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We will not allow non-registered persons to participate in the workshop because we reached the maximum capacity of the conference room.

 Final Programme of the Workshop QuAASI'16 (PDF, 99 kB) (as of 25 July 2016)


Tuesday, 26 July 2016 (Workshop)

09:00-09:30Registration / Coffee
Wolfgang Marquardt, Forschungszentrum Jülich
 Research at Forschungszentrum Jülich in the Era of Digitalisation (PDF, 3 MB)
10:00-11:00Bo Ewald, D-Wave International, Inc.:
 An Introduction to Quantum Computing, D-Wave Style (PDF, 7 MB)
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-12:30Kristel Michielsen, Forschungszentrum Jülich
 Solving hard 2-SAT problems on a D-Wave Two system (PDF, 1 MB)
12:30-14:00Group Photo / Lunch
14:00-15:00Davide Venturelli, USRA - Quantum AI Laboratory NASA Ames
 Solving Planning and Scheduling Problems with Quantum Annealers: Status and Challenges (PDF, 8 MB)
15:00-16:00Guglielmo Mazzola, ETH Zürich
 Simulating Quantum Annealing with Quantum Monte Carlo (PDF, 6 MB)
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
16:30-17:30Tobias Stollenwerk, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Quantum Annealing for Air Traffic Management
17:30-18:30Mark Novotny, Mississippi State University
 Explorations on Quantum Annealers: Past, Present, and Future (PDF, 10 MB)


Wednesday, 27 July 2016 (Workshop)

09:00-10:00Randall Correll, QC Ware Corp.
 QA for the Enterprise: Platform and Applications (PDF, 2 MB)
10:00-11:00Daryl Nazareth, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
 Quantum Annealing Applied to Optimization Problems in Radiation Medicine (PDF, 2 MB)
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-12:30Steve Adachi, Lockheed Martin
 Near-Term Applicationsof Quantum Annealing (PDF, 3 MB)
14:00-15:00Federico Spedalieri, University of Southern California
 Overcoming limitations of quantum annealers (PDF, 8 MB)
Coffee Break
16:00-17:00Preparation for D-Wave Exploration Day*

Mark Johnson, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
Next Generation Quantum Annealing Processors
17:00-17:15Coffee Break
17:15-18:30Denny Dahl, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
An Insight into Quantum Computing Programming

* Participation in the D-Wave Exploration Day is reserved for invited speakers, invited and selected participants


Thursday, 28 July 2016 (D-Wave Exploration Day)*

09:00-11:00Mark Johnson, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
D-Wave 2X Hardware Characteristics
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-12:30Denny Dahl, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
D-Wave 2X Introduction to Programming / Visualization Tools
14:00-16:00Denny Dahl, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
D-Wave 2X Software Programming Exercise 1: Embedding
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
16:30-17:30Denny Dahl, D-Wave Systems, Inc.
D-Wave 2X Software Programming Exercise 2: Solver API (SAPI)