Please bring your own computer to the workshop if you wish to participate in the hands-on session.

9:00-9:10 Welcome
9:10-9:20 Quantum computing is a game changer
• What is quantum computing, how is it different, and why is it exciting?
9:20-9:40 Quantum computing use cases
• Topics will likely include machine learning, pharma, and chemicals applications
• A global perspective on what major industry players are doing with Quantum
09:40-10:15 Quantum computing: how does it work (part 1)
• What is a qubit
• Why quantum is fast
• Implementations of a qubit
• NISQ vs Fault-tolerant
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Quantum computing: how does it work (part 2)
• Software stack
• Quantum algorithms
11:30-12:00 Roadmap and IBM Quantum
• Roadmap (full-stack)
• IBM Quantum and Qiskit
• IBM Cloud services
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Hands-on with Qiskit
14:30-15:00 Break
15:00-16:00 Hands-on with Qiskit, continued
16:00-16:30 Ways to engage & Wrap up