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June 2022

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Status: 9 seats available
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Time: Registration and Login: 12:45 PM–1:00 PM Pacific Time
Webinar: 1:00 PM–5:00 PM Pacific Time
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Ana Ciocoiu
MASc Candidate in Electrical Engineering & Quantum Computing Scholar
University of British Columbia
Credit: Eligible for 4 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $150.00 + GST = $157.50 until May 31, 2022

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Non-Registrant Price: $200.00 + GST = $210.00

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Have you been hearing a lot about quantum computing lately, but are struggling to make sense of it? Are you curious about its applications, but put off by the intense technical aspects? Are you looking for an accessible introduction to the exciting field of quantum computing?

This interactive seminar is designed for professionals who want to gain an intuitive, entry-level understanding of quantum computing: what it is, how it’s done, and what its potential applications are. It is suited for everyone, from people who are simply curious about the subject to those looking to break into the field. You’ll learn some basic quantum mechanics and explore existing quantum hardware and cutting-edge research. You’ll explore the problem classes tackled by quantum algorithms and learn how existing technology can be applied to solve real-world problems. Using interactive simulations, you’ll get to explore quantum phenomena from the comfort of your office. At the end, you’ll get to run your own algorithm on a real quantum computer!

Objective

In this seminar, you will:

  • Learn about superposition and entanglement, and the role they play in quantum circuits.
  • Use an interactive quantum circuit builder to explore well-known algorithms.
  • Learn about existing quantum hardware implementations and existing opportunities in the field.
  • Be introduced to cutting-edge research in the field.
  • Discover the types of problems that can be mapped to quantum hardware.
  • Design and run an algorithm on a real quantum computer.

Target Audience

Engineers and geoscientists intrigued by this exciting and rapidly growing field of knowledge. This session is designed as a light introduction to the field, but still serves as a comprehensive introduction for anyone looking to move into the field.

Presenter

Ana Ciocoiu, M.A.Sc. Candidate in Electrical Engineering & Quantum Computing Scholar

University of British Columbia

Ana is an electrical engineering graduate student in NSERC Quantum Computing Program at UBC and a Quantum BC Scholar. She is extremely passionate about quantum computing and hardware development. In addition to research, Ana has worked for Geering Up (UBC) to develop STEM outreach programs for quantum computing for all ages, ranging from Grade 5 students to experienced high school STEM teachers. She is the creator and host of multiple professional development workshops focused on quantum computing.



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