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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
June 15, 2017 - June 16, 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


Thursday, June 15, 2017

9:00 AM Welcome, Goals for Meeting
Mark Horowitz, Committee Chair

Underlying Technologies and Engineering Challenges for QC

9:05 AM Panel 1
Chris Monroe, University of Maryland
Eric Dauler, MIT Lincoln Labs
Rob Schoelkopf, Yale University

10:30 AM Panel 2
Austin Fowler, Google
Jay Gambetta, IBM Research
Andrew Landahl, Sandia National Laboratory

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Building Usable Systems
Ken Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology
John Sarrao, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Will Zeng, Rigetti Computing

2:30 PM Near-term Applications of Quantum Computing Technologies
Bela Bauer, Microsoft Research
Markus Reiher, ETH Zurich
Nathan Wiebe, Microsoft Research

4:00 PM Break

4:15 PM Longer-Term Possibilities and Limits
Andrew Childs, University of Maryland
Fernando Brandao, California Institute of Technology
Seth Lloyd, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5:45 PM Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee discussed the presentations of the invited speakers, organization and development of the study report, preparations for the next meeting, and next steps for the study.

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 20, 2017