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Quantum Computing for Business

NASA-Ames Research Center, Building 152  |  mountain view, California
December 4 - 6, 2017

$749

Discounted
Full Conference Pass


Expired Wednesday, November 15

$899

Standard
Full Conference Pass

$449

Discounted
One-Day Pass



Expired Wednesday, November 15

$499

Standard
One-Day Pass

Online Registration will be closing at 5:00 p.m. PST on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Welcome to the inaugural business-focused global QC conference where you'll join leaders in quantum software, hardware, and top VCs to explore the future of quantum computing.


Guest Speakers

Sponsors

 

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Gold sponsor

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SILVER SPONSOR

 
 
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Agenda

(Subject to change)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017 | BOOT CAMP

Click here for Boot Camp details


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017 | ALL-HANDS DAY

7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfast
8:30Master of Ceremonies: Matt Johnson, CEO, QC Ware
8:30 - 9:15 AMKeynote: John Preskill, Caltech
9:15 - 10:00 AMDigital Quantum Computing: John Martinis, Google
10:00 - 10:30 AMAnalog Quantum Computing: Bo Ewald, President, D-Wave International
10:30 - 10:45 AMNetworking Break
10:45 - 11:15 AMQuantum Chemistry Applications: Bert de Jong, LBL
11:15 - 11:45 AMProspects for Quantum Machine Learning: The Promise and the Caveats: Peter McMahon, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University & QC Ware
11:45 - 12:15 AMOptimization Applications: Masoud Mohseni, Google
12:15 - 1:30 PMNetworking Lunch
1:30 - 2:00 PMQC for the Automotive Industry: Martin Hoffman, VW
2:00 - 2:30 PMQC Application for Finance: Paul Burchard, Goldman Sachs
2:30 - 3:00 PMQC Applications in Aerospace: Thierry Botter, Airbus
3:00 - 3:30 PMQC Applications in Transport/Logistics and Manufacturing: Yianni Gamvros, IBM
3:30 - 4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 - 4:30 PMUS Public-Sector QC Funding: Carl Williams, NIST
4:30 - 5:00 PMEuropean Public-Sector QC Funding: Juergen Mlynek, EU Flagship Program
5:00 - 5:30 PMChinese QC Funding: Xiaobo Zhu, USTC
5:30 - 7:30 PM"Excited State" Happy Hour

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017 | VENDORS & VENTURES

7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfast
8:30Master of Ceremonies: Matt Johnson, CEO, QC Ware
8:30 - 9:30 AMKeynote: Rupak Biswas, NASA; Eleanor Rieffel, NASA
9:30 AM - 10:15 AMATOS - QC Simulation Products: Scott Hamilton, Atos; Philippe Duluc, Atos
10:15 - 10:45 AMIBM - QC Hardware/Software Programs: Jerry Chow, IBM
10:45 - 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 - 11:30 AMMicrosoft - QC Hardware/Software Programs: Julie Love, Microsoft
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMIonQ - Ion Trap QC Program: Dave Moehring, CEO, IonQ
12:00 - 12:45 PMHardware Panel: Moderator: Ryan Mandelbaum, Gizmodo; Eric Ostby, Google; Jerry Chow, IBM; Bob Willett, Nokia; Bo Ewald, D-Wave; Dave Moehring, IonQ, Xiaobo Zhu, USTC
12:45 - 1:45 PMNetworking Lunch
1:45 - 2:15 PMVC Perspective on QC Investment Opportunities: Shaun Maguire, GV
2:15 - 3:00 PMVC Panel: Moderator: Luka Tomljenovic, Airbus; Shaun Maguire, GV; Maryanna Saenko, DFJ; Aaron VanDevender, Founders Fund; Joe Raffa, IBM Ventures; Aaron Sisto, IQT
3:00 - 3:45 PMSoftware Panel: Moderator: Lawrence Gasman, CIR; Matt Johnson, QC Ware; Chris Savoie, Zapata; Andrew Fursman, 1QBit; Michael Brett, QxBranch; Bindu Madhavan, SAP; Iordanis Kerenedis, CNRS - Paris Centre for Quantum Computing
3:45 - 4:00 PMClosing Remarks: Matt Johnson, QC Ware

Why Attend?

 

 

This is the conference for forward thinking professionals in the quantum computing space and those looking to invest in the future of quantum computing.

Gain a greater understanding of the software, hardware, and active development of quantum computing for business.

 

 
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Location

 
 

NASA Ames Research Center
Bldg. 152
Mountain View, CA, 94035

NASA’s Ames Research Center, one of ten NASA field centers, is in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. Since 1939, Ames has led NASA in conducting world-class research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology, and science aligned with the center’s core capabilities.


Contact

General questions:
E: Q2B@LAUNCHinc.com
P: 415-457-1701

Speaker Inquiries & Sponsorship:
E: matt.johnson@qcware.com