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Project Title: Technical Assessment of the Feasibility and Implications of Quantum Computing

PIN: DEPS-AFSB-16-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Computer Science & Telecommuncations Board DEPS
Intelligence Community Studies Board

Grumbling, Emily

Subject/Focus Area:
Computers and Information Technology; Math, Chemistry and Physics; National Security and Defense

Technical Assessment of the Feasibility and Implications of Quantum Computing
March 23, 2017 - March 24, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Shenae Bradley
Phone: 202/334-2293
Fax: 202/334-2318


Open Session Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 23, 2017

2:00 PM Welcome and Introduction
Mark Horowitz, Committee Chair and Session Moderator

Federal Quantum Computing Programs and Priorities
Dmitry Maslov, Program Director, Division of Computing and
Communication Foundations, National Science Foundation
Alex Cronin, Program Director, Physics Division, National Science

Bibliometric Analysis of Quantum Information/Computing Research
Jake Farinholt, Scientist, U.S. Navy

3:30 PM Break

4:00 PM Federal Quantum Computing Programs and Priorities
Carl Williams, Deputy Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory,
Ceren Susut-Bennett, Program Manager, Office of Science, Department
of Energy
Dustin Moody, Mathematician, Computer Security Division, NIST

5:30 PM Wrap-up and adjourn for the day

Friday, March 24, 2017

9:00 AM Welcome and Introduction of Sponsor
Mark Horowitz, Committee Chair and Session Moderator

Sponsor Presentation of Charge
David Honey, Science and Technology Director, Office of the
Director of National Intelligence

Federal Quantum Computing Programs and Priorities (continued)
Brad Blakestad, Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research
Projects Activity
Michael Mandelberg, Senior Scientist, Laboratory for Physical

11:00 AM Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Mark Horowitz
David Awschalom
Robert Blakley
Dan Boneh (remotely)
Susan Coppersmith
Jungsang Kim
John Martinis
Margaret Martonosi (remotely)
Michele Mosca (remotely)
Will Oliver
Krysta Svore
Umesh Vazirani (remotely)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Committee composition and balance, the Academies' study process, scope of study, strategy for writing report, report outline, preliminary assignments for report, ideas for briefers at next meeting, meeting schedule.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 5, 2017