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Academics discuss quantum technologies

30 May 2018

The Science and Technology Committee holds the first evidence session of its Quantum technologies inquiry.

In this session, the Committee questions the Chair of the National Quantum Technologies Programme, Prof David Delpy, and the co-author of the Government Office for Science's report on quantum technologies, Prof Sir Peter Knight, about the opportunities and risks presented by quantum technologies, the progress of the national programme, and what they think needs to happen next.

Witnesses on the second panel represent the academic community, and will be asked about any perceived gaps in the current programme, and the key challenges and potential solutions going forward.

Witnesses

Tuesday 5 June 2018, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Professor Sir Peter Knight, Emeritus Professor, Imperial College London
  • Professor David Delpy, Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board, National Quantum Technologies Programme

At 10.30am

  • Jonathan Flint, President-Elect, Institute of Physics
  • Professor Sir Michael Pepper, Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Professor John Morton, Director, Quantum Science and Technology Institute, University College London
  • Dr Ashley Montanaro, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Bristol

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