20 - 22 April, 2020 | Twickenham Stadium, London

Conference Day Two: 22 April, 2020


8:00 am - 8:45 am Coffee and networking in the exhibition area

KEYNOTES & OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

8:45 am - 8:55 am Chair's opening remarks

8:55 am - 9:25 am Keynote address: Understanding how CERN is evaluating Quantum computing

Federico Carminati - Chief Innovation Officer, CERN Openlab

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Federico Carminati

Chief Innovation Officer
CERN Openlab

9:25 am - 9:55 am An overview of MOD approaches to Quantum technologies

Stephen Till - Senior Fellow, DSTL (Defence Science & Technology Laboratory)

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Stephen Till

Senior Fellow
DSTL (Defence Science & Technology Laboratory)

9:55 am - 10:25 am The Unites States Air Force embraces Quantum technologies

Kathy-Anne Soderberg - Senior Research Scientist, United States Air Force Research Lab

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Kathy-Anne Soderberg

Senior Research Scientist
United States Air Force Research Lab

10:25 am - 10:55 am Quantum computing as a service: Exploring delivery models to enable Quantum computing at scale


10:55 am - 11:30 am Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area


11:30 am - 12:00 pm The Tencent approach to Quantum computing research


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Case Study: Identifying use cases for Quantum computing within Siemens – What opportunities are presented?

Wolfgang Mauerer - Senior Key Expert, Siemens

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Wolfgang Mauerer

Senior Key Expert
Siemens


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Christophe Jurczak

Managing Partner
Quantonation

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Maria Lepskaya

Senior Associate
Runa Capital

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Ilja Vladimirov

Director, Digital Investments
Evonik Venture Capital

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Jan Westerhues

Investment Partner
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

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


LUNCH & LEARN SESSIONS

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm TBC


1:35 pm - 1:50 pm TBC


1:55 pm - 2:10 pm TBC


AFTERNOON STREAMS

STREAM A

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Stream A: Quantum computing applications, risks & challenges
Mohammad Choucair - CEO, Archer Materials

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Mohammad Choucair

CEO
Archer Materials


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Bhushan Bonde

Head of IT Early Solutions Innovation Development
UCB

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Dr. Anurag Mishra

Research Scientist
Qulab

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Marielle van der Pol

Global Head, Research Informatics
Roche

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Ross Walker

Global Director, Scientific Research Computing & Analytics
GSK

STREAM A

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Potential applications of Quantum computing for drug discovery & personalised medicine
Gopal Karemore - Principal Data Scientist, Novo Nordisk

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Gopal Karemore

Principal Data Scientist
Novo Nordisk

STREAM A

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Quantum computing applications within energy & oil & gas
Henri Calandra - Senior Advisor, Depth Imaging & HPC, Total

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Henri Calandra

Senior Advisor, Depth Imaging & HPC
Total

STREAM B

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Stream B: Communications & cryptography


STREAM B

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm The very latest update on the status of the European OpenQKD project
Hannes Huebel - Project Manager, EU OPENQKD


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Hannes Huebel

Project Manager
EU OPENQKD

STREAM B

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Panel: How are leading telecoms operators responding to the threats & opportunities presented by Quantum technology?
Jaya Baloo - Chief Information Security Officer, KPN
Dr. Antonio Manzalini - Senior Project Manager, Telecom Italia Mobile

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Jaya Baloo

Chief Information Security Officer
KPN

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Dr. Antonio Manzalini

Senior Project Manager
Telecom Italia Mobile

STREAM B

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Case study: Building a real-world, Quantum-secure network
Andrew Lord - Senior Manager, Optical Research, BT


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Andrew Lord

Senior Manager, Optical Research
BT

STREAM C

2:10 pm - 2:15 pm Stream C: Sensing & metrology


STREAM C

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Practical Quantum technology for surveying, construction and civil engineering: An update on the gravity pioneer project
Dr. George Tuckwell - Divisional Director, Geoscience and Engineering, RSK

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Dr. George Tuckwell

Divisional Director, Geoscience and Engineering
RSK

STREAM C

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Quantum applications for medical devices & imaging

STREAM C

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Utilising Quantum computing to help solve Earth observation satellite image acquisition planning problem
Tobias Stollenwerk - Researcher, German Aerospace Centre
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Tobias Stollenwerk

Researcher
German Aerospace Centre

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

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Applying Quantum computing to solve real-world natural language processing problems

Venkatesh Kannan - Centre Technical Manager, ICHEC

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Venkatesh Kannan

Centre Technical Manager
ICHEC

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Panel: How can we overcome the technical, manufacturing and engineering challenges of harnessing the power of qubits?

Roberto DeSimone - Manager, Strategic Innovation (Disruptive Technologies), BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Dr Wyn Meredith - Commercial Director, IQE


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Roberto DeSimone

Manager, Strategic Innovation (Disruptive Technologies)
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

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Dr Wyn Meredith

Commercial Director
IQE

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm How will Quantum technologies complement or disrupt Blockchain technologies?

Sarah Lamoudi - Director of Emerging Technologies, Paris EUROPLACE

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Sarah Lamoudi

Director of Emerging Technologies
Paris EUROPLACE

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Understanding the critical role of error correction on the journey to scalable Quantum computing

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm The latest advances in hardware-aware Quantum circuit optimisation

Vitali Vinokour - Head of Product, Aliro Technologies

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Vitali Vinokour

Head of Product
Aliro Technologies

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Understanding and overcoming the technical hurdles for a scalable Quantum computing stack

Itamar Sivan - CEO, Quantum Machines

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Itamar Sivan

CEO
Quantum Machines

KEYNOTES AND CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS


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Dr. Rhys Lewis

Director – Quantum Metrology Institute
National Physical Laboratory

5:45 pm - 5:55 pm Closing summary


5:55 pm - 5:55 pm Close of conference