Invited Conferences

2016: Society for Experimental Biology conference  "The Role of Individual Variation in the Behaviour of Animal Groups" (BRIGHTON, UK) 
2015: Central European Meeting of the IUSSI  “Recent Advances in the Integrative Nutrition of Ants”  (LICHTENFELS, GERMANY)
2014: XVII International congress IUSSI “Nutritional homeostasis from individuals to insect societies” (CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA).
2013: Chaos, Solitons and Fractals International Conference “flexibility in collective decision-making by ants colonies” (ANSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS).
2011:
North-European Meeting of the IUSSI   "Communal nutrition in ants : The collective mouth and gut" (BRIGHTON, UK).
2009: International Ethology Conference. "Communal nutrition in ants : The collective mouth and gut" (RENNES, FRANCE).


Invited Seminar

2016 “"Learning in brainless organisms: evidence from slime molds" -Department of Signalling, Neurobiology & Cancer. Institut Curie. (PARIS, FRANCE)
2016 “Collective nutritional wisdom: from slime moulds to ant colonies”, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (SHEFFIELD, UK)
2015 “Physarum polycephalum: when simple is not so simple ” Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Bath (BATH, UK)
2015 “Recent Advances in the Integrative Nutrition of Ants” Biology department, Regensburg University (REGENSBURG, GERMANY)
2013 “Ant workers die young and colonies collapse when fed a high-protein diet”. Ecology department, Lausanne university (LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND).
2013 “Communal nutrition in ants : The collective mouth and gut”. Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l'Insecte IRBI (TOURS, FRANCE)
2013 “Link between nutrition and longevity in social insect” FRBT, Université Paul Sabatier (TOULOUSE, FRANCE)
2012 “Moving in the crowd : Ants hold the key to traffic chaos”. CEMES (TOULOUSE, FRANCE).
2012 “Nutrition: from unicellulars to colonies” Math Department, Uppsala University (UPPSALA, SWEDEN).
2012 “Decision making and competitive foraging in slime molds” Future University of Hakodate (HAKODATE, JAPAN).
2011 “Decision making and competitive foraging in slime molds” CENOLI, Free University of Brussels (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM)
2011 “Nutrition: from unicellulars to colonies” Systematic Department, Uppsala University (UPPSALA, SWEDEN)
2011 “Nutrition: from unicellulars to colonies” Université catholique de Louvain (LOUVAIN, BELGIUM)
2010 “Nutrition: from unicellulars to colonies” Faculty of Sciences, Macquarie University (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
2010 “Nutrition: from unicellulars to colonies” School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
2009 " Ants nutrition: the collective mouth and gut" Centre de recherches sur la cognition animale, Université Paul Sabatier.  (TOULOUSE, FRANCE)
2006 "Moving in the crowd : Ants hold the key to traffic chaos." ARC Centre for Complex Systems, University of Queensland (BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA)
2005 "Moving in the crowd : Ants hold the key to traffic chaos." Ecology Department, University of Concordia (MONTREAL, CANADA)
2004 "Spatio-temporal organization of collective displacements in ants" CENOLI, Free University of Brussels (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM).
2003 "Self-organization and traffic regulation in ants" Laboratory of Acquisition and Transmission of Motor Abilities (TOULOUSE, FRANCE) 
2003 "Ants recruitement: an example of self-organization" Research Institute of Mammals Behaviour, INRA. (CASTANET, FRANCE)
2002 " Recruitement organization in ants: the case of traffic congestion” Centre de recherches sur la cognition animale (TOULOUSE,  FRANCE) 



Invitations to workshop

2016: Collective Motion Workshop “Efficient traffic regulation on foraging trails in the Argentine ant” (UPPSALA, SWEDEN)
2015: Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium “Physarum polycephalum: when simple is not so simple ” (LISBON, PORTUGAL).
2015: Collective dynamics and model verification: Connecting kinetic modeling to data. "Ants hold the key of traffic chaos" (PHOENIX, USA).
2015: Social insect behaviour workshop. Centre for the Unknown, Champalimaud Foundation. "Ants hold the key of traffic chaos" (LISBON, PORTUGAL).
2014: Workshop Development and Unicellularity.   “Behavioral phenotypes and complex intercellular interactions in the true slime mold” (PARIS, FRANCE) 1
2013: International Nutrition and Aging Workshop “Ant workers die young and colonies collapse when fed a high−protein diet” (LONDON, UK).
2013: International Nutrition workshop  “Ant workers die young and colonies collapse when fed a high−protein diet” (BONN, GERMANY).
2011: Workshop: Problem Solving by Slime Moulds“Decision making and competitive foraging in slime molds” (UPPSALA, SWEDEN).
2011: Workshop: Insect Self-organization and Swarming "Ants hold the key of traffic chaos" (Columbus, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, ETATS-UNIS).
2010: XVII International Summer School “Nicolás Cabrera”: Summer School on Self-Organization  “Self-organization in social insects” (MADRID, ESPAGNE)
2008: Workshop on Modelling Complex Biological Systems "Moving in the crowd: Ants hold the key to traffic chaos." (UPPSALA, SWEDEN).
2007: Workshop of the Centre for Mathematical Biology  "Moving in the crowd : Ants hold the key to traffic chaos." (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
2003: Workshop Collective, Interaction, Emergence "Collective displacements : the balance between conflict and cooperation" (TOULOUSE, FRANCE)