The two-day workshop will take place on Thursday June 3rd and Friday June 4th.
Day one of the workshop will consist of presentations and panel discussions with speakers from academia, industry, and goverment sectors. The day will be broken into three sessions focusing on
- Knowledge and skills desired in a quantum capable workforce
- Current efforts in undergraduate quantum information science education
- Best practices for developing thriving and inclusive departments
- Emily Edwards, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Quantum Information Science and Techonlogy Center
- Brian La Cour, University of Texas at Austin, Center for Quantum Research
- Robert Hilborn, Amherst College, and the American Association of Physics Teachers
- Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, Ohio State University, QuSTEAM
- Lincoln Carr, Colorado School of Mines
- Heather Lewandowski, University of Colorado Boulder, QED-C
- Jórge Lopez, University of Texas at El Paso
- Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
- Daniel Sank, Google
Day two of the workshop will consist of breakout sessions among attendees to discuss various challenges associated with implementing quantum information science curricula in a primarily undergraduate and regional universities. These sessions will aim to identify specific challenges unique to these institutions and propose strategies to overcome these issues.