Niehren was member of the Steering committee of RTA (the International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications). He participates in the editorial board of “Fundamenta Informaticae”. He is member of the program Committee of LATA'09 (3rd International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications), and member of the Program committee of CIAA'09 (14th International Conference on Implementation and Application of Automata).
R. Gilleron was member of the program committees of ICML'09 (International conference of Machine Learning), EGC'09 (French conference on information extraction and management "Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances"), and CAp'09 (French conference on machine learning "Conference francophone sur l'apprentissage artificiel").
F. Torre was member of the program committee of CAp'09.
French Scientific Responsibilities
R. Gilleron is head of the research group Grappa on machine learning in Lille. He was member of the evaluation committee of Paris 1 and of LIRMM laboratory in Montpellier. He was head of the recruitment jury of the inria Lille-Nord Europe center, member of the commission PEDR.
J. Niehren was a member of the selection committee for 2 assistant professor positions at Ecole Polytechnique Lille.
S. Tison is director of the lifl (computer science department in Lille), member of the scientific council of Lille 1 university. She chairs the scientific council of "Pôle de Compétitivité industries du Commerce".
A.-C. Caron was member of the vivier de sélection 27 (selection committee) of University of Lille. She is member of CNU 27 since 2008.
M. Tommasi was member of the vivier de sélection of Univ. Lille3, Univ. Lens, and Paris 6.
Niehren gave an invited talk at the FCT Workshop on Non-Classical Models of Automata and Applications (NCMA) in Wraclaw on Streaming Tree Automata and XPath.