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Quantum Technology Conference: results of the forum on quantum innovations in Moscow

Publication date: 21 mar 2018

Quantum Technology Conference: results of the forum on quantum innovations in Moscow

On March 1, our company hosted Russia’s first Quantum Technology Conference, the event dedicated to promising projects and monetization of quantum innovations. 
Moscow brought together entrepreneurs, representatives of scientific and research laboratories, national institutes, telecom operators, data centers. 

Speakers and topics

Forum took place in the format of five panels. Leading engineers, developers, researchers, heads of industry-specific companies told the audience about the potential of quantum technologies, what to expect from their integration in our everyday life, why you should invest funds in innovative technologies, how to become a successful player in the quantum market.

The conference was opened by Alexander Lvovsky, professor at University of Calgary, member of the academic council of the Russian Quantum Center. In his presentation, he delved into the basic principles of quantum physics, paid attention to quantum encryption and chronometry. Alexander stressed that discoveries of quantum technologies could be comparable with the revolution of the semiconductor electronics in the second half of the twentieth century. 

Presentation of Gregory Goltsman, professor, winner of the international IEEE award for the contribution in applied superconductivity, was dedicated to the creation of a high tech company. He told how to collect a team of qualified specialists, how to attract investment, and where to look for the first customers. 

Alexey Zablotsky, head of the project at the Advanced Research Foundation, presented a roadmap for the development of the quantum information processing technologies in Russia until 2030. 

The academic director of the Center of Scientific and Technological Foresight Kirill Razgulyaev spoke about the future of quantum communications. According to Kirill, China leads the pack in this sphere, and Beijing – Shanghai network operates there, 2000 km long, with 32 nodes. 

Igor Nalivaiko, commercial director at JSC Smarts, shared Russia’s plans for building quantum communications. He noted that apart from local quantum networks, a national quantum network is being developed in the country as a part of the Eurasian quantum track. 

Near-term plans 

That is not the last event from Smile-Expo! On March 21, the third international conference and exhibition InSpace Forum 2018 will kick off in Moscow, dedicated to commercial space exploration and innovative technologies in the aerospace field. Further, the annual event dedicated to new developments in healthcare called M-Health Congress will take place in Moscow on April 3.

You can learn more about our conferences on the official website of Smile-Expo. 


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