Q5 Schedule

Thursday, 21 February

The University of Sydney

4.00 – 5.00pm  Quantum Welcome

Q5 | Nanotour

The Sydney Nano Institute Hall

 

5.00 – 6.00pm  Reception

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The Quadrangle, Nicholson Museum

 

 6.00 – 7.30pm  The Q Forum 

Q5 | Forum

‘The Geopolitics of the Quantum Race’ at the Quadrangle, General Lecture Theatre

Introduction: Duncan Ivison, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Moderator: James Der Derian, USYD/CISS

Speakers:

  • Stephen Bartlett, USYD/Physics
  • Ron Deibert, University of Toronto/Citizen Lab
  • Jairus Grove, University of Hawaii/Center for Future Studies
  • Nisha Shah, University of Ottawa/Political Studies
  • Ole Waever, University of Copenhagen/Political Science

8.30pm  Dinner

 

Friday, 22 February

The Q Station, Manly 

10.20am  Eco Hopper Ferry to Q Station

Q5 | Ferry

Departure from Circular Quay Wharf 6

11.30am  Welcome to Country

Second Class Precinct P12

Muggera

12.00pm  Registration and Lunch

Views Restaurant P11

 

1.15 pm Introductions

Q5 | Opening - Panel 1
Del Rosso explains it is important for Carnegie Corporation to be involved in promoting information and education in regards to quantum technologies, the quantum race, peace and international security. Photo: Chris Waters

James Der Derian, Director, Centre for International Security Studies

Stephen Del Rosso,  Director, International Peace and Security, Carnegie Corporation of New York

1.30 – 3.00pm  The Quantum Race: Sprint | Marathon | False Start?

Q5 | Panel 01

First Class Precinct A2

Moderator: James Der Derian, USYD/CISS

Speakers:

  • Benjamin Eggleton, USYD/Sydney Nano Institute
  • Joan Leach, ANU/Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science
  • Jingyun Fan, University of Science and Technology of China/Joint Quantum Institute

3.00 – 3.30pm Break and Interviews

First Class Precinct A2 and P2

 

3.30 – 5.00pm Parallels:  Nukes | Space | Cyber

Q5 | Panel 02

Moderator: Frank Smith, USYD/CISS

Speakers:

  • Nikita S.W. Chiu, University of Oxford/Centre for Technology and Global Affairs
  • Ron Deibert, University of Toronto/Citizen Lab
  • Wade Huntley, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School/National Security Affairs

5.00 – 6.30pm  Interviews and Beach Activities

First Class Precinct P2 and Quarantine Beach

7.00pm  Drinks and Dinner

Boilerhouse Restaurant A6

8.30pm  Film Screening

First Class Precinct P7

 

Saturday, 23 February

7.00 – 9.00am  Breakfast

Views Restaurant P11

8.00 – 9.00am  Beach Activities

Quarantine Beach

 

9.00 – 10.30am  The Microphysics: Ions | Photons | Anyons

First Class Precinct A2

Moderator: Stephen Bartlett, USYD/Physics

Speakers:

  • Andrea Blanco-Redondo, USYD/Physics
  • Gavin Brennen, Macquarie University/Physics
  • Benjamin Brown, USYD/Physics

10.30 – 10.45am  Morning Tea Break

10.45 – 12.15pm  The Macrophysics: Intelligence | Strategy | Hype

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First Class Precinct A2

Moderator: Colin Wight, USYD/CISS

Speakers:

  • Abhijnan Rej, Security and Risk Consultant/New Delhi
  • Tara Roberson, ANU/ Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems
  • Toby Walsh, UNSW/Computer Science and Engineering

 

12.30pm Lunch Presentation: ‘Perfect Weapon’ or ‘Quantum Geneva Convention’?

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First Class Precinct A2

Speaker: David E. Sanger, New York Times/National Security Correspondent

 

1.30 – 3.00pm  The Metaphysics: Ontological | Biopolitical | Conspiratorial

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First Class Precinct A2

Moderator: Jairus Grove, University of Hawaii/Center for Future Studies

Speakers:

  • Scott Hamilton, Balsillie School of International Affairs/Environment and Resources
  • Peter Maravelis, City Lights/Events
  • Laura Zanotti, Virgina Tech/Political Science

3.00 – 3.30pm  Break and Interviews

First Class Precinct A2 and P2

 

3.30 – 5.15pm  The Quantum Race:  Winners | Losers | Dark Horses

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First Class Precinct A2

Moderator: James Der Derian, USYD/CISS

Speakers:

  • Stephen Del Rosso, Carnegie Corporation of New York/International Peace and Security
  • Nisha Shah, University of Ottawa/Political Studies
  • Ole Waever, University of Copenhagen/Political Science

5.30 – 6.30pm  Drinks and Interviews

Boilerhouse Bar and Quarantine Beach

7.00pm  Dinner

Boilerhouse Restaurant A6