Promoting Scientific Activities
Scientific Events Organisation
General Chair, Scientific Chair
J-P. Merlet was General Chair of ARK 2016, organized by the team in Grasse (70 attendees), 
Member of the Organizing Committees
J-P. Merlet is a member of the scientific committee of the European Conference on Mechanism Science (EUCOMES), chairman of the scientific Committee of the Computational Kinematics workshop, a member of the steering Committee of IROS
Y. Papegay is a permanent member of the International Steering Committee of the International Mathematica Symposium conferences series.
Scientific Events Selection
The members of the team reviewed numerous papers for numerous international conferences.
Member of the Editorial Boards
J-P. Merlet has given a talk during the Scientific days of Inria and the Human Robot Interaction workshop
Leadership within the Scientific Community
J-P. Merlet is Inria representative to the PPP Eurobotics aisbl. He is a member of the IFToMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science) Technical Committees on History and on Computational Kinematics and has be re-elected as one of the 10 members of IFToMM Executive Council, the board of this federation. He is a member of the scientific committee of the CNRS GDR robotique.
J-P. Merlet was involved in project evaluations for several foreign funding agencies (Israel, Austria, Finland). He was also appointed as Nominator for the Japan's Prize. He was a member of the jury of the PhD Award of GDR robotique.
J-P. Merlet is an elected member of Inria Scientific Council. and member of the CAC of UCA COMUE.
O. Pourtallier is a board member of SeaTech, an Engineering School of University of Toulon. She is a member of the Inria CSD (doctoral students monitoring), and is responsible of the Inria NICE committee (long term invited scientists and post-doctoral student selection).
Y. Papegay is a member of the Inria CUMIR and of the ADT committee