International Workshop for Superconducting Sensors and Detectors 2018


Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Accommodation has been announced.


Each morning a shuttle bus will pick up workshop attendees from the Novotel hotel on Darling Harbour.

Google maps location of Novotel hotel on Darling Harbour*


The committee has arranged discount pricing at two hotels in Darling Harbour.

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour (4.5 stars)

Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour (3.5 stars)

Please make reservations using the following email addresses below, and make sure you quote IWS240718 to receive a 10% discount off the best available unrestricted rate of the day.


Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour –

Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour –

Phone: +61 2 9288 7180 (7 Days a week, office hours only)

All rooms and rates are subject to availability at the point of reservation

Some dates may have a  minimum night stay requirement

Bookings can be cancelled without fee up to 24 hours prior to arrival (if booked direct to the hotel using the above booking code)


Reasonable rates for other hotels at Darling Harbour can also be found at the website


*Note: it is important to note that we do NOT mean the Novotel hotel in Darling Square – this is about a 20 minute walk away and is a different hotel.

Invited speakers

Monday, March 26th, 2018

We are delighted to announce the following invited speakers who have accepted.


Dr. Ronny Stolz, IPHT-Jena, Germany

Prof. Lixing You, SIMIT, China

Prof. Jian Chen, Nanjing, China

Prof. Tim Duty, University of New South Wales, Australia

Prof. Dag Winkler, Chalmers, Sweden

Prof. Yong-Hamb Kim, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea

Prof. Huabing Wang, Nanjing University, China

Abstract submission deadline extended

Monday, March 19th, 2018

The deadline for abstract submissions has now been extended until 31st March 2018. Abstracts can be submitted here.

Plenary speakers

Monday, March 12th, 2018

We are delighted to announce the following plenary speakers for IWSSD2018.


Prof. Robert Hadfield, Head of Division of Electronic and Nanoscale Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, U.K.

Prof. Akira Fujimaki, Quantum Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan

Dr. Robert Romanofsky, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA.

Dr. Jan Herrmann, General Manager, Physical Metrology, National Measurement Institute, Australia.

Special Issue in SuST

Monday, March 12th, 2018

We are please to announce that presenters will have the option to submit manuscripts to a Special Issue in Superconductor Science and Technology.

Papers will go through normal peer review process.

Abstract submission and registration are open

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Please visit the links in the menu bar to submit abstracts and register to attend the Workshop.

Contact email

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

If you have any questions about the conference, please use our contact email:

Key dates

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Conference 24th – 27th July 2018
IEC – IEEE Standardization session 24th July 2018
Abstract submissions open Early December 2017
Abstract submissions close 15th March 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance 16th April 2018
Early bird registration 16th May 2018
Final registration 16th June 2018