Videos & Presentations

Day 1, December 10, 2018


Matt Johnson, QC Ware Group

introduction to qc ware

Yianni Gamvros, QC Ware Corp

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Wim van Dam, QC Ware Corp

Quantum Computing Hardware Landscape

Peter McMahon, QC Ware Corp

Quantum Algorithms Landscape

Adam Bouland, QC Ware Corp

Quantum Simulation for Chemistry using VQE

Fabio Sanches, QC Ware Corp

Quantum Optimization with QAOA

Asier Ozaeta, QC Ware Corp

Customer Success Stories and Best Practices

Randy Correll, QC Ware Corp

IBM - Qiskit

Paul Nation, IBM Theory of Quantum Computation

Google - Cirq

Alan Ho, Product Management and Business Development lead for Google Quantum AI Lab


Day 2, December 11, 2018

A roadmap to practical quantum computing

Matt Johnson, QC Ware Corp

Quantum technology in the short term and long term: the search for applications

John Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, and Director of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, California Institute of Technology

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Quantum Information, Computing, Sensor, and Networking Program

Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley, Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory


Alan Ho, Product Management and Business Development lead for Google Quantum AI Lab


Bo Ewald, President D-Wave Systems US


Christopher Monroe, CEO IonQ Inc.


Thierry Botter, Head of Airbus Blue Sky

Industry Panel: Exploring Quantum Applications Today

Paul Burchard - Head of Research in R&D and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Michael J. Hayduk - Chief, Computing and Communications Division, Air Force Research Laboratory

Thierry Botter - Head of Airbus Blue Sky

Oliver Wick - Manager, Open Innovation / Technology Scouting – Quantum Computing Lead, BMW

Jose Fernandez da Ponte - EVP, Beyond Core - New Digital Business, BBVA


Chad Rigetti, Founder and CEO, Rigetti Quantum Computing

Day 3, December 12, 2018

Quantum Supremacy and Its Applications

Scott Aaronson, David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Quantum Information Center, University of Texas at Austin

Airbus Quantum Computing – Bringing Flight Physics into the Quantum Era (Further Details)

Thierry Botter, Head of Airbus Blue Sky

New results on the QAOA

Edward Farhi, Google / Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Quantum algorithms for supervised and unsupervised learning

Iordanis Kerenidis, Head of Quantum Algorithms International - QC Ware / Research Director CNRS Paris

Quantum Boltzmann sampling - noisiness of some existing HW approaches

Witold Jarnicki, Co-Founder and Chief Mathematics Officer, Beit Technologie

Birds of a Feather
Sessions Wrap-Up

In this wrap-up session, moderators and participants of the Birds of a Feather sessions that were held throughout day 3 summarize the key findings of each session.


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Quantum threat: what matters today?

Vlad Gheorghiu, Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo


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When cryptography & quantum timelines collide: a practical approach to quantum-safe security

Martin Laforest, Senior Business Development Manager and Quantum Technology Expert, Isara


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Quantum-secure Key-Agreement Protocols

Ananth Raghunathan, Senior Research Scientist, Google


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