Since 2015 (only the most important conferences and journals):

Member of program committee

Reviewing activity

Project and PhD funding evaluation

  • ANR: 2016, 2018
  • ANRT (CIFRE funding): 2016

Events organization or participation in organizing committees.

International events

  • 2021: Gama Days (postponement of the Gama Days 2021)
    • Role: member of the steering committee
    • Size: about 150 people
    • Description: the goal is to allow GAMA platform (or plug-in) developers to present their latest creations and to allow users to show how they use the platform.
  • 2019: Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (TARK 2019)
    • Role: member of the local committee
    • Size: about 150 people
    • Description: the mission of the bi-annual TARK conferences is to bring together researchers from a wide variety of fields in order to further our understanding of interdisciplinary issues involving reasoning about rationality and knowledge. (3 days.)
  • 2017: European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (ESSLLI 2017)
    • Role: member, in charge of communication
    • Size: about 450 people
    • Description: gathering courses and tutorials over 2 weeks, bringing together international students and researchers around logic, language and computer sciences
  • 2010: International Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory (LOFT 2010)
    • Role: member of the local committee
    • Description: logic, game and decision theory, from an interdisciplinary point of view, especially economics. (3 days.)
  • 2002: International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR 2002)
    • Role: member of the local committee
    • Description: explicit representations of knowledge manipulated by inference algorithms provide an important foundation for much work in Artificial Intelligence, including natural language dialogue systems, high level vision, robotics and other knowledge based systems. (4 days.)

National events

  • 2019: Platform for Artificial Intelligence (PFIA 2019)
    • Role: co-organizer (with Sylvie DOUTRE and Frédéric MARIS)
    • Size: about 650 people
    • Description: gathering 11 events over 5 days, bringing together students, academic and industrial national researchers around AI
  • 2012: Days of Fundamental Artificial Intelligence (JIAF 2012)
    • Role: member of the local committee
    • Description: the research themes of these days are related to the fundamental methods and tools of Artificial Intelligence. (3 days.)
  • 2004: National conference on Pattern Recognition & Artificial Intelligence (RFIA 2004)
    • Role: member of the local committee
    • Description: French Association for the recognition and interpretation of forms (AFRIF). (3 days.)

Here are listed my research animation activities.

IRIT lab

  • ≥ January 2021: deputy director of IRIT
    • Role: I am more particularly in charge of governance, human resources, and digital technologies at the service of researchers
  • April 2014 – February 2021: co-head of the LILaC team (together with Emiliano LORINI)
  • 2010 – 2021: Head of the IRIT publication commission
    • Assignments: conceptual aspects management of the IRIT’s publications sofware
    • Role: ensure that the information entered corresponds to the needs of researchers and bodies evaluating IRIT (publications list for HCERES)
  • ≥ November 2002: JANCL Administrator
    • Assignments: publication of scientific articles in the area of non-classical logics
    • Role: relationship between authors and publisher

(National) Carnot cognition institute

  • ≥ 2020: Operational board member of Carnot Cognition Institute
    • Assignments: foster partnership relations between the academic research of 22 French laboratories in the field of cognitive technologies on the one hand, and industrial research on the other
    • Role: in charge of the organization and animation of the 4 laboratories of the South-West pole of the Institute, and in charge with the other members of the operational board of the functioning of the Institute
  • 2016-2019 : IRIT correspondent of Carnot Cognition Institute
    • Assignments: foster partnership relations between the academic research of 14 French laboratories in the field of cognitive technologies on the one hand, and industrial research on the other.
    • Role: in charge of relations between IRIT and the Cognition Institute

Paul Sabatier University

  • 2009-2021: Scientific board 27th section (computer sciences)
    • Assignments: recruitment of ATERs, elaboration of selection committees for the recruitment of professors and lecturers
    • Role: single member (2014-2017), member of the direction board (2009-2013 and January 2018-December 2021)

Scientific associations

  • ≥ 2018: Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe (CLAIRE)
    • Assignments: excellence across all of AI. For all of Europe. With a Human-Centered Focus
    • Roles: single member
  • ≥ 2016: French Association of Artificial Intelligence (AFIA)
    • Assignments: to promote and foster the development of Artificial Intelligence in its various forms, to consolidate and grow the French AI community, and to ensure its visibility.
    • Roles: single member (≥ janvier 2016); member of the direction board (≥ January 2018); editor in chief of the Bulletin de l’AFIA (≥ January 2018)

Administrative responsibilities

  • April 2008-April 2012: administrative board of Paul Sabatier University (UPS)
    • Elected council member
    • project manager for public procurement and for the simplification of administrative and financial procedures in UPS’ laboratories
  • April 2008-April 2012: other administrative boards
    • member of the Disciplinary Committee for lecturers (Collège B)
    • member of the promotion and bonus commission for lecturers

Science dissemination

  • June 25, 2019: Artificial intelligence: what is it? (in French)
    • Target audience: high school students
    • Object: the Mathematical Olympiads, organized under the responsibility of the General Inspectorate and the General Directorate for School Education. This day is about the Olympiads winners
    • Role: presentations to the winners and their teachers
  • September 22, 2017: My life as an AI researcher
    • Target audience: academic or industrial audience
    • Object: meet-up whose theme is: “live my artificial intelligence jobs”, as part of a digital week organized by La Mêlée Numérique
    • Role: presentation
  • March 17, 2017: knowledge representation and its iterated construction
    • Target audience: schools, colleges and high schools, as well as the general public
    • Object: the festival “Les maths en scène” offers a set of animations under the theme of mathematics
    • Role: presentation – animated workshop

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