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Quantum of the Future: Can quantum technologies give us immortality?

The Russian Quantum Center, the Roscongress Foundation and Rosatom are proud to announce the third international online discussion within the framework of “Quantum of the Future”.

“Quantum of the Future” is a series of open sessions dedicated to quantum computing, quantum communications and complete data security, as well as applications of quantum technologies in healthcare.

The third discussion is called "Can quantum technologies give us immortality?" It took place on June 18 at 17:00 Moscow time on the website of the Roscongress Foundation's website and YouTube channel.

Moderating the event will be Ruslan Yunusov, who is heading Rosatom’s project to build a quantum computer in Russia. Other speakers at the online discussion:

  • Otmar Wiestler, President of The Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, the largest scientific organization in Germany, Chairman and scientific member of the Foundation Board of the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ);

  • Gleb Sukhorukov, specialist in the field of physical chemistry, Professor at Queen Mary University of London (UK), Professor at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, was named among top-10 world-known scientists of Russian origin by Forbes in 2011;

  • Antonio Malgaroli, Full Professor of Physiology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, specialist in the field of how the brain works;

  • Vittorio Sebastiano, Assistant Professor at Stanford Medicine (USA), explores the rejuvenation of the cells;

  • David Verdesi, anthopologist and author of the Superhuman methodology based on the research of world religions and the latest discoveries in quantum physics and neurobiology;

  • Maksim Ostras, head of the “M-Granat” project that specializes in developing ultra-sensitive magnetic field sensors for applications in medicine.
The programme is being supported by MKR Media and the Friends for Leadership business initiative in partnership with PGBgroup2.0 and popular science publication N+1.

The first meetup titled “Quantum computing: Answers to Global Challenges” occurred 4th June. The participants discussed how our day-to-day lives would soon change dramatically thanks to quantum technology.

The second meetup titled “Quantum communications: absolutely secured future” occurred 11th June. World-renowned scientists as well as business associates weighed on the topic of quantum cryptography and fully protected communication.

Broadcasts and summary are available on the Roscongress Foundation website by the link.

The fourth discussion, titled “Quantum Technology Markets: Who Is Investing and Why?” is scheduled for 25th June. The list of speakers for this discussion is currently being updated and will be announced in due course on the Roscongress Foundation website, and the News section of the Russian Quantum Center website.

We also invite you to learn more about the advancement of quantum technology in Russia and worldwide from the lectures on RQC’s official YouTube channel