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Quantum Australia

February 23 – 25, 2022


Quantum Australia 2022

23-25 February 2022 - Presented by Sydney Quantum Academy

Quantum Australia conference and careers fair will bring together world-leading quantum researchers, businesses, government decision-makers, startups, and big tech to share developments and ideas.

At this in-person and online event, you’ll hear from Australian and international leaders driving the development of the quantum economy — including speakers from Xanadu, IBM, PsiQuantum, QuintessenceLabs, Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Q-CTRL, Silicon Quantum Computing, and more.

Quantum technology is poised to become a $86 billion global industry by 2040. Australia is set to play a pivotal role in the industry’s growth, with Sydney home to one of the world’s largest concentrations of quantum experts.

Whether you’re a business looking to harness quantum computing and technology, or a researcher or quantum professional seeking valuable connections — our program has you covered.

With quantum expertise in growing demand, we’re also hosting an online careers fair connecting emerging talent with potential employers. Find out about the wealth of quantum talent in Australia, and the education and career opportunities on offer.

Join the conversation #QuantumAustralia @SydneyQuantum


Why attend?

Latest technology
& trends

Hear from over 50 speakers and panellists covering the latest trends and quantum technology applications.


Learn about the innovative collaborations across government, academia and industry driving technology developments.


Network online or in-person with experts, industry suppliers, customers, and investors in quantum technology.

Discover quantum

Speak directly with employers to get a head start in an industry predicted to generate over 16K new jobs in Australia by 2040.


Start: February 23, 2022
End: February 25, 2022
Sydney Quantum Academy


Dr Cathy Foley

Australia’s Chief Scientist
Keynote speaker
Dr Cathy Foley

Prof Michael Biercuk

CEO of Q-CTRL; Professor of Quantum Physics and Quantum Technology, University of Sydney
Prof Michael Biercuk

Prof Michelle Simmons

Director, Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology; Founder and Director, Silicon Quantum Computing
Keynote speaker
Prof Michelle Simmons

Dr Jay M. Gambetta

IBM Fellow and Vice President of Quantum Computing, IBM Quantum
Dr Jay M. Gambetta

Dr Hartmut Neven

Engineering Vice President, Google
Dr Hartmut Neven

Prof David Reilly

Director of Microsoft Quantum-Sydney and Professor of Physics, University of Sydney
Prof David Reilly

Dylan Saunders

Lead Quantum System Architect & Q1 Technology Lead, PsiQuantum
Dylan Saunders

Prof Simone Severini

Director, Quantum Computing, Amazon Web Services (AWS); Professor of Physics of Information, University College London
Prof Simone Severini



Join us in-person on 23-24 February 2022 on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour at the iconic venue, Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf. It’s centrally located with easy access to public transport or parking options.

A NSW Government-recognised COVIDSafe Business, Doltone House has a COVID-19 Safety Plan ensuring the wellbeing and safety of attendees in accordance with all Government and NSW Health guidelines.

We'll be monitoring for COVID-19 updates and restrictions and will update registered attendees via email immediately in the event we need to move the event online. View our terms and conditions for details on cancellations and refunds.

Looking for somewhere to stay while in Sydney? Nearby to Doltone House you’ll find:


We’ll also be live streaming all content, hosting virtual industry exhibitors and an online poster session from our virtual platform. All content will be made available on-demand following the live event.   


Making Quantum Australia a possibility.



The inaugural Quantum Australia is presented by Sydney Quantum Academy, a partnership between four world-leading universities – Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney – proudly supported by the NSW Government.

Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Please view our EDI Code of Conduct here.

Our Partners
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