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SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

At Quantum Australia 2022 you can gain insights from 50+ Australian and international leaders in quantum, across industry innovation, higher education and research, and government policy. See below for confirmed speakers and panelists to date, with more to come...

 

Dr Cathy Foley

Australia’s Chief Scientist
Keynote speaker
Dr Cathy Foley

Dr Hartmut Neven

Director of Engineering, Google
Presenter
Dr Hartmut Neven

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, Quantum Computing, IBM Quantum
Presenter
Dr Jay M. Gambetta

Prof Michael Biercuk

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

Prof David Rielly

Director, Microsoft Quantum-Sydney; Professor of Physics, University of Sydney
Presenter
Prof David Rielly

Dylan Saunders

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

Prof Simone Severini

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

Christian Weedbrook

CEO & Founder, Xanadu Quantum Technologies
Presenter
Christian Weedbrook

Scott Aaronson

Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
Panellist
Scott Aaronson

Bill Bartee

Managing Partner, Main Sequence Ventures
Panellist
Bill Bartee

Prof Stephen Bartlett

Professor, School of Physics, University of Sydney
Panellist
Prof Stephen Bartlett

Assoc Prof Dominic Berry

Associate Professor, Macquarie University
Panellist
Assoc Prof Dominic Berry

Prof Rainer Blatt

Research Director, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW); Professor, University of Innsbruck
Panellist
Prof Rainer Blatt

Aggie Branczyk

Research Staff Member, IBM Quantum
Panellist
Aggie Branczyk

Prof Gavin Brennen

Director of the Macquarie Centre for Quantum Engineering, Macquarie University
Panel Chair
Prof Gavin Brennen

Assoc Prof Daniel Burgarth

Associate Professor, Macquarie University
Panellist
Assoc Prof Daniel Burgarth

Dr Maja Cassidy

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Quantum
Panellist
Dr Maja Cassidy

Prof John Close

Professor and Head of the Department of Quantum Science, The Australian National University
Panellist
Prof John Close

Juan Pablo Dehollain

Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney
Panel Chair
Juan Pablo Dehollain

Simon Devitt

Senior Lecturer, Center for Quantum Software and Information, University of Technology Sydney; Co-founder and Managing Director, h-bar
Panel Chair
Simon Devitt

Prof Andrew Doherty

Professor, School of Physics, University of Sydney
Panel Chair
Prof Andrew Doherty

Prof Andrew Dzurak

ARC Laureate Fellow & Professor of Quantum Engineering, UNSW Sydney
Panellist
Prof Andrew Dzurak

Dr Claire L. Edmunds

Erwin Schrödinger Center for Quantum Science and Technology (ESQ) Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Innsbruck
Panellist
Dr Claire L. Edmunds

Prof Ben Eggleton

Co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN), Director of the Sydney Nano Institute and Professor in the School of Physics, University of Sydney
Panellist
Prof Ben Eggleton

Assoc Prof Chris Ferrie

University of Technology Sydney
Panellist
Assoc Prof Chris Ferrie

Dr David Garvin

Principal Researcher Quantum Computing Office, NEC
Panellist
Dr David Garvin

Prof Lloyd Hollenberg

Director, IBM Quantum Hub; Professor of Physics, The University of Melbourne
Panellist
Prof Lloyd Hollenberg

Dr Zixin Huang

SQA Postdoctoral Fellow, Macquarie Centre for Quantum Engineering, Macquarie University
Panel Chair
Dr Zixin Huang

Aurélie Jacquet

Chair of Standards Australia AI Committee
Panellist
Aurélie Jacquet

Dr Maria Kieferova

SQA Postdoctoral Fellow, UTS Centre for Quantum Software and Information and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology
Panellist
Dr Maria Kieferova

Jacqui Kernot

Technology Consulting Partner, EY
Panellist
Jacqui Kernot

Svenja Knappe

Founder and Scientist, Fieldline Inc; Associate Research Professor, University of Colorado
Panellist
Svenja Knappe

Prof Sir Peter Knight

UKRI National Quantum Technology Programme and Imperial College London
Panellist
Prof Sir Peter Knight

Prof Andre Luiten

Managing Director, QuantX Pty Ltd
Panellist
Prof Andre Luiten

Prof Tanya Monro FAA, FTSE, FOSA, FAIP

Chief Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Group, Department of Defence
Panellist
Prof Tanya Monro FAA, FTSE, FOSA, FAIP

Prof Andrea Morello

Scientia Professor of Quantum Engineering, UNSW Sydney
Panellist
Prof Andrea Morello

Prof Geoff Pryde

Deputy Director, Centre for Quantum Dynamics, Griffith University
Panellist
Prof Geoff Pryde

Prof James Rabeau

Director, Quantum Technologies, CSIRO
Panel Chair
Prof James Rabeau

Sam Roberts

Senior Quantum Architect, PsiQuantum
Panellist
Sam Roberts

Prof Sven Rogge

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), UNSW Sydney
Panel Chair
Prof Sven Rogge

Peter Rohde

Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney
Panellist
Peter Rohde

Dr Vikram Sharma

Chief Executive Officer, QuintessenceLabs
Panellist
Dr Vikram Sharma

Maria Spiropulu

Shang-Yi Ch’en Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology
Panellist
Maria Spiropulu

Dr Krysta Svore

General Manager - Quantum Software, Microsoft
Panellist
Dr Krysta Svore

Dr Jean-Philippe Tetienne

ARC Future Fellow, RMIT
Panellist
Dr Jean-Philippe Tetienne

Prof Peter Turner

CEO, Sydney Quantum Academy
Panel Chair
Prof Peter Turner

Dr Matt van Breugel

Co-Founder & CEO, Redback Systems
Panellist
Dr Matt van Breugel

Prof Andrew White

Director, Centre for Engineered Quantum Systems
Panellist
Prof Andrew White

Prof Glenn Wightwick

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Enterprise, University of Technology Sydney
Panel Chair
Prof Glenn Wightwick

Sally-Ann Williams

CEO, Cicada Innovations
Panel Chair
Sally-Ann Williams

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