(IQT.Europe) Stephanie Wehner,  Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor at Delft University of Technology and Roadmap Leader of the Quantum Internet and Networked Computing initiative at QuTech; will keynote at 15:00 CET (10:00 A.M. EDT) October 29 for ‘Quantum Communications Day’ at IQT Europe.
Stephanie Wehner is Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor at Delft University of Technology. As Roadmap Leader Quantum Internet and Networked Computing she is responsible for QuTech’s quantum networks objectives. Her passion is quantum communication in all its facets, and she has written numerous scientific articles in both physics and computer science. Stephanie is one the founders of QCRYPT, which has become the largest conference in quantum cryptography, the coordinator of the Quantum Internet Alliance, and has been awarded the KNAW Ammodo Science Award 2019. From 2010 to 2014, her research group was located at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, where she was first Assistant and later Associate Professor. Previously, she was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology in the group of John Preskill. In a former life, she worked as a professional hacker in industry.

 

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QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONS DAY, October 29
12:30 CET
(7:30 A.M. EDT)
Chairperson opens conference

Speaker: Christopher Bishop – Chairperson, Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers

12:35 CET
(7:35 A.M. EDT)
Review of the day ahead

Speaker: Lawrence Gasman – Inside Quantum Technology, President

12:40 CET
(7:40 A.M. EDT)
Message from our sponsor
12:45 CET
(7:45 A.M. EDT)
Keynote: Sponsor

Speaker 1: Taro Shimada — Corporate Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Toshiba Corporation

Speaker 2: Paul Crane — Converged Network Research Director, BT

13:15 CET
(8:15 A.M. EDT)
Evolution of the Quantum Internet

Moderator: Christopher Bishop

Speaker 1: Mathias Van Den Bossche — Director, Telecommunication and Navigation Systems R&D, Thales Alenia Space

Speaker 2: Saikat Guha — Director, NSF Center for Quantum Networks Associate Professor of Optical Sciences, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

Speaker 3: Prineha Narang — CTO, Aliro Quantum, Evolution of the Quantum Internet

14:00 CET
(9:00 A.M. EDT)
Markets for QKD systems

Moderator: Lawrence Gasman

Speaker 1: Andrew Shields — Head of Quantum Technology at Toshiba Europe

Speaker 2: Axel Foery — Executive VP Quantum-Safe Security, ID Quantique

14:40 CET
(9:40 A.M. EDT)
Break – Visit the Network Lounge
15:00 CET
(10:00 A.M. EDT)
Keynote:

Speaker: Stephanie Wehner — Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor at Delft University of Technology and Roadmap Leader of the Quantum Internet and Networked Computing initiative at QuTech

15:30 CET
(10:30 A.M. EDT)
Message from our sponsor
15:35 CET
(10:35 A.M. EDT)
Applications and use cases for quantum communications

Moderator: Jesse Robbers

Speaker 1: Andrew Thain — Quantum Communications Point of Contact, Airbus

Speaker 2: Valerio Pruneri — ICREA Industrial Professor, Corning Inc. chair and Group Leader at ICFO, ICFO

16:05 CET
(11:05 A.M. EDT)
Quantum-safe solutions

Moderator: Jesse Robbers

Speaker 1: Bruno Huttner — Director of Strategic Quantum Initiatives, ID Quantique

Speaker 2: Jaya Baloo — Chief Information Security Officer, Avast Software s.r.o.

Speaker 3: Michele Mosca — Founder of the Institute for Quantum Computing, Professor in the Department of Combinatorics & Optimization at the University of Waterloo

16:35 CET
(11:35 A.M. EDT)
Accelerating quantum technologies for communication and sensing

Speaker: David Awschalom — Director, Chicago Quantum Exchange

17:05 CET
(12:05 P.M. EDT)
End of day – Chairperson closes

Speaker: Christopher Bishop – Chairperson, Chief Reinvention Officer, Improvising Careers

17:30 CET
(12:30 P.M. EDT)
Networking Lounge Closes

 

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