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Market-Based Solutions to Vital Economic Issues
Jun 11, 2020

Towards Quantum Advantage in the Financial Services Sector

The use of Quantum computers is rapidly growing and the potential applications are vast. There are applications in material and drug design, logistics optimization, as well as financial risk analysis and pricing. The requirements needed for quantum hardware to achieve a potential advantage for these applications are not always fully understood.

Join us as Dr. Stefan Woerner outlines classical computational challenges appearing in the Financial Services Sector. He will discuss where quantum computing may provide an advantage, and what requirements this imposes on the quantum hardware. Drawing from examples achieved jointly from their IBM Quantum partners from the financial industry, Dr. Woerner will present results with a focus on application-driven benchmarks in order to understand the roadmap towards real quantum advantage for applications.

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For more information, contact:

Chelsea Donahue, Rethinc. Labs Assistant Director Chelsea_Donahue@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

11:00 AM

Stefan Woerner, Global Leader, Quantum Finance & Optimization IBM Research - Zurich

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