Formation to quantum computing as part of the Montpellier based project QuantUM
17-19 Jun 2020 Montpellier (France)

General information

This workshop will be held from June 17th to 19th, by internet. Participants should be members of the labs affiliated to the project QuantUM. It will be directed by members of the IBM Q team: Jean-Michel Torres, Olivier Hess, Aziz Ngoueya, Patrick Mensac, François Varchon. The goal is to bring everyone to the stage where he or she can launch an algorithm on IBM's quantum computers.


This workshop follows the one organized in March and partly cancelled because of the coronavirus. Participants can either attend the 3 days to start from scratch, or only the third day for those who were with us in March.


Here was the schedule in March.


Wednesday, March 11th:

  • 2pm - 5:15pm: generalities, introduction to quantum computing.

Thursday, March 12th:

  • 9am - 10:45am: introduction to Python (optionnal). Indentation, data, short algorithms, exercises.
  • 11am - noon: optionnal exercise class.
  • 2:30pm - 5:30 : qiskit. Circuits on composer, anatomy of a Python ad qiskit program, communication with real machines (option: afterwork qpong).
Friday, March 13th:
  • 9am - noon: HW, qiskit components, Deutsh.
  • 14h - 17h : algos. BV, AQUA 3SAT( Grover), others. Exercises, Q&A.


To register please send an email to

Get prepared

Participants should come with a laptop set up according to these specifications. A github repository  will also be available with all the material.


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