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HPC & Quantum Summit

Thank to all of our delegates, speakers and exhibitors for making the HPC & Quantum Summit 2019 a huge success.

You can register your interest for next year's event by clicking the button below. We look forward to welcoming everyone in 2020.

Learning First Hand From UK’s Leading Experts

The scientific world joins its powers to drive HPC R&D forward and, with the rise of Supercomputing and Quantum technologies, it requires continual industrial development in software engineering and computer science.

Our expert speakers discussed new products and applications, and how to develop systems that meet industrial needs and extract value from big data.

Our delegates had the opportunity as well to focus on ways to grow the data capability in government so that higher efficiency can be obtained without putting more pressure on the budgets.

Topics that were be covered included:

HPC and new learning technologies
Big Data & emergency response
The human brain, climate change and Cosmology
Big data infrastructure and storage
UK as a leader in Quantum technology
Privacy, Cyber Security & Encryption

2019 Speakers Included:

Daniel Zeichner MP

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics (Confirmed)
Liam Blackwell
Head of Quantum Technologies Theme
EPSRC (Confirmed)
Kevin Kissell
Technical Director, HPC & Quantum
Google, USA (Confirmed)
Alison Kennedy
Hartree Centre, STFC (Confirmed)
Sue Daley
Head of Programme, Big Data, Cloud & Mobile
techUK (Confirmed)
Peter Coveney
Director, Centre for Computational Science
University College London (Confirmed)
Richard J Self
Research Fellow, Big Data Lab and Senior Lecturer in Analytics and Governance, Department of Computing and Maths, College of Engineering and Technology
University of Derby (Confirmed)
Dr Elham Kashefi
Professor, School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh (Confirmed)
Luca Galantucci
Researcher, Joint Quantum Centre
Newcastle University (Confirmed)
Dr Rhys Lewis
Quantum Metrology Institute (Confirmed)
Dr Vivien Kendon
EPSRC Established Career Fellow in Quantum Technologies, QLM and JQC
University of Durham (Confirmed)
Roger McKinlay
Director, Quantum Technologies
Innovate UK (Confirmed)
Dr David Lester
Senior Lecturer
University of Manchester (Confirmed)


One word: Excellent.

Chair, Hounslow Diabetes Reference Group

It was a great event in order to achieve my objectives. Really valuable, informative and interesting talking about the solutions that are right to share fresh ideas. I had a most productive and useful time at seminar. Very positive experience. Hope there will be more events of that to come.

CEO, Noushin Consulting Ltd

I really enjoyed everything about this event, excellent presentations full of good knowledge

Lecturer, Richmond-upon-Thames College

Timely, and some very good speakers.

Senior Lecturer, The Open University

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole day. The venue staff were exceptional but I feel the GovNet staff went above and beyond, very welcoming and helpful. I learnt a great deal about best practice and recent development in the field

Infrastructure Technician, University of Brighton

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