Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events Organisation

Member of the Organizing Committees

Aurélien Bellet co-organized the workshop Private Multi-Party Machine Learning @ NIPS 2016. (https://pmpml.github.io/PMPML16/)

Scientific Events Selection

Chair of Conference Program Committees

Pascal Denis served as co-chair of the Polaris Colloquium, a monthly Guest Lecture series in Computer Science and Signal Processing, co-sponsored by Inria Lille–Nord Europe and University of Lille CRIStAL Lab.

Member of the Conference Program Committees

Aurélien Bellet served as PC member for IJCAI 2016, ICML 2016, NIPS 2016 and AISTATS 2017.

Pascal Denis served as Senior PC member for IJCAI 2016. He was PC member for ACL 2016, AAAI 2016, CAp 2016, EMNLP 2016, and NAACL 2016.

Rémi Gilleron served as PC member for NIPS 2016 and AISTATS 2017.

Jan Ramon served as PC member for AISTATS 2016 and 2017, BAI workshop @ IJCAI 2017, ieee big data 2016, BNAIC 2016, DS 2016, ECAI 2016, ECML-PKDD 2016, IEEE ICDM 2016, ICHI 2016, IJCAI 2016, ILP 2016, ISMIS 2017, KDD 2016, MLG 2016, NIPS 2016, PMPML workshop @ NIPS 2016, SSDM workshop @ ECML-PKDD 2016.

Marc Tommasi served as PC member for NIPS 2016, ICML 2016, IJCAI 2016, EGC 2017.

Fabien Torre served as PC member for EGC 2017, workshop CluCo 2017, AAFD & SFC 2016, CNIA 2016

Fabio Vitale served as PC member for AISTATS 2017 and ECMLPKDD 2016, NIPS 2016.


Géraud Le Falher was reviewer for ECMLPKDD 2016, NIPS 2016 and IJCAI 2016. Mikaela Keller was a reviewer for ICLR 2016 and ICML 2016.


Member of the Editorial Boards

Jan Ramon is member of the editorial boards of data mining and knowledge discovery, machine learning and guest editorial board of ECML-PKDD 2016.

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

Aurélien Bellet was reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI) and IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (TCYB).

Jan Ramon : data mining and knowledge discovery (dami) 5; knowledge and information systems (kais): 4; machine learning :3; neurocomputing: 2; artificial intelligence: 2; plos one : 1

Fabio Vitale was reviewer for the journal EJOR (European Journal of Operational Research - Elsevier), and the journal Internet Mathematics.

Géraud Le Falher was reviewer for the International Journal of E-Planning Research.

Invited Talks

Aurélien Bellet was invited the Learning, Privacy, and Mobile Data Workshop at Google Research Seattle, (https://sites.google.com/site/learningprivacymobiledata/) the Statistical Machine Learning (SMILE) seminar in Paris, (https://sites.google.com/site/smileinparis/) the Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning (Télécom ParisTech), (http://machinelearningforbigdata.telecom-paristech.fr/fr/article/workshop-friday-novembre-25-distributed-machine-learning) and at the company EURA NOVA. (http://euranova.eu)

Pascal Denis was invited to the STL seminar, Université Lille 3 (February 2016).

Scientific Expertise

Pascal Denis was reviewer for Flanders Research Foundation (FWO, Belgium) and the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation (Innoviris).

Jan Ramon was reviewer of H2020 projects.

Research Administration

Fabien Torre is in the board of the national evaluation committee for teaching and research in computer science (CNU 27)