CREATING A QUANTUM WORLD | BE SYDNEY JOINS VIVID IDEAS 2017

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) hosted its annual Sydney Speaker Series during Vivid Ideas 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. With the illumination of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as the backdrop, the stage was set for the fifth Speaker Series. Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons, Director - ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, UNSW Sydney and BESydney Ambassador, presented an insightful and forward-thinking presentation discussing the impact quantum computing will have on our lives and future across different industries.

Speaker Panel:

Keynote: Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons, Director - ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, UNSW Sydney and BESydney Ambassador

Professor Hugh Bradlow, Chief Scientist, Telstra Corporation Ltd

Mr David Whiteing, Group Executive Enterprise Services and Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Moderator: Robyn Williams AM, ABC Radio National Science journalist and presenter of The Science Show and Ockham’s Razor.

Creating a Quantum World

Profiled as an intellectual capital, Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), is living up to its reputation and taking part in the global race to build a quantum computer. The City is edging closer every day and learning how to adapt to life in a quantum information world. Once the world experiences the power of quantum computing, it will open amazing opportunities.

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