Quantum Industry Day will bring together scientists from academia and industry for an interactive exchange on directions and opportunities in quantum computing.

Learn more about our Industry Partnerships program here.


Thursday, November 17th, 2022

10:00 – 10:25 a.m.


Coffee and Check-In

10:25 – 10:30 a.m.      


Welcome and Presentation on Quantum Initiatives at the Simons Institute

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.


Theory Session
Steve Flammia (AWS) "Fault Tolerance with Biased Noise Qubits: Challenges and Opportunities"
Yunchao Liu (UC Berkeley) "Complexity and Applications of Random Circuit Sampling"
Mark Zhandry (NTT Research) 'How to “Multiply” Quantum States'

11:45 – 1:15 p.m.


Lunch Reception held outdoors at an off-site location

1:15 – 2:30 p.m.  

Experimental Session
Chetan Nayak (VP for Quantum Hardware, Microsoft) "Topological Quantum Computation with Majorana Zero Modes'
Alex Keesling (CEO, QuEra Computing Inc.) "Analog and Digital Quantum Computing with Neutral Atoms"
John Martinis (UC Santa Barbara) "The Problem with Qubits"

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.



3:00 – 3:45 p.m.


Panel Discussion moderated by Dan Stamper-Kurn (UC Berkeley, Director CIQC)
Panelists: Sergio Boixo (Google), Steve Flammia (AWS), Alex Keesling (QuEra), Jonathan King (Atom Computing), Chetan Nayak (Mircosoft), Chinmay Nirkhe (IBM), John Martinis (UCSB).




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