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ACS Tech: Quantum Supremacy – are we ready?

Join us at this upcoming in person event where ACS member Eamonn Darcy will share his insights on the 'why', 'which', 'when' and 'where' of Quantum Computing.

Registration End Date: Mon, 18 Oct, 09:00 AM

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  • where

  • State Library of WA, Great Southern Room (Level 4)
    25 Francis Street
    Perth WA 6000
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 19 Oct, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 19 Oct, 07:30 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $10.00
  • Member-Concessional: $10.00
  • Non-Member: $40.00

  • * Your price may vary on registration depending on your membership type.

<p><img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1629357577000"></img></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE: </b></span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA<br>This is an in-person event to be held in Perth, Western Australia. </span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">It will <b><u>NOT</u></b> be available online.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">----------------------------------------------------------------------------</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><b><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span style=""><span style="color: #002060;">QUANTUM COMPUTING – IT IS CLOSER THAN WE THINK. ARE WE READY FOR IT? </span></span></span></b><br> </p> <p>Quantum Computing: so many questions - Why? Which? When? Where?</p> <p><b><u>WHY</u>:</b>  Are quantum computers just a faster version of what we have now?  Eamonn will take us through why quantum computers are truly revolutionary and why, when we have full quantum cryptography, things will ‘never be the same’ both in business and society.<br> <br><b><u>WHICH</u>:</b>  Which industries, if any, are going to be most impacted by quantum computing?  Eamonn outlines the sorts of calculations that quantum computing is ‘good at’ and hence the advantages it can bring to certain industries.  <br> <br><b><u>WHEN</u>:</b>  There has been much hype over the past decade about quantum computers revolutionising commerce yet nothing substantial has happened as yet!  Eamonn will discuss what actually is happening behind the scenes in the quantum computing sector and what is expected to happen in the next five years.<br> <br><b><u>WHERE</u>:</b>  Using specific information, Eamonn will outline what is happening in WA and in Australia, with respect to quantum computing.  <br><br><b>What actions do you need to take now to be quantum ready?</b><br> </p> <p>What the presentation will cover: -</p> <ul><li>Overview on Quantum physics and Quantum computing</li><li>Optimisation and simulation solutions</li><li>The quantum cloud and quantum cryptography</li><li>Quantum computing achievements to-date</li><li>When will we see the first quantum application?</li><li>What can we expect over the coming years?</li><li>Which industries are going to benefit most?</li><li>Current Investment levels in quantum computing</li><li>What’s happening here in WA?</li><li>How to become quantum ready</li></ul>   <p>Post presentation light refreshments provided.<br><br><br><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</b><br>Due to the importance of contact tracing for COVID-19 purposes if required, it is important to have your attendance registered.<br><br>On arrival at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</p>

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Eamonn Darcy

Eamonn Darcy

Eamonn has a masters degree in e-Commerce from Murdoch University where he qualified summa cum laude. He also has university certificates in quantum computing from the University of St Petersburg and Delft University, The Netherlands.

Eamonn has written three courses this year on the Magic of Quantum Computing for 9-15 year olds as well as ‘What makes quantum computers so SPECIAL??’ course which has over 500 registered students.  Eamonn presents regularly at Harrisburg University, Pennsylvania and in Quantum Computing Australia meet-up group in Sydney.

He is currently commissioned to write and present a quantum computing course for Q-munity a pivotal New York start-up in the quantum sector.

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25 Francis Street,Perth,WA,Australia

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