Quantum Economic Development Consortium

Quantum policy in the United States
4:00 PM October 29

Director, Institute for Quantum Control, Research Center Jülich & Chair, EU Quantum Community Network

European quantum technology policies
2:30pm October 29

Tommaso Calarco is Director of the Institute for Quantum Control of the Peter Grünberg Institute at Forschungszentrum Jülich. He received his PhD at the University of Ferrara and started to work as a postdoc in the group of P. Zoller at the University of Innsbruck. He was appointed as a Senior Researcher at the BEC Centre in Trento in 2004 and as a Professor for Physics at the University of Ulm in 2007, where he then became Director of the Institute for Complex Quantum Systems and of the Centre for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology. He was co-author of the Quantum Manifesto of 2016, which initiated the European Commission’s Quantum Flagship initiative, and is currently the Chairman of its Quantum Community Network.

Consulting Analyst - Quantum Computing Report

Market forecasts of PQC
12:45pm October 29

Professor and Center Director of QDev and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Quantum Research project at NBI

Building the case for quantum technology
9:45 AM October 29

Charlie Marcus is Professor and Center Director of QDev and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Quantum Research project at NBI, University of Copenhagen.

His research interests include neural networks, quantum chaos, mesoscopic physics, fractional quantum Hall systems, quantum information, spin qubits and topological quantum states in condensed matter.

ID Quantique - VP Quantum-Safe Security

11:45 AM October 30

Prince Constantijn
Van Oranje
Special Envoy to the Netherlands

Introductory speech
9:30 AM October 29

Special Envoy to the Netherlands

Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau leads StartupDelta, the accelerator for the startup ecosystem in the Netherlands and advises companies and the European Commission on their digital innovation strategies. He is a regular speaker at national and international tech conferences and holds a number of positions in both the public and private sector.

Constantijn has been StartupDelta Special Envoy since July 2016. He is appointed by the Netherlands Government to make The Netherlands the European epicenter of innovation, with the best climate for entrepreneurs to start, build, grow and internationalize their businesses.

Constantijn is also Director Digital Technology & Macro Strategy at Macro Advisory Partners in London and New York, Edge Fellow at Deloitte Centre for the Edge, and Member of the EU High Level Group on Innovation that advises the European Commission on instruments for generating breakthrough innovations.

Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau is passionate about technology, art, music, photography and nature.