Chicago Quantum Summit 2018 Agenda

University of Chicago
Eckhardt Research Center (ERC)—Room 161
5640 South Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

 

Day 1 – Thursday, November 8

Live streaming available here.

Time Event Speakers Concurrent Lab Tours
8:45–9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:30–9:35 AM Opening Remarks David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, UChicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne; Director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange
9:35–9:45 AM Program Welcome Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago
9:45–10:15 AM Keynote Dario Gil, COO, IBM Research and VP, AI and Quantum, IBM Research
10:15–10:45 AM Keynote France Cordova, NSF Director
10:45–11:00 AM Break
11:00–11:30 PM Remarks Congressman Dan Lipinski, 3rd District, Illinois
11:30 AM–12:00 PM Keynote Hartmut Neven, Engineering Director, Google Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab
12:00–12:30 PM Keynote Steve Binkley, Deputy Director, Office of Science (DOE)
12:30–1:30 PM Lunch 12:45 PM: Lab Tours
1:30–2:00 PM Panel Supratik Guha, Center for Nanoscale Materials Director and Senior Scientific Advisor to the Lab Director, Argonne; Professor of Molecular Engineering, UChicago; Joseph Lykken, Deputy Director and Chief Research Officer of Fermilab; David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, UChicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne; Director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange; Dale Van Harlingen, the Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics and the Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign
2:00–2:30 PM Keynote Carl Williams, Acting Director of the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
2:30–3:00 PM Keynote Paul Lopata, Acting Assistant Director of Defense Research & Engineering for Quantum Information Science
3:00–3:30 PM Remarks Congressman Bill Foster, 11th District, Illinois
3:30–4:00 PM Keynote Jeff Henshaw, Group Program Manager for Microsoft’s Quantum Architecture and Computation Group (QuArC)
4:00–5:00 PM Reception CQE Member Research Poster Session
4:40–5:00 PM Buses leave for Public Event

 

Public Event

The Standard Club
320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604

Live streaming available here.

Time Event Speakers
5:30 PM Doors open
6:00 PM Lecture Hartmut Neven, Google
6:20 PM Fireside Chat Hartmut Neven, Google
David Awschalom
6:40 PM Moderated Q&A Martin Giles, MIT Technology Review
7:00 PM Event ends

 

Day 2 – Friday, November 9

 

Time Event QISENET Meeting
8:15–9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00–9:15 AM Overview Evelyn Hu, Tarr-Coyne Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Science, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University
9:15–10:15 AM Keynote Linda S. Sapochak, Division Director, Division of Materials Research, NSF
10:15–10:30 AM Break
10:30–11:30 AM Student & Industry Panel Lisa F. Edge, Sr. Program Manager Epitaxial Materials, IR Program Office, HRL Laboratories, LLC; Ben Lawrie, Staff Scientist, Quantum Information Science Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Ryan Babbush, Senior Research Scientist, Google Inc.; Barbara Jones, Research Division, IBM
11:30 AM–12:30 PM Student Poster Session
12:30 PM Conference Concludes
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