jagerhof Email Schleißheimerstr. 83, Garching N/A
Two U-Bahn Stops Away
Motel One München-Garching Email Daimlerstr. 5a, Garching 86 EUR for single room with booking code "Land 2023"
ibis Muenchen Garching Email Daimlerstr. 5, Garching N/A
B&B HOTEL München-Garching Email Daimlerstr. 3, Garching N/A
Dorint Hotel Munich Garching Email Parkring 51 – 53, Garching N/A


Prof. Dr. Robert Wille

Technical University of Munich &

Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH


LinkedIn: @robertwille

Twitter: @rbrtwll

The Munich Quantum Software Forum will be organized by the Technical University of Munich and is supported by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement No. 101001318), the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Arts through the Distinguished Professorship Program, as well as the Munich Quantum Valley, which is supported by the Bavarian state government with funds from the Hightech Agenda Bayern Plus.