11 October 2018 / Zurich, Switzerland


The event agenda's time zone is CET.

11 Oct 2018
08:30 – 09:10
Entrance to Auditorium
09:10 – 09:20

Dr. Walter Riess Head of the Science & Technology department at IBM Research - Zurich

09:20 – 09:45
Status and Next Phase of the Quantum FET Flagship

Dr. Thierry Debuisschert, Head of Applied Quantum Physics at Thales Research & Technology

09:45 – 10:10
Quantum Computing

Prof. Dr. Andreas Wallraff, Head of Quantum Device Lab, ETHZ

10:10 – 10:55
Main Hall - Exhibition
Coffee break
10:55 – 11:20
Quantum Communication

Prof. Dr. Nicolas Gisin, Head of GAP-OPTIQUE group, University of Geneva

11:20 – 11:45
Quantum Sensing

Prof. Dr. Jörg Wrachtrup, Head of Physikalisches Institut, University of Stuttgart

11:45 – 12:00
Wrap-up and conclusion
12:00 – 14:00
Foyer Auditorium
Face To Face Meetings
14:00 – 17:00
Room Cobol, 2nd floor
Workshop A - Quantum Instrumentation

14:00 Zurich Instruments and the Race for the Quantum Computer [Sadik Hafizovic, CEO]

14:30 The impact of “Made-in-China 2025” and “13-5” government plans on the quantum technology market in China [James Wei, Business Development Manager Greater China]

15:15 Break

15:45 Developing ZI's quantum business with national and international collaborations [Adrian Messmer, VP R&D]

16:15 Quantum processor controller challenges and solutions [Bruno Küng, Application Scientist]

17:00 End

Workshop A - Quantum Instrumentation
14:00 – 17:00
Room Fortran, 2nd floor
Workshop B - Quantum Computing

14:00 Universal Quantum Computing [Dr. Stefan Filipp, Technical Leader Quantum Computing]

14:30 Quantum Applications [Dr. Ivano Tavernelli, Technical Leader Quantum Simulations]
- Quantum Chemistry
- Optimization and other Applications

15:15 Break and Networking

15:30 Hands on with the IBM Quantum Experience [Panagiotis Barkoutsos, Researcher Quantum Application]

16:15 Introduction to Quantum SDK [Dr. Andreas Fuhrer, Researcher Quantum Computing]

17:00 End

Workshop B – Quantum Computing
14:00 – 17:00
Room Basic, 2nd floor
Workshop C - Quantum-Safe Security

14:00 Quantum Safe Security & real world applications [Grégoire Ribordy, Co-Founder & CEO of ID Quantique]

14:30 Time-sensitive QKD for critical infrastructure control systems [Stephen F. Bush, General Electric Global Research Center]

15:15 Break and Networking

15:30 Why quantum  technologies matter in mission critical infrastructure? [Rouven Floeter, ABB Global Product Manager Cyber Security Solution]

16:15 Demonstration of Quantum Cryptography & Quantum Random Number Generation

17:00 End

Workshop C - Quantum-Safe Security
14:00 – 17:00
Room Pascal, 3rd floor
Workshop D - Quantum Sensing

14:00 Quantum sensors – challenges and opportunities [Tino Fuchs, Micro-Technology and Quantum Sensors Robert Bosch GmbH]

14:45 Nanoscale scanning diamond magnetometer: Technology and applications [ Gabriel Puebla-Hellmann - QZabre GmbH]

15:15 Break Networking and Coffee

15:30 SPAD or SNSP - advanced sensing for LIDAR/OTDR/QKD [Andrew Strong, Bus. Development Manager - Single Photon Systems IDQ]
Commercial Opportunities for Quantum Sensing in Gas Leak Detection [Yuri Andresson, CEO QLM]

16:30 Quantum sensors made of diamond [Mathieu Munsch, CEO QNAMI]

17:00 End

Workshop D - Quantum Sensor
17:15 – 19:00
Meeting Point Exhibition Hall - Zurich Instruments
Company Tour Zurich Instruments

17:15 Gathering for "Zurich Instruments Company Tour" at ZI exhibition booth main hall

17:30 Welcome

17:40 Zurich Instruments as an Employer: the voice of junior and not so junior Zinians [Adrian Messmer, VP R&D]

18:00 Company tour in parallel groups

18:30 Apéro at Zurich Instruments

Company Tour Zurich Instruments
The event agenda's time zone is CET.