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IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 Update: Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (QMI) Managing Director Paola Baca is a Speaker

Paola Baca, Managing Director of the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (QMI) is a 2024 IQT Vancouver Speaker
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 03 May 2024

Paola Baca, Managing Director of UBC’s Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (QMI), is set to contribute her vast experience and strategic insights at the upcoming IQT Vancouver conference. As the leader at QMI, Baca oversees all the institute’s administrative, operational, and strategic partnership aspects. She is critical in steering QMI’s endeavors, ensuring the institute possesses the necessary talent, infrastructure, and resources to conduct pioneering research in quantum materials and develop significant collaborations with industry and government sectors.

Before her role at QMI, Baca enriched her portfolio with substantial leadership experiences across various departments at UBC, including the Undergraduate Admissions Office and the Sauder School of Business. Her comprehensive background in strategic enrolment management, change management, and international student recruitment is a testament to her capability to lead diverse teams and create inclusive, dynamic communities that excel in evolving environments.

At the conference, Baca will share her expertise in managing high-caliber scientific communities and discuss the importance of strategic partnerships in advancing quantum research and innovation. Attendees can expect to gain insights into effective leadership strategies in the fast-evolving field of quantum technologies, underscored by Baca’s successful track record and commitment to fostering collaborative and thriving research ecosystems.

IQT Vancouver · Pacific Rim 2024: Quantum Computing, Communications, and Security—Pathways to Real-World Solutions.

With Vancouver as North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, IQT and the Quantum Algorithms Institute are bringing together partners across North America and Asia to showcase the state of quantum computing, communications, and security. This international conference moves beyond the quantum hype to profile quantum computing, communications technologies, and quantum expertise in real-world settings. Sessions will highlight practical applications of quantum algorithms and networking in pharmaceuticals, transportation, finance, and more industries. Attendees will include industry and government executives, end-users, and investors who will learn about the latest developments in these technologies, pathways for companies to get ready for quantum solutions, and ethics and policy considerations in this fast-growing industry.

Register for IQT Vancouver/Pacific Rim 2024 here. 

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