2019 Chicago Quantum Summit Agenda


Thursday, October 24

2019 Chicago Quantum Summit Public Event

Solving Unsolvable Problems: The Future of Quantum Computing

6-7 p.m.  (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Keynote speaker:
Talia Gershon, Director of Research Strategy and Growth Initiatives at IBM Research 

Chicago Symphony Center,
Buntrock Hall
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

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Friday, October 25

2019 Chicago Quantum Summit

University of Chicago Invitation only — View the live streaming and captioning.

Summit Agenda

Time Event Speakers
8:45–9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast  
9:30–9:35 AM Opening Remarks Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago
9:35–9:45 AM Program Welcome David Awschalom, Liew Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory; Director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange
9:45–10:15 AM Keynote Mike Mayberry, Chief Technology Officer, Intel
10:15–10:45 AM Keynote Jay Gambetta, IBM Fellow and Vice President, IBM Q
10:45–11:00 AM Break  
11:00–11:30 AM Remarks Charles Toups, Vice President and General Manager, Disruptive Computing & Networks, Boeing
11:30 AM–12:00 PM Keynote Robert Visser, Managing Director, Advanced Chemistry and Materials, Advanced Technology Group, Applied Materials, Inc. 
12:00–12:30 PM Keynote Linda S. Sapochak, Division Director, Division of Materials Research, National Science Foundation
12:30–1:30 PM Lunch  
1:30–2:00 PM Keynote Michelle Simmons, Laureate Fellow and Director of the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, at the University of New South Wales
2:00–2:30 PM Keynote Thomas Jennewein, Science Lead for QEYSSat, University of Waterloo
2:30–3:00 PM Keynote Andrew Shields, Assistant Managing Director, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd.
3:00–3:30 PM Remarks and Fireside Chat Congressman Bill Foster, 11th District, Illinois
Fireside chat with Paul Kearns, Director, Argonne National Laboratory
3:30–4:00 PM Keynote Joseph S. Broz, Executive Director and Governing Board Chairman, The Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), and Vice President Strategy and Applied Sciences Department Head, SRI International
4:00–5:00 PM Reception