## Section: Dissemination

### Promoting Scientific Activities

#### Member of the Organizing Committees

Bernard Mourrain (chair), Evelyne Hubert, André Galligo, Laurent Busé were members of the organizing committee of the conference MEGA (Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry), held at the University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis, June 12 – 16, 2017.

Laurent Busé organized the first "Learning Week" of the ARCADES Network : « Opportunity Recognition » at Inria Sophia Antipolis, April 3-7, 2017.

Laurent Busé co-oragnized the workshop "Commutative Algebra, Syzygies and Singularities" at the University of Nice, December 4-6, 2017.

Ioannis Emiris and Christos Konaxis organized the 1st software workshop and the Midterm Review meeting of the ARCADES Network in Athens, November 27 to Decemeber 1, 2017.

Evelyne Hubert co-organized
the mini-symposium *Symmetry and Structure in Algebraic Computation* in the conference SIAM Algebraic Geometry, July 31st to August 4th Atlanta (USA) as well as
the first joint meeting of the London Mathematical Society and the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications *Symmetry and Comptutation*, October 12th London, UK.

Bernard Mourrain co-organized the mini-symposium *Sparse
representations from moments* in the conference SIAM Algebraic Geometry, Atlanta July 31st to August 4th.

#### Scientific Events Selection

##### Member of the Conference Program Committees

Laurent Busé was a PC member of MACIS 2017.

Ioannis Emiris was PC member of ACM ISSAC 2017, and is a member of the Advisory Board of MEGA.

Bernard Mourrain was a member of Executive Committee of the conference MEGA 2017.

#### Journal

##### Member of the Editorial Boards

Ioannis Emiris is associate editor of the Journal of Symbolic Computation (since 2003) and of Mathematics in Computer Science (since 2016).

Bernard Mourrain is associate editor of the Journal of Symbolic Computation (since 2007) and of the SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry (since 2016).

Evelyne Hubert is associate editor of the Journal of Symbolic Computation (since 2007) and the journal Foundation of Computational Mathematics (since May). She is a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews (since 2016).

##### Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

Laurent Busé reviewed for
the journal *Math. Zeitschrift*,
the journal *Computer Aided Geometric Design*,
the *Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics*,
the journal *ACM Transactions on Graphics*,
the *Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry*,
the *Journal of Software for Algebra and Geometry*,
the *Journal of Algebra*,
the journal *Annales de l'Institut Fourier*,
the journal *Algebra & Number Theory*,
and the conferences MEGA, ISSAC and MACIS 2017. He also reviewed an application for CIFRE PhD thesis grants for the ANRT.

Ioannis Emiris reviewed for the journals
*ACM Transactions on Graphics*,
*Discrete Applied Mathematics*,
*Discrete & Computational Geometry*,
*Graphical Models*,
and the conferences MEGA, and ACM Solid & Physical Modeling 2017.
He also reviewed applications for H2020 Projects.

Bernard Mourrain reviewed for the journals
*Advances in Computational Mathematics*,
*Computer Aided Design*,
*Computer Aided Geometric Design*,
*Computational Methods and Function Theory*,
*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*,
*Discrete Applied Mathematics*,
*Foundations of Computational Mathematics*,
*Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra*,
*Linear Algebra and Applications*,
*Mathematical Programming*,
and for the conferences MEGA, ISSAC.
He is also guest editor of the Special Issue of the
*Journal Of Symbolic Computation* after MEGA 2017.

Alessandro Oneto reviewed for the journal
*Linear and Multilinear Algebra* and for
*Mathematical Reviews* (MathSciNet).

Evelyne Hubert reviewed for the journals
*Foundation of Computational Mathematics*,
*Journal of Symbolic Computation*,
*Journal of Algebra*,
as well as for the Springer book series
*Texts and Monographs in Symbolic Computation*
and the conferences MEGA and CASC.

#### Invited Talks

Laurent Busé was invited to give a talk at the workshop on *Syzygies*,
Trento, September 4-9, 2017.

Ioannis Emiris was invited to give a talk at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in February 2017; and at EU Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, in October 2017.

A. Galligo was invited to give a talk at the workshop
*Stillman’s Conjecture and other Progress on Free Resolutions:
(in honor of the sixtieth birthdays of Dave Bayer and Mike Stillman)*,
July 17-21, 2017 at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Evelyne Hubert gave plenary lectures
at the *International Symposium on Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions and Applications* (July 3-7 Canterbury, UK)
and
at the *Journées Nationales du GdR
Informatique-Mathématiques* (March 14-16, Montpellier).

Evelyne Hubert was invited to give talks at
the first joint meeting of the London Mathematical Society and the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, *Symmetry and Computation*,
October 12th London, UK;
the international conference *Integrable systems, symmetries, and orthogonal polynomials*, September 18-22 Madrid, Spain;
the workshop *Resultants, Subresultants and Applications* in the SIAM Conference on Algebraic Geometry,
July 31st to August 4th Atlanta, USA;
the *Symbolic Analysis* workshop in the conference *Foundations of Computational Mathematics*, July 10-19 Barcelona, Spain;
the Mathematics Colloquium at University of Kent in Canterbury, February 28th, UK;
*Inaugural meeting of the LMS-EMS Applied Algebra and Geometry Research Network*, February 21st Nottingham, UK.

Bernard Mourrain was invited to give a talk at USTC and HFUT, Hefei, China, April 11-12.

Alessandro Oneto was invited to give talks at the Seminario de Geometría Algebraica y Singularidades, BCAM, Bilbao (Spain) on Hadamard decompositions of tensors, May 16, 2017; at the SIAM Conference in Applied and Algebraic Geometry, GeorgiaTech, Atlanta (USA) on Hadamard decompositions of matrices (and tensors), August 02, 2017; at the Algebra and Geometry Seminar, KTH, Stockholm (Sweden) on Combinatorial tools for new questions on planar polynomial interpolation, October 11, 2017; at the workshop Commutative Algebra, Syzygies and Singularities, Nice (France) on A new question on planar polynomial interpolation and line arrangements, December 4, 2017;

#### Scientific Expertise

Bernard Mourrain was member of the committee of the HCERES for the evaluation of XLIM, Limoges.

Ioannis Emiris was elected member of the Scientific Council of the Hellenic Foundation of Research and Innovation (http://www.elidek.gr), responsible for Informatics and Mathematics.

#### Research Administration

Evelyne Hubert is a member of the *Conseil Académique de l'Université Côte d'Azur* (since October)
and of the *Commission d'Évaluation* (since 2015),
and participated to the hiring jury of junior researchers in Inria NGE and RBA.

Laurent Busé is a board member of the (national) labex AMIES (CRI-SAM representative) and a member of the steering committee of the MSI, *Maison de la Modélisation, de la Simulation et des Interactions* of the University Côte d'Azur.
He is also an elected member of the CPRH (Commission Permanente de Ressources Humaines) of the math laboratory of the university of Nice, and is the Inria representative at the "Academic Council" and the "Research Commission" of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.