The steering committee

The responsibility of the steering committee is to advise the Director of the CCSD in determining the unit’s strategic goals and implementing them.

In addition to the director of the unit and a representative of each regulatory body, a representative of MESR and BSN sit on this committee.

The committee :

  • Alain Abécassis (MESR)
  • Christine Berthaud (Director of CCSD)
  • Michèle Cottier (President, Jean Monnet-Saint Etienne University)
  • Marin Dacos (MESR)
  • Frédéric Faure (regional representative, Rhône-Auvergne CNRS)
  • Odile Hologne (INRA)
  • Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau (INRIA) – Chair of the steering committee in 2019
  • Sylvie Rousset (DIST-CNRS)


The scientific and technical committee

The role of the scientific and technical committee (CST) is set out in the partnership agreement for open archives and the HAL shared platform (article 3-2): it provides advice and is consulted on each project and its developments

The CST is coordinated by the director of the CCSD and the chairman of the Committee. Its members are appointed in such a way as ensure equal representation of the signatory partners and include IST and information system professionals as well as researchers and research professors. A representative of the BSN sits on this committee

Current members

Coordinator : Christine Berthaud (director of CCSD)
Chairwoman : Chérifa Boukacem (Lyon University)

  • Serge Bauin (CNRS)
  • Marin Dacos (OpenEdition)
  • Claire François (INIST)
  • Anne-Catherine Fritzinger (UPMC)
  • Odile Hologne (INRA)
  • Jean-Yves Le Meur (CERN)
  • Marie-Anne Leriche (CEA)
  • Sandrine Malotaux (INP-Toulouse)
  • Lionel Maurel (INSHS-CNRS)
  • Jacques Millet (INRIA)


  • Marc Bonnet (ENSTA)
  • Jean-Christophe Géminard (Laboratoire de Physique, ENS de Lyon)
  • Martine Garnier-Rizet (ANR)
  • Odile Hoffmann (IRD)
  • Michel Pohl (INSERM)
  • Didier Torny (INSHS)

Representative of  MESR

  • Marie-Pascale Lizée (MESR)