Kimball Smith Series: “Beyond Bits – Global Effects of Quantum Technology”

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
17 Hillhouse Avenue HLH17, Yale Quantum Institute - Seminar Room See map
17 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Event description: 

Join the Kimball Smith Series for a moderated panel followed by small group discussions regarding quantum technologies and their relevance to international affairs.

The panel will feature Mark Ritter (Chair of Physical Science Council at IBM Research) and Robert Schoelkopf (Sterling Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Physics; Director of Yale Quantum Institute). Both panelists are members of the U.S. National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee.

Attendees will learn about the main types of modern quantum applications (sensing, communications, and computing), practical benefits and risks posed by these technologies, and implications for international relations. The panel will also provide insight into U.S. government policy on quantum tech.

Yale community members of all disciplines and levels of expertise are encouraged to attend.

Program partners: Jackson’s International Security Studies Program, Department of Physics, Wright Laboratory, Yale Quantum Institute, Department of Political Science.

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