Conference and workshop committees, invited conference
Rémi Gribonval was the co-organizer, together with Laure Blanc-Feraud (Projet ARIANA, I3S, Nice), of a the one day meeting on "sparsity". The meeting was held at Telecom ParisTech, Paris on April 17, 2008 and sponsored by the french GDR ISIS. It gathered twelve speakers and more than a hundred participants from all regions of France.
Rémi Gribonval was the General Chair of the workshop SPARS'09 on Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse/Structured Representations, held in Saint-Malo, April 7-10 2009. This was the second edition of the workshop. The first edition was organized in Rennes in 2005 and gathered 65 international participants. This year we received more than 60 contributions and about 90 participants http://spars09.inria.fr .
Rémi Gribonval and Emmanuel Vincent are the General Chairs of the next edition of the international conference LVA/ICA on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation, formerly known as the international conference on Independent Component Analysis and Signal Separation, to be held in Saint-Malo, September 27-30 2010. This is the 9th edition of the conference, and we are expecting around 150 participants http://lva2010.inria.fr .
Emmanuel Vincent gave a keynote talk on probabilistic paradigms for audio source separation at the 2009 ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Non-linear Speech Processing (NOLISP).
Frédéric Bimbot gave 3 tutorials in Speaker Recognition at WiSSAP-09 (Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing), 9612 JAnuary 2009, Kanpur, India.