The EMiT@CIUK 2017 workshop was held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex on the 13th of December 2017 as part of the Computing Insight UK 2017 conference.
The workshop consisted of a morning of talks around two hot topics: novel computing architectures and AI/Machine Learning, followed by an afternoon session providing a technical and hands on introduction to quantum computing via the IBM Research quantum experience platform.
Presentations and workshop material can be downloaded below!
Wednesday 13th December 2017
|Introduction to EMiT and the workshop (09:30-10:00)|
|Dr Michael Bane||High End Compute||Introduction to the EMiT series|
|Dr Stephen Longshaw||STFC||Welcome to the EMiT@CIUK Workshop|
|Session 1 – Novel Computing Technologies (10:00-11:00)|
|Dr Stefan Filipp||IBM Research||Perspectives on quantum computing with near-term devices|
|Dr Andrew Smith||University of York||A Ball Computer|
|Dr Nicholas Chancellor||Durham University||Local Search: Using the algorithms we already have on quantum annealers|
|Session 2: AI & Machine Learning (11:30-12:30)|
|Dr Atanas Atanasov||Intel||AI Developments at Intel|
|Dr Oscar Déniz Suárez||Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha||The Hardware and Software that will bring Deep Learning Everywhere|
|Dr Edward Pyzer-Knapp||IBM Research||Teaching AI to optimize AI – a (very) brief introduction to Bayesian Optimization|
|Quantum Computing Workshop (13:30-16:00)|
|Dr Marc Ganzhorn||IBM Research||(20 minutes) Introduction to Quantum Computing|
|IBM Research & EMiT Committee||IBM Research & EMiT||(40 minutes) Hands on with Cloud based Quantum Computing (practical session)|
|Break (30 minutes)|
|IBM Research & EMiT Committee||IBM Research & EMiT||(60 minutes) Quantum programming (practical session)|