12
September 2023
Past Event
Quantum Computing and Avenues for US-Japanese Cooperation with President Kohei Itoh of Keio University

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Quantum Computing and Avenues for US-Japanese Cooperation with President Kohei Itoh of Keio University

Past Event
Hudson Institute
September 12, 2023
The Dilution refrigerator inside Amazon's quantum networking lab in Brighton, Massachusetts, on June 28, 2023. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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The Dilution refrigerator inside Amazon's quantum networking lab in Brighton, Massachusetts, on June 28, 2023. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
12
September 2023
Past Event

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Speakers:
kenneth-weinstein
Kenneth R. Weinstein

Japan Chair

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Professor Kohei Itoh

President, Keio University

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Quantum computing, with its ability to quickly solve highly complex problems, promises to be a technological leap over current technology. This advantage could be applied in sectors that demand high degrees of optimization, such as financial trading, pharmaceutical design, and information encryption. Thus, quantum computing has serious industrial and security implications.

Hudson Institute’s Japan Chair will host Professor Kohei Itoh—one of the pioneers of Japanese quantum computing and the president of Keio University—to discuss the rise of quantum computing, its importance to the US-Japanese relationship, and how it opens future pathways for cooperation between the two countries. Professor Itoh’s remarks will be followed by a question and answer session moderated by Dr. Kenneth R. Weinstein, Japan Chair at Hudson Institute.

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