Think Q

Agenda (Subject to change)

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8:00am 9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am 9:15am Opening remarks Jay Gambetta (IBM)

9:15am 10:00am QVECTOR: An algorithm for variational quantum error correction Alán Aspuru Guzik (Harvard University)

10:00am 10:45am Beyond classical computing via randomized low‐depth quantum circuits Michael Bremner (University of Technology Sydney)

10:45am 11:15am Morning Coffee Break
11:15am 12:00pm Small quantum computers and big classical data Aram Harrow (MIT)

12:00pm 12:45pm What to do with a near-term quantum computer Eddie Farhi (MIT/Google)

12:45pm 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm 2:45pm Characterizing coherent errors efficiently, robustly, and simply Shelby Kimmel (Middlebury College)

2:45pm 3:30pm Reducing errors in near term quantum computers Ken Brown (Georgia Tech)

3:30pm 4:00pm Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm 4:45pm Toward protecting analog simulations from errors Robin Blume Kohout (Sandia National Laboratories)

4:45pm 5:30pm Error mitigation in quantum simulation Xiao Yuan (Oxford)

5:30pm 6:30pm Reception
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8:30am 9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am 9:45am Towards quantum advantages of synthetic quantum systems Jens Eisert (Freie Universität Berlin)

9:45am 10:30am Exploring quantum thermalization with a quantum computer Bela Bauer (Microsoft)

10:30am 11:00am Morning Coffee Break
11:00am 11:45am Quantum algorithms for Hamiltonian simulation: Recent results and open problems Robin Kothari (Microsoft)

11:45am 12:30pm Toward the first quantum simulation with quantum speedup Andrew Childs (University of Maryland)

12:30pm 2:00pm Lunch
1:00pm 2:00pm Optional Tutorial: QISKIT Quantum Computing Platform Andrew Cross (IBM)

2:00pm 2:45pm Classical limits of simulating quantum systems Garnet Chan (Caltech)

2:45pm 3:30pm Quantum simulation of electronic structure with low depth circuits Ryan Babbush (Google)

3:30pm 4:00pm Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm 4:45pm Costing quantum computer simulations of chemistry Nathan Wiebe (Microsoft)

4:45pm 5:30pm Experimental quantum computing at IBM Maika Takita (IBM)

5:30pm 7:00pm Poster Session and Reception
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8:30am 9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am 9:45am Classical simulation of quantum computers with few nonClifford gates Earl Campbell (University of Sheffield)

9:45am 10:30am Validating quantum hardware capabilities Joseph Emerson (Quantum Benchmark, Inc)
10:30am 11:00am Morning Coffee Break
11:00am 11:45am Quantum advantage with shallow circuits Sergey Bravyi (IBM)

11:45am 12:30pm Quantum speed-ups for semidefinite programming Fernando Brandão (Caltech)

12:30pm 2:00pm Lunch
1:00pm 2:00pm Optional Tutorial: Quantum gaming session Maryam Ashoori & Justin Weisz (IBM)
2:00pm 2:45pm Classical simulation algorithms for quantum computational supremacy experiments Ashley Montanaro (University of Bristol)

2:45pm 3:00pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3:00pm 4:00pm Panel Discussion: Quantum computing before fault tolerance Moderator: Dario Gil (IBM)
Panelists: Dave Bacon (Google), Andrew Childs (University of Maryland), Richard Jozsa (Cambridge University), Jungsang Kim (Duke University and IonQ), Eleanor Rieffel (Nasa), Matthias Steffen (IBM)

4:00pm 4:15pm Closing Remarks Dario Gil (IBM)

Questions? Contact Josiane Emorine at emorine@us.ibm.com