Quantum Week 2021

Announcement | Wed, Mar 31st, 2021

Quantum Week 2021

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 24 March 2021

The IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE 2021), 18 - 22 October 2021, is bridging the gap between the science of quantum computing and the development of an industry surrounding it. Bringing a perspective to the quantum industry that is different from academic or business conferences, the all-virtual QCE 2021 will reveal cutting-edge research and developments featuring quantum research, practice, applications, education, and training.

IEEE is now at the center of a global conversation to understand the power and promise of quantum computing.” 
— Travis Humble, Oak Ridge National Lab

IEEE Quantum Week is recognized as a leading venue for presenting high-quality original research, ground-breaking innovations, and insights in quantum computing and engineering. Through participation from the international quantum community, QCE21 offers an extensive conference program with world-class keynote speakers, technical paper presentations, innovative posters, exciting exhibits, technical briefings, workforce-building tutorials, community-building workshops, stimulating panels, and Birds-of-Feather sessions.

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Participation opportunities are available for a limited time.  Authors are invited to submit contributions for technical papers, tutorials, workshops, panels, posters, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. Papers accepted by QCE21 will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, and the best papers will be invited to the journals IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering (TQE) and ACM Transactions on Quantum Computing (TQC). The submission schedule is available at QCE21 Submission Deadlines.

The high standards for QCE21 were set by the tremendous success of the inaugural QCE20. Over 800 people from 45 countries and 225 companies attended the premier event that delivered 270+ hours of programming on quantum computing and engineering.

The second annual Quantum Week will virtually connect a wide range of leading quantum professionals, researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, champions and enthusiasts to exchange and share their experiences, challenges, research results, innovations, applications, and enthusiasm, on all aspects of quantum computing, engineering and technologies.  The IEEE Quantum Week schedule will take place during Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

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QCE 21 is co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Council of Superconductivity, IEEE Future Directions Committee, and IEEE Photonics Society.


About the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s home for computer science, engineering, and technology. A global leader in providing access to computer science research, analysis, and information, the IEEE Computer Society offers a comprehensive array of unmatched products, services, and opportunities for individuals at all stages of their professional career. Known as the premier organization that empowers the people who drive technology, the IEEE Computer Society offers international conferences, peer-reviewed publications, a unique digital library, and training programs.


About the IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society promotes technological innovation and fosters creation and sharing of information among the global technical community. The Society provides services to members for their technical and professional advancement and forums for technical exchanges among professionals in academia, industry, and public institutions.


About the IEEE Council on Superconductivity

The IEEE Council on Superconductivity and its activities and programs cover the science and technology of superconductors and their applications, including materials and their applications for electronics, magnetics, and power systems, where the superconductor properties are central to the application.


About the IEEE Future Directions Quantum Initiative

IEEE Quantum is an IEEE Future Directions initiative launched in 2019 that serves as IEEE’s leading community for all projects and activities on quantum technologies. IEEE Quantum is supported by leadership and representation across IEEE Societies and OUs. The initiative addresses the current landscape of quantum technologies, identifies challenges and opportunities, leverages and collaborates with existing initiatives, and engages the quantum community at large.


About the IEEE Photonics Society

The IEEE Photonics Society forms the hub of a vibrant technical community of more than 100,000 professionals dedicated to transforming breakthroughs in quantum physics into the devices, systems, and products to revolutionize our daily lives. From ubiquitous and inexpensive global communications via fiber optics, to lasers for medical and other applications, to flat-screen displays, to photovoltaic devices for solar energy, to LEDs for energy-efficient illumination, there are myriad examples of the Society’s impact on the world around us.


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