E. Dupoux talked in two general public conferences on speech technologies, one organized by the Institut Carnot Cognition (La Vilette, oct, 2018), one by the Institut IA in Toulouse (oct 2018), both with around 200 participants. He gave and/or organized smaller meetings geared towards enhancing contacts between industry and research in the general area of AI and Cognition (1 day and a half of scientific meetings between PSL and Facebook, seminar-style intervention with MSR, and with the CVT Athena). He co-chaired the conference Legrain on AI and Cognition which, besides the scientific track had a general public track and an industry track, which were both attended by 100-200 attendees (see http://olivierlegrain.ens.psl.eu/ia-et-cognition.html).
N. Zeghidour did a high level presentation of AI in Vivatech on the Facebook Stand (100 000 visitors). He presented the state of the art in ASR and TTS in the BNP Paribas-PRAIRIE Summer School with participants from the IT Industry. He co-redacted a 5 pages popularization article on neural networks and deep learning in the magazine "Tangent, the mathematical adventure" for high school students, 20,000 printed copies.