Invited Speaker (last 5 years)
- Fourth World Conference on Diabetes, Athens, Greece, March 1997.
- Seminar at the Neurosciences Institute of Alicante, Spain, May 1997.
- Seminat at Hotel Dieu de Montréal, May 1997.
- Séminar at the Heritage Foundation of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, June 1997.
- Lessons from animal diabetes. VIth International Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark,July1997.
- Seminar, Diabetes Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, October1997.
- Journées de Diabétologie de l'Hotel Dieu de Paris, France. May 1998.
- Canadian Federation of Biological Sciences Meeting, Edmonton, June 1998.
- European Pancreatic Islet Study Group. San Agaro, Spain, September 1998.
- Seminar, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, Boston. May 1999.
- Seminar in the Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University, NY, August1999.
- European Association for the Study of Diabetes Meeting, Brussels, Belgium,September 1999.
- ß-cell Roundtable. Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. Washington DC, October 1999.
- Séminar in the Department of Endocrinology ,University ofVermont, Burlington, January 2000.
- Keystone Symposium on Diabetes, Keystone, CO, February 2000.
- Séminar at the Pacific Research Institute, Seattle, WA, March 2000.
- Second Global ß-cell Symposium at Lilly Research Laboratories , Hamburg, Germany, April 2000
- Annual Toronto Diabetes Symposium. Toronto, May 2000.
- American Diabetes Association Meeting. Symposium on glucolipotoxicity, San Antonio, TX, June 2000
- 5th Oxford Workshop on Diabetes. Birth, survival and death of the ß-cell. Oxford, UK, August 2000
- Chair of a session of the European Islet Study Group, Eilat, Israel, Septembre 2000.
- International Congress of Endocrinology. Sydney, Australia, Novembre 2000.
- Thesis committee, University of Geneva, Switzerland, April 2001.
- Seminar at the Whittier Institute , University of California at San Diego, February 2001.
- 2nd annual symposium on insulin resistance, Glaxo/Smithkline, Bern, Suisse, Avril 2001.
- Seminar, Department of Pharmacology of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2001
- VIIIth International Symposium on Insulin Action, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2001.
- Workshop on "beta Cell Biology on the 21st Century: Engineering Pathways for Greater Understanding". NIH, Bethesda MD, November 2001
- Servier-IGIS Symposium. Regulation of Insulin Production:In Search of Therapeutic Targets. Cap Ferrat, France, March 2002.
- Seminar in the Department of Molecular Biology, University of Nice, France, March 2002.
- Seminar in the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montpellier, France, March 2002..
- Satellite Symposium of Novartis of the Association of Quebec Endocrinologists, Aylmer, QC, Canada, May 2002.
- Seventh Annual Forum for Iconoclasm in Metabolic Disease Research, Half Moon Bay, CA, June 2002.
- Eric K. Fernström Symposium on Diabetes. Focus on the ß-cell. Ystads Saltsjöbad, Sweden, August 2002.
- Seminar at the Pittsburg JDRF Diabetes Center, October 2002.
- Research Symposium on Islet Biology, Falmouth, MA, October 2002.
- Keystone Symposium :Towards Understanding Islet Biology, Keystone, CO, January 2003.