ENSTA Bretagne : formations et recherches en sciences de l'information et de la communication

Conference on Quantum technologies: the digital holy grail?

ENSTA Bretagne
Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies
On Thursday December 9 from 09:00 to 12:30, the Images & Networks cluster will be hosting a technology conference on ENSTA Bretagne’s campus on the theme Quantum technologies: the digital holy grail?

Provisional program

9:00 – Introduction

9:10 – PANORAMA : Opportunities for industry

  • Quantum computing at EDF,
    David MENGA, Research engineer, EDFlab Saclay

Part 1: Quantum in systems

  • Photonics, a key technology
    Optical magnetic field sensors with NV centers in diamonds
    Yannick DUMEIGE, Professor at the University of Rennes 1 / Institut Foton

    Orange and quantum telecommunications: vision and contributions to collaborative projects
    Erwan PINCEMIN, R&D Engineer, Orange Labs

  • Round table: what contributions from our territories?

Discussions around initiatives in the Greater West region, led by Caroline Collange, Researcher, Inria Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique

With the participation of:

  • Arnaud COATHANAY, Associate professor, ENSTA Bretagne / Lab-STICC
  • Yann ALLAIN, Independent / Hardware Hacker / Entrepreneur
  • Gilles BUREL, University Professor, UBO (University of Western Brittany) / Lab-STICC

Part 2: And for what?

  • Quantum Computing: State of the art of developments at ATOS,
     Olivier HESS, Head of Quantum Computing ATOS France
  • Sequence calculations by AI for robotics, the case of “bipedalism”,
     Ilies ZAOUI, founder and CEO, Conscience Robotics
  • Quantum Communication - Why quantum interests digital companies?
    Audrey LUCAS, Cryptography R&D manager, Tekalis

Part 3: Presentation of the “Quantum Technologies” acceleration strategy

  • Advances in quantum strategy, expectations and next deadlines,
    Neil ABROUG, General Secretariat for Investment Strategy

12h30 – Cocktail and networking