On 13 October 2016 at 1 pm QuSoft director Harry Buhrman will give the keynote at the Alert Online Awareness Symposium, which can be watched live online.
This symposium is organized by KPN and part of the annual awareness campaign Alert Online which aims at increasing awareness on cyber security and to promote cyber secure behavior amongst Dutch citizens, consumers, governments, industry (including SME’s), institutions and NGO’s.
The theme of the symposium is ‘Quantum Computing’ and several speakers will explain what quantum computing is and what the current developments, challenges and applications are. The program is as follows:
13:00 Opening by Jaya Baloo
13:10 Keynote 1: Harry Buhrman, Professor of Computer Science, UvA, CWI, QuSoft
13:45 Keynote 2: Rami Barends, Quantum Electronics Engineer, Google
14:10 Keynote 3: Thomas Monz, Quantum physicist, University of Innsbruck
14:30 Panel discussion with: Harry Buhrman, Rami Barends, Thomas Monz, Rogier Verberk (Principal Project Manager QuTech, TNO) and Grégoire Ribordy (Quantum physicist & CEO ID Quantique)
The symposium can be watched live online. For more information on the campaign and symposium we refer to the website of Alert Online.