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Thursday, October 26

Technological Institute | 2145 Sheridan Rd. Evanston, IL 60208

12-1pm CMQT PIs only: Welcome Lunch
Technological Institute, J435
Greeters will be in the lobby to escort you to the room
1-4:30pm CMQT PI Strategy Session
Technological Institute, J435 
4:30-5pm Break
5:15-6:15pm Keynote Lecture | David Awschalom, University of Chicago
"Engineering Quantum Technologies at the Atomic Scale"
Technological Institute | Ryan Family Auditorium

PIs & Symposium Speakers Dinner
Alcove Evanston | 1625 Maple Ave. Evanston, IL 60201
Reservation under CMQT

CMQT Graduate & Postdoctoral Students only: Pizza Dinner
Giordano's | 1527 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL 60201
Reservation under CMQT 

Friday, October 27

All events will be held at the Guild Lounge, Scott Hall | 601 University Pl. Evanston, IL 60208

9-9:15am CMQT Welcome & Announcements
9:15-9:55am Lecture 1: Dr. Jens Koch, Northwestern University
“Refinements in Superconducting Qubits: From Theory to Tools” 
10-10:40am Lecture 2: Dr. Mark Eriksson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Quantum Computing Using Electron Spins in Silicon”
10:45-11am Coffee Break
11-11:40am Lecture 3: Dr. Paul Weiss, University of California, Los Angeles
“Understanding and Controlling Charge, Heat, and Spin at Atomically Precise Interfaces"
11:45-1:15pm Lunch Break
See the lunch options handout for local recommendations
PIs & Symposium Speakers: private lunch at the Allen Center
Reservation under CMQT/Wasielewski
1:15-1:55pm Lecture 4: Dr. Laura Gagliardi, The University of Chicago
“The Road from Quantum Chemistry to Quantum Materials"
2-2:40pm Lecture 5: Dr. James Rondinelli, Northwestern University
"Quantum Sensing of Magnetic Fields with Molecular Color Centers"
2:45-3pm Coffee Break
3-3:40pm Lecture 6:  Dr. Stephen Wilson, University of California Santa Barbara
"Triangular Lattice Networks of Jeff Moments as Hosts of Quantum Disorder”
3:45-6pm Poster Session
For immediate assistance, contact Sarina McBride | 847-467-3329 |