20 - 22 April, 2020 | Twickenham Stadium, London

Conference Day One: 21 April, 2020


7:45 am - 8:40 am Welcoming tea, coffee and registration

KEYNOTES & OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

8:40 am - 8:45 am Welcome address from Amit Das, CEO & Co-Founder of Quantum.Tech

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 - 9:25 am Opening keynote: A roadmap for commercialisation of Quantum technologies in the UK

Sir Peter Knight - Professor of Quantum Optics, Imperial College London

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Sir Peter Knight

Professor of Quantum Optics
Imperial College London

9:25 am - 9:55 am NASA Keynote: Keynote: To boldly go...Exploring how NASA is utilising cutting edge technology to further its’ mission

Rupak Biswas - Director of Exploration Technology, NASA

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Rupak Biswas

Director of Exploration Technology
NASA


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Dr. Bob Sutor

VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem
IBM

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Thierry Botter

Head of BlueSky
Airbus

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Kevin Hanley

Head of Innovation
RBS

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Leigh Lapworth

Head of Computational Sciences
Rolls-Royce

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Jonathan Legh-Smith

Head of Scientific Affairs
BT

10:35 am - 11:15 am Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

MORNING SESSIONS


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Dr. Graeme Malcolm OBE

CEO and Founder
M Squared

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Dr. Tommasso Calarco

Professor, Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Cologne

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Roger McKinlay

Challenge Director, Quantum Technologies
UK Innovation & Research

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Dr. Corey Stambaugh

Industrial Liaison, National Quantum Coordination Office
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

12:10 pm - 1:05 pm The very latest updates from processor / architecture companies:


1:05 pm - 2:05 pm Networking lunch in the exhibition area


LUNCH & LEARN SESSIONS

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm IQM Quantum computers

Jan Goetz - CEO & Founder, IQM

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Jan Goetz

CEO & Founder
IQM

1:35 pm - 1:50 pm TBC


1:55 pm - 2:10 pm TBC


AFTERNOON STREAMS

STREAM A

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Stream A: Quantum computing applications & use cases



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Christian Gogolin

Quantum Computing Expert
Covestro

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Glenn Jones

Physical & Chemical Modelling Research
Johnson Matthey

STREAM A

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Quantum machine learning applications in the automotive industry
Thomas Hubregtsen - Lead Quantum Computing, BMW

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Thomas Hubregtsen

Lead Quantum Computing
BMW

STREAM A

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Exploring QC applications within auto
Florian Neukart - Principle Scientist, Volkswagen Group of America


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Florian Neukart

Principle Scientist
Volkswagen Group of America

STREAM B

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Stream B: 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

STREAM B

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm An update on the NIST quest for Quantum-resistant algorithms
Dustin Moody - Mathematician, Cryptographic Technology Group, NIST

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Dustin Moody

Mathematician, Cryptographic Technology Group
NIST

STREAM B

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panel: How can we build an ethical approach to Quantum technologies?
Araceli Venegas-Gomez - Founder, QURECA
Philip Inglesant - Research Assistant, University of Oxford


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Araceli Venegas-Gomez

Founder
QURECA

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Philip Inglesant

Research Assistant
University of Oxford

STREAM C

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Stream C: Sensing & metrology

STREAM C

2:10 pm - 2:45 pm Current state of standards required for development of commercial Quantum sensing & metrology applications

STREAM C

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm The very latest industrial applications of Quantum sensing & measurement technologies
Bruno Desruelle - CEO & Co-Founder, MUQUANS

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Bruno Desruelle

CEO & Co-Founder
MUQUANS

STREAM C

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panel: Quantum technology applications within radar and the defence industry
Michael Hayduk - Deputy Director, Information Directorate, US Air Force
Gillian Marshall - Fellow, QinetiQ

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Michael Hayduk

Deputy Director, Information Directorate
US Air Force

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Gillian Marshall

Fellow
QinetiQ

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


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Michael Brett

SVP of Applications
Rigetti Computing

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Lee Braine

Director of Research and Engineering
Barclays

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Yianni Gamvros

VP of Business Development
QC Ware

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Haim Israel

Managing Director of Research
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Alexei Kondratyev

Managing Director, Global Head of Data Science & Analytics, CCIB
Standard Chartered Bank

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John Stewart

Global Head of Scouting & Research
RBS

STREAM B

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Panel: Evaluating the potential risks posed to enterprise networks by Quantum computing and assessing defence strategies


STREAM C

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Understanding the near-term commercial prospects for Quantum sensing technologies
Nicolas Spethmann - Head, Quantum Technology Competence Center, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, PTB

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Nicolas Spethmann

Head, Quantum Technology Competence Center
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, PTB

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm The Airbus Quantum computing challenge...and the winners are...!


6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Drinks reception & networking - exhibition & networking area