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Endless list of FREE online learning opportunities for the
Quantum Computing community!
( upcoming events listed below.)

Workforce Skills-Readiness Classifications (Quantum Computing):
(This is a work-in-progress, draft; comments welcome!)
LevelNameType of question(s) an individual is presently asking
000Quantum CuriousWhat is Quantum Computing?
100Quantum ExplorerWhat is a Ket?
200Quantum ClimberHow to do a Controlled-Z 90-degree Rotation?
300Quantum EnabledWhy does Shor's Algorithm utilize Modular Arithmetic?
400Quantum ReadyHow to make my Algorithm Robust to all that Error?
500Quantum ProfessionalHow can I Monetize my Skills?
This table is a WIP, send your improvement ideas to quantum@HarrisburgU.edu

(note: The past events (since May 18, 2020) are placed at the far bottom of this page)

Fri, Sep 17
Quantum simulations of non-ergodic phenomena with trapped ions
Fri., Sep. 17, 2021, 12:00pm-1:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
Recent years have seen the development of isolated quantum simulator platforms capable of exploring interesting questions at the frontiers of many-body physics. We describe our platform, based on a chain of Ytterbium ions in a linear trap, and describe its capabilities, which include long-range spin-spin interactions and single-site manipulation and readout. We then describe some recent studies undertaken with this machine, focusing on two. The first is the observation of domain-wall confinement, in which the long-range interactions cause individual domain walls to become bound into meson-like quasiparticles. The second, observation of Stark many-body localization, in which a linearly increasing gradient halts thermalization in favor of a state similar to disorder-induced many-body localization. Finally, we discuss these observations through the lens of Hilbert space fragmentation, which may provide a unifying framework for these distinct forms of ergodicity breaking.

Speaker: Will Morong, JQI
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Produced by UMD Physics
Date Updated: 202109160309
Sat, Sep 18
Weekly Discussion Hour
Sat., Sep. 18, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
The weekly Discussion Hour is intended to help you navigate the Quantum Computing jungle, to provide tutoring in understanding the Quantum Physics concepts, and doing various hands-on activities. Note we will use Google Meet as our discussion platform.

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Produced by Quantum Computing, AI, and ML
Date Updated: 202109121758
Hybrid Quantum-Classical Algorithms in QML: A Lightning Review
Sat., Sep. 18, 2021, 1:00pm-3:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
Title: Hybrid Quantum-Classical Algorithms in QML: A Lightning Review Speaker: Dr. Bhaskar Roy Bardhan Abstract: Two of the cornerstone topics in quantum machine learning are quantum data and hybrid quantum-classical models. In today's era of noisy intermediate scale quantum computing, it is important for the quantum processors to work in conjunction with the classical resources to make the optimal use of both quantum and classical resources. In this talk, I will provide a brief overview of such hybrid quantum-classical models and explain the core concepts with well-known models of hybrid computation. 3)Title : Variational Quantum Algorithms: A lightening review Speaker: Dr. Brajesh Gupt Abstract: While the ambition to build a full-fledged quantum computer is underway, near term noisy intermediate quantum (NISQ) devices promise early indication of quantum advantage and provide avenue to use quantum computing to solve problems of practical interest. In this spirit, variational quantum algorithms are leading the way. Based on a synergetic classical-quantum hybrid tandem of CPU and QPU, a lot of progress have been made both on the algorithm and hardware side in the past decade. I will review some of those algorithms and provide an overview of the current state of affairs. Bios: Aroosa is a graduate researcher at Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and University of Waterloo. Her research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning and Physics, in particular quantum-enhanced machine learning and applications of classical machine learning in Physics. In the past, she has worked as a Quantum machine learning scientist at Xanadu. During her education, she specialized in quantum information and conducted research on various systems for quantum computing such as color centers in diamond, quantum dots, and two-dimensional topological superconductors. Dr. Bhaskar Roy Bardhan's research interests lie at the interface of quantum computing, quantum machine learning and quantum communications and he has experience of working in these fields for more than 12 years. He received his PhD in photonic quantum computing from Louisiana State University, USA. He then joined MIT as a post-doctoral research associate. He was a visiting assistant professor of physics at State University of New York at Geneseo and a research scientist at Xanadu, a quantum computing company based in Toronto, Canada. He serves as the peer reviewer for various international journals and member of the editorial board of the journal Frontiers for physics, computer science, and quantum engineering and technology. Brajesh obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Computational Physics from Louisiana State University in 2014. Prior to joining TACC, he worked at Xanadu Quantum Technologies, Inc. in Toronto for two years focusing on developing quantum algorithms and benchmarking Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices (NISQ) using supercomputers. Before working at Xanadu, Brajesh was a postdoctoral scholar at the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Since joining TACC, Brajesh's focus has been quantum computing, developing and benchmarking quantum algorithms for near terms applications. Moderators: 1) Pawel Gora, CEO of Quantum AI Foundation 2) Hennking Dekant, co-founder of Artiste QB Net 3) Kareem El-Safty, co-organizer of Alexandria Quantum Computing Meetup

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Produced by Washington Quantum Computing Meetup
Date Updated: 202106261815
Mon, Sep 20
Quantum Stammtisch #14 (Online Quantum Computing discussion)
Mon., Sep. 20, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
t Quantum London we are building a community. A core part of this is more informal discussion, the opportunity to ask "silly questions", and the possibility of repeatedly meeting interesting people. That's what our Quantum Stammtisch are all about. Come and join in - switch on your camera and talk if you want to, or simply listen and post questions in chat. No rules - except we expect professional behaviour. Find out a little more here: https://medium.com/quantum-london/why-should-you-join-a-quantum-london-stammtisch-8c43497ec495?sk=552ecca29de37a60e4a20e19db5e4f29 And sign up here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIod-uprzwuEtWSN5X_xgHyrb4QMM3DvrWm

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Produced by London Quantum Computing Meetup
Date Updated: 202109112053
Tue, Sep 21
Quantum Software Meetup
Tue., Sep. 21, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
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Quantum Software Meetup Co-hosted with the Quantum Open Source Foundation The quantum open source software community is growing as fast as we can build and develop new quantum technologies. With so many different tools, frameworks, languages, and devices out there to play with, we wanted to find a way to help folks interested in designing, building and using quantum software network and learn what amazing things are being developed. The Quantum Software Meetup is a group to address the growing need for connection and collaboration between quantum software developers, researchers, and users. We will be hosting a meetup every month to discuss new technologies, share resources, and build a community passionate about quantum software. The meetings will be similar in format to other meetups, but to facilitate a global audience they will be hosted on Gather. We will have a few short talks to kick off the meeting, and then have social time to meet the people and projects that make up the quantum software community. Join a Quantum Software Meetup: unitary.fund/meetup

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Produced by Unitary Fund
Date Updated: 202109110013
Wed, Sep 22
C2QA Quantum Career Fair
Wed., Sep. 22, 2021-12:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 000 (For Quantum Curious)
The C2QA Quantum Career Fair aims to bring more awareness to the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doc communities about the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's National Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers and the different types of careers in QIS at the Centers, national laboratories, academia, and industry. In addition, the path students and post docs can take to pursue a quantum career. This C2QA Quantum Career Fair is open to the public. To be eligible to attend, all participants must register online by September 17, 2021. For questions or assistance with registering, please contact the Event Coordinator. I would like to register C2QA Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has established five National Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers. These centers will accelerate the transformational advances in basic science and quantum-based technologies needed to assure continued U.S. leadership in QIS, consistent with the National Quantum Initiative Act. More... Join the Event The access link will be available on September 21, 2021 12:00 am.

Speaker: 2359
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Produced by C2QA Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage
Date Updated: 202109140327
Thu, Sep 23
Getting Started with Quantum Computing Hands-on
Thu., Sep. 23, 2021, 3:30pm-4:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of programming a quantum computer. We will use the IBM Quantum platform to create quantum circuits both visually using the Circuit Composer and with Python code using the open source QisKit framework. You will have the opportunity to run your circuits using quantum simulators and on real quantum computers in the IBM Cloud.Attendees should sign-up for a free account on the IBM Quantum platform beforehand at https://quantum-computing.ibm.com to best experience this hands-on session. Note that this is part 2 of a 5-session series on Quantum Computing on Sep 16, Sep 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, and Nov 4. The sessions are not prerequisites for each other, and are not recorded. We will provide reference links and do quick recaps of previous content as required, so if you miss an earlier session, you can still get value from subsequent sessions. Presenter: Sean Wagner Sean Wagner is a Research Scientist and a Quantum Technical Ambassador at IBM. When he's not programming and experimenting with Qiskit, Sean spends his time working with researchers at academic institutions and industry partners in Canada on projects involving high-performance computing, hardware acceleration, quantum computing, and data science and AI. Dr. Wagner holds a B.A.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto specializing in photonics. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r53431c51ddb3e93518fc6eab0548b946

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Produced by IBM Canada Technical Meetup Group
Date Updated: 202108061422
TKET: The Leading Quantum Development Platform
Thu., Sep. 23, 2021, 6:00pm-7:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 200 (For Quantum Climber)
Speaker: Mark Jackson, Ph.D. Quantum Evangelist@Cambridge Quantum TKET' is an architecture-agnostic quantum software stack and 'best in class' compiler. TKET translates machine independent algorithms into executable circuits, optimising for physical qubit layout whilst reducing the number of required operations. TKET's state-of-the-art qubit scheduling and routing protocol ensures optimal results even in the Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) era. This enables our partners, collaborators and clients to effortlessly work across multiple platforms and tackle some of the most intriguing and important problems in chemistry, material science, finance and optimization.

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Produced by Kitchener-Waterloo Quantum Technologies Enthusiasts
Date Updated: 202109110016
Fri, Sep 24
Variatiational algorithms and quantum error mitigation
Fri., Sep. 24, 2021, 2:00pm-4:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
We are very excited to welcome our next speaker, Ryan LaRose! We have incorporated Ryan's QuIC Seminar notes into several of our past meetups and so it will be great to have him join us in person (well, in person on zoom). Title: Variatiational algorithms and quantum error mitigation Abstract: Quantum error mitigation (QEM) refers to a series of techniques aimed at improving the accuracy and reliability of noisy quantum computers. In this talk I will introduce various techniques for QEM including zero-noise extrapolation, quantum subspace expansion, and readout error mitigation. I will show examples using Mitiq (https://github.com/unitaryfund/mitiq#quickstart), a software package for QEM, including an example with a variational quantum algorithm. By the end you will understand several methods used in recent literature to improve the performance of NISQ computations, and be able to implement them yourself on example problems. Ryan is a PhD student at Michigan State University in the department of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, who is also pursuing a dual PhD in Physics. More info on Ryan, his work and the QuIC Seminar can be found at https://www.ryanlarose.com/ .

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Produced by Quantum Computing Meetup Group
Date Updated: 202109091412
Sat, Sep 25
September 2021 Workshop
Sat., Sep. 25, 2021, 10:00am-12:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 000 (For Quantum Curious)
Request an invitation from t.c.martinez@ieee.org or erikdebenedictis@gmail.com 10:00 AM EDT Business Meeting (15 mins) This will be a ~15 minute session including introductions by new members to the community, and trying out a new format at the start of this meeting by soliciting recommended edits for the summary report of the April 10 discussion. 10:15 AM EDT Update on recent developments on tutorial/education programs and some recent updates on government programs by Joanna Ptasinski (10 mins) Joanna Ptasinski, Naval Information Warfare Center 10:25 AM EDT Updates (5 mins) This will be a ~5 minute session for members of the community to share other brief updates on recent developments or upcoming events in quantum education. 10:30 AM EDT Quantum for All Project by Karen Jo Matsler (25 mins) Karen Jo Matsler, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Arlington and Principal Investigator of Quantum For All The Quantum for All Project, funded by NSF, is providing opportunities for high school teachers and students to learn about quantum information science. The project involves teacher professional development, student camps, and identifying curricular connections appropriate for high school students. These topics will be discussed as well as some of the preliminary findings, challenges, successes, and potential for implementing quantum on a national basis. 10:55 AM EDT Learning Experimental Quantum Optics through Simulation by Brian La Cour (25 mins) Brian La Cour is with Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT) The pandemic of 2020 forced many of us to get creative about remote learning. That summer, The University of Texas at Austin piloted a simulation-based experimental quantum optics program using our custom Virtual Quantum Optics Laboratory (VQOL). Working in small groups, students developed, executed, and analyzed a variety of experiments covering a broad range of quantum optical phenomena. In this talk, I'll describe the program, give some examples of experiments that can be performed, and discuss how it might be adapted to other learning programs. The simulation tools are available online at https://www.vqol.org, and the course materials will be made available to anyone interested in using them. Ref: http://arxiv.org/abs/2105.07300. 11:20 AM EDT QTech Master Degree Incubators by Terrill Frantz, Professor Harrisburg University This talk is about preparing master-degree-aspiring students for entering an advanced degree program in a quantum technology: At present, there are 35 documented university-offered Master Degree programs oriented to a quantum technologies. These programs each aim to prepare their students for a specific content area of specialty, for example, engineering, computing, or optics and photonics. Most of these programs accept students from a wide variety of backgrounds, such as an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or a degree in Physics, as examples. As quantum technologies - and these master programs -- are evolving into requiring a multidisciplinary background, by definition, each incoming student will have a deficiency in at least one of the disciplines when they are entering their program. How can the quantum ecosystem reconciled this inefficiency? Quantum Technology Master Degree Incubators can help. 12:00 PM EDT WebEx reservation ends

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Produced by IEEE Quantum Education
Date Updated: 202109131347
Quantum Communication
Sat., Sep. 25, 2021, 1:00pm-3:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
Topic abstract : With the growing interest and innovation in quantum computing, the security of classical cryptography is at risk. As classical cryptography is based on complex mathematical problems, which could be solved in a fraction of second with these QCs. Quantum communication provides solution to this problem, based on the fundamentals of quantum mechanics such as no-cloning theorem and uncertainty principle. Information is encoded in different degrees of freedom of single photons such as polarization, phase, spin. Since the introduction of the first quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol BB84 in 1984 by Charles Bennett and Gilles Brassard, the research in the field has bloomed. With scholars around the world developing new and more efficient protocols to attain a shared objective of global quantum internet. QKD links has been demonstrated in both fiber-based and satellite based setups, but still there is a problem in terms of attaining sustainable key rates over large distances. One solution to this hurdle is to use quantum repeaters, but such technology is still in it's early stages, so the best way to attain such feat is to use a hybrid network comprising of both the fiber and satellite based QKD links. But there are challenges in the form of minimizing the attenuation, day-time operation for the satellite based links. Using appropriate and sophisticated optic systems, the impact from these problems could be minimized. Speaker: Nitish Swami is a first year doctorate researcher at Waterford Institute of Technology (Walton Institute). He has a masters in applied physics from the University of Limerick, Ireland and an undergrad in physics from University of Delhi, India. Nitish is working on space quantum communication links for a quantum network, with a focus on optical system for such links. Nitish is also an enthusiast of landscape photography and likes to go for hiking trips in his leisure time. Moderators : Pawel Gora, Kareem El-Safty

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Produced by Washington Quantum Computing Meetup
Date Updated: 202107031414
Sun, Sep 26
Sensing with Quantum Light
Sun., Sep. 26, 2021, 12:45pm-Wed., Sep. 29, 2021, 6:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
754. WE-Heraeus-Seminar 26 Sep - 29 Sep 2021 Where: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Scientific organizers: Dr. Sven Ramelow, HU Berlin - PD Dr. Frank K hnemann, Fraunhofer IPM, Freiburg In the last two decades, the ability to prepare and manipulate quantum states at the individual level has led to a wide range of scientific activities. It is expected that the laws of quantum mechanics with phenomena such as quantum entanglement and quantum superposition will revolutionize a wide range of fields, now frequently coined the so-called 'second generation' quantum technologies. The area of quantum sensing is considered to be one which most likely is going to deliver real-world applications and products soon. Sensing with light in the form of imaging, microscopy, spectroscopy or other interferometric methods has always played an enormous role. As an example, quantum imaging aims at utilizing the properties of quantum optical states to overcome the limits of classical imaging. This seminar will cover theoretical and experimental aspects of sensing with quantum light. Topics will include modalities like sensing with undetected photons via nonlinear interferometers, sensing with squeezed light, induced, spectroscopy with entangled light, the generation of highly non-degenerate photon, high-dimensionally entangled light and their application potential for sensing tasks. By bringing together established scientists from leading research groups in the field, junior scientists and graduate students, participants from fundamental and applied physics and industry the seminar aims at providing a vibrant forum for the exchange of ideas and discussion. The conference language will be English. The Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation bears the cost of full-board accommodation for all participants.

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Produced by Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Stiftung
Date Updated: 202105281443
Tue, Sep 28
Software-driven research / Quantum Big Data: Where Condensed Matter meets Quantum Computing
Tue., Sep. 28, 2021, 11:00am-12:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
he 13th series of seminars organized by QRST. Speakers: Juan Miguel Arrazola (Xanadu) and Eli?ka Greplova(Delft University of Technology) About this event Quantum Research Seminars Toronto consist of two 30 min talks about some Quantum Computation topic. Seminars are given by high-level quantum computing researchers with the focus on disseminating their research among other researchers from this field. We encourage to attend researchers regardless of their experience as well as graduate and undergraduate students with particular interest in this field. Basic notions on quantum computing are assumed, but no expertise in any particular subject of this field. In this 13th series of seminars, the speakers will be Juan Miguel Arrazola (Xanadu) and Eli?ka Greplova(Delft University of Technology). Their talks are titled "Software-driven research" and "Quantum Big Data: Where Condensed Matter meets Quantum Computing", respectively. We will send a Zoom link to those who register for this event 2 days, 2 hours and 10 min before the event starts. The event recording, slides and chat history will be published in our Youtube channel and sent to the registered participants. Looking forward to seeing you all! ___________________________________________________________________ Talk 1: Software-driven research Quantum computing is undergoing a process of commercialization: efforts to advance this technology are migrating from academic labs to also include startups and large corporations. This has created research opportunities that combine fundamental science with the development of quantum software. In this talk, we will describe the software-driven research paradigm of the algorithms team at Xanadu, where new fundamental results in quantum computing emerge from the desire to build better software tools. We describe algorithms for simulating quantum optics, methods to build universal quantum circuits for quantum chemistry, and quantum algorithms for molecular geometry optimization, and explain how these results originate from efforts to develop quantum software. About the speaker: Juan Miguel Arrazola has a MSc in Physics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics-Quantum Information from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. He worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore before joining Xanadu in 2017, where he currently leads the quantum algorithms team. Talk 2: Quantum Big Data: Where Condensed Matter meets Quantum Computing Efficient verification and description of quantum devices are critical for emerging technological applications. Digital quantum computing and condensed matter physics approach these challenges from different directions, yet at the same time there is a wealth of physical models that emerge at the centre of both approaches. In this talk, I am going to offer a perspective on quantum error correction through the lens of learning algorithms for many-body systems, efficient wave-function representations and rich phase diagrams. Finally, I will discuss emerging connections between quantum computational complexity and machine learning representations of quantum states. About the speaker: Eli?ka is an assistant professor at Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. She is also a member of World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Quantum Applications. Eli?ka works at the boundary of quantum computing, artificial intelligence and condensed matter physics. Eli?ka obtained her PhD at Aarhus University in Denmark and postdoctoral fellowship at ETH Z rich in Switzerland.

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Produced by Quantum Research Seminars Toronto
Date Updated: 202109161206
Wed, Sep 29
Choosing a Quantum Control Strategy
Wed., Sep. 29, 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
Register now - if you're interested in learning how new quantum control techniques can push your hardware further and faster, but unsure of the best strategy. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to select the right control-design approach for your needs, subject to the constraints you face in your experiment. We will explain the decision process you should apply to choose between optimal control, robust control or learning control. How reinforcement learning can automate the optimization of a quantum system when it is subject to many unknown parameters. How stochastic optimization can be used in regimes with large uncertainty and noise that have traditionally been out of reach for other control-design strategies. PhD candidate or postdoc working on quantum technologies who wants to learn about different strategies for quantum control and how they may be relevant to your research. Quantum hardware engineer who wants to deploy the most effective quantum control algorithms to maximize hardware performance and automate repetitive tasks. Technology analyst who wants to learn how quantum control can help solve some of the critical challenges in quantum computing and quantum sensing. Those newer to quantum control may find benefit in attending, yet some discussion may require additional learnings.

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Produced by Q-CTRL
Date Updated: 202109160304
Thu, Sep 30
QT QuantumTech: Commercial applications of quantum computing, communications and sensing
Thu., Sep. 30, 2021, 8:45am-5:55pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
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The fourth Quantum.Tech conference is the only event globally that brings together over 2,800 senior individuals from the FTSE 500, whom have been tasked with leading the Quantum programme for their organization (R&D, emerging tech, innovation, CISO's, Prinicpal Scientists) alongside government and research labs. Content covers the entire Quantum ecosystem; Quantum hardware and software, cryptography & communications, sensing, metrology and imaging with a focus on the commercialization of Quantum for enterprise solution applications and real-world user case studies.

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Produced by Alpha Events
Date Updated: 202109161218
Fri, Oct 01
Online Quantum Game Jam
Fri., Oct. 01, 2021, 8:00am-Sun., Oct. 03, 2021, 9:00am (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
A Quantum Game Jam is a science game jam, where anyone interested may join the game creating experience exploring quantum physics. About this event Online Quantum Game Jam image We wish to invite you to join the Online Quantum Game Jam running from the 1st to the 3rd of October 2021! A Quantum Game Jam is an event, where you collaborate with game developers, quantum physicists, visual artists, musicians, coders and others in order to develop games that connect to quantum physics either through real machinery or simply thematically. Save the date in your calendar, join our Quantum Game community in our dedicated Discord server, which will serve as the main platform for the jam. Please, feel free to spread the word! Discord: https://discord.gg/4drDcvVUSM (Game-Set-Quanta) Itch.io: https://itch.io/jam/online-quantum-game-jam (click to join the jam! But required only by one of the team members) In case you are interested in hosting a satellite site anywhere in the world, contact us and we'll brief you in. We'd love collaborators around the world! For more information feel free to contact Lead Organizer Laura Piispanen (laura.piispanen @ aalto.fi), Public Communicator Daria Anttila ( dariale @ utu.fi ) or, on behalf of IGDA Finland, Natasha Skult (natasha.skult @ igda.fi) We follow the Code of Conduct conducted by IDGA Finland https://bit.ly/3A6THR2 Preliminary time-table 1.10. DAY ONE: Forming the idea around quantum physics 15:00 Registration and participatory introductory activities 16:00 Welcoming words and theme reveal 17:00 Brainstorming of ideas 18:00 Idea pitching and team formation 19: 00 START DEVELOPING 2.10. DAY TWO: Game development and iteration 12:00 Q-and-A time Through the day: Open streams including visiting some of the teams around the world and talks by quantum game developers and the quantum technology industry. 20:00 Q-and-A time 3.10. DAY THREE: Final touches and teams presenting their games 15:00 STOP DEVELOPING 16:00 Deadline for uploads and gameplay videos 17:00 Game presentations 19:00 Final words

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Produced by Finaland Universities
Date Updated: 202109161223
Sat, Oct 02
Optimization of Reversible Circuits: Toffoli Decompositions, Negative Controls
Sat., Oct. 02, 2021, 1:00pm-3:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
Title: Optimization of Reversible Circuits Using Toffoli Decompositions with Negative Controls Abstract: ? The synthesis and optimization of quantum circuits are essential for the construction of quantum computers. This paper proposes two methods to reduce the quantum cost of 3-bit reversible circuits. The first method utilizes basic building blocks of gate pairs using different Toffoli decompositions. These gate pairs are used to reconstruct the quantum circuits where further optimization rules will be applied to synthesize the optimized circuit. The second method suggests using a new universal library, which provides better quantum cost when compared with previous work in both cost015 and cost115 metrics; this proposed new universal library 'Negative NCT' uses gates that operate on the target qubit only when the control qubit's state is zero. A combination of the proposed basic building blocks of pairs of gates and the proposed Negative NCT library is used in this work for synthesis and optimization, where the Negative NCT library showed better quantum cost after optimization compared with the NCT library despite having the same circuit size. The reversible circuits over three bits form a permutation group of size 40,320 (23!), which is a subset of the symmetric group, where the NCT library is considered as the generators of the permutation group. Speaker: Mariam Medhat Biography: Mariam is a phD candidate of Alexandria University in Egypt. She earned her master's degree in computing science from the same school. Currently, she is a teaching assistant of Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology and researcher of Alexandria Quantum Computing Group. Moderators: Pawel Gora, CEO of Quantum AI Foundation Olawale Ayoade, phD candidate of Baylor University Kareem El-Safty, co-organizer of Alexandria Quantum Computing Group, coordinator of QEgypt

Speaker: Mariam Medhat, phD candidate of Alexandria University
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Produced by Washington Quantum Computing Meetup
Date Updated: 202109051408
Tue, Oct 05
Qubits 2021
Tue., Oct. 05, 2021, 10:30am-Thu., Oct. 07, 2021, 2:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
The Quantum Computing event: D-Wave will be hosting its annual Qubits Worldwide Users Conference virtually from Oct 5-7. About this event Qubits is an excellent opportunity to connect with other innovators involved in quantum computing! There is no cost to attend. Qubits 2021 will feature: Speakers presenting their latest work on quantum applications in manufacturing and logistics, financial services, biotech and pharma, energy, materials science, machine learning, and much more. Confirmed speakers include experts from Mastercard, E.ON, GlaxoSmithKline, GE, Volkswagen, Menten AI, Accenture, NEC, Multiverse Computing, and many more. Educational sessions and tutorials for developers with all levels of quantum experience, from those who are new to quantum to those with advanced knowledge. D-Wave speakers discussing our quantum roadmap and the latest development tools. Conference Overview: Oct 5, Quantum for Business: D-Wave technology updates, user talks on their application work in finance, energy, life sciences, manufacturing / logistics, and retail. Oct 5, Evening: Japan conference Oct 6, Developer / Researchers program: Quantum research, software development tools, benchmarking, developer panel discussions Oct 7, Quantum Programming Tutorials: Introduction to quantum programming

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Produced by D-Wave
Date Updated: 202108181927
Wed, Oct 06
FROM TENSOR NETWORKS TO QUANTUM COMPUTATIONS OF LATTICE FIELD THEORIES
Wed., Oct. 06, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 500 (For Quantum Professional)
We will explore U(1) lattice gauge theories with topological terms in D=1,2 and 3 spatial dimensions. For D=1, we scrutinize mass perturbation theory at small positive and negative fermion masses, with the latter case being inaccessible for MCMC. In D=2 we provide a resource efficient formulation of the Hamiltonian which can be used for both, tensor networks and quantum computations, and which works for all values of the coupling. In addition, it can be generalized to non-abelian groups and higher dimensions in a straightforward fashion. In our practical example in D=2 we use this formulation to simulate negative fermions masses and find an indication of a phase transition. In D=3 we provide a Hamiltonian formulation of the topological term, including non-abelian theories and explore the phase diagram of the model. Our results suggest a second order topological phase transition at strong coupling.

Speaker: KARL JANSEN
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Produced by Project QuantHEP - Quantum Computing Solutions for High-Energy Physics
Date Updated: 202106200910
Quantum Computing - The next Insurance Frontier
Wed., Oct. 06, 2021, 9:00pm-10:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
Over the coming decades, quantum technology, and its applications, is set to have a major impact on productivity improvements, economic growth, and new job creation. The speed of development has sparked rapid increases in investment from investors, leading industry players, and governments across the world. From cyber security, risk management, capital allocation, new product development, and operational improvement, this emerging technology has great disruptive potential on the insurance industry and the customers it serves. On 7th October, join us as we explain: what quantum computing is; its applications and potential impact on the insurance industry; and what you need to do now to start preparing your organisation for this fast-approaching revolutionary technology. SPEAKERS Marcello Negro - Principal, Finity Consulting Prof Peter Turner - CEO, Sydney Quantum Academy Prof Simon Devitt - Sr Lecturer, The Centre for Quantum Software and Information, The University of Technology Sydney Dr Marika Kieferova - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Centre for Quantum Software and Information, The University of Technology Sydney Benjamin Whiteside - PhD student in Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Technology Sydney Biliana Rajevic, Engagement Manager - Sydney Quantum Academy (Moderator) ABOUT THE SYDNEY QUANTUM ACADEMY Sydney Quantum Academy's vision is to build Australia's quantum economy. Collaborating with academia, industry and government, we will harness Sydney's collective quantum expertise to develop diverse talent and a globally recognised quantum ecosystem. SQA is a partnership between Macquarie University, UNSW, University of Sydney, and UTS, proudly supported by the NSW Government. Read more.

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Produced by Insurtech Australia
Date Updated: 202109161159
Sat, Oct 09
Quantum interference of light
Sat., Oct. 09, 2021, 1:01pm-3:01pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 200 (For Quantum Climber)
Topic title: Quantum interference of light Abstract: Quantum physics has risen from an approach to understand the fundamentals of nature to a property to be harnessed by numerous technological applications that extend to our daily life. The discrete spectra of atoms and molecules is perhaps the most visible aspect of quantum physics, yet there are other aspects that are so subtle that have yet to be fully harnessed. Among them is quantum superposition, or the ability of a system to potentially adopt distinct properties simultaneously. Beyond its philosophical implications, such as negating realism, that any object should have well-defined intrinsic properties, superposition is rising to be at the core of the emerging technology of quantum information, which could potentially overcome us in the future with a new form of computing and other technologies. Superposition manifests most visibly via interference, and photons, quantized packets of light, can be used to show it vividly through interference. From photons interfering with themselves, to biphotons, or twin photons entangled in peculiar ways, experiments at the single-photon level help us understand the subtle aspects of superposition. They constitute a convenient platform for learning about superposition and for teaching it to a future workforce. Bio: Enrique 'Kiko' Galvez obtained a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, in 1986. He has been a member of the faculty at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, US since 1988-currently the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy. His research interests include atomic and optical physics and physics education. Recent research projects include studies of light in complex scalar and vector modes, and photon entanglement. Educational projects include modernizing the introductory physics curriculum and the development of new laboratories to teach about light and quantum mechanics. He has published widely and co-authored three textbooks. He is a Fellow of Optical Society of America and has received two awards from the American Physical Society. Moderator: Professor Javier Orduz of Baylor University, coordinator of QMexico.

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Produced by Washington Quantum Computing Meetup
Date Updated: 202108061940
Tue, Oct 12
Investment Summit
Tue., Oct. 12, 2021, 9:30am-Wed., Oct. 13, 2021, 4:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
Growing a vibrant quantum ecosystem and effectively commercializing innovative research require the right preparations. The Quantum Startup Foundry Investment Summit, will bring together top quantum private investors thought leaders, experts and executives from the most innovative corporations, startups, academic institutions and government entities with two goals: Increasing startups' access to financial and talent resources Developing a broader, globally connected ecosystem to support and accelerate the advancement and commercialization of innovative quantum technologies The central focus is on linking the most promising early- and growth-stage companies with investors and informing key stakeholders about the unique aspects of investing in quantum. The event includes both an on-site option for exclusive, invitation-only activities and a virtual format to facilitate broader participation. To accommodate audiences from different time zones, the morning sessions will consist of livestreamed keynote talks and panel discussions. All online events will be free, but reservations will be required.

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Date Updated: 202108311949
Thu, Oct 14
Quantum Communications Networks
Thu., Oct. 14, 2021, 1:30pm-3:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
Quantum Communications Networks Approved 3/200 Speaker: Dr. Siddarth Joshi, Bristol University Quantum communications relies on a seemingly magical principle of entanglement of two distant particles. At Bristol University, Dr. Joshi's team have created a quantum network of eight receiver boxes at an extremely low cost. The system then uses Quantum Key Distribution which ensures that communications using the system are free from cyber attacks. Dr. Joshi will outline the design of the network and the way quantum physics technology has been developed. As the system is developed there could be the promise of secure global networks being implemented at an affordable price. Please download the poster from https://communities.theiet.org/communities/files/156/18705 DATE & TIME Thursday 14 October 2021 6:30pm BST END DATE & TIME Thursday 14 October 2021 7:30pm BST ADDRESS Engineering omputing and Environment Buildingi Covantry University Coventry, CV1 5FB United Kingdom EVENT LINK https://www.theiet.org/covwarks REGISTRATION AT: https://localevents.theiet.org/7adda7

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Produced by IET
Date Updated: 202105072148
Quantum Computing and Machine Learning
Thu., Oct. 14, 2021, 3:30pm-4:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
Quantum computing is poised to potentially have an impact on machine learning methods. In this seminar, we will cover the current state and future prospects of machine learning with quantum computers. This includes algorithms and models such as quantum kernel estimation, variational quantum classifiers, quantum neural networks, and quantum generative-adversarial networks. We will also demonstrate the capabilities of the Qiskit Machine Learning open source software project.Presenter: Sean Wagner Note that this is part 3 of a 5-session series on Quantum Computing on Sep 16, Sep 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, and Nov 4. The sessions are not prerequisites for each other, and are not recorded. We will provide reference links and do quick recaps of previous content as required, so if you miss an earlier session, you can still get value from subsequent sessions. Presenter: Sean Wagner Sean Wagner is a Research Scientist and a Quantum Technical Ambassador at IBM. When he's not programming and experimenting with Qiskit, Sean spends his time working with researchers at academic institutions and industry partners in Canada on projects involving high-performance computing, hardware acceleration, quantum computing, and data science and AI. Dr. Wagner holds a B.A.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto specializing in photonics. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?

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Produced by IBM Canada Technical Meetup Group
Date Updated: 202108061422
Mon, Oct 18
Lunch and Learn: Qiskit and RasQberry
Mon., Oct. 18, 2021, 6:00am-7:00am (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
Quantum Computing - which is based on Quantum Mechanics - is a complex technology. Completely new algorithms - and even new ways of thinking - are needed to exploit the potential power of upcoming quantum computers. This requires new approaches to teach Quantum Computing in both engaging and understandable ways for developers, IT experts, and young academics. ? Discover Quantum Computing in a tangible way. RasQberry integrates Qiskit, a Raspberry Pi (the full range from Pi 4 down to a Pi Zero) and a 3D-printed model of IBM Quantum System One to explore various state of the art technologies. Access a spectrum of Quantum Computing demos and Serious Games to learn concepts such as superposition, interference and entanglement, all available on a Raspberry Pi, for an engaging introduction to Quantum Computing. ? Speaker Jan-Rainer Lahmann, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Inventor of RasQberry ? This online event is part of the 2021 Developer Festival Continuing the Think 2021 conference celebrations, our Developer Festival and brings together developers who want to tap into the collective power of open source, cloud and Artificial Intelligence. Let's continue the conversation; build smart and build secure with the right tools and services by working with the world's largest technical support provider for open source. Hear from experts and get hands-on with the latest in tech. Explore the variety of topics: from Kubernetes to quantum computing.

Speaker: Jan-Rainer Lahmann, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Inventor of RasQberry
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Produced by Quantum Computing Switzerland - Qool Stuff
Date Updated: 202109100840
Frontiers in Quantum Computing
Mon., Oct. 18, 2021, 8:00am-Wed., Oct. 20, 2021, 5:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 000 (For Quantum Curious)
Welcome to the 2021 Fall conference in Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Science hosted by the Department of Physics at the University of Rhode Island. Frontiers in Quantum Computing is the inaugural conference celebrating the launch of URI's new M.S. degree in Quantum Computing and the Quantum Information Science (QIS) Program in the Department of Physics. The event will take place October 18-20, 2021 at the URI Kingston Campus, during the legendary New England fall color display. The conference will bring key QIS leaders in government, academia, and industry to URI to present the latest developments and frontiers in both theoretical and experimental aspects of the field.

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Produced by The University of Rhode Island
Date Updated: 202109051649
Thu, Oct 21
Introduction to QUBO
Thu., Oct. 21, 2021, 10:30am-12:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 200 (For Quantum Climber)
ChingCheng Hsu (Microsoft, Rayleigh Research) gives a talk on *Quadratic Unconstrained Binary Optimization* (QUBO), its history and background, showing simple code implementation, and examples. This talk is intended to serve as a discussion opener for the next meetup, focusing more on QUBO application(s). More detailed agenda will be available closer to the event. This series attempts to explore quantum applications related to financial markets. QUBO is connected with quantum annealing, and thus with QC. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_annealing) The link to the online event will be provided soon here - so, stay tuned. Note: An open-source project is intended to be launched if interest is indicated. So, let us hear of your interest and we can make that happen!

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Produced by Quantum Group for Finance
Date Updated: 202109071605
Sun, Oct 24
Photoemission Tomography: Applications and Future Developments
Sun., Oct. 24, 2021, 12:45pm-Thu., Oct. 28, 2021, 6:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
734. WE-Heraeus-Seminar 24 Oct - 28 Oct 2021 Where: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Scientific organizers: Prof. Dr. Stefan Tautz, FZ J lich - Prof. Dr. Peter Puschnig, U Graz, Austria - Prof. Dr. Mathias Richter, PTB Berlin This seminar has been postponed from December 2020 to October 2021 due to the corona pandemic. Angle-resolved ultraviolet photoemission spectroscopy is arguably the most direct method of addressing the (filled) electronic structure critical for the electronic and optical properties of matter. The photoemission tomography technique, a combined experimental/theoretical approach based on interpretation of the photoelectron angular distribution in terms of a one-electron initial state, has been very useful in the characterizations of electronic properties of molecular films from sub-monolayers to multilayers. This includes the unambiguous assignment of emissions to particular molecular orbitals, their reconstruction to real space orbitals, the deconvolution of spectra into individual orbital contributions beyond the limits of energy resolution, the extraction of detailed geometric information, and the precise description of the charge balance and transfer at the interfaces. Despite these successes, the theoretical description of the angular distribution of photoelectrons remains challenging and is - at the current level of theory - presently crude. Moreover, there has been significant progress in momentum space imaging photoemission spectrometers with extensions to the spin- and time-resolved domains, which make present models inadequate. The seminar will bring together experts and young researchers interested in the application and the future developments of momentum space imaging of matter. The major aim of the seminar is to set photoemission tomography on firm grounds and to identify the directions for future theoretical and experimental investigations. The scope of the seminar includes but is not limited to Photoemission tomography and photoelectron diffraction Limitations of the plane wave final state approximation Real space orbital reconstruction and phase retrieval Theoretical advances: Time dependent DFT, multiple scattering theory Experimental advances: Imaging spin-and time-resolved detectors, high harmonics generation etc. Valence band electronic structure of organic molecular films and 2D materials The conference language will be English. The Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation bears the cost of full-board accommodation for all participants.

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Produced by Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Stiftung
Date Updated: 202105281445
Thu, Oct 28
Optimization with Quantum Computing
Thu., Oct. 28, 2021, 3:30pm-4:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 300 (For Quantum Enabled)
Many classic optimization problems that arise in all areas of business and science remain intractable on classical computers, but could be solved practically with quantum computers. This seminar will cover some of those problems and discuss how quantum computers can be leveraged to solve them. We will demonstrate how the Qiskit Optimization open source software project can be used to describe optimization problems as quadratic programs, and then convert them into models that can be run on a quantum computer. Note that this is part 4 of a 5-session series on Quantum Computing on Sep 16, Sep 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, and Nov 4. The sessions are not prerequisites for each other, and are not recorded. We will provide reference links and do quick recaps of previous content as required, so if you miss an earlier session, you can still get value from subsequent sessions. Presenter: Sean Wagner Sean Wagner is a Research Scientist and a Quantum Technical Ambassador at IBM. When he's not programming and experimenting with Qiskit, Sean spends his time working with researchers at academic institutions and industry partners in Canada on projects involving high-performance computing, hardware acceleration, quantum computing, and data science and AI. Dr. Wagner holds a B.A.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto specializing in photonics. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r021cc26e719f3f12050374c3085590e7

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Produced by IBM Canada Technical Meetup Group
Date Updated: 202108061407
Mon, Nov 01
Faster, Smaller, Stronger, Brighter ? Advances in Scanning Probe Techniques
Mon., Nov. 01, 2021, 12:45pm-Fri., Nov. 05, 2021, 6:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
756. WE-Heraeus-Seminar 01 Nov - 05 Nov 2021 Where: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Scientific organizers: Dr. Robert Drost, Max-Planck-Institut f r Festk?rperforschung, Stuttgart - Dr. Christian Lotze, Freie Universit?t Berlin - Dr. Anna Ros?awska, CNRS Strasbourg, France Since their invention in the 1980s, scanning probe microscopy (SPM) methods have become a vital tool for atomic-scale imaging. Remarkably, these techniques, most prominently scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM), have evolved far beyond the concept of pure imaging devices and nowadays feature a full physico-chemical lab at the nanoscale. The ability to control single atoms or molecules, probe forces between them and study their interactions with electromagnetic fields in both static and time-resolved fashion allows studies of physical processes with unprecedented resolution. The aim of the WEH seminar 'Faster, smaller, stronger, brighter - Advances in Scanning Probes Techniques' is to pedagogically present the recent progress in this rapidly progressing field and provide a platform for extended discussions profitable especially for the younger researchers in the community. The conference language will be English. The Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation bears the cost of full-board accommodation for all participants. Impressum

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Produced by Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Stiftung
Date Updated: 202105281455
Wed, Nov 03
QUANTUM (INSPIRED) ALGORITHMS FOR COLLIDER PHYSICS
Wed., Nov. 03, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 500 (For Quantum Professional)
Particle physicists have developed numerous classical algorithms to process data from high-energy particle collisions. Computational efficiency is an important criteria for selecting collider data analysis strategies, which is often weighed more heavily than physics performance. Could quantum algorithms change the kinds of analysis tools we use for collider physics? Could quantum principles like superposition and unitary inspire new kinds of classical algorithms? Drawing on examples from the study of jets from quantum chromodynamics, I explain some of the conceptual challenges for developing quantum algorithms for collider physics and some of the quantum-inspired advances that have already found applications.

Speaker: JESSE THALER
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Produced by Project QuantHEP - Quantum Computing Solutions for High-Energy Physics
Date Updated: 202106200916
Thu, Nov 04
Future Prospects for Applications of Quantum Computing in Finance
Thu., Nov. 04, 2021, 3:30pm-4:30pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 200 (For Quantum Climber)
The talk will encompass applications across risk management, portfolio optimization and machine learning. Algorithms will be discussed at a high level of technical detailand there will be time for question and answers. The algorithms covered will include quantum amplitude estimation for risk analysis, quantum optimization and quantum kernel estimation methods for machine learning. Note that this is part 5 of a 5-session series on Quantum Computing on Sep 16, Sep 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, and Nov 4. The sessions are not prerequisites for each other, and are not recorded. We will provide reference links and do quick recaps of previous content as required, so if you miss an earlier session, you can still get value from subsequent sessions. Presenter: Noelle Ibrahim Dr. Noelle Ibrahim is a global IBM Quantum Industry Consultant for the Banking and Financial Markets industries. She has worked across verticals within the financial services sector, leading major transformational risk initiatives including stress testing and IFS9.She has also worked in derivatives pricing, including vanilla and exotic options and modelling of cash flows from structured investment vehicles. She also has experience in the Fintech industry where she worked for a start up applying AI to art as an asset class. She has a depth and breadth of experience in quantitative finance, including quantitative models for Value at Risk (VaR), CVaR, Black-Scholes, Exotic Options pricing and back-testing, credit risk models for PD,EAD,LGD and more.Noelle has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Columbia University, specializing in Quantum Monte Carlo methods for modelling classical and quantum systems. She also holds an M.Sc. in Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor's degree in Physics from the University of British Columbia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r63016a7a5cab516189a95874e8c9620f

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Produced by IBM Canada Technical Meetup Group
Date Updated: 202108061423
Fri, Nov 05
UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase 2021
Fri., Nov. 05, 2021, 5:30am-12:00pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 000 (For Quantum Curious)
Game Changing science and technologies that will transform business and everyday lives In the UK, through strong collaboration between academia and industry, we are accelerating the development, industrialisation and adoption of quantum science and technologies in application areas such as sensing and metrology, computing and simulation, communication and imaging. There are some huge breakthroughs across automotive, healthcare, infrastructure, telecommunications, cybersecurity and defence. The UK alone counts for around half of the quantum businesses in Europe. Real-life projects are evolving such as miniature satellites being developed to provide ultra-secure communications using quantum technology, development of quantum-enabled gas sensors that detect industrial leaks and the creation of advanced receivers flagging to companies if the data they are transmitting has been accessed by others. More recently the newly launched National Quantum Computing Centre funded through UKRI has been established to work with business, government and the research community to accelerate the development of quantum computing by addressing the challenges of scalability.

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Produced by Cvent
Date Updated: 202109081128
Sun, Nov 28
Lattice?based Quantum Simulation
Sun., Nov. 28, 2021, 12:45pm-Wed., Dec. 01, 2021, 6:00pm (EST/GMT-0500) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 400 (For Quantum Ready)
28 Nov - 01 Dec 2021 Where: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Scientific organizers: Prof. Marzena Szymanska, U College London, UK - Prof. Jacqueline Bloch, CNRS, France - Dr. Paulo Santos, PDI Berlin This seminar has been postponed from June 2020 to November 2021 due to the corona pandemic. Quantum simulation, the use of a controllable quantum system to mimic the operation of other, more complex quantum systems, provides a pathway for solving quantum problems with a complexity level not accessible by classical computers. This quantum technology is presently classified as a leading approach to solve complex many-body problems with potential applications in the design of new materials and drugs. The WE-Heraeus Seminar aims at bringing together experts in this emerging field to train students (at the MSc and PhD Levels) and young researchers interested in the area and discuss recent developments in a stimulating and informal atmosphere. The three-day seminar will consist of 17 tutorial-like lectures (50 min long) as well as 8 specialized talks (approx. 25 min long) covering topics such as (i) theoretical basis for quantum simulation, (ii) state-of-the-art of different platforms for quantum simulation (e.g., optical lattices of cold atoms, superconducting qubits, photonic simulators); (iii) novel concepts for scalable quantum processing and simulation exploring strongly coupled light-matter states, (iv) theoretical models for strongly correlated and dissipative systems, and (v) application of topological protection for robust quantum simulation. The scientific program will be complemented by poster sessions where the participants can present their results and discuss them with experts in the field. The exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas enabled by the seminar is expected to strengthen existing collaborations and foster new ones as well as enhance the visibility of the field. The conference language will be English. The Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Foundation bears the cost of full-board accommodation for all participants.

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Produced by Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Stiftung
Date Updated: 202105281448
Tue, Nov 30
Schrodinger's Class - Quantum for high school teachers
Tue., Nov. 30, 2021, 7:00pm-Thu., Dec. 02, 2021, 9:00pm (EST/GMT-0500) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
Quantum for high school teachers Learn how to teach quantum in your high-school class, and gain the tools to do it. A free online workshop series for 2021 Schr?dinger's Class 2021 will be held as a series of online micro-workshops this fall, geared toward lessons that can be implemented both in-person and virtually. Registration is free and open to all interested teachers, but space is limited. APPLY NOW FOR Schr?dinger's Class Online workshop schedule 2021 Schr?dinger's Class will be offered in two identical sessions. Successful applicants will be asked to sign up for either Session 1 (evenings) or Session 2 (weekend).

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Produced by University of Waterloo
Date Updated: 202109081308
Wed, Dec 01
QUANTUM COMPUTATION FOR QUANTUM FIELD THEORIES AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
Wed., Dec. 01, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm (EST/GMT-0500) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 500 (For Quantum Professional)
Theoretical predictions of the properties and dynamics of quantum many-body systems of importance to nuclear physics research, from field theories to dense and/or non-equlibrium matter to systems of neutrinos, require, in many instances, beyond classical computational resources. As highlighted by Feynman and others, such systems may be amenable to quantum simulations in the future. The very first steps are now being taken towards this objective. I will discuss the potential and status of this newly emerging area of quantum simulations for nuclear physics.

Speaker: Martin Savage
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Produced by Project QuantHEP - Quantum Computing Solutions for High-Energy Physics
Date Updated: 202106200916
Sat, Dec 04
Schrodinger's Class - Quantum for high school teachers
Sat., Dec. 04, 2021, 10:00am-Sun., Dec. 05, 2021, 12:00pm (EST/GMT-0500) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 100 (For Quantum Explorer)
Quantum for high school teachers Learn how to teach quantum in your high-school class, and gain the tools to do it. A free online workshop series for 2021 Schr?dinger's Class 2021 will be held as a series of online micro-workshops this fall, geared toward lessons that can be implemented both in-person and virtually. Registration is free and open to all interested teachers, but space is limited. APPLY NOW FOR Schr?dinger's Class Online workshop schedule 2021 Schr?dinger's Class will be offered in two identical sessions. Successful applicants will be asked to sign up for either Session 1 (evenings) or Session 2 (weekend).

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Produced by University of Waterloo
Date Updated: 202109081309
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World Quantum Day
Thu., Apr. 14, 2022, 12:01am-11:59pm (EDT/GMT-0400) [Start time local timezone converter]
selfURL Content Level: 000 (For Quantum Curious)
The World Quantum Day aims at promoting the public understanding of Quantum Science and Technology around the World. The World Quantum Day is an initiative from quantum scientists from 65+ countries, launched on 14 April 2021 as the countdown towards the first global celebration on 14 April 2022. It is a decentralized and bottom-up initiative, inviting all quantum scientists, engineers, educators, communicators, entrepreneurs, technologists, and their organizations, to organize their own activities, such as outreach talks, lab tours, debates, interviews, etc., to celebrate the World Quantum Day around the World.

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Produced by World Quantum Day
Date Updated: 202108171815

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