CQC2T Workshop 2024

Bus Departure Times

12.50pm   BUSES – NEWCASTLE AIRPORT
2pm MAGENTA SHORES – UNSW via Gosford

10am Checkout

Program Day 1 – Early Career Researcher Professional Development Day

Tuesday, 11 June

11am COFFEE
12pm  LUNCH for arriving guests
1pm  Welcome and Opening Remarks Prof. Michelle Simmons
1.05pm  Panel Session: Inspiring Careers Prof. Michelle Simmons Prof. Elisabeth Giacobino
Prof. Gerd Leuchs
2pm  Plenary Session: Translating your research how, when and why might you want to translate? Luis Villegas-Aguilar Micheal Harvey, Translation Research Program Manager
EQUS
3pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.20pm  How to Supervise: tips for new supervisors to succeed in this role Dr Holly Stemp Dr Lara Gillan
Dr Andre Saraiva
Dr Sergei Slussarenko
3.50pm Science Communication on Socials:
How to visualise data in a novel and captivating way using modern digital tools and technologies
Ozlem Erkilic Dr Aaron Tranter
Luis Villegas-Aguilar
Dr Danielle Holmes
4.20pm Panel Session: How to design and plan a successful research project Prof Andrea Morello (UNSW)
Prof Nick Menicucci (RMIT)
5pm  NISQ Era Networking
Communicate your research through drawings before the quantum information decoheres!
– random assignment by QRNG
Dr Aaron Tranter
Check-in to rooms
7pm DINNER – GAMES NIGHT

Program Day 2

Wednesday, 12 June

TIME SESSION TITLE SPEAKER/S
8am AV Check-in
8.45am  Welcome  Prof. Michelle Simmons
9am
CQC2T International Scientific Advisory Committee
9am, Prof. Gerd Leuchs:
Quantum entanglement or classical non-separability – an operational distinction

9.25am, Prof. Elisabeth Giacobino:
Excitation spectrum on effectively curved spacetimes in a quantum fluid of light
Chair: Prof Michelle Simmons
9.50am  Platform Presentation:
Quantum Memory
Atom light interaction in the context of optical centres in a crystal
Dr Rose Ahlefeldt (ANU)
10.30am  Key Results:
The gradient order effect in quantum memory
Dr Jesse Everett (ANU)
10.50am  Key Results:
Long term storage in an erbium-based memory
Jack Lang (ANU)
11.10am  MORNING TEA
11.30am Platform Presentation:
Ion Implanted Donors
Quantum computing with high-dimensional nuclear spins
Steve Yu (UNSW)
12.10pm  Key Results: Coupling nuclear spins to mechanical motion Laura O’Neill (UNSW)
12.30pm  Key Results: Ion Implantation for quantum computing Dr Qi Lim (UoM)
12.50pm LUNCH (Equity Committee Catch Up)
1.50pm  Platform Presentation:
Precision Atom Qubits Platform
Quantum information processing with atom qubits in silicon
Prof Michelle Simmons (UNSW)
2.30pm  Key Results:
Spin-orbit coupling in silicon spin qubits
Dr Yuling Hseuh (UNSW) 
2.50pm  Key Results: Grover’s algorithm in a four-qubit silicon processor above the fault-tolerant threshold Ian Thorvaldson (UNSW)
3.10pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.30pm  Panel Session – Interactions with Defence Chair: Prof. Nick Menicucci (RMIT)
Prof. Tim Ralph (UQ)
Prof. Andrew Dzurak (UNSW)
A Prof. Arne Laucht (UNSW)
4.30pm POSTER SESSIONS
7pm DINNER Dessert Bar and Outdoor Fire Pits 

 

Program Day 3

Thursday, 13 June

TIME SESSION  SPEAKER/S
8.30am AV Check in
8am – 8.55am MENTOR WALKS/BREAKFAST  sign up here
9am  Tutorial: Quantum Optimal Processor Protocols
Optical Quantum Computing
Prof. Tim Ralph
9.40am  Key Results: Nonlocality activation in a photonic network Luis Villegas-Aguilar (GU)
10am Key Results: Improving continuous-variable quantum channels with unitary averaging Dr Ryan Marshman (UQ)
10.20am Key Results: Algorithmic cluster expansions for quantum problems Dr Ryan Mann (UTS)
10.40am MORNING TEA
11.10am Integrated Optical Platform
Nonlinear integrated quantum photonics
Tim Weiss (RMIT)
11.50am  Key Results: A robust approach for time-bin encoded photonic quantum information protocols Dr Simon White (GU)
12.10pm Key Results: Heralded distributed noiseless linear amplification Dr Farzad Ghafari (GU)
12.30pm  LUNCH
1.30pm  SiMos Quantum Dot Platform
Quantum information processing with quantum dots in silicon
Dr Santiago Serrano Ramirez (UNSW)
2.10pm  Key Results: Qubit variability in silicon quantum dots Dr Andre Saraiva (UNSW)
2.30pm Key Results: Er sites in Si for quantum information processing Dr Alexey Lyasota (UNSW)
2.50pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.10pm Equity Committee Update
Panel: Dr Nora Tischler, Dr Sergei Slussarenko, Prof. Andrea Morello, Josephine Dias.
Moderator: Prof. David Jamieson (UM)
Platform Updates: Satellite Communications
3.50pm  Key Results: Verifying the security of a continuous variable quantum communication protocol via quantum metrology Angus Walsh (ANU)
4.10pm  Key Results: An expressive ansatz for low-depth quantum approximate optimisation Vijey Vijendran (ANU)
4.30pm POSTER SESSION
7pm DINNER: Barretts restaurant

Program Day 4

Friday, 14 June

Time SESSION CHAIR SPEAKER/S
9am Program Managers Meeting
DELEGATE FREE TIME
10.30am MORNING TEA
11am Workshop Photo
11.30am Workshop Close:
Future Directions and Workshop Prizes
Prof. Michelle Simmons
12.30pm  LUNCH – travel boxes
12.50pm BUSES DEPART NEWCASTLE AIRPORT
2pm  BUSES DEPART UNSW

 

Mentor Walks
Thanks for being part of this pilot program.

Dr Nora Tischler A Prof Arne Laucht Prof David Jamieson Dr Sergei Slussarenko Dr Rose Ahlefeldt Dr Jie
(Sophie) Zhao
Ozlem Erkilic, ANU (PhD student) Dr Fernando Meneses, UoM, (ECR) Keshavi Charde, (PhD student) Yang Yang, RMIT, (PhD student) Dr Alison Goldingay, UNSW, (PhD student) Luis Villegas-Aguilar, GU (PhD student)
V Vijendran, ANU (PhD student) Ravi Acharya, UoM (PhD student) Dylan Liang, UNSW, (PhD student) V Vijendran, ANU, (PhD student) Farzad Ghafari (PhD student) Jayden Webster, GU, (PhD student)
Lucky Antonopoulos, RMIT (PhD student) Shao Qi Lim, UoM (PhD student) Gauri Goenka, UNSW, (PhD student) Justin Brown, UNSW, (PhD student) Danny Chacko, UNSW, (PhD student) Arinta Auza, RMIT, (PhD student)
Dr Lara Gillan, ANU (ECR) Hollis Huang, UoM (PhD student) Deepesh Singh (UQ) (PhD student) Jack Lang, ANU, (PhD student) Sukhjit Singh, Griffith (PhD student) Nandana Thuranalloor Raveendranath, GU, (PhD student)
Marco Candido, UNSW, (PhD student) Diego Bernal, Griffith, (PhD student)