Are you new to EGI? And maybe a bit confused about what EGI is, what we do, how we are structured and how you can collaborate with us? Then this is the session for you! The EGI Federation is an international e-Infrastructure to provide advanced computing and data analytics services for research and innovation. EGI federates compute resources, data management services, support teams and various online, thematic services from over 30 countries and international institutes, to make those available for researchers, innovators and educators. Since 2021 EGI delivers a compute platform in the European Open Science Cloud through the H2020 EGI-ACE project. This session will provide a basic introduction to EGI, covering all the fundamental topics that you need to know before deep-diving into the EGI’21 conference. The session includes a presentation and a Q&A slot.