Louise Turner, Interim CEO, Quantum Algorithms Institute, will speak on “Quantum Hubs in Canada” at IQT Canada 2023
Louise Turner, Interim CEO, Quantum Algorithms Institute, will speak on “Quantum Hubs in Canada” at IQT Canada 2023.
Louise Turner is the Interim CEO of the Quantum Algorithms Institute in British Columbia, Canada. QAI supports the growth of jobs and companies in BC’s burgeoning quantum computing sector.
Louise is an expert in economic development and creating the right conditions for the adoption of technology and innovation. Louise’s began her career as a fast track civil servant in the British government. Moving into industry, she led Canada’s most successful business accelerator, the Newbridge Networks Affiliate Program and was Director of Business Development for BC-based telecom start-up, Abatis Network Systems. Louise has led a number of initiatives in health innovation in Canada and was the President of the Premier’s Technology Council in British Columbia, providing insight into the needs of growing tech companies for the BC government. Support for early technology development and adoption occurs at the intersection between government, academia and industry and Louise is uniquely equipped to take on this role. Louise has an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the UK and is an executive coach, board advisor and angel investor.
IQT Canada 2023 is the tenth global conference and exhibition in the highly successful Inside Quantum Technology series.
This event is Canada’s Quantum Computing Event, focusing on Ecosystems for Quantum Readiness. A number of vertical topics encompassing more than 30 panels and talks from over 80 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding on state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum ecosystems as well as the current impact of quantum computing technologies.
The conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers and investors who are working on the current future developments of the quantum ecosystem. IQT Canada is organized by 3DR Holdings, IQT Research, INTRIQ, and the Governments of both Canada and Quebec. The June conference will be an “in-person” event to ensure maximum networking and discussion and will take place at Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal (Québec), Canada.
Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990. She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.