2 October 2020 | Zurich, Switzerland

Agenda

Friday
2 Oct 2020
08:15 – 09:00
Entrance to Auditorium
Registration
09:00 – 09:10
Auditorium
Welcome

Sadik Hafizovic, CEO & Co-founder, Zurich Instruments Ltd

09:10 – 09:40
Auditorium
Quantum Flagship

Tommaso Calarco, Forschungszentrum Jülich

09:40 – 09:55
Auditorium
An open quantum computer platform as a catalyst for applications

Prof. Frank Wilhelm-Mauch, Saarland University

09:55 – 10:10
Auditorium
Grow the Quantum Computing Ecosystem

Dr. Heike Riel, IBM Fellow, Senior Executive IMB Quantum Research Europe

10:10 – 10:55
Entrance to Auditorium
Coffee Break
10:55 – 11:20
Auditorium
Quantum Communication

Hannes Hübel (Austrian Institute of Technology)

11:20 – 11:45
Auditorium
Quantum sensors - challenges and opportunites

Thomas Strohm, Bosch GmbH

11:45 – 12:00
Auditorium
Wrap-up and conclusion

Sadik Hafizovic, CEO & Co-founder, Zurich Instruments Ltd

12:15 – 14:00
Face To Face
Meetings 1:1
14:10 – 15:10
Room 213 COBOL (2nd floor)
Session A - Quantum Instrumentation

14:10 A Hardware-accelerated Control Solution Stack for High-qubit-count Systems [Marc Almendros, Technical Director Quantum Engineering Solutions, Keysight]

14:30 Quantum Orchestration - A New Era in Quantum Computing [Itamar Sivan, CEO, Quantum Machines]

14:50 Scaling up quantum computing control systems to 100 qubits and beyon [Jan Benhelm, CMO, Zurich Instruments]

15:10 Break

Session A - Quantum Instrumentation
14:10 – 15:10
Room 214 FORTRAN (2nd floor)
Session B - Quantum Computing - part 1

14:10 Towards Quantum Advantage in Optimization & Chemistry - New Application Stacks in Qiskit [Dr. Stefan Woerner, Global Technical Leader Quantum Finance & Optimization, IBM Research
Dr. Ivano Tavernelli
, Global Technical Leader Quantum Simulations, IBM Research ]

15:10 Break

Session B - Quantum Computing
14:10 – 15:10
Room 212 BASIC (2nd floor)
Session C - Quantum-Safe Security - part 1

14:10 Quantum proofing your organization : how can quantum technologies be integrated into a quantum-safe security infrastructure [Axel Foery,  EVP Quantum Safe Security, ID Quantique]

14.40 Commercial Post Quantum Safety solutions : uses cases and practical installations [Thomas Lebeth, Head of System Consultancy & Post Sales - Connectivity, Dacoso]

15:10 Break

Session C - Quantum-Safe Security
14:10 – 15:10
Room 313 PASCAL (3rd floor)
Session D - Quantum Sensor - part 1

14:10 The iqClock project and industry perspectives [Florian Schreck, University of Amsterdam, iqClock coordinator]

14:30 Integrated low loss SiN for quantum sensing [Michael Geiselmann, Managing Director, LIGENTEC SA]

14:50 Quantum Sensors at CSEM [Sylvain Karlen, Senior R&D Engineer, CSEM SA]

15:10 Break

Session D - Quantum Sensor
15:10 – 15:40
2nd resp. 3rd floor
Coffee Break
15:40 – 16:40
Room 214 FORTRAN (2nd floor)
Session B - Quantum Computing - part 2

15:40 Applying Quantum Computing in Industry - examples of Industry Partners

16:40 End

Session B - Quantum Computing
15:40 – 16:40
Room 212 BASIC (2nd floor)
Session C - Quantum-Safe Security - part 2

15.40 Quantum Key Distribution in the blockchain: Use case of the Quantum Vault [Stéphane Déramaux, Global Business Development / Tokenisation & Quantum Custody solutions, Mt Pelerin]

16:10 Data Center Interconnect [Swiss Power - SIG, TBC]

16:40 End

Session C - Quantum-Safe Security
15:40 – 16:40
Room 313 PASCAL (3rd floor)
Session D - Quantum Sensor - part 2


15:40 Talk from AttoCube (TBC) [AttoCube Systems AG (TBC)]

16:10 Mastering photonics at the single-photon level [Marc Niklès, ID Quantique]

16:40 End

Session D - Quantum Sensor
15:40 – 16:40
Room 213 COBOL (2nd floor)
Session E - Entrepreneurship in Quantum Technologies


15:40 The Entrepreneur’s View [Jan Goetz, CEO, IQM Finland]

16:00 The Investor’s View [Jordi Montserrat, Venturekick]

16:20 Questions & Answers

16:40 End

Session E - Entrepreneurship in Quantum Technologies
17:00 – 19:00
Gathering in Edison wing (3nd floor)
Networking Apéro hosted by Zurich Instruments

17:00 Welcome in Edison wing, 2nd floor [Sadik Hafizovic, Zurich Instruments]

17:30 Company tour in parallel groups


19:00 End

Apéro hosted by Zurich Instruments
17:00 – 19:00
Auditorium
Programming a Quantum Computer - Hands on Tutorial

Write your first fun program and run it on a real Quantum Computer (IBM Q)

Bring your own Device

Programming a Quantum Computer
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