Emerging Perspectives Programs

Acceleration for solving optimization problem by quantum annealing
– Optimization by natural phenomena for optimal society –



May 21, 2018


Sendai International Center, Conference Building 2F, Hagi Conference Hall [Access]

Hosted by

・Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Organization for Research Promotion, Tohoku University

Co-hosted by

・Tokyo Institute of Technology
・D-Wave Systems Inc.

Supported by  [May 16, 2018 Updated]

・Fixstars Corporation

Time Schedule

13:30 – 13:40
Opening Address
Hideo Ohno (President, Tohoku University)
13:40 – 14:10
Bo Ewald (President, D-Wave International)
An Introduction to Quantum Computing
14:10 – 14:40
Hidetoshi Nishimori (Professor, School of Science, Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Progress of Quantum Annealing
14:40 – 15:10
Masayuki Ohzeki (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University)
A new era opened up by quantum annealing
– Computing Systems and Infrastructures, human resource development, social implementation –
15:10 – 15:20
15:20 – 16:30
Panel Discussions “What social will be created by quantum annealing?”
Bo Ewald (D-Wave International)
Hidetoshi Nishimori,(Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Masayuki Ohzeki (Tohoku University)
Masayoshi Terabe (DENSO)
Takashi Yokoyama (Recruit Communications)
Mitsuyuki Nakao (Tohoku University)
Moderator:Hiroaki Kobayashi (Tohoku University)
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Poster  [May 16, 2018 Updated]

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Yusuke Imoto
Email: y-imoto*m.tohoku.ac.jp (Change*to @)