PALO ALTO, Calif., July 10, 2023 — QC Ware today announced that Q2B, the conference series dedicated to advancing the practical application of quantum technologies, will return to Tokyo for the second consecutive year. The event, co-hosted by QunaSys, will take place from July 19 to 20, 2023 at the prestigious Grand Hyatt in Tokyo.
Q2B Tokyo serves as a vital platform for researchers, industry leaders, government representatives, and quantum computer vendors to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the growing community of quantum technologies (computing, sensing, and timing) in Asia. This year’s conference aims to further stimulate innovation and progress, fueling the growth of quantum computing across the region.
With an impressive lineup of esteemed speakers and inspiring panel discussions, Q2B Tokyo will shed light on the latest advances, trends and applications in the quantum technology landscape. The event’s Diamond Sponsors, Quantinuum and Keysight Technologies, are an example of the industry leading companies involved in making the event a success. Attendees can expect engaging sessions covering quantum algorithms, hardware, software, sensing and timing, and applications in industries such as automotive, sustainability, materials, and finance. Notable speakers include:
- Kohei Itoh President, Keio University
- Alan Turley Minister-Counselor for Commerce Affairs, United States Embassy, Tokyo
- Takanari Saguchi Principal Expert, Bridgestone Corporation
- Hidetoshi Katori – Professor, University of Tokyo
- Eitoku Watanabe – Partner and Associate Director, BCG
- Rod Van meter – Professor, Keio University
Additionally, the conference will feature several panels and sessions from practitioners and real-world experts from all industries, including:
- Automotive sector: AISIN Corp., Bridgestone Corp., Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc., Deloitte Tohmatsu.
- Sustainability and smart cities: Toyota Tsusho, Sumitomo Corp., ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp., Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Chodai Corp.
- Finance: Mizuho Research & Technologies, Ltd., HSBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Limited, Keio University.
- Materials: JSR Corp., Panasonic Holdings, Mitsubishi Chemical Corp., ENEOS Corp., McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan.
This year, it will also feature a government and analyst track highlighting work being done at the state level to support the quantum community, as well as providing an overview of the progress of quantum as a whole. Institutions speaking in this track include national institutions and industry consortia from Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.
“We are delighted to bring Q2B Tokyo back to this dynamic city that showcases technological prowess and innovation,” said Matt Johnson, CEO of QC Ware. “Q2B Tokyo plays a vital role in fostering a strong quantum technology community in Asia by providing a unique space for experts to share knowledge, inspire collaboration, and unlock the true potential of quantum technologies.”
As co-host of the event, quantum computing pioneer QunaSys brings his invaluable experience and visionary approach to the conference. The collaborative efforts between QC Ware and QunaSys aim to provide attendees with a deeper understanding of the transformative capabilities of quantum computing and create a network of quantum enthusiasts poised to revolutionize various industries.
“We are honored to host Q2B Tokyo together with QC Ware,” said Tennin Yan, CEO of QunaSys. “This event represents our collective commitment to drive quantum innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible. Q2B Tokyo serves as a meeting place for brilliant minds, fostering collaboration and charting the course towards a quantum-powered future.”
Other event sponsors include: AWS, Classiq, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IonQ, Jij, NEC, Pasqal, Q-CTRL, Q-STAR, QSRH, Quantum Machines, QuEra, Riverlane, Strangeworks and Toshiba. Numerous other leading companies and suppliers from the quantum industry will actively participate in the event.
The event will provide abundant networking opportunities, fostering valuable partnerships and facilitating the exchange of knowledge among attendees. With Tokyo’s vibrant atmosphere and cutting-edge technological advances, Q2B Tokyo offers an invaluable experience for attendees seeking to immerse themselves in the transformative world of quantum technologies.
For more information and to register for Q2B Tokyo, visit the official conference website at https://q2b.jp.
About QC Ware
QC Ware is a classical and quantum computing software and services company focused on delivering business value through cutting-edge computational technology. With specializations in machine learning and chemical simulation applications, QC Ware develops both short-term and classical quantum hardware at the cutting edge. The QC Ware team is made up of some of the industry’s leading experts in quantum and classical computing. QC Ware is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and supports its European customers through its branch office in Paris and customers in Asia through its business development office in Tokyo, Japan. QC Ware also hosts Q2B, a global series of conferences for the quantum computing industry, practitioners and academic communities.
Source: QC Ware
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