Digital Week Day 1


DIGITAL WEEK DAY 1: Monday 15th June (BST)

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm Introduction to the Day & Chair’s opening remarks: A brief history of Quantum technology, and where we are today

Amit Das - CEO & Co-Founder, Quantum.Tech
Dr. Graeme Malcolm OBE - CEO and Founder, M Squared

Open the conference with a brief tour through the history of Quantum technologies, and the current landscape with regards to commercialisation. Graeme will “set the scene” with regards to the industrial adoption and development of Quantum technologies.

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Amit Das

CEO & Co-Founder
Quantum.Tech

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Dr. Graeme Malcolm OBE

CEO and Founder
M Squared


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Amanda Solloway, MP

Undersecretary of State (Minister for Science, Research and Innovation)
GOVT

1:05 pm - 1:25 pm Opening Keynote: A roadmap for commercialisation of Quantum technologies in the UK

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

The UK Government has provided extensive investment and support to develop a domestic Quantum industry. What results can we expect in the next 5-10 years as these investments start to bear fruit? Join Sir Peter as he provides a glimpse into a “Quantum-enabled” future.

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Sir Peter Knight

Professor of Quantum Optics
Imperial College London

One of the highlights of Quantum.Tech, leading, global enterprises explain how they are positioning for a Quantum future. One can’t take “half-measures” with such a deeply technical, yet potentially transformative technology. How can you build the expertise, knowledge and infrastructure to benefit as Quantum technologies and applications mature?

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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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Leigh Lapworth

Head of Computational Sciences
Rolls-Royce

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Jonathan Legh-Smith

Head of Scientific Affairs
BT

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Corey O'Meara

Senior Data Scientist & Quantum Lead
E.ON

2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Cutting-edge Quantum algorithms for predicting molecular properties

Michael Marthaler - CEO, HQS Quantum Simulations

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Michael Marthaler

CEO
HQS Quantum Simulations

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm The very latest research updates from the leading Quantum processor/architecture companies

Alan Ho - Head of Product, Quantum AI Lab, Google

The session everyone is waiting for. Hear how the leading Quantum researchers are progressing their processing capabilities forward. Covering the major different architectures from super conducting, through to trapped-ion and photonic, you will get a thorough understanding of where we are, and how the Qubit harnessing race is progressing.

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Alan Ho

Head of Product, Quantum AI Lab
Google

3:35 pm - 3:55 pm The very latest research updates from the leading Quantum processor/architecture companies

Patty Lee - Chief Scientist, Honeywell Quantum Solutions

The session everyone is waiting for. Hear how the leading Quantum researchers are progressing their processing capabilities forward. Covering the major different architectures from super conducting, through to trapped-ion and photonic, you will get a thorough understanding of where we are, and how the Qubit harnessing race is progressing.

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Patty Lee

Chief Scientist
Honeywell Quantum Solutions

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm The very latest research updates from the leading Quantum processor/architecture companies

Zaira Nazario - Researcher, IBM

The session everyone is waiting for. Hear how the leading Quantum researchers are progressing their processing capabilities forward. Covering the major different architectures from super conducting, through to trapped-ion and photonic, you will get a thorough understanding of where we are, and how the Qubit harnessing race is progressing.

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Zaira Nazario

Researcher
IBM

4:25 pm - 4:45 pm The very latest research updates from the leading Quantum processor/architecture companies

Andrew Bestwick - Director of Quantum Device Architecture, Rigetti Computing

The session everyone is waiting for. Hear how the leading Quantum researchers are progressing their processing capabilities forward. Covering the major different architectures from super conducting, through to trapped-ion and photonic, you will get a thorough understanding of where we are, and how the Qubit harnessing race is progressing.

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Andrew Bestwick

Director of Quantum Device Architecture
Rigetti Computing

4:55 pm - 5:10 pm Learn why industry leaders like Airbus, BMW, and Goldman Sachs are engaging in quantum computing today with QC Ware

Yianni Gamvros - VP of Business Development, QC Ware


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Yianni Gamvros

VP of Business Development
QC Ware

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm Cocktail Reception

Join us from the comfort of your own living room. Mix your favourite drink and post it on the Quantum.Tech App timeline to win great prizes. Say a virtual “cheers” to your colleagues and friends from around the Quantum world.