Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific events organisation

General chair, scientific chair

Pierre Alliez was co-chair of the French JGA 2015 (Journées de Géométrie Algorithmique), organized in Cargèse, October 2015.

Florent Lafarge was co-chair of the ISPRS working group on point cloud processing.

Member of the organizing committees

Pierre Alliez is a member of the Steering Board of the EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage. He is also a member of the steering committee of the French chapter of EUROGRAPHICS since 2013.

Yuliya Tarabalka chaired 5 sessions at IEEE IGARSS 2015.

Scientific events selection

Member of the conference program committees

Pierre Alliez: EUROGRAPHICS Symposium on Geometry Processing (Graz, Austria) and Digital Heritage 2015.

Florent Lafarge: Laser Scanning 2015 and Digital Heritage 2015.


Pierre Alliez was a reviewer for ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, EUROGRAPHICS.

Florent Lafarge was a reviewer for CVPR, ICCV, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, EUROGRAPHICS, IJCV and JPRS.

Yuliya Tarabalka was a reviewer for the conferences IEEE ICIP 2015, IEEE IGARSS 2015, ICCV 2015, BMVC 2015.


Member of the editorial boards
  • Pierre Alliez: associate editor of ACM Transactions on Graphics since 2009, Elsevier Graphical Models since 2010, Computer Aided Geometric Design since 2013, and the CGAL library since 2008.

  • Florent Lafarge: associate editor of The Visual Computer since 2015.

  • Yuliya Tarabalka was a co-editor of the special issue “Hyperspectral Imaging and Image Processing” of the Springer journal Sensing and Imaging.

Invited talks

Florent Lafarge was a keynote speaker at JURSE 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland on March 31 (talk:"Urban reconstruction from airborne data: how to combine semantics and geometry?"), and at Laser Scanning 2015, La grande Motte, France (talk:"Extracting and exploiting planar primitives from Laser scans").

Scientific expertise

Pierre Alliez was a member of the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group for Societal Challenge 6 ‘Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies. He was also an evaluator and reviewer for the H2020 and EuroSTARS programmes from the European commission. He is since October 2015 a member of the panel GEV 01 (mathematics and computer science) of ANVUR (Italian research evaluation agency). We are evaluating the period 2011-2014 through bibliometry and peer-review.

Research administration

Pierre Alliez: member of the BCP (bureau du CP) since 2015, comité MASTIC (popularization), and comité espace immersif.

Florent Lafarge: elected member of the CC “Comité de Centre” since 2013, and a member of the CSD “Commission de Suivi Doctoral” since 2011.