Round-Table Discussion on The Quantum Network

Promoting a US-Italy Scientific Cooperation on Quantum Information and Communications

Embassy of Italy (3000 Whitehaven Street, NW Washington, DC)

Friday, June 12th 2015

Dr. Stefano Lami (Embassy of Italy), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Prof. Paolo Villoresi (Univ. Padua), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


9:30am Welcome Remarks
9:35am Overview of Quantum Information and Communication Researches in USA (Carl Williams, NIST) and Italy (Paolo Mataloni, Univ. La Sapienza - Rome)
10:15am Selected Research Topics from both communities, presented by group leaders:

- Marco Genovese, INRIM (Quantum Metrology)
- Vittorio Giovannetti, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Quantum Information and Communication)
- Roberto Osellame, CNR (Femtosecond Laser Writing of Photonic Circuits for Integrated Quantum Information Processing)
11:00am Coffee Break
11:30pm - Saverio Pascazio, Univ. of Bari and INFN (Theory)
- Josh Bienfang, NIST (High-Speed QKD)
- Giuseppe Vallone, Univ. of Padua (Quantum Randomness and QKD protocols)
- Paolo Villoresi, Univ. of Padua (Quantum Communications around the planet)
12:45pm Buffet Lunch
2:00pm Bilateral Collaboration in Quantum Information and Communications: Scientific Topics & Success Stories

- Paul Kwiat, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Optical Quantum Information for Fun and Profit)
- Fabio Sciarrino, Univ. Rome La Sapienza (Integrated Quantum Photonics)
- Eden Figueroa, SUNY at Stony Brook (Room temperature quantum information technology)
- Matteo Paris, Univ. of Milan (Quantum estimation for quantum technology)
- Karl Berggren, MIT (Quantum Nanostructures)
- Simone Dell’Agnello, INFN (Satellite Laser Communication)
3:30pm Round table on collaboration opportunity
Italian Institutions: INRiM, CNR, INFN, MIUR
USA Institutions: NSF, DOE, NIST ..
4:15pm Conclusions
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