What do we do with a small quantum computer? - Travel


Following is important information for attending the workshop:

* A block of rooms has been reserved from 8-12 December 2013 at the Holiday Inn Mount Kisco, NY Address: One Holiday Inn Dr Mount Kisco, New York 10549 United States
Phone: (914) 241-2600 Web site: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/mount-kisco/mtkny/hoteldetail Please call the hotel and book your room if you intend to stay there. Let them know you are attending the workshop using code IBM-Q100.

* The workshop will run from 9-5 each day (9-11 December) in the IBM T.J. Watson auditorium. A bus will take participants to IBM in the morning and back to the hotel after dinner. The hotel is not walking distance from IBM so if you do not have a car please plan to take the bus.

* The local airports include New York JFK and Laguardia (LGA), as well as Newark International Airport (EWR). Closest is Westchester County Airport (HPN). Stuart International (SWF) is also nearby.

Below the travel directions to the Holiday Inn are directions directly to IBM Watson.

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* Travel Directions to Holiday Inn Mount Kisco

From Putnam County/Connecticut/Stewart International Airport: Take I-84 to I-684 South. Exit 5 to Saw Mill River Parkway. Exit 37 at Kisco Avenue. Follow signs to Holiday Inn. Hotel entrance at light between the Volvo and Lexus dealers.

From Upstate NY/Peekskill: Taconic Parkway South to Route 133. Exit Mt Kisco. Go east on 133 through Millwood into Mt Kisco. At the bottom of steep hill at traffic light turn left onto Kisco Avenue. See Holiday Inn entrance at light between the Volvo and Lexus dealers.

From Southwest/Westchester: Saw Mill River Parkway to exit 37 at Kisco Avenue. Follow signs to Holiday Inn. Entrance between the Volvo and Lexus dealers.

From Southeast/Westchester County Airport: I-684 North to exit 4 Mt Kisco. Left on 172 into Mt Kisco. Right onto Main Street and right onto 117. Turn left at Preston Way (see Target). Right at light onto Kisco Avenue. Hotel entrance at light between Volvo and Lexus dealers.

From Long Island/LaGuardia/JFK: Follow highway signs to the White Stone Bridge. Cross White Stone to Hutchinson Parkway North. Exit onto 684 North towards Brewster. Exit 4 at Mt Kisco and left onto 172 West into town. Right onto Main Street and right onto 117. Left at Preston (see Target) over hill and right onto Kisco Avenue. Hotel entrance at light between Volvo and Lexus dealers.

Public Transportation: Take Metro North to the Mount Kisco train station. It is about 1.5 miles to the hotel by cab.

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* Travel Directions to IBM Watson (please note that many GPS maps have the location of the lab slightly wrong. IBM Watson is to the south east of the Taconic Parkway on Route 134.)

Upper and Eastern New England

Route I-84 west to Route I-684, south to Exit 6, west on Route 35 to Route 100, south to Route 134, west 2.5 miles. IBM is on the left.

New Haven and Connecticut Shores

Merritt Parkway or New England Thruway (Route I-95) west to Route I-287, west to Exit 3, north on Sprain Brook Parkway, which merges into Taconic State Parkway, north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

New Jersey

Take New York State Thruway (Route I-87) east across the Tappan Zee Bridge and follow signs to the Saw Mill Parkway north. Proceed north on Saw Mill River Parkway to Taconic State Parkway exit, north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

Upstate New York

Route I-84 east across Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Exit 16-S. Taconic State Parkway south to Route 134 East exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

New York City (Manhattan)

Henry Hudson Parkway north, which becomes Saw Mill River Parkway, north to Taconic State Parkway exit. North on Taconic State Parkway to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

John F. Kennedy International Airport

North on Van Wyck Expressway to the Whitestone Expressway and continue north across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to the Hutchinson River Parkway north to the Cross County Parkway exit and proceed west to the Bronx River Parkway. North on the Bronx River Parkway to the Sprain Brook Parkway, which merges into the Taconic State Parkway. Continue north to Ossining/Route 134 exit. Turn right and proceed east on Route 134 several hundred yards. IBM is on the right.

LaGuardia Airport

East on the Grand Central Parkway, north on the Whitestone Expressway, and continue north across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge. Continue with instructions from John F. Kennedy International Airport, above.

Newark International Airport

North on the New Jersey Turnpike (Route I-95). Stay in local lanes and take Exit 72 for Palisades Interstate Parkway. North on the Palisades Interstate Parkway to the New York State Thruway, Route I-87, and east across the Tappan Zee Bridge. Continue with instructions from New Jersey, above.

Stewart International Airport

Route 207 east to Route I-84, east across Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Taconic State Parkway, south. Continue with instructions from Upstate New York, above.

Westchester County Airport

Right on Route 120, north. Turn left where Route 120 merges with Route 133. Continue on Route 120. Cross Route 100 and continue straight on Shingle House Road to Pines Bridge Road. Turn right and proceed several hundred yards. IBM is on the left.

Public Transportation

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) train stations nearest to the Yorktown Heights location are the Croton-Harmon and Mount Kisco stations. Taxi service is available at both locations.




Speakers

John Preskill, Caltech
Andrew Childs, Waterloo
Andrew Cross, IBM Yorktown
Robin Blume-Kohout, Sandia
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Harvard
Matthias Troyer, ETH
Andrew Landahl, Sandia
Alexey Gorshkov, NIST
Jens Eisert, Berlin
Frank Verstraete, Vienna and Ghent
David Ceperley, UIUC
Glenn Martyna, IBM Yorktown


Dates

Dec. 9-11th, 2013


Location

IBM TJ Watson Research Center Yorktown Heights, NY


Organizing Committee

Richard Cleve, IQC
Jay Gambetta, IBM
Daniel Gottesman, PI (chair)
Keith Lee, PI
Graeme Smith, IBM
John Smolin, IBM