OneQuantum South Africa|First South African Quantum Community Event
Virtual event happening on the 26th August 3:00PM-6:00PM (SAST)
This is Phumzile Madonsela, OneQuantum South Africa Chapter President greeting you from the August winds in Johannesburg. We are very excited to be having our first ever quantum community event in the country on the 26th of August 2021 from 3:00PM-6:00PM (SAST).
The event page is coming together here (CLICK HERE TO VIEW).
We will be learning and hearing about what government, industry and quantum research experts say about quantum, what is currently being done in terms of quantum and challenges of adopting and implementing quantum tech solutions in the country. This event is also an opportunity to get to know the local and global people in quantum tech through our one-on-one networking.
OneQuantum South Africa’s mission is detailed in the below infographic
We are also very pleased to announce and welcome Caitlin Nash as a senior advisor of OneQuantum South Africa’s advisory committee
Caitlin is an expert when it comes to creating communication frameworks and partners for growth. Passionate about supporting big ideas to come to life through key relationship development and pragmatic, integrated solutions. We are certainly lucky as a chapter to have someone who’s mission and vision resonates with ours.
In a week’s time we will be hearing from experts like Caitlin about developing the local quantum ecosystem.
See you on the 26th of August 2021 3:00PM-6:00PM SAST!!!
Enjoy the rest of your week.
Masters student in Materials Science research opportunity
The Physics Department at Nelson Mandela University is seeking a Master’s student in the field of Materials Science research.
Please complete your details on this form and email the required documents as a single PDF file that is less than 10 MB in size to Nyasha.Suliali@mandela.ac.za. Please name your file as follows: SURNAME - Application Documents for ease of collection.
Azure Quantum Credits application
Microsoft is currently taking applications for grants worth $10k for access to Quantum Computing via Azure Quantum and would love to include applicants from the continent of Africa.
Details here —->>> Azure Quantum Credits application (qualtrics.com)
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