Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events Organisation

Member of the Organizing Committees

Yann Guédon was member of the organizing committee of the 48ème journées de statistique de la SFdS.

Scientific Events Selection

Member of the Conference Program Committees

Christophe Godin and Yann Guédon were members of the program committee of the IEEE International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Growth Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Applications (FSPMA 2016).


Frédéric Boudon was referee for papers submitted to Eurographics and Siggraph Asia and was a rewiever and a member of the jury for best paper of the Journée Francaise d'Informatique Graphique (jFIG).


Member of the Editorial Boards

Christophe Godin is a member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Plant Sciences. He was also a guest editor for PLoS Computational Biology,

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities
  • Yann Guédon was referee for papers submitted to Functional Ecology and Journal of Internet Services and Applications.

  • Christophe Godin reviewed papers for several journals in plant sciences and modelling.

Invited Talks

  • C. Godin gave invited talks at RDP-ENS-Lyon research unit in Lyon (January), at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Dakar, Senegal, (February), at the University of Lund, Sweden (June), at the Journées scientifiques Inria, Rennes, (June), at the European Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The Hague, The Netherlands (September), Inria/Inra joint meeting programme, Aix-en-Provence, (October), at CRBM research unit in Montpellier (October), BPMP research unit in Montpellier (December), and a plenary talk at the International workshop on multiscale modeling of complex systems in plant and developmental biology, U. Riverside, USA (December).

  • F. Boudon gave invited talks at the workshop "Tree data and modelling", Tampere, Finland (June), in the AGAP scientific seminar and at the journée AGAP.

  • Y Guédon gave an invited talk at the AGAP scientific seminar.

  • C. Pradal gave invited talk at the "Agricultural Model Exchange Initiative" in Bologna, Italy (June), at the workshop "Multi-scale Plant Modeling" at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA (August), and at the workshop SUCCES, in Paris (November).

Leadership within the Scientific Community

  • Christophe Godin is member of the Board of the Functional Structural Plant Models series of conferences.

  • Christophe Godin is co-coordinator with Patrick Lemaire of the 4th Research Axis on Imaging in Biology and Modeling of the Institute for Computational Biology (IBC) of Montpellier.

  • Christophe Godin spent 3 days at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) to study potential future collaborations between Inria and AIMS in Dakar.

Scientific Expertise

  • Christophe Godin is a member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the new Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC), Saskatchewan, Canada.

  • Christophe Godin is a member of the Review and Mentoring committee of James Lock's group in Sainsbury Lab, Cambridge, UK.

  • Christophe Godin is a member of the scientific councils of the Environnement-Agronomie department (up to August 2016) and of the Biologie et Amélioration des Plantes Department at Inra (Starting September 2016).

Research Administration

  • Christophe Godin is a member of the project committee board at Sophia-antipolis Mediterrannée Reacher Center

  • Christophe Godin is also part of the steering board of the Institute for Computational Biology (IBC) of Montpellier.