Quantum Computing

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

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European Approach to the Quantum Future: IQM
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Dr. Jan Goetz
Dr. Jan Goetz
IQM Quantum Computers, founder and CEO

Capital Intensive Deeptech technologies like Quantum technologies are considered to be accessible only for startups from the US, UK, Germany or China. So, what makes Finland punch above its weight in this heavy-weight category?

In this session, IQM CEO - Jan Goetz will share his personal journey from research to entrepreneurship, about quantum technologies, and IQM's approach to build the quantum future.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

- PDT
Key Barriers to Fulfilling the Promise of Quantum Computing and How to Overcome Them
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Yuval Boger
Yuval Boger
Classiq, Chief Marketing Officer
Nir Minerbi
Nir Minerbi
Classiq, CEO

Quantum computing is projected to create tectonic changes in major industries. To harness the power of quantum, major companies are building quantum teams to develop game-changing quantum algorithms. However, developing quantum algorithms development is nearly an impossible task, as the quantum software stack is still in its infancy. The session will discuss the key barriers to fulfilling the promise of quantum computing as well as promising directions to overcome these barriers.

- PDT
tket: The Leading Quantum Development Platform
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Mark Jackson
Mark Jackson
Cambridge Quantum Computing, Quantum Evangelist

“tket” is an architecture-agnostic quantum software stack and ‘best in class’ compiler. tket translates machine independent algorithms into executable circuits, optimising for physical qubit layout whilst reducing the number of required operations. tket's state-of-the-art qubit scheduling and routing protocol ensures optimal results even in the Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) era. This enables our partners, collaborators and clients to effortlessly work across multiple platforms and tackle some of the most intriguing and important problems in chemistry, material science, finance and optimization.

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Quantum Computers Pose a Huge Threat to Current Encryption. Get Ready
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Dave Krauthamer
Dave Krauthamer
QuSecure, CEO

It might already be too late.

Encrypted data needs to remain secure for 10, or even up to 75 years in some cases. If stolen today, there is a likely chance quantum computers will have enough power to decrypt that data while is still very valuable.
Quantum computers create significant security and global dominance risks. State-sponsored programs will use quantum computers for attacks on encryption. These will be optimized to hack data in transit, in use, and at rest.

During this session, we will help enterprise and government leaders understand this looming threat. We will present solutions to make your organization quantum-safe by securing data, ensuring your digital assets remain safe well into the future.

- PDT
Preparing for the Quantum Revolution
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Eric Holland
Eric Holland
Keysight Technologies’ Quantum Engineering Solutions, Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives

Quantum computing is currently at a leaping point, similar to where the semiconductor industry was back in the 1970s or 1980s. At this nascent stage, businesses are working to figure out what exactly it’s going to mean for our future, and how this technology could make an impact on so many different types of technologies. In the automotive industry, for example, businesses look to quantum computers for simulating materials for new electric vehicles and battery technology. In Aerospace and Defense, quantum technologies play a major role simulating and modeling airflow over the wing of an aircraft – a process that could reduce development from months or years on traditional machines to weeks with quantum computing. Dr. Eric Holland, Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives in Keysight Technologies’ Quantum Engineering Solutions group will share his explorations in quantum computing, quantum communications and quantum sensing, which have amazing end applications in a variety of markets - in particular Aerospace and Defense and Automotive.