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AGENDA

DAY 1

MONDAY, JUNE 17

In-person registration starts at 8:00 AM ET

8:30 AM ET - 5:00 PM ET

OPENING KEYNOTE: 

Dr. Alan Baratz, CEO, D-Wave and Selected Guests 

Computational Supremacy

Andrew King, Senior Distinguished Scientist, D-Wave

How Tomorrow’s Technologies Will Shape Today's Economy - the Inception of a Global Quantum Hub

Damir Bogdan, CEO, QuantumBasel

Break

Quantum for Tour Planning and Routing

Jason Snyder, Global CTO, Momentum Worldwide (part of Interpublic Group)

Quantum Computing Applications at Retail 

Lindsay Dukowski, Director, Data & Analytics, Pattison Food Group

Transforming Airline Operations with Quantum Annealing

Sean Tinney, VP Global Enterprise Computing Solutions, Unisys

Panel discussion: Quantum for the Public Sector

Allison Schwartz, VP Global Government Relations, D-Wave; US Government official; Deloitte; Dana Linnet, Senior Executive, Artificial Brain

Lunch

Workshop: Building a Quantum Community

Victoria Goliber, Global Head of Technical Advising, D-Wave

Quantum for National Defense 

Dale Moore, President, Davidson Technologies

D-Wave Technology: Advantage2™ System

Trevor Lanting, Chief Development Officer, D-Wave 

Towards Material Discovery with Quantum Annealing Hardware

Carleton Coffrin, Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory 

D-Wave Technology: Hybrid Solvers

Alex Condello, Senior Director of Algorithms, Performance and Tools, D-Wave

D-Wave Technology: Leap™ Cloud Service

Fiona Hanington, VP Program Management, D-Wave

Break

TBA

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Financial Applications for Quantum Computing that can be Instituted Today

Ethan Krimins, CEO, Quantum Research Sciences

TBA

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Ascent to Quantum GenAI

Ed Heinbockel, CEO, SavantX

DINNER EXCURSION: THOMPSON ISLAND CLAMBAKE!

DAY 2

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

8:30 AM ET - 5:00PM ET

TBA 

 

OPENING KEYNOTE: Quantum Trends Powering Organizational Decisions

Brian Lenahan, Chair, Quantum Strategy Institute

Panel Discussion: Quantum Opportunity

Lorenzo Martinelli, Chief Revenue Officer, D-Wave; Steve Flinter, Distinguished Engineer (Senior Vice President), Mastercard; and other Special Guests

Quantum for Climate and Sustainability Challenges

Annarita Giani, Senior Scientist, GE Vernova

Quantum Annealing and Power Consumption - A Case Study in Mobile Telecommunications

Paul Warburton, Professor, University College London

Break

Harnessing D-Wave's Binary Quadratic Model Solver to Deliver Results for Drug Discovery

Bill Shipman, CTO Founder and Maurice Benson, Principal Software Engineer, POLARISqb

Quantum Annealing for Therapeutic Peptide Design

Andrejs Tucs, Researcher, University of Tokyo

Exploring the Optimization of Key Business Processes Using Quantum Computing: Survey Results

Bob Sorensen, SVP Research, Hyperion Research

TBA

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Lunch

Performance of Annealing Quantum Systems:  Theory Versus Reality

Catherine McGeoch, D-Wave Principal Scientist Emeritus, D-Wave

Short-Depth QAOA Circuits and Quantum Annealing on Higher-Order Ising Models

Elijah Pelofske, Research Student, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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ENDING REMARKS / NETWORKING RECEPTION

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