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EGI Webinar Programme

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In March 2013 EGI established an "EGI Webinar Programme" whereby web based presentations and workshops are arranged for the benefit of those who wish to expand and enhance their use of EGI's distributed computing and data facilities at large. Each Webinar event delivers an interactive presentation by a guest lecturer who works in a specialist field relevant to the EGI community. Each lecture will include a Q&A session. Recordings of the webinars are saved in EGI's Document DataBase and can be accessed in the first instance from the EGI Training Marketplace.

Why should I participate?

  • EGI Webinars provide first hand information about established and/or emerging services that can help you successfully use the grid and cloud infrastructures of the European Grid Infrastructure collaboration.
  • EGI Webinars provide opportunities to interact with user support teams, software developers, site managers, platform developers, platform integrators and representatives of scientific communities and National Grid Infrastructures.
  • EGI Webinars are free and are open to anyone. Note however that participation is limited to 25 connections / Webinar event.

How can I participate?

Before the Webinar: You normally need to register for a Webinar in advance as the EGI Webex service limits the number of participants to 25. Registration is available through the event specific agenda pages (see them in the table below). The Webinars are hosted in the EGI Webex service and full details of the event programme and participation will be published in EGI's INDICO pages. Please follow the instructions on the particular event agenda page to setup your connection. You will need a Web browser with a Java plug-in to attend the Webex events.

After the Webinar: Webinars will normally be recorded and a copy of the recording will be made accessible after the event for viewing by the whole of the community. A link to the video recording will be included both via this Wiki page and Indico. The recording will be saved in the EGI DocDB (searchable).


The EGI Webinar programme is managed by Richard Mclennan <> and Gergely Sipos <> from the User Community Support Team.

Upcoming Webinars

Title Presenter Presentation date Agenda URL and Comments Project website
VOMS support, MyProxy Tool and Globus Online Tool in GSI-SSHTerm Siew Hoon Leong (Ms.)(Munich, LRZ) Wed 9 Oct 2013, 14:00 (Amsterdam/CET)
CVMFS infrastructure for EGI VOs Catalin Condurache (STFC - UK) Sept 2013 - DTBC in course of preparation TBA

Completed Webinars

Title Presenter Presentation date Link to video recording Agenda URL Project website
DIRAC Distributed Computing Services Dr. Andrei Tsaregorodtsev, IN2P3 France 22 March 2013, 10:00 to 12:00 (Europe/Amsterdam) Agenda Website
Catania Science Gateway Framework Dr. Roberto Barbera and Dr. Diego Scardaci, INFN 15 May 2013, 16:00 to 18:00 (Europe/Amsterdam) Agenda Website
EGI Service offerings to the Chemistry, Molecular & Materials Sciences community Dr Gergely Sipos, 16 May 2013, 14:00-16:00 (1h 25', WMV file) Agenda Website
Single Sign On for CTA Brook Schofield (Terena) 23 May 2013, 10:15 - 11:15 Agenda Website
CRM Webinar for EGI NGI International Liaisons Goncalo Borges (LIP) 6 June 2013, 10:00 - 11:00 (48' long) Agenda Website
AMGA Distributed Metadata Service Dr Soonwook Hwang (KISTI - Seoul) 17 July 2013 09:00-11:00 (33 min long) Agenda Website

Suggested topics for Webinars (in planning)

Do you wish suggest a Webinar topic? Do you wish to give an EGI Webinar? Please contact Richard Mclennan <>.

Project title Indicative date (tbc) Project website
EUDAT services (e.g. Safe replication, Data staging, Simple Store, Metadata)
AMGA metadata Catalogue
Globus online & Sharing
ER-flow workflow interoperability services
EGI Federated Cloud (David Wallom, UK NGI) Autumn 2013 - date tbc