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October 2015

APEGBC Branch Event: Tour of D-Wave Systems (Quantum Computing)

Organized by the Burnaby/New Westminster Branch of APEGBC

Please Note
Please wear close-toe, flat shoes. 
Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. For space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 3033 Beta Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $20 
Please join the Burnaby/New West Branch for a site tour of the Quantum Computer (D-Wave Systems). See below for more information.

Details: 
D-Wave was founded in 1999 with the goal of making practical quantum computing a reality. For 5 years the company worked to gather intellectual property and ideas on how quantum computing might be accomplished. Key insights about how such a system could be built led to the decision to utilize and advance superconducting technology as the basis of the quantum computer.

Today D-Wave is the recognized leader in the development, fabrication, and integration of superconducting quantum computers. The D-Wave systems are being used by world-class organizations and institutions including Lockheed-Martin, Google, NASA and USC. D-Wave has been granted over 100 US patents and has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers in leading scientific journals.

Notes: 
  • For more information on D-Wave, click here
  • Due to space limitations, registrations will be limited to the first 10 online responses, please register by September 28, 2015.
  • If you have any questions please contact the Burnaby/New Westminster branch at [email protected].


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