Digital Week Day 3


DIGITAL WEEK DAY 3: Wednesday 17th June (BST)

12:40 pm - 12:55 pm Chair's introduction to day 3

Jose Pozo - CTO, EPIC
Amit Das - CEO & Co-Founder, Quantum.Tech


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Jose Pozo

CTO
EPIC

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Amit Das

CEO & Co-Founder
Quantum.Tech

Government funding and private/public initiatives are crucial to deliver a solid foundation for experimental technologies. Think DARPA and the internet! Come and discover how different regions around the world are seeking to establish an environment to enable flourishing Quantum industries. 

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Michael Brett

SVP of Applications
Rigetti Computing

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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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Celia Merzbacher

Associate Director
Quantum Economic Development Consortium

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Ruslan Yunusov

CEO of the Russian Quantum Center
Head of the project of Rosatom corporation on building a quantum computer in Russia


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Eric Kessler PhD

Senior Product Manager – Science, Quantum Computing
Amazon Web Services

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm The United States Air Force embraces Quantum technologies

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

Military applications of Quantum technologies can be found across computing, communications as well as timing, radar and precision measurement. As such, the USAF is right at the forefront of Quantum research and commercialization. Come and hear about their programs, infrastructure and future plans.

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Kathy-Anne Soderberg

Senior Research Scientist
United States Air Force Research Lab

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm Comprehensive solutions for Quantum technology development: Fabrication, measurement and testing qubits at scale

Ravi Sundaram - Head of Strategic R&D Markets, Oxford Instruments


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Ravi Sundaram

Head of Strategic R&D Markets
Oxford Instruments

Some of the most promising applications of Quantum computing can be found within the arena of chemicals and material sciences. The promise of simulating existing molecules and discovering new molecules is inspiring, but what is the reality? Join this debate to find out!

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Dr. Christopher Savoie

Founder & CEO
Zapata Computing

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Christian Gogolin

Quantum Computing Expert
Covestro

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Dr. Jacob Grose

Investment Manager
BASF Venture Capital

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Glenn Jones

Physical & Chemical Modelling Research
Johnson Matthey

Retail banks, investment banks and asset managers are all cautiously excited about the potential that Quantum computing has for their businesses. Be it within risk management, portfolio allocation, or customer segmentation, the opportunities are immense. However, these are early days. Where are we with the research, which areas show the most promise, and how can you set yourself up for success?

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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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Alexei Kondratyev

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

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm A Quantum Advantage in Fighting Climate Change

Jean-Francois Bobier - Partner & Associate Director, BCG


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Jean-Francois Bobier

Partner & Associate Director
BCG