Our point of view and announcements from the field.

Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Discovery

April 11, 2015

1QBit will be attending Discovery, Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence. On April 27, Chair of the Board David Roberts will be speaking about the patterns of disruptive technology and how it can solve some of the world’s most intractable problems. The following day, 1QBit CEO Andrew Fursman will be discussing the future of computing and the research being done to answer these intractable computational problems.

Conference website   |   Programme

1QBit at Wired for Wonder

October 31, 2014

1QBit CEO Andrew Fursman will be giving a keynote presentation at Wired for Wonder on November 27 titled “Supercomputing with Superpositions: How the spookiest concepts of science can solve the worlds hardest problems.” He will also be participating in a debate titled “Identity with Privacy – The Perks and Perils of Openness.”

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1QBit Welcomes General Manager

September 22, 2014

1QBit is thrilled to announce the appointment of Robyn Foerster as General Manager. Robyn, most recently General Manager of Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, brings with her extensive experience in operations, product development, project and team management, process improvement, and strategic and team leadership. We are fortunate to have her.

“Robyn’s track record leading highly skilled teams of young technical workers to best-in-industry results on tight timelines is legendary in the Vancouver software industry. We are excited to bring her energy and experience to 1QBit.”

– Andrew Fursman, CEO and Co-founder, 1QBit

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CANARIE National Summit

September 8, 2014

1QBit Co-founder and CEO Andrew Fursman will give a presentation on September 17, 2014 in Toronto. Drawing on recent experiences as part of 1QBit and in the Vancouver technology start-up environment, the presentation will explore the costs and benefits for young technology businesses growing, and then remaining, in Canada.

Summit programme

1QBit at D-Wave Users Colloquium

September 6, 2014

1QBit will be presenting in the colloquium subtitled “Hard Computational Problems for the D-Wave Machine” on September 10, 2014. Researcher Maritza Hernandez will deliver a presentation on the classification of molecular compounds using a quantum computer.

Colloquium agenda

D-Wave Announces Partnerships

June 9, 2014

D-Wave announces two new partnerships as part of its application ecosystem. DNA-SEQ Alliance is highlighted along with 1QBit as companies developing software applications that take advantage of D-Wave’s unique quantum computing capabilities.

Quantum computing will reach its full potential through collaborative partnerships with pioneering organizations like DNA-SEQ and 1QBit, who are working to solve incredibly complex problems. Combining our expertise and technology with experts in fields like cancer research and finance is starting to produce remarkable results.

– Vern Brownell, CEO, D-Wave Systems

Official press release

Exponential Finance Conference

April 21, 2014

1QBit is looking forward to presenting in theNetworks and Computer Systems session on June 10, 2014. Come hear our Head of Research, Dr. Phil Goddard, discuss the application of quantum computers to solving large-scale optimization problems encountered in the finance industry.

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