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Pawsey Partner Scheme: How to Get Access to Pawsey’s Setonix Supercomputer (Conduct 2)

Are you looking for super compute power? Are you a Pawsey Partner? Read on.

This event is for researchers from CSIRO, Curtin University, University of Western Australia, and Western Australia Government Agencies.

You can join this event either in-person (at Pawsey) or virtually/online. If you are on-site, please join us for lunch from 12.00- 12.30 pm.

If you answer “I don’t know” to any of the questions below, then this short presentation and Q&A is for you. 

  • What computational services are available for you?
  • What is Setonix? Who is Pawsey?
  • Are Pawsey resources the best choice for your computational and/or visualisation needs?
  • Are you eligible to apply for Pawsey resources?
  • How do you apply to access Setonix?
  • What information is included in a “winning” allocation submission?


  • Overview of Pawsey’s services
    • Overview of Australia’s flagship supercomputer, Setonix
  • Overview of the Allocation application process
    • Preparatory access scheme
    • How to write a competitive allocation proposal
  • Questions

About the speaker:

Maciej Cytowski is Pawsey’s Head of Scientific Services. He holds a PhD in Computational Science, with expertise in optimisation and development of application on massively parallel and accelerated HPC systems. Since 2004 he has been involved in many HPC projects including porting weather prediction codes to Cray X1e vector architecture, accelerating astrophysical computational kernels on IBM Cell processors, optimisation of open source simulation codes on IBM Power7 architecture and developing scalable codes on IBM Blue Gene/Q, Cray XC40.

Maciej is a highly documented author with more than 25 publications in various fields of computational science.


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