Conference Day Three: April 14 2021 EST


MORNING SESSIONS

8:00 am - 8:05 am Opening of Day 3 from Amit Das, CEO & Co-Founder, Quantum.Tech


9:05 am - 9:35 am An update on Tencent’s Quantum Research

Jon Allcock - Senior Researcher, Tencent Quantum Laboratory

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Jon Allcock

Senior Researcher
Tencent Quantum Laboratory


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Roland Fejfar

Head TechBD EMEA/ APAC, Co-Founder
Morgan Stanley, Quantum.Tech

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Alex Kiltz

Investment Associate
UVC Partners

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Morgan Polotan

Principal
Comcast Ventures & Genacast Ventures

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Thomas Park

VP strategic Initiatives & Operations,
BDC Capital

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Maria Lepskaya

Senior Associate
Runa Capital

9:15 am - 9:45 am Now, Today, Tomorrow, and Always: The current state and future promise of Quantum Algorithms

Matthias Troyer - Distinguished Scientist & Director of Quantum Customer Solutions, Microsoft

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Matthias Troyer

Distinguished Scientist & Director of Quantum Customer Solutions
Microsoft


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Yoshihisa Yamamoto

Director of the PHI (Physics & Informatics) Laboratories
NTT Research, Inc.

10:15 am - 11:00 am McKinsey Report & Panel Discussion: Assessing The Current Landscape Of Quantum Computing Development, Industry Adoption, & Value Drivers




11:00 am - 11:30 am DoD Keynote: An Update on DoD Quantum Programs

Michael Hayduk - Deputy Director, Information Directorate, US Air Force

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Michael Hayduk

Deputy Director, Information Directorate
US Air Force


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Professor Tommaso Calarco

Director / Coordinator
Peter Grunberg Institute, FZ-Julich / Quantum Support Action Group, EU Quantum Flagship

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Roger McKinlay

Challenge Director, Quantum Technologies
UK Innovation & Research

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Celia Merzbacher

Associate Director
Quantum Economic Development Consortium




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Dr. Christopher Savoie

Founder & CEO
Zapata Computing

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Kam Chana

Director, Scientific Modeling Programs
Merck

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Brian Standen

Global Head of Next Generation Computing
BASF

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Dan Diasio

Global Artificial Intelligence Leader
Ernst & Young

1:20 pm - 1:30 pm Presentation by Classiq




LUNCH & LEARN

1:30 pm - 2:20 pm LUNCH AND LEARN SESSIONS & WORKSHOPS, including IBM; REPLY IT, ATOS, SIA Partners, MCQST

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

STREAM A: Quantum Computing Industry Use Cases

2:20 pm - 3:15 pm Panel: Applications & Potential Use Cases of Quantum Computing within Pharma and Life Science
Bhushan Bonde - Head of IT Early Solutions Innovation Development, UCB
Vassilios Pantazopoulos - Head of Scientific Computing & HPC, Pfizer
Natalia Jimenez - Atos HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence Director, Atos

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Bhushan Bonde

Head of IT Early Solutions Innovation Development
UCB

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Vassilios Pantazopoulos

Head of Scientific Computing & HPC
Pfizer

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Natalia Jimenez

Atos HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence Director
Atos

STREAM A: Quantum Computing Industry Use Cases

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Fireside Chat: Exploring BP's Quantum Journey & Future Roadmap
Richard Debney - VP Digital Science, BP
Julianna Toms - Technology Principal, BP
Clena Abuan - Senior Technology Associate, BP
Corneliu Buda - Molecular Modeler, BP

Richard Debney

VP Digital Science
BP

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Julianna Toms

Technology Principal
BP

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Clena Abuan

Senior Technology Associate
BP

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Corneliu Buda

Molecular Modeler
BP

STREAM A: Quantum Computing Industry Use Cases

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Quantum Computing for Chemicals and Materials Science



STREAM B: Innovations in Quantum Computing Research as Applied to Industrial Applications

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Quantum Machine Learning Applications within Ecommerce
Rodolfo Bonin - Machine Learning Expert, Mercado Libre

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Rodolfo Bonin

Machine Learning Expert
Mercado Libre

STREAM B: Innovations in Quantum Computing Research as Applied to Industrial Applications

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm A Novel Algorithm for Solving Linear Systems of Equations and its Potential Applications
Marco Cerezo - Quantum Information Theorist, Los Alamos National Labs

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Marco Cerezo

Quantum Information Theorist
Los Alamos National Labs

STREAM B: Innovations in Quantum Computing Research as Applied to Industrial Applications

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Real-World Optimization Use Case

STREAM B: Innovations in Quantum Computing Research as Applied to Industrial Applications

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Quantum Natural Language Processing Use Case
Dominic Widdows - Senior Principal NLP Scientist, LivePerson

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Dominic Widdows

Senior Principal NLP Scientist
LivePerson

CLOSING KEYNOTE

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Dr. Bob Sutor

VP - IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem
IBM

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Peter Bordow

Principal Architect - Research & Innovation
Wells Fargo

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Carl Williams

Acting Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory
NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)

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Ruslan Yunusov

Head of Rosatom's project office for quantum technologies and National Quantum Lab
Rosatom & National Quantum Lab