Program


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

Networking:
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 photonENNicolas Fabre
09:00 – 09:30Quantum logic gates and entanglement with arrays of organic moleculesSPCristian Edwin Susa Quintero
09:30 – 10:00How much for an image acquired by a quantum imaging system?SPJorge Arturo Rojas Santana
10:00 – 10:30Solving Financial equations using Quantum ComputingENAntoine (Jack) Jacquier
10:30 – 10:45Break
10:45 – 11:15Interactive quantum computing in constant spaceENMarcos Villagra
11:15 – 11:45Quantum computing applications to high-energy physicsSPAndrea Delgado
11:45 – 12:15Testing the performance of VQE on Knapsack problem variationsSPLaura Gatti Dorpich
12:15 – 12:30Break
12:30 – 13:00Variational quantum algorithmsSPErnesto Campos
13:00 – 13:30Quantum-safe blockchain networksSPMarcos Allende-López
13:30 – 14:00How quantum technologies can foster research in quantum matterSPKaren Hallberg
14:00 – 14:30Lunch
14:30 – 15:00Careers in quantumSPAraceli Venegas-Gomez
15:00 – 15:30Quantum algorithms to solve fluid dynamics problemsENEduardo Duzzioni
15:30 – 16:00Natural deduction and quantum computingSPAlejandro Díaz-Caro
16:00 – 16:30Quantum software engineeringSPCarlos Pérez-Delgado
16:30 – 16:45Break
16:45 – 17:00Quantum machine learning with E-CommerceSPRodolfo Bonnin
17:00 – 17:15Practical quantum tokens without quantum memories and experimental testsSPDamián Pitalúa-García
17:15 – 17:30Quantum walks over genotype networksSPMiguel Angel Ruiz Ortiz
17:30 – 17:45Quantum spectral clustering for image segmentationSPJosé Ignacio Espinoza-Camacho
17:45 – 18:00Finding solutions to MaxSAT using a quantum computerSPLeonardo Clemente
18:00 – 18:15Quantum computing and AI: The intersected pathsSPDiego 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

Networking:
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 PanelENChristophe Jurczak
Joanne Wong
Emily Meads
Leesa Soulodre
Rebecca Krauthamer
10:00 – 11:00Startups PanelENCarlos Speglich
Arturo Silva
Rafael Sotelo
Enrique Lizaso
Jean Phillip Bernier
11:00 – 11:30The Leading Quantum Development PlatformENMark Jackson
11:30 – 12:00Running algorithms on ion-trap quantum computersENSonika Johri
12:00 – 12:30Lunch
12:30 – 13:00Gobierno Digital y Computación CuánticaSPMaximiliano Maneiro
13:00 – 13:30Public policies for the application of quantum technologies in a city: the case of Mexico CitySPJosé Bernardo Rosas Fernandez
13:30 – 14:00The Latin America supercomputing and high-speed networking ecosystem for scienceSP / 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 eraENGenaro Costa
15:00 – 15:30Quantum Safe Communications; Protecting your data from the quantum threatENTom Crabtree
15:30 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 16:15Quantum Tech: winter, bubble or paradigm shift? A look at the data!ENAndré König
16:15 – 16:45Honeywell: Shaping the Future of Quantum ComputingSPJuan Pino
16:45 – 17:00Break
17:00 – 17:30How can quantum computing influence the Latin America industry?SPEnrique Solano
Victor Gutierrez Martinez
17:30 – 18:00A strange journey: Building a global quantum startupENDavid Cardona
18:00 – 18:30Different vision for quantum using Diamond Quantum AcceleratorsENNariman Saadatmand
18:30 – 19:00Practical quantum computing: Getting business value todaySPDaniel 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 PrácticaSPCésar 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 MetalENSagarika Mukesh
14:00 – 14:15Break
14:15 – 14:45Quantum Chess TournamentSPJesús Gutiérrez
14:45 – 15:00Break
15:00 – 16:00Women in Quantum ENDenise Ruffner
Catalina Albornoz
Romina Yalovetzky
Marta Pascual Estarellas
Laura Gatti Dorpich
Carolina Allende
Samurai Brito
16:00 – 16:30Q# and Quantum ComputingSPAndres Paz
16:30 – 16:40Closing Talk On AcademiaSPSalvador E. Venegas-Andraca
16:40 – 16:50Closing Talk On BusinessSPRafael Sotelo
16:50 – 17:00Closing Talk For The EventEN / SPAraceli Venegas-Gomez