Chicago Quantum Summit

The annual Chicago Quantum Summit engages scientific and government leaders, the industries that will scale and drive the applications of emerging quantum research, and the trainees that will lead this future. Focusing on fostering a domestic and international community, experts discuss the future of quantum information science and technology research, the companies in the quantum ecosystem, and strategies to educate and build tomorrow’s quantum workforce.

Illustration by Peter Allen

2021 Chicago Quantum Summit

Nov. 4th, 2021

The fourth annual Chicago Quantum Summit will be a daylong program of presentations and discussions focusing on growing quantum ecosystems, commercializing research, and considering complex issues such as workforce development and inclusion — on both local and global scales.

The summit will be held at the University of Chicago’s David Rubenstein Forum. Virtual participation is broadly available.

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Past Chicago Quantum Summits

Illustration by Peter Allen
Illustration by Peter Allen

2020 Chicago Quantum Summit

Nov. 11-13, 2020

The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit, hosted virtually by the University of Chicago, capitalized on the momentum of efforts across the quantum community, including the launch of US national quantum research centers and key partnerships with academia, industry, and others.

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2019 Chicago Quantum Summit

Oct. 25, 2019

The second annual Chicago Quantum Summit engaged scientific and government leaders from around the globe and the industries that will drive the applications of emerging quantum information science research. With a focus on building international community, these experts discussed the future of quantum information science and technology and strategies to build tomorrow’s quantum workforce.

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2018 Chicago Quantum Summit

Nov. 8-9, 2018

The first Chicago Quantum Summit brought together leaders from academia, industry, and government on November 8-9 to discuss the power of quantum technology.

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View the 2018 Summit Agenda