Program 2021

Building a Connected Quantum Community in Latin America

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

Career Event:
Get assistance in your job search and resume building as well as the opportunity to reach out to employers

Build connections through speed networking

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

Colombia Standard Time (GMT-5)Session titleLanguageSpeaker(s)
08:30 – 08:35Welcome to Quantum Latino 2021EN / SPAraceli Venegas-Gomez
Rafael Sotelo
Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca
08:35 – 09:00Encoding a qbit into the continuous variables modes of a single photon
(YouTube Recording)
ENNicolas Fabre
09:00 – 09:30Quantum logic gates and entanglement with arrays of organic molecules
(YouTube Recording)
SPCristian Edwin Susa Quintero
09:30 – 10:00How much for an image acquired by a quantum imaging system?
(YouTube Recording)
SPJorge Arturo Rojas Santana
10:00 – 10:30Solving Financial equations using Quantum Computing
(YouTube Recording)
ENAntoine (Jack) Jacquier
10:30 – 10:45Break
10:45 – 11:15Interactive quantum computing in constant space
(YouTube Recording)
ENMarcos Villagra
11:15 – 11:45Quantum computing applications to high-energy physics
(YouTube Recording)
SPAndrea Delgado
11:45 – 12:15Testing the performance of VQE on Knapsack problem variations
(YouTube Recording)
SPLaura Gatti Dorpich
12:15 – 12:30Break
12:30 – 13:00Variational quantum algorithms
(YouTube Recording)
SPErnesto Campos
13:00 – 13:30Quantum-safe blockchain networks
(YouTube Recording)
SPMarcos Allende-López
13:30 – 14:00How quantum technologies can foster research in quantum matter
(YouTube Recording)
SPKaren Hallberg
14:00 – 14:30Lunch
14:30 – 15:00Careers in quantum
(YouTube Recording)
SPAraceli Venegas-Gomez
15:00 – 15:30Quantum algorithms to solve fluid dynamics problems
(YouTube Recording)
ENEduardo Duzzioni
15:30 – 16:00Natural deduction and quantum computing
(YouTube Recording)
SPAlejandro Díaz-Caro
16:00 – 16:30Quantum software engineering
(YouTube Recording)
SPCarlos Pérez-Delgado
16:30 – 16:45Break
16:45 – 17:00Quantum machine learning with E-Commerce
(YouTube Recording)
SPRodolfo Bonnin
< strong>17:00 – 17:15Practical quantum tokens without quantum memories and experimental tests
(YouTube Recording)
SPDamián Pitalúa-García
17:15 – 17:30Quantum walks over genotype networks
(YouTube Recording)
SPMiguel Angel Ruiz Ortiz
17:30 – 17:45Quantum spectral clustering for image segmentation
(YouTube Recording)
SPJosé Ignacio Espinoza-Camacho
17:45 – 18:00Finding solutions to MaxSAT using a quantum computer
(YouTube Recording)
SPLeonardo Clemente
18:00 – 18:15Quantum computing and AI: The intersected paths
(YouTube Recording)
SPDiego Carlos Luna Márquez
18:15 – 18:30ClosingSPSalvador E. Venegas-Andraca

The second day will be focused on the business side of quantum technologies, seeking to bring governmental institutions, investors, start-ups, and end users together. There will be discussions on:
• Quantum technologies initiatives worldwide
• Panel discussions on start-ups, companies, and investors in quantum technologies
• Workshops to help build your brand, identity opportunities, and grow your business

Build connections through speed networking

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

Colombia Standard Time (GMT-5)Session titleLanguageSpeaker(s)
09:00 – 10:00Investors Panel
(YouTube Recording)
ENChristophe Jurczak
Joanne Wong
Emily Meads
Leesa Soulodre
Rebecca Krauthamer
10:00 – 11:00Startups Panel
(YouTube Recording)
ENCarlos Speglich
Arturo Silva
Rafael Sotelo
Enrique Lizaso
Jean Phillip Bernier
11:00 – 11:30The Leading Quantum Development Platform
(YouTube Recording)
ENMark Jackson
11:30 – 12:00Running algorithms on ion-trap quantum computers
(YouTube Recording)
ENSonika Johri
12:00 – 12:30Lunch
12:30 – 13:00Gobierno Digital y Computación Cuántica
(YouTube Recording)
SPMaximiliano Maneiro
13:00 – 13:30Public policies for the application of quantum technologies in a city: the case of Mexico City
(YouTube Recording)
SPJosé Bernardo Rosas Fernandez
13:30 – 14:00The Latin America supercomputing and high-speed networking ecosystem for science
(YouTube Recording)
SP / PTSergio Nesmachnow
Carlos J. Barrios
Antonio Tadeu Gomes
14:00 – 14:30Introduction to quantum computing with IBM QuantumSPRobert Loredo
Mohamed Zouhaier
14:30 – 15:00Atos Quantum Program – Powering use cases in the NISQ era
(YouTube Recording)
ENGenaro Costa
15:00 – 15:30Quantum Safe Communications; Protecting your data from the quantum threat
(YouTube Recording)
ENTom Crabtree
15:30 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 16:15Quantum Tech: winter, bubble or paradigm shift? A look at the data!
(YouTube Recording)
ENAndré König
16:15 – 16:45Honeywell: Shaping the Future of Quantum Computing
(YouTube Recording)
SPJuan Pino
16:45 – 17:00Break
17:00 – 17:30How can quantum computing influence the Latin America industry?
(YouTube Recording)
SPEnrique Solano
Victor Gutierrez Martinez
17:30 – 18:00A strange journey: Building a global quantum startup
(YouTube Recording)
ENDavid Cardona
18:00 – 18:30Different vision for quantum using Diamond Quantum Accelerators
(YouTube Recording)
ENNariman Saadatmand
18:30 – 19:00Practical quantum computing: Getting business value today
(YouTube Recording)
SPDaniel Ley

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:
• Quantum Chess tournament
• Outreach activities
• Quantum Computing hands-on workshop

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

Colombian Standard Time (GMT-5)Session titleLanguageSpeaker(s)
09:00 – 11:00Real hasta la Cuántica: Programación Práctica
(YouTube Recording )
SPCésar A. Rodríguez-Rosario
11:00 – 11:15Break
11:15 – 12:45Post-Quantum Cryptography and QML for the financial sector in BrazilPTRodrigo Ferreira
Rafael Verissimo
12:45 – 13:00Break
13:00 – 14:00Introduction to quantum device design with Qiskit Metal
(YouTube Recording)
ENSagarika Mukesh
14:00 – 14:15Break
14:15 – 14:45Quantum Chess Tournament
(YouTube Recording)
SPJesús Gutiérrez
14:45 – 15:00Break
15:00 – 16:00Women in Quantum
(YouTube Recording)
ENDenise Ruffner
Catalina Albornoz
Romina Yalovetzky
Marta Pascual Estarellas
Laura Gatti Dorpich
Carolina Allende
Samurai Brito
16:00 – 16:30Q# and Quantum Computing
(YouTube Recording)
SPAndres Paz
16:30 – 16:40Closing Talk On Academia
(YouTube Recording)
SPSalvador E. Venegas-Andraca
16:40 – 16:50Closing Talk On Business
(YouTube Recording)
SPRafael Sotelo
16:50 – 17:00Closing Talk For The Event
(YouTube Recording)
EN / SPAraceli Venegas-Gomez