Description: This fifth annual Summit provided opportunities to hear leaders in quantum information science and engineering who are at the forefront of - and defining - this emerging field across industry, government, and academia. The Summit included the 2022 Quantum Creators Prize Symposium to promote early-career researchers working in new directions of quantum science.
Location: David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637
|8:45 – 9:30 AM||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:30 – 9:35 AM||Program Welcome||Paul Alivisatos, President, University of Chicago|
|9:35 – 9:45 AM||Opening Remarks||David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne; Director, Chicago Quantum Exchange|
|9:45 -10:15 AM||Keynote||Anne Matsuura, Director of Quantum Applications & Architecture, Intel Labs|
|10:15 – 10:45 AM||Keynote||Simone Severini, Director of Quantum Computing, Amazon Web Services; Professor of Physics of Information, University College London|
|10:45 – 11:00 AM||Break||
|11:00 AM – 12:00 PM||Panel||Paul Alivisatos, President, University of Chicago; Supratik Guha, Senior Scientist/Senior Advisor to Physical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory and Professor, Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Robert Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Lia Merminga, Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory; Moderated by Jonathan Felbinger, Deputy Director, Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C)|
|12:00 – 1:30 PM||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:30 PM||Panel||Kenneth Brown, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics, Duke University; Co-PI, NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation; Greg Engel, Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Director, NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Quantum Sensing in Biophysics and Bioengineering (QuBBE); Moderator: Elizabeth Goldschmidt, Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign|
|2:30 – 2:45 PM||Break|
|2:45 – 3:15 PM||Keynote||Nadia Carlsten, Vice President of Product, SandboxAQ|
|3:15 – 3:45 PM||Keynote||Jean-Luc Cambier, Program Director, Office of the Secretary of Defense|
|3:45 – 5:00 PM||Reception||CQE Member and Partner Poster Session|
|5:30 PM||Doors Open|
|6:00 PM||Lecture||Marco Pistoia, Managing Director, Distinguished Engineer, and Head Global Technology Applied Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co.|
|6:20 PM||Fireside Chat and Moderated Q&A||Marco Pistoia, Managing Director, Distinguished Engineer, and Head Global Technology Applied Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Mirella Koleva, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Quantopticon; David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne; Director, Chicago Quantum Exchange; Moderator: Jeanne Whalen, Global Business Reporter, Washington Post|
|7:00 PM||Event Ends|
|8:15 – 9:00 AM||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:00 – 9:05 AM||Day 2 Program Welcome||David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne; Director, Chicago Quantum Exchange|
|9:05 – 9:35 AM||Keynote||Barbara Helland, Associate Director of the Office of Science's Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), Department of Energy|
|9:35 – 11:15 AM||
Session 1: Correlations, Entanglement, and Metrology
|Victoria Xu, Postdoc, MIT; Xin Zheng, Postdoc, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Abhinav Deshpande, Postdoc, California Institute of Technology; Aaron Young, PhD student, University of Colorado Boulder|
|11:15 – 11:30 AM||Break|
|11:30 AM – 12:00 PM||Keynote||Sean L. Jones, Assistant Director for the Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Science Foundation|
|12:00 – 1:00 PM||Lunch|
|1:00 – 2:40 PM||
Session 2: Novel Quantum Materials
|Zhurun Ji, Postdoc, Stanford University; Jens Hertkorn, PhD student, University of Stuttgart; Anuva Aishwarya, PhD student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Kyle Seyler, Postdoc, California Institute of Technology|
|2:40 – 2:55 PM||Break|
|3:00 – 5:00 PM||
Session 3: Quantum Information and Networks
|Chris Anderson, Postdoc, Stanford University; Yihui Quek, Postdoc, Freie Universität Berlin; Colin Lualdi, PhD student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign|
In-person attendance is by invitation only and is non-transferable.
Virtual participation is broadly available.
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- The 2022 Chicago Quantum Summit is taking place at Friedman Hall in the David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
- For public transportation information, recommended shuttle/limousine/taxi services, and driving directions click here
- Street parking is an option, both in the blocks around the Forum and along the Midway
- There is a free parking lot several blocks east at the corner of E. 60th Street and S. Stony Island
- Visitor parking lots include Young, Chapin, Dorchester, and Campus North (Ellis) Garage
- More information
- The Study – 1227 E 60th St, Chicago, IL
- SOPHY Hyde Park Hotel – 1411 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL
- Hyatt Place Chicago South/University Medical Center – 5225 South Harper Avenue, Chicago, IL
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The Chicago Quantum Exchange also hosted a free Chicago Quantum Summit Public Event: Building a Quantum Secure Future in Chicago at the Chicago Cultural Center on November 14 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM CT.
Questions regarding the event can be directed firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chicago Quantum Summit is organized by the Chicago Quantum Exchange. View past summits here.