Leadership within scientific community
Since September 2009, F. Forbes is head of the committee in charge of examining post-doctoral candidates at INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes ("Comité des Emplois Scientifiques").
Since September 2009, F. Forbes is also a member of the INRIA national committee, "Comité d'animation scientifique", in charge of analyzing and motivating innovative activities in Applied mathematics.
F. Forbes is part of an INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research) Network (MSTGA) on spatial statistics.
She is also part of an INRA committee (CSS MBIA) in charge of evaluating INRA researchers once a year.
S. Girard is member of the committees (Comité de Sélection) in charge of examining applications to Faculty member positions at University Lille I, University Pierre Mendes France (UPMF, Grenoble II) and University Montpellier II.
S. Girard was involved in the PhD commitee of Dmitri Novikov University Montpellier II (December 2009). He is also co-advisor (with Armelle Guillou) of Gilles Stupfler's PhD thesis “Estimation de la probabilité de ruine”, University of Strasbourg, since september 2009.
F. Forbes was involved in the PhD commitee of Eric Durand from TimB, Joseph Fourier university (September 2009).
S. Girard was elected in 2009 as a member of the bureau of the “Analyse d'images, quantification, et statistique” group in the Société Française de Statistique (SFdS).
S. Girard was selected as an expert for the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), programme Blanc.
S. Girard was a member of the scientific committee of the “Société Francophone de Classification” 16th conference.
M. Fauvel and F. Forbes were members of the organization committee for the IEEE WHISPERS-09 Conference (Grenoble, France). M. Fauvel was the chairman of the oral session “Hyperspectral data for planetary exploration”.
F. Forbes was a member of the organisation committee for the IEEE Signal Processing Society conference: Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP 2009) in Grenoble. She organized with W. Pieczynski from INT, a special session on "New trends in Markov models and related learning to restore data"  .