Important Dates

FEB 17 - FEB 19

QHack Streaming Sessions

FEB 17

QML Challenge Board opens

FEB 22 - FEB 26

QHack Open Hackathon

Streaming Sessions at twitch.tv/qhack

Wednesday Feb 17

0800-1200 EST
1300-1700 UTC+0

Session 1

  • 0800 Maria Schuld

    Quantum Differentiable Programming

  • 0900 Nathan Killoran

    Training quantum computers: An introduction to PennyLane

  • 1000 Christa Zoufal

    Quantum Gradients

  • 1100 Josh Izaac

    Quantum Differentiable Programming with PennyLane

1300-1700 EST
1800-2200 UTC+0

Session 2

  • 1300 Patrick Coles

    How to design a Variational Quantum Algorithm

  • 1400 Alejandro Perdomo-Ortiz

    Enhancing Machine Learning and Optimization with Quantum Generative Models

  • 1500 Ben Bartlett

    How to Train Your Photons: Adventures in Optical Machine Learning

  • 1600 Cedric Lin

    Getting started with quantum computing on Amazon Braket

2100-0000 EST
0200-0500 + 1 DAY UTC+0

QHack After Hours

Best of day 1

Thursday Feb 18

0800-1200 EST
1300-1700 UTC+0

Session 1

  • 0800 Amira Abbas

    The Expressibility of Quantum Machine Learning Models

  • 0900 Leonardo Banchi

    Training and Testing: A Quantum Information Perspective

  • 1000 Will Zeng

    Faster Quantum Derivative Pricing with Variational Compilation

  • 1100 Sukin (Hannah) Sim

    How to Optimize Parameter-Heavy Quantum Circuits

1300-1700 EST
1800-2200 UTC+0

Session 2

  • 1300 Marco Cerezo

    Trainability and Barren Plateaus in Quantum Neural Networks

  • 1400 Jules Tilly

    Quantum Machine Learning and AI Prospects for Drug Discovery

  • 1500 Guillaume Verdon

    Research & Tooling for Quantum-Probabilistic Generative Modelling & Beyond

  • 1600 Jakob Kottmann

    Orbitals, Fermions and Gradients: Getting started with Tequila

2100-0000 EST
0200-0500 + 1 DAY UTC+0

QHack After Hours

Best of day 2

Friday Feb 19

0800-1200 EST
1300-1700 UTC+0

Session 1

  • 0800 Sofia Vallecorsa

    Quantum Machine Learning in High Energy Physics: Examples from CERN

  • 0900 Vishal Sharma

    Quantum Circuit Born Machine with Qubit Recycle

  • 1000 Alba Cervera-Lierta

    Please, Feed the Quantum Troll

  • 1100 Balint Koczor

    Exponential Error Suppression and Quantum Analytic Descent

1300-1800 EST
1800-2300 UTC+0

Session 2

  • 1300 Eduardo Miranda

    The Dawn of Quantum Computer Music: A Natural Progression

  • 1400 Eric Kessler

    Learning Quantum Machines: PennyLane and Amazon Braket

  • 1500 Murphy Niu

    Machine Learning at Google Quantum

  • 1600 Roger Luo

    Yao Framework—Quantum Computing in Julia Language

  • 1700 Juan Miguel Arrazola

    PennyLane: The Untold True Story (Comedy Show)

2100-0000 EST
0200-0500 + 1 DAY UTC+0

QHack After Hours

Best of day 3

Monday Feb 22

1000-1100 EST
1500-1900 UTC+0

Open Hackathon begins

  • 1000 Pavel Lougovski

    Getting started: Braket setup, tips, and tricks