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THE PROGRAM

Please note this program is subject to change. Further details on panelists and presentations will be added closer to the event.

23 February 2022

Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney and Online

8.30 am

Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee

9.00 am

Official Opening

9.30 am

Panel: Quantum State of the Nation

10.15 am

Keynote Presentation: 

What will it really take to create a quantum industry in Australia?

Dr Cathy Foley, Australia’s Chief Scientist

11.00 am

Networking Morning Tea + Exhibition

11.30 am

Panel: Quantum Software: future applications for quantum devices

12.15 pm

Presentation: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Simone Severini, Director, Amazon Web Services (AWS); Professor, University College London

12.45 pm

Networking Lunch + Exhibition

1.45 pm

Panel: Quantum Sensing: what is the quantum advantage and what are the benefits?

2.30 pm

Panel: Preparing business for a quantum future

3.15 pm

Networking Afternoon Tea + Exhibition

3.45 pm

Presentation:  Microsoft Quantum - Sydney

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

4.15 pm

Panel: Quantum computing hardware: Race to 1 million qubits

5.00 pm

Closing Remarks

5.15 pm to 7.15 pm

Welcome Cocktail Party (in person only)

The Loft, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

24 February 2022

Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney and Online

8.30 am

Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee

9.00 am

Day Two Opening

9.15 am

Presentation: IBM Quantum

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

9.45 am

Presentation: PsiQuantum: Silicon Photonic Quantum Computing

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

10.15 am

Presentation: Google

Dr Hartmut Neven, Director of Engineering, Google

10.45 am

Networking Morning Tea + Exhibition

11.15 am

Panel: Responsible innovation in quantum technology

12.00 pm

Panel: Quantum Networking - A national quantum network: opportunities and challenges

12.45 pm

Networking Lunch + Exhibition

1.45 pm

Presentation: Q-CTRL

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

2.15 pm

Keynote Presentation:

Professor Michelle Simmons

Director, Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology; Founder and Director, Silicon Quantum Computing

3.00 pm

Networking Afternoon Tea + Exhibition

3.30 pm

Details to come

4.00 pm

Panel: What drives investment in quantum technology

4.45 pm

Closing Remarks

6.30 pm to 10.00 pm

Gala Dinner (in person only)

Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

Presentation: Xanadu

Christian Weedbrook, CEO & Founder of Xanadu Quantum Technologies

25 February 2022

Online Careers Fair

9.00 am

Careers Fair Opening

9.15 am

Panel: Developing the future quantum workforce

10.00 am

Exhibitor Sessions

Poster Viewing

11.30 am

Panel: Where a career in quantum can take you

Exhibitor Sessions

Poster Viewing

5.00 pm

Careers Fair Concludes

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