Johanna Sepúlveda, Chief Engineer Quantum-Secure Communications of Airbus Defense and Space, will Speak at IQT the Hague in 2024
Johanna Sepúlveda, a distinguished expert in the field of quantum-secure technologies and the Chief Engineer of Quantum-Secure Communications at Airbus, is poised to share her insights at the upcoming IQT conference in The Hague in 2024. With an impressive academic background, including M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering – Microelectronics from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, Sepúlveda has established herself as a leading figure in the realms of security and emerging technologies.
Her journey in the field began as a Senior Researcher, where she delved into security and emerging technologies at esteemed institutions such as the University of South Brittany and INRIA in France and the Technical University of Munich in Germany. Today, Sepúlveda stands at the forefront of quantum technology as the Airbus Expert on Quantum-Secure Technologies. In this role, she is deeply involved in pioneering European quantum initiatives, notably the European Quantum Communication Infrastructure (EuroQCI).
Additionally, Sepúlveda contributes her expertise as a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Quantum Technologies for the European Commission. Her leadership extends to her role in guiding the Strategic Industry Roadmap at the Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC), reflecting her deep commitment to shaping the future of quantum technologies in the industry.
With over 15 years of experience in research and technology (R&T) and research and development (R&D) in security, networked systems, high-performance computing (HPC), and quantum technologies, Sepúlveda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Her work in these areas is groundbreaking and crucial in steering the global discourse on quantum security and the implementation of quantum technologies in various sectors. She implements these skills at Airbus, being in a leadership role as Chief Engineer.
As a speaker at IQT The Hague in 2024, Johanna Sepúlveda is expected to offer invaluable perspectives on quantum technologies’ integration and security challenges, particularly in her work with Airbus and European quantum initiatives. Her involvement signifies the growing importance of quantum-secure technologies in the global landscape and the pivotal role such experts play in navigating this complex and rapidly evolving field.
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, who will bring leading organizations and professionals together in this important event. The April conference is “in-person” to ensure maximum networking and discussion will take place at the Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre in The Hague.