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Inside Quantum Technology Fall- Day 4.

4 November 2021 @ 8:00 AM 5:00 PM IST

In Person, Online, and Onf Demand.

  • 5 Days
  • 140+ Speakers
  • Virtual / In-Person Exhibits
  • Each Day 3 Vertical Topics; 15 Sessions

Schedule: (Eastern time)

8:00: In-person registration opens. Coffee and continental breakfast.

8:45 – 8:55: Opening, introductions, and housekeeping. Chairperson: Christopher Bishop – Chairperson, Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers.

8:55 – 9:00: A Word from Our Diamond Sponsor.

9:00 – 11:00: On going session- Cloud and Other Access Services
9:00 – 9:20: Topic sponsor keynote. Axel Foery – Executive VP Quantum-Safe Security, ID Quantique.

9:20 – 10:10: Panel I: Cloud Industry: The Quantum Perspective. Moderator: Brian Lenahan – Founder and Chair, Quantum Strategy Institute
Author: Quantum Boost. Speakers: Rafal Janik – Head of Product, Xanadu,  Kees Eijkel – Business Development Director, QuTech, Delft University of Technology,  Per Nyberg – Vice President of Strategic Markets and Alliances, Quantum Machines and TBA.

10:10 – 10:25: Talk I: Quantum Cloud Security I. Markus Pflitsch – Co-founder and Chairman, Terra Quantum AG.

10:25 – 10:40: Talk II: Quantum Cloud Security II. Shahryar Shaghaghi – CTO, Quantum Xchange.

10:40 – 10:55: Talk III: Quantum Cloud Security III. Denis Mandich – CTO, Qrypt.

10:55 – 11:10: Panel III: Will Cloud Services Give Way to On-Premises Quantum Computers? Lawrence Gasman – President, IQT Research.

11:10 – 12:05: Lunch Break and Exhibit Hall in-person.

12:05 – 12:25: Sponsors’ Showcase.

12:25 – 12:30: Afternoon Welcome. Christopher Bishop – Chairperson, Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers.

12:30 – 14:30: On going session: Quantum Networking and the Path to the Quantum Internet
12:30 – 12:50:Topic sponsor keynote – Enabling the Quantum Internet of the Future. Speakers: Taro Shimada – Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Toshiba Corporation and John Prisco – President and Chief Executive Officer, Safe Quantum Incorporated.

12:50 – 13:30: Panel I: National Quantum Programs. Moderator: Lawrence Gasman – President, IQT Research. Speakers: Tommaso Calarco – Director, Institute for Quantum Control, Research Center Jülich and Chair, EU Quantum Community Network, Sylwia Kostka – Programme Coordinator, QuantERA ERA-NET Cofund in Quantum Technologies and  John Levy – Co-founder and CEO, Seeqc.

13:30 – 14:00: Panel II: Fiber Versus Satellite in Quantum Networks. Moderator: Dillion Cottrill – Senior Associate Analyst, IQT Research. Speakers: Andrew Shields – Head of Quantum Technology, Toshiba Europe and Cordell Grant – CEO and cofounder, QEYnet.

14:00 – 14:30: Panel III: Opportunities for the Data Networking and Telephone Industries in the Quantum Internet. Moderator: Reza Azarderakhsh – Founder and President, PQSecure Technologies. Speakers: Duncan Earl – President and CTO, Qubitekk, Inc., Andrew Lord – Senior Manager of Optical Research, BT and Santanu Ganguly – Systems Architect, Cisco Systems, UK.

14:30 – 15:00: Break and Exhibit Hall.

15:00 – 17:30: On going session -Quantum Policy and Funding
15:00 – 15:20: Topic sponsor keynote. Rémi Quirion – Chief Scientist, Québec.

15:20 – 15:35: Talk I: The Future of Private Funding for Quantum Technology. Ton van &t Noordende – Position Founder, PHX.

15:35 – 16:00: Panel I: National Quantum Development Groups. Speakers: Celia Merzbacher – Executive Director, Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), Thierry Botter – Executive Director, European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC) and Michele Mosca – Co-Chair, Quantum Industry Canada.

16:00 – 16:15: Talk II: QKD Standards and Telecommunications Companies. Diego Lopez – Senior Technology Expert, Telefonica I+D.

16:15 – 16:45: Panel II: China and Quantum: Cooperation, Competition, and National Security. Moderator: María Luque – Managing Director & Quantum Policy Lead, Mission-Oriented. Speakers: Laura Thomas – Senior Director of National Security Solutions, ColdQuanta, Terrill Frantz – Professor, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and  Tom Stefanick – Visiting Fellow – Foreign Policy, Center for Security, Strategy, and Technology, Brookings Institution.

16:45 – 17:10: Panel III: Building a Quantum-Competent Workforce. Moderator: Christopher Bishop – Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers. Speakers: Emily Edwards – Executive Director of the Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Terrill Frantz – Professor, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology andKiera Peltz – Executive Director, Qubit by Qubit.

17:10 – 17:40: Women in Quantum. Moderator: Denise Ruffner – VP Business Development at IonQ -Founder of Women In Quantum. Speakers: Dylan Sim – Quantum Research Scientist, Zapata Computing, Kayleigh Cassella – Quantum Engineer, Atom Computing and  Alicia Welden – Quantum Chemist, QC Ware.

17:40 – 17:45: Wrap-up of the day. Christopher Bishop – Chairperson, Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers.

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