Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 17 February 2020
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), at the kind invitation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be organizing the the 2nd meeting of the ITU-T Focus Group on Quantum Information Technology for Networks (FG-QIT4N) will be held on 18-20 February 2020 at Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia preceded by a workshop “Quantum Information Technology for Networks" on 17 February 2020 at the same venue. The workshop will open at 0930 hours on Monday 17 February 2020. The meeting and workshop will be held in English only.
The workshop aims to bring together worldwide academic institutions, high-tech companies, network operators, system vendors and ICT policymakers to a global platform to share recent global progress on quantum information technology (QIT) research, application and industry development for a comprehensive review and discussion, to promote coordination and collaboration in industrialization development of QIT, to investigate requirements and identify a roadmap of QIT global standardization with a focus on network aspects.
The target audience includes ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academic Institutions and individuals from a country that is a member of ITU who wishes to contribute to the work. This includes individuals who are also members of international, regional and national organizations. Participation in the workshop is free of charge.