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Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, Founder and CEO of Nu Quantum, is an IQT The Hague 2024 Speaker

Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, CEO and Founder of Nu Quantum, will speak at the IQT The Hague Conference in April 2024.
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 20 Feb 2024

In April, Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, the pioneering founder and Chief Executive of Nu Quantum, a forefront Quantum Computer Networking company based in Cambridge, UK, will speak at the IQT The Hague conference. As an acclaimed quantum physicist and inventor, Palacios-Berraquero has significantly contributed to the quantum technology field with her impactful research papers and a book grounded in her doctoral studies. Her academic tenure at the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London provided a strong foundation for her remarkable journey into quantum physics and technology entrepreneurship.

Nu Quantum, under Palacios-Berraquero’s leadership, specializes in the development of quantum computer networking technologies, marking a significant stride towards realizing the practical applications of quantum mechanics in enhancing communication systems. Her work aims not only to advance the technical frontiers of quantum computing but also to address some of the most pressing challenges in cybersecurity through quantum networking.

Beyond her scientific and entrepreneurial pursuits, Palacios-Berraquero has been a vocal advocate for equality and LGBTQIA+ visibility within the STEM community and beyond. Her involvement in various pro-equality and visibility initiatives reflects her commitment to creating a more inclusive and diverse scientific environment. This dedication, coupled with her scientific achievements, has garnered her features in esteemed publications such as Wired, Forbes, BBC, and Sifted, highlighting her influence both within the quantum technology sphere and in broader societal contexts.

In addition to leading Nu Quantum, Palacios-Berraquero contributes her expertise to the UK’s quantum technology development as a member of the Technical Advisory Board of the National Quantum Computing Centre. She also plays a strategic role as co-founder and director of UKQuantum, the UK’s quantum industry group, further establishing her as a key figure in shaping the future of the UK’s quantum industry.

At the IQT The Hague conference, Palacios-Berraquero is anticipated to delve into the innovations and challenges of quantum computer networking, drawing on her extensive experience at Nu Quantum. Her presentation is expected to cover the commercial and technological potentials of quantum networking, the significance of diversity and inclusion in fostering innovation, and her vision for the quantum industry’s evolution.

IQT The Hague 2024 is the Netherlands’ fifth global conference and exhibition. The Hague is a Quantum Technology Event focusing on Quantum Networking and Quantum Security. Ten vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panel talks from over 100 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding of state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum internet and the current impact of quantum-safe technologies on cybersecurity and quantum computers.

The conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers, and investors working on current developments. IQT The Hague is organized by 3DR Holdings, IQT Research, QuTech, QIA (Quantum Internet Alliance), and Quantum Delta NL, who will bring leading organizations and professionals together in this important event. The April conference is “in-person” to ensure maximum networking and discussion at the Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre in The Hague.

Categories: Conference, networks, quantum computing

Tags: Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, IQT the Hague, Nu Quantum

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