Program 2022

Building a Connected Quantum Community in Latin America

The first day is dedicated to the quantum academic community with discussion on their research and advancements made in quantum technologies. This session will include:
• Researchers talks
• Students talks

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Industrial Exhibition
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Standard Time
Session titleLanguage
08:15 – 08:25Welcome SessionSP/ENAraceli Venegas-Gomez
Salvador Venegas-Andraca
Martin Machin
08:25 – 08:55Quantum Computing challenges for Robotics and AutomationENLuis Alberto Muñoz Ubando
09:00 – 09:30Quantum sensing: pushing the resolution limits in Magnetic Resonance ImagingSPAnalía Zwick
09:35 – 10:05Quantum Optical Coherence Tomography and MicroscopySPDorilián López Mago
10:10 – 10:40Generation of hyperentangled OAM N00N states with detection-basis controlENRoberto Ramírez Alarcón
10:40 – 11:00Break
11:00 – 11:30Some applications of quantum artificial intelligence in high energy physicsSPElías Combarro
11:35 – 12:05Optical lattice clocks: From Timekeepers to Spies of the Quantum RealmENAna María Rey
12:10 – 12:40Symmetric Pattern-Matching and Quantum ControlENJuliana Kaizer Vizzotto
12:40 – 13:00Break
13:00 – 14:00What to do with a near-term quantum computer?ENAlán Aspuru Guzik
14:10 – 14:40An algebraic framework for Topological Quantum ComputingSPJulia Yael Plavnik
14:45 – 15:15Quantum physics and biological evolutionSPDiego Santiago Alarcón
15:15 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 16:15 QuInTec: Towards a Roadmap – From São Paulo to Brazil & Latin AmericaENMarcelo Terra Cunha
16:20 – 16:50The Mexican Quantum Technologies InitiativeENEduardo Gómez García
16:55 – 17:25 Quantum Technologies at CinvestavSPKarina Jimenez-Garcia
17:25 – 17:45Break
17:45 – 19:00Short Talks Session – 1SP/ENDennis Lima
Hamid Tebyanian
Marcin Jastrzebski
Alejandra López Vázquez

Industry and Government

The second day will be focused on the business side of quantum technologies, seeking to bring governmental institutions, start-ups, and end users together. There will be discussions on:
• Quantum technologies initiatives, government and the role of Latin America
• Panel discussions on start-ups and end users in quantum technologies
• Specific workshops on quantum technologies applications

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Industrial Exhibition:
Showcase products and services, and meet with with industry partners and customers

Standard Time
Session titleLanguage
08:00 – 08:30Latin America and the European Union: Collaboration opportunities for academia, industry and governmentSPMaite Irazábal
08:30 – 09:00Scaling to Value with Neutral AtomsENRob Hays
09:00 – 09:30Emerging from the triple interaction: university, technology center and companySPMariano Caruso
Erik Torrontegui Muñoz
Ginés Carrascal de las Heras
09:30 – 10:00Quantum Information Processing: An Attempt at becoming a Transformative JournalENYaakov S. Weinstein
10:00 – 10:30Qubits for climate change: the big impactSPDeborah Berebichez
10:30 – 11:00Secure Practical Quantum Networks and ApplicationsENEmilio Hugues Salas
11:00 – 11:30My experience entering the quantum industry with IBM QuantumSPEddybrando Vásquez
11:30 – 12:00Break
12:00 – 12:30Accelerating Quantum Computing Research on the Cloud with Amazon BraketSPVanessa Hernández Mateos
12:30 – 13:00Latin America in the global Quantum Tech community for humanitySPRaul Palacios
13:00 – 14:00Quantum Computing for the challenges in the pharmaceutical industrySPAlberto A. Treviño González
14:00 – 15:00End users panelSPAlberto A. Treviño González
Emilio Hughes Salas
Germán Serrano,
Sara Rodriguez Villalgordo
15:00 – 16:30Startups panelSPEnrique Solano,
Víctor Canivell,
Jean Phillip Bernier,
Andres Kaiser,
Martin Machin
16:30 – 17:00How to model a particular real problem as QUBO?SPJuan Pablo Sotelo
17:00 – 17:30Quantum Computing applied to Air Cargo OptimizationSPRodrigo Acosta,
Juan Diego Orihuela

Outreach and workshops

The third day is dedicated to all the stakeholders in the quantum ecosystem; be that governmental, academic, industry, start-ups, and the general public. The session will include:
• Special discussion panels
• Hands-on workshops

Career Event
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Industrial Exhibition:
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Standard Time
Session titleLanguage
09:00 – 10:00How to write a good scientific paperENSalvador Venegas-Andraca
10:00 – 11:00Women in Quantum PanelEN/SPDenise Ruffner,
Karen Hallberg,
Vanessa Hernandez Mateos,
Sara Rodriguez Villalgordo,
Samurai Brito,
Laura Gatti
11:00 – 11:15Break
11:15 – 12:00Demystifying the IBM Quantum Developer ExamSPMauro Mendizábal
12:00 – 13:00Careers in QuantumSPAraceli Venegas-Gomez
13:00 – 13:30Break
13:30 – 14:15Creating a Quantum Computing Ecosystem in Brazil: Opportunities and ChallengesPTRafael Veríssimo Martins
14:15 – 14:30Girls in QuantumSPElisa Torres Durney
14:30 – 15:00Our results and experience with Azure QuantumSPAriel Mordetzki
15:00 – 16:15Short Talks Session – 2SPJosé Jorge Christen
Héctor Miguel Mejía Díaz
Cristian Susa
Juan Carlos Martínez Aguilar
16:20 – 17:55Short Talks Session – 3 SP/ENFederico Holik
Fabiola Cañete Leyva
Kevin Vallejo
Allan Wing Bocanegra
Isaac Geovany López Ramírez
17:55 – 18:00ClosingENAraceli Venegas-Gomez
Salvador Venegas-Andraca
Martin Machin