On 21 July 2011, the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) organizes the ‘Distinguished Scientist Symposium’ entitled ‘Quantum Information’ for Richard Cleve. Cleve, Professor of Computer Science at the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo (Canada) where he is also affiliated with their Institute for Quantum Computing, is currently holding a temporary position at CWI as Distinguished Scientist.
Cleve’s scientific work is devoted to the impact of quantum mechanical effects on information processing, and he has made several significant contributions to the theory of quantum computing In his lecture he will survey key results in the area of nonlocality in an information processing context.
Other speakers at the symposium are Serge Massar (Université Libre, Brussels), Monique Laurent (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Mario Szegedy (Rutgers University, USA)
The full programme with abstracts can be found here: http://event.cwi.nl/qc/cleve11/