Who is WestGrid?

WestGrid is a not-for-profit organization with the vision to be a catalyst for digitally-enabled R&D in Western Canada.

How can we help you?

WestGrid helps researchers in Western Canada tackle bigger challenges and tougher problems -- some at a scope and scale never thought possible.

Recent News

Photos of speakers for WestGrid February Town Hall: Cam Linke, Steve Lowry, Jacqueline Keena
Join us on Friday 05 February for our next WestGrid Community Town Hall. This month we'll hear from some of the innovative organizations in Western Canada who are working to enhance Artificial Intelligence (AI) expertise and Machine Learning (ML)... Read More »
January 25, 2021
WestGrid webinar December 2019
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, February 03 for a continuation of our introductory look at working with spatial data in R. This online presentation will be hosted by Marie-Hélène Burle, WestGrid's Research Computing Training Assistant.... Read More »
January 22, 2021
To expand its Research Computing capabilities, The University of Manitoba is looking to enhance its Advanced Research Computing (ARC) Team with a new Cloud Computing Support Specialist. The University's ARC Team provides local and national... Read More »
January 14, 2021
Screenshot of event date details for NVIDIA GPU Hackathon at SFU on Feb 22 to March 03
GPU Hackathons provide exciting opportunities for scientists to accelerate their AI research or HPC codes under the guidance of expert mentors from National Labs, Universities and Industry leaders in a collaborative environment. Simon Fraser... Read More »
January 11, 2021
Screenshot of a simulation of the convection of the Earth's mantle.
Building on four successful years hosting a national Visualize This! Challenge, the Compute Canada Visualization Working Group is joining forces with IEEE to co-host the 2021 IEEE SciVis Contest, an international competition to create novel... Read More »
January 10, 2021

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