The Promises and Challenges of Quantum


July 9, 2021

In this new episode of Defence Deconstructed, David Perry speaks to Eric Miller, Nina Bindel, Allison Schwartz, and Randolph Mank about quantum technology.

This episode was made possible thanks to the support of the Amazon Web Services Institute.

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Participant Biographies:

  • Eric Miller is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and President of Rideau Potomac Strategy Group, a cross-border consultancy that advises clients on government affairs, economics, cybersecurity and geopolitical developments.
  • Allison Schwartz is the Global Government Relations and Public Affairs Leader at D-Wave.
  • Nina Bindel is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo. 
  • Randolph Mank is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, a global business executive, and a three-time former Canadian ambassador, with over thirty years of experience in both the public and private sectors around the world. 

Host Biography:

  • Dave Perry (host): Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.








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