Conference Day One: September 10, 2019

7:45 am - 8:45 am Welcoming tea, coffee and registration

KEYNOTES & OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chair's opening remarks: A brief history of Quantum technology, and where we are today

Dr. Graeme Malcolm OBE, CEO and Founder at M Squared

Dr. Graeme Malcolm OBE

CEO and Founder
M Squared

9:00 am - 9:20 am Opening keynote: From the scientific state-of-the-art to future quantum technologies: Where are we and how do we get there?


Dr. Carl Williams, Acting Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory at NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)

Dr. Carl Williams

Acting Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory
NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)

9:20 am - 9:50 am Keynote: DoD embraces the challenge and opportunity presented by the spectrum of quantum technologies


Dr. Kathy-Anne Soderberg, Senior Research Scientist at United States Air Force Research Lab

Dr. Kathy-Anne Soderberg

Senior Research Scientist
United States Air Force Research Lab


Dr. Kam Chana, Director, Scientific Modeling Programs at Merck

Dr. Kam Chana

Director, Scientific Modeling Programs
Merck

Dr. Bob Sutor, VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem at IBM

Dr. Bob Sutor

VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem
IBM

Matthew Versaggi, Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technology at Optum

Matthew Versaggi

Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technology
Optum

Oliver Wick, Technology Scouting, Lead Quantum Computing at BMW Research, Technology and Innovation

Oliver Wick

Technology Scouting, Lead Quantum Computing
BMW Research, Technology and Innovation

10:20 am - 11:00 am Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

MORNING SESSIONS


Dr. Tommaso Calarco, Professor of Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne at Director, Institute for Quantum Control of the Peter Grünberg Institute

Dr. Tommaso Calarco

Professor of Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne
Director, Institute for Quantum Control of the Peter Grünberg Institute

Ichiro Hashimoto, Science and Technology Attaché at Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco

Ichiro Hashimoto

Science and Technology Attaché
Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco

Freeke Heijman, Director Strategic Development at QuTech

Freeke Heijman

Director Strategic Development
QuTech

Roger McKinlay, Challenge Director, Quantum Technologies at UK Innovation & Research

Roger McKinlay

Challenge Director, Quantum Technologies
UK Innovation & Research

Celia Merzbacher, Associate Director at Quantum Economic Development Consortium, SRI International

Celia Merzbacher

Associate Director
Quantum Economic Development Consortium, SRI International

11:50 am - 12:40 pm Quantum in a system context: Delivering business advantage & an overview of potential quantum enhanced products


Dr. Mark Adcock, Chief Architect at General Dynamics Mission Systems

Dr. Mark Adcock

Chief Architect
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Dr. William Clark, Technical Director at General Dynamics Mission Systems

Dr. William Clark

Technical Director
General Dynamics Mission Systems

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Keynote: What are the technology infrastructure & architecture requirements in order to be quantum-ready?


Dr. Abhishek Gupta, HPC and 3D Visualization Technical Lead Manager at Schlumberger

Dr. Abhishek Gupta

HPC and 3D Visualization Technical Lead Manager
Schlumberger

1:10 pm - 2:10 pm Networking lunch in the exhibition area


Lunch and Learn

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm The need for certifiable Quantum encryption and how to solve it

1:35 pm - 1:50 pm Accelerating the pathway to useful Quantum computers at Q-CTRL

1:55 pm - 2:10 pm IQM Quantum processors

AFTERNOON STREAMS

STREAM A

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Quantum computing architecture & use cases

Dr. Philipp Gerbert, Senior Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group

Dr. Philipp Gerbert

Senior Partner and Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group

STREAM A

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Panel: Understanding the current state of the architecture for quantum computing (updates from providers)
  • Trapped Ion – Honeywell QS
  • Superconducting - IBM
  • Adiabatic
  • Spin
  • Photonic
Dr. Julie Love, Director of Business Development, Quantum Computing at Microsoft

Dr. Julie Love

Director of Business Development, Quantum Computing
Microsoft

Dr. Matthew Marcus, Chief Technology Officer at Honeywell Quantum Solutions

Dr. Matthew Marcus

Chief Technology Officer
Honeywell Quantum Solutions

STREAM A

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Exploring QC applications within auto


Dr. Florian Neukart, Principal Scientist at Volkswagen Group of America

Dr. Florian Neukart

Principal Scientist
Volkswagen Group of America

STREAM B

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Secure communications & cryptography

STREAM B

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm QKD vs post quantum cryptography: an assessment of the technologies and a roadmap forward for enterprise & national cyber security

Dr. Bruno Huttner, Director of Strategic Quantum Initiative at ID Quantique

Dr. Bruno Huttner

Director of Strategic Quantum Initiative
ID Quantique

STREAM B

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Evaluating the potential risks posed to enterprise networks by quantum computing and assessing defense strategies

Pinkaj Klokkenga, Director of Information Systems at Performance Food Group

Pinkaj Klokkenga

Director of Information Systems
Performance Food Group

STREAM B

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Where are we with standards? Assessing the necessary standards required to move forward with quantum communications technology


Stephen Waite, Adjunct Scholar at Hudson Institute

Stephen Waite

Adjunct Scholar
Hudson Institute

STREAM C

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Sensing & metrology

STREAM C

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Understanding the near-term commercial prospects for quantum sensing technologies

Douglas Paul, Professor at University of Glasgow

Douglas Paul

Professor
University of Glasgow

STREAM C

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Practical, commercial applications of Quantum sensing tools

Dr. George Tuckwell, Divisional Director, Geoscience and Engineering at RSK

Dr. George Tuckwell

Divisional Director, Geoscience and Engineering
RSK

STREAM C

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm What will the next generation of quantum enabled atomic clocks and navigational tools look like, and what challenges lie ahead?

Dr. Chad Hoyt, Research Scientist at Honeywell Advanced Technology

Dr. Chad Hoyt

Research Scientist
Honeywell Advanced Technology

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

STREAM A

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Financial services panel: Understanding the journey to achieve “quantum readiness” within banking & finance

Michael Brett, Co-Founder & CEO at QxBranch

Michael Brett

Co-Founder & CEO
QxBranch

Dimitri van Esch, Project Manager at ABN Amro

Dimitri van Esch

Project Manager
ABN Amro

Carlos Kuchovsky Jimenez, CTO, New Digital Business at BBVA

Carlos Kuchovsky Jimenez

CTO, New Digital Business
BBVA

Mark Paulsen, Director, Agile Delivery CEO - DevOps Lead at CIBC

Mark Paulsen

Director, Agile Delivery CEO - DevOps Lead
CIBC


Dr. Govinda Bhisetti, Principal Investigator & Head of Computational Chemistry at Biogen

Dr. Govinda Bhisetti

Principal Investigator & Head of Computational Chemistry
Biogen

Brian Martin, Senior Data Scientist & Head of AI in R&D Information Research at AbbVie

Brian Martin

Senior Data Scientist & Head of AI in R&D Information Research
AbbVie

Dr. Anurag Mishra, Research Scientist at Qulab

Dr. Anurag Mishra

Research Scientist
Qulab

Matthew Versaggi, Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technology at Optum

Matthew Versaggi

Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Technology
Optum

Dr. Ross Walker, Global Director, Scientific Research Computing & Analytics at GSK

Dr. Ross Walker

Global Director, Scientific Research Computing & Analytics
GSK

STREAM B

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm The very latest advances in quantum communications networks
Dr. Rishiraj Pravahan, Director INQNE at AT&T

Dr. Rishiraj Pravahan

Director INQNE
AT&T

STREAM B

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm How are leading telecoms operators responding to the threats & opportunities presented by quantum technology?

Jaya Baloo, Chief Information Security Officer at KPN

Jaya Baloo

Chief Information Security Officer
KPN

STREAM B

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Building a robust defence strategy utilizing post quantum cryptographic tools


Dr. Isaac Balbin, Founder & CEO at Parsl

Dr. Isaac Balbin

Founder & CEO
Parsl

STREAM C

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Latest industrial applications of quantum sensing technologies

Dr. Marc Nikles, Senior VP Quantum Sensing Division at ID Quantique

Dr. Marc Nikles

Senior VP Quantum Sensing Division
ID Quantique

STREAM C

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Atomic clock use case

STREAM C

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Navigation use case

Dr. Frederick Moxley, Research Fellow at Dartmouth College

Dr. Frederick Moxley

Research Fellow
Dartmouth College

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Drinks reception and networking in the exhibition area