4 October 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Agenda

Friday
4 Oct 2019
08:15 – 09:00
Entrance to Auditorium
Registration
09:00 – 09:15
Auditorium
Welcome

Kelly Richdale EVP Quantum-Safe Security, ID Quantique

09:15 – 09:45
Auditorium
Grow the Quantum Ecosystem

Freeke Heijman Director strategic development at QuTech, special advisor to the Minister on Quantum Technologies, Netherlands

Simon R. Plant Innovation Lead – Quantum Technologies, Innovate UK

09:45 – 10:10
Auditorium
Quantum Computing

Jay M. Gambetta, IBM Fellow, Quantum Computing Research and Development

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

Grégoire Ribordy, CEO, ID Quantique

11:20 – 11:45
Auditorium
Quantum sensors – challenges and opportunities

Robert Rölver, Micro-Technology and Quantum Sensors at Bosch

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

Kelly Richdale EVP Quantum-Safe Security, ID Quantique

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

14:00 A Quantum Computing Control System for 100 qubits [Bruno Küng, Product Manager QT, Zurich Instruments]

14:20 A fast and efficient measurement system for spin qubit research [Alessandro Pioda COO, Specs Zurich]

14:40 Low-noise Electronics for QT [Parisa Fallahi, CEO, Basel Precision Instruments]

15:00 Break

Session A- Quantum Instrumentation
14:00 – 15:00
Room 214 FORTRAN (2nd floor)
Session B - Quantum Computing - part 1

14:00 Quantum Applications in Industry

  • Quantum Finance [Stefan Wörner, Global Technical Leader Quantum Finance, IBM Research]
  • Quantum Chemistry [Ivano Tavernelli, Global Technical Leader Quantum Simulations, IBM Research]

15:00 Break

Session B - Quantum Computing
14:00 – 15:00
Room 212 BASIC (2nd floor)
Session C - Quantum-Safe Security - part 1

14:00 Quantum Threat.. and quantum Solutions : how can quantum technologies be integrated into a quantum-safe security infrastructure [Kelly Richdale, EVP Quantum-Safe ID Quantique]

    14:30 Integrating Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) for Data Center Interconnect Optical Transport Networks deployments [Patrick Scully, CIena Porduct Line Manager]

    15:00 Break

    Session C - Quantum-Safe Security
    14:00 – 15:00
    Room 313 PASCAL (3rd floor)
    Session D - Quantum Sensor - part 1

    14:00 NVision - NV for  to fundamentally change molecular analysis and medical imaging [Ilai Schwartz, Co-Founder & CTO, NVision]

      14:20 Nanoscale scanning diamond magnetometer: Technology roadmap [Gabriel Puebla-Hellmann, CEO, QZabre GmbH]

      14:40 Quantum Sensors at CSEM [Jacques Haesler,  Senior Project Manager, CSEM]


      15:00 Break

      Session D - Quantum Sensor
      15:00 – 15:30
      2nd resp. 3rd floor
      Coffee Break
      15:30 – 16:30
      Room 214 FORTRAN (2nd floor)
      Session B - Quantum Computing - part 2

      16:30 Quantum Community and Quantum Games [James R. Wootton, Qubit Wrangler, IBM Research]

      • Building Communities in Academia and for Coders/Developer
      • How to get started
      • Building Quantum Games
      Session B - Quantum Computing
      15:30 – 16:30
      Room 212 BASIC (2nd floor)
      Session C - Quantum-Safe Security - part 2

      15:30 Quantum-Safe Security in telecommunications [Matthias Gunkel, Senior Transport Network Architect, Deutsche Telekom]

      16:00 Demonstration of Quantum Cryptography & Quantum Random Number Generation [Arnaud Camandona, Engineering, ID Quantique]

      Session C - Quantum-Safe Security
      15:30 – 16:30
      Room 313 PASCAL (3rd floor)
      Session D - Quantum Sensor - part 2

      15:30 ID Quantique’s single-photon OTDR for integrity and performance monitoring of Ariane 6 opto-pyrotechnic system [ Laurent Mazo (ArianeGroup), Marc Niklès  (ID Quantique)]

      16:00 Quantum sensors made of diamond [ Felipe Favaro, CTO QNAMI]

      Session D - Quantum Sensor
      15:30 – 16:30
      Room 213 COBOL (2nd floor)
      Session E - Entrepreneurship in Quantum Technologies

      15:30 Founding your company – The Entrepreneur’s View [Sadik Hafizovic, CEO, Zurich instruments]

      15:50 Opportunities in Switzerland – The Investor’s View [Nicolas Bürer, Managing Director, digitalswitzerland]

      16:10 Questions & Answers

      Session E - Entrepreneurship in Quantum Technologies
      17:00 – 19:00
      Gathering in room 312 SIMULA (3rd floor)
      Company Tour Zurich Instruments

      17:00 Gathering in room SIMULA, Edison wing, 3rd floor for "Zurich Instruments Company Tour"

      17:15 Welcome [Sadik Hafizovic , CEO, Zurich instruments]

      17:30 Company tour in parallel groups

      18:00 Apéro at Zurich Instruments

      Company Tour Zurich Instruments
      17:30 – 20:00
      Room 214 FORTRAN (2nd floor)
      Quantum Computing Hackathon

      Bring your own Device

      • Get your first taste of Qiskit through a fun and simple task.
      • Bring your own laptop (and a micro-USB cable if you have one).

      [James R. Wootton, Qubit Wrangler, IBM Research]

      IBM Quantum Computing Hackathon
      The event agenda's time zone is CEST.