Schedule

The schedule is now final.  For any problems, please contact organizer Bill Coish (coish@physics.mcgill.ca)

Invited speakers and professors: 45 mins (talk) + 15 mins (questions)
Graduate students:  20 mins (talk) + 10 mins (questions)


Sunday October 2:


09:00 - 10:00     Registration and continental breakfast

10:00 - 11:00     Jack Sankey (Invited speaker, Yale University) - "Optomechanics Approaching the Quantum Regime and Optically-Supported MEMS"

11:00 - 12:00     Aashish Clerk (McGill University) - "Characterizing non-classical energy fluctuations in a driven bosonic resonator"

12:00 - 14:00     Lunch (catered on-site)

14:00 - 15:00     Business Meeting #1 (INTRIQ members only); set-up for poster session

15:00 - 15:30     Coffee break

Student Session
#1

15:30 - 16:00    
David Roy-Guay (Université de Sherbrooke) - "Shedding light on nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond"

16:00 - 16:30     Benjamin Schmidt (McGill University) - "Progress towards adiabatic cooling of non-Abelian anyons"

16:30 - 17:00     Ivan Savov (McGill University) - "Interference cancellation for free-space optical channels"

17:00 - 19:00     Poster session

19:30                Dinner (Restaurant Au Petit Extra, 1690 rue Ontario Est; walking directions (34 mins), public transit (26 mins))



Monday October 3:

08:30 - 09:00     Continental breakfast

09:00 - 11:00     Business Meeting #2 (INTRIQ members only)

11:00 - 12:00     Mark Wilde (McGill University) - "Information trade-offs for quantum optical communication"

12:00 - 14:00     Lunch (Café Fanelli, off-site)

14:00 - 15:00     Daniel Gottesman (Invited speaker, Perimeter Institute) - "Improving Telescopes With Quantum Repeaters"

15:00 - 16:00     Matthias Christandl (Invited speaker, ETH Zurich) - "Reliable Quantum State Tomography"

16:00 - 16:30     Coffee Break

Student Session #2

16:30 - 17:00    
Kassem Kalach (Université de Montréal) - "Key Establishment à la Merkle in a Quantum World"

17:00 - 17:30    
Olivier Landon-Cardinal (Université de Sherbrooke) - "Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography"
             
17:30 - 18:00     Closing Remarks

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