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Introduction to WestGrid


Speaker Info:

Lindsay Sill
Interim Executive Director


Interested in expanding HPC use within your research? Not sure where to begin? This introductory session will provide an overview of the WestGrid and Compute Canada resource structures, as well as walk through the basics of getting started with an account.

Any faculty members and graduate students interested in or curious about using HPC are invited to attend. WestGrid support personnel will be on-hand at each site to answer any specific introductory questions attendees may have.

Evaluation Form & Draw Prize

Following the seminar, please take a few moments to fill out an evaluation form and your WestGrid account will be entered into a draw for priority access to computing cycles on WestGrid systems for one month*. If you don’t have a WestGrid account, you will be entered to win a $10 Apple Store gift certificate.


*Please Note: The "priority access" on WestGrid systems for one month prize will only be available to registered WestGrid users who have been actively using WestGrid systems for the last six months. We will confirm this information in the CCDB.

Seminar Slides