Quantum Software Consortium

Celebration QuSoft/ILLC Turing Chair

Professor Gilles Brassard performs as ‘Turing Chair for Quantum Software’ at ILLC UvA, and he is hosted at

QuSoft at NWO institute CWI. In honour of this chair, we are organising a symposium at Lab42 (ILLC, UvA) in L3.36 on 13 December 2022, from 13.00 – 16.00.

Gilles Brassard


Gilles Brassard (Université de Montréal) was awarded the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics,

the world’s largest science prize, for foundational work in quantum information. He shares this prize with 

Charles Bennett, David Deutsch and Peter Shor.


13:00 - 13:15 Intro by Robert van Rooij (ILLC, UvA)

13:15 - 13:45 "Quantum majority vote" by Maris Ozols (QuSoft; ILLC & KdVI, UvA)

13:45 - 14:15 "Entanglement manipulation" by Ludovico Lami (QuSoft; KdVI & IoP, UvA)

14:15 - 14:45 "Computable versus printable numbers" by Gilles Brassard (QuSoft; ILLC, UvA; Université de Montréal)

14:45 - 15:00 Outro by Harry Buhrman (QuSoft, CWI; ILLC, KdVI, UvA)

15:00 - 16:00 Drinks at Lab42

When: Tuesday December 13th, 2022
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Where: Amsterdam Science Park, LAB42: L3.36