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, M Squared
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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, NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)

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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, United States Air Force Research Lab

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Dr. Kathy-Anne Soderberg

Senior Research Scientist
United States Air Force Research Lab


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Dr. Bob Sutor

VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem
IBM

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Dr. Kam Chana

Director, Scientific Modeling Programs
Merck

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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


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Dr. Tommaso Calarco

Director / Coordinator
Peter Grunberg Institute, FZ-Julich / Quantum Support Action Group, EU Quantum Flagship

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Freeke Heijman

Director Strategic Development
QuTech

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Roger McKinlay

Challenge Director, Quantum Technologies
UK Innovation & Research

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

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Dr. Mark Adcock

Chief Architect
General Dynamics Mission Systems

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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, Schlumberger

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Dr. Abhishek Gupta

HPC and 3D Visualization Technical Lead Manager
Schlumberger

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


AFTERNOON STREAMS

STREAM A

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Quantum computing architecture & use cases
Dr. Philipp Gerbert - Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

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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)
Dr. Julie Love - Director of Business Development, Quantum Computing, Microsoft
Dr. Matthew Marcus - Chief Technology Officer, Honeywell Quantum Solutions
  • Trapped Ion – Honeywell QS
  • Superconducting - IBM
  • Adiabatic
  • Spin
  • Photonic
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Dr. Julie Love

Director of Business Development, Quantum Computing
Microsoft

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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, Volkswagen Group of America


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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 QRNG, 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, ID Quantique

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Dr. Bruno Huttner

Director of Strategic Quantum Initiative
ID Quantique

STREAM B

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Assessing the very latest photonic memory technology for quantum security

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
Dr. Arthur Herman - Co-Founder, Quantum Alliance Initiative


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Dr. Arthur Herman

Co-Founder
Quantum Alliance Initiative

STREAM C

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Sensing & metrology
Kai Bongs - Professor, University of Birmingham

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Kai Bongs

Professor
University of Birmingham

STREAM C

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Understanding the near-term commercial prospects for quantum sensing technologies
Kai Bongs - Professor, University of Birmingham

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Kai Bongs

Professor
University of Birmingham

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, Honeywell

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Dr. Chad Hoyt

Research Scientist
Honeywell

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


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Michael Brett

Co-Founder & CEO
QxBranch

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Dimitri van Esch

Project Manager
ABN Amro

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Carlos Kuchovsky Jimenez

CTO, New Digital Business
BBVA

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Mark Paulsen

Director, Agile Delivery CEO - DevOps Lead
CIBC


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Dr. Govinda Bhisetti

Principal Investigator & Head of Computational Chemistry
Biogen

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Mark Fingerhuth

Co-Founder & Head of R&D
ProteinQure

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Brian Martin

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

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Dr. Anurag Mishra

Research Scientist
Qulab

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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&T
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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, KPN

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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


STREAM C

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Latest industrial applications of quantum sensing technologies
Dr. Marc Nikles - Senior VP Quantum Sensing Division, ID Quantique

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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, Dartmouth College

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Dr. Frederick Moxley

Research Fellow
Dartmouth College

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