QEC 2017 Schedule

Conference will be held at the University of Maryland College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

Monday Sept. 11
8:00 Registration Open
9:00 Welcome to QEC 2017
9:10 Steve Flammia, University of Sydney Quantum error correction beyond the depolarizing noise paradigm
9:55 Daniel Harlow, MITBlack holes and holographic encoding
10:35 Break
11:00 Daniel Lidar, University of Southern California Error suppression for Hamiltonian quantum computation

11:45 Murphy Niu, MIT Hardware-Efficient Bosonic Quantum Error-Correcting Codes
12:30 Lunch
1:45 Paola Cappellaro, MIT Quantum error correction for sensing
2:30 Tim Taminiau, QuTech Delft Quantum error correction with spins in diamond
3:15 Break
3:30 Theodore Yoder, MIT Universal fault-tolerant computing with Bacon-Shor codes
4:15 Daniel Gottesman, Perimeter Institute The Definition(s) of Fault Tolerance

Tuesday Sept. 12
9:00 Cody Jones, HRL Gauge color codes in two dimensions
9:45 Daniel Litinski, Free University of Berlin Majoranas and Color Codes -- A Topological Love Story
10:30 Break
10:45 Sergey Bravyi, IBM Logical state preparation subject to coherent errors
11:30 Jeongwan Haah, Microsoft Magic state distillation protocols
12:15 Lunch
1:45 Dan Browne, University College London The 3D surface code - the ugly duckling of topological codes?
2:30 John Martinis, Google and UCSB Measuring logical error scaling with the surface code
3:15 Break
3:30 Hanhee Paik, IBM IBM Quantum Experience
4:15 Rob Schoelkopf, Yale Toward Robust, Modular Quantum Computing with Hardware-Efficient Error Correction

Wednesday Sept. 13
9:00 Barbara Terhal, Aachen Renormalization group decoder for a four-dimensional toric code
9:45 Austin Fowler, Google Towards sufficiently fast quantum error correction
10:30 Break
10:45 Aleksander Kubica, Caltech Local efficient decoders for topological toric and color codes in any dimension
11:30 Michael Beverland, Microsoft The cost of universality: a comparative study of the overhead of state distillation and code switching in color codes
12:15 Lunch
1:45 Earl Campbell, Sheffield Small angle rotations: exotic magic states vs gate synthesis
2:30 Benjamin Brown, Niels Bohr International Academy Poking holes and cutting corners to achieve Clifford gates with the surface code
3:15 Break
3:30 David Poulin, Sherbrooke Surprises in Quantum Error Correction
4:15 Poster Session Begins
6:00 Poster Session Ends

Thursday Sept. 14
9:00 Beni Yoshida, Perimeter Institute Decoding the Hawking radiation
9:45 Fernando Pastawski, Free University of Berlin Towards holography via quantum source-channel codes
10:30 Break
10:45 Michel Kastoryano, Niels Bohr Institute Limits on storage of quantum information in a volume of space
11:30 Rui Chao, University of Southern California Fault-tolerant quantum computation with few qubits
12:15 Lunch
1:45 Norbert Linke, University of Maryland Fault-tolerant quantum error detection with trapped ions
2:30 Matteo Marinelli, ETH Zurich Repetitive stabilizer readout with conditional feedback using a mixed-species trapped ion register
3:15 Break
3:30 Mauricio Gutierrez, University of Swansea Progress towards a fault tolerant color code qubit on trapped ions
4:15 Christa Flühmann, ETH Zurich Preparation of Grid state qubits by sequential modular position measurements of trapped ions motion

Friday Sept. 15
9:00 Brian Swingle, University of Maryland Entanglement, Wormholes, and Quantum Error Correction
9:45 Anirudh Krishna, Sherbrooke Performance of hyperbolic surface codes
10:30 Break
10:45 Sepehr Nezami, Stanford Quantum Error Correction of Reference Frame Information
11:30 John Preskill, Caltech QEC in 2017: Past, present, and future
12:15 Conference Ends