Practical Quantum Computing

Daily Schedule

December 9: 3PM to 6PM | Registration Open

Day 1

December 10, 2019

Bootcamp

This educational day is ideal for business professionals with limited or no understanding of quantum computing. The objective of this bootcamp day is to provide a high level overview of quantum computing and its use cases, potential industry impact, time horizon, and market size.

7:30 AM - 8:55AM | Registration Opens - Breakfast

Matt Johnson
CEO
QC Ware Corp.

William Oliver
Associate Professor of EECS, Professor of the Practice of Physics, Lincoln Laboratory Fellow, Associate Director of the RLE
MIT

Bob Sorensen
Vice President of Research and Technology, HPC
Hyperion

Philipp Gerbert
Senior Partner and Managing Director

BCG

 

 

 

Matt Langione
Project Leader
BCG

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

Daniel Volz
Senior Management Consultant Chemicals and Quantum Computing

McKinsey & Company

Adam Bouland
Advisor – Quantum Algorithms Research
QC Ware Corp.

Iordanis Kerenidis
Head of Quantum Algorithms – International
QC Ware Corp.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM | Lunch

Yianni Gamvros
Head of Business Development
QC Ware Corp.

Katie Pizzolato
Director, IBM Quantum Strategy and Client Research
IBM

Ben Porter
Director, Business Development for Microsoft Quantum
Microsoft

 
 
 

Elisa Anzano
Startup Lead, Microsoft Quantum Network
Microsoft

Ryan Babbush
Head of Quantum Algorithms
Google

Day 2

December 11, 2019

Main Day

Major announcements, new offerings, and thought leadership by hardware vendors. US government presentations and panel discussion. Happy hour and networking.

7:00 AM - 8:40AM | Registration Opens - Breakfast

Matt Johnson
CEO
QC Ware Corp.

John Preskill
Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics
Caltech

Dr. Michael Hayduk
Deputy Director, Information Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

Julie Love
Senior Director, Quantum Computing at Microsoft
Microsoft

Tony Uttley
President

Honeywell 

Quantum Solutions

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM | Lunch

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

Mark Johnson
Vice President, Processor Development and Quantum Products
D-Wave Systems

 

The Fast Lane to Quantum Advantage with True-Q Technology

 

Joseph Emerson
CEO and Chief Scientist
Quantum Benchmark Inc.

 
 
 
Road ahead towards programming and running useful quantum algorithms

 

Dr. Itamar Sivan
Co-Founder & CEO of Quantum Machines
Quantum Machines

Joseph Broz (Moderator)
Executive Director and Governing Board Chairman, The Quantum Economic Development Consortium, and VP Strategy and Applied Sciences Department Head, SRI International

QED-C

 

 

Carl Williams
Acting Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory Fellow, Joint Quantum Institute and QuICS
NIST

 

 

 

Rupak Biswas
Director, Exploration Technology Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

 

 

Jalal Mapar
Sr. Advisor for Future Technologies
Department of Homeland Security

 

 

 

Dr. Geetha Senthil
Program Director
National Institute of Health

 

 

 

William Vanderlinde, PhD
Acting Director, Advanced Computing Technology Division Office of Science, Advanced Scientific Computing Research
Department of Energy

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

END OF DAY 2

Day 3

December 12, 2019

Applications & Research

The latest developments in applications, research, and software. Specialized talks on Optimization, Machine Learning, and Chemistry Simulation. Discussions among industry leaders in Finance, Aerospace, Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, and Materials.

7:00 AM - 8:40AM | Registration Opens - Breakfast

Matt Johnson
CEO
QC Ware Corp.

Umesh Vazirani
Roger A. Strauch Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Director, Berkeley Quantum Computation Center, University of California  Berkley

Daniel Koch
Research Postdoc
Air Force Research Laboratory

Christophe 

Jurczak
General Partner
Quantonation

 

 

Tommaso Calarco
Director of the Institute of Quantum Control, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Chair of the Quantum Flagship Community Network
Forschungszentrum Jülich

 

 

Freeke Heijman
Director strategic development at QuTech in Delft and special advisor to the Minister of 
Economic Affairs and Climate Policy on Quantum Technologies

 

 

 

 Ichiro Hashimoto
Consul (Science and Technology Attaché), Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Networking Break - Refreshments and Snacks

~All Tracks return to main sessions~

Jessica Pointing – Moderator
Stanford University

 

 

 

 

Scott Aaronson
David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Quantum Information Center, University of Texas at Austin

Matt Johnson
CEO
QC Ware Corp.

End of Practical Quantum Computing