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2022 AIP Physics in Industry Day

Attaining iQ (industrial Quantum)

Thursday 1st December 2022

Our Topic in 2022 - Achieving a Quantum Industry in Australia

This year, after two-year COVID break, we are returning to our vibrant, in-person format and will be addressing the topic of Australia’s Future Quantum Industry.

Quantum is receiving a lot of attention at the moment and exciting a lot of people with the potential to generate a high-value, export industry for our nation. There is a lot of great quantum science in Australia and so our challenge is to translate this into an industry.

In 2022, our topic will explore how Australia can exploit the potential of quantum technology to establish a national industry as described in CSIRO’s quantum roadmap “Growing Australia’s Quantum Technology Industry” (Growing Australia's Quantum Technology Industry - CSIRO).

CSIRO is currently recruiting to fill numerous quantum research roles: CSIRO JOBS

 Time Program
 8:30 - 9:00 Arrival, registration, refreshments (scroll down for site/transport info)

 Program commences in Lehany Theatre
 Welcome by Scott Martin

 9:30 - 10:30

Quantum for non-physicists by Associate Professor Chris Ferrie
Associate Professor Chris Ferrie (UTS) - quantum physicist, renowned author
and science educator will describe the fundamentals of quantum physics in ways
that can be understood by non-physicists.

 10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea - sign up for lunchtime site tours
 11:00 - 12:30Building a Quantum Industry - chaired by Dr Tim van der Laan, CSIRO
Our second session of the day will consider the challenges and opportunities to
achieve the workforce and revenue forecasts in the recently updated 2020 CSIRO
report Growing Australia’s Quantum Technology Industry.

11:00 Biliana Rajevic - Quintessence Labs

11:20 Peter Froeschle - ARENA2036

11:40 Prof Andrew Dzurak -Diraq

12:00 Panel discussion chaired by Tim van der Laan:
               Biliana Rajevic, Peter Froeschle, Katie Green (CSIRO), Prof. Andrew Dzurak

 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and site tours (13:20 - 13:50)
 14:00 - 15:30Quantum Workforce - Diverse from Day 1 - chaired by Katie Green, CSIRO
The prospect of a new industry brings with it the opportunity to design a workforce
with diversity and inclusion at its core.

14:00 Rebecca Halligan - Sydney Quantum Academy

14:20 Biliana Rajevic - Quantum Women

14:40 A/Prof Charlene Lobo - UTS

15:00 Panel discussion chaired by Prof Bronwyn Fox:
              A/Prof Charlene Lobo,  Gabi Skoff (via WebEx), Rebecca Halligan, Biliana Rajevic

 15:30 Program concludes. Afternoon tea.

The AIP gratefully acknowledges support of the following sponsors:

Scitek logo    WRays logo    Warsash Scientific logo

LCU logo                               NSW Government logo                                 CSIRO logo      Lindfield Collaboration Hub logo

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The Industry Days are organised by Scott Martin - happy to consider recommendations for future topics or explore participation as a speaker, panellist, sponsor or exhibitor. 

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