In 2016 co-chair of the Scientific Committee of the Fourth Joint Statistical Meeting of the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Statistik "Statistics under one Umbrella" (DAGStat2016) in Göttingen, Germany, 14-18 March 2016.
In 2015 conference chair of the European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA2015) in Colchester, UK, 2-4 September 2015.
Organiser of a session on "Data science in Biomedical Research" at the Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS2015) in Bologna, Italy, 6-8 July 2015.
In 2014 member of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA2014) in Bremen, Germany, 2-4 July 2014.
Organiser of the meeting 50th Anniversary (British) Classification Society - Celebration in Colchester, UK, 9 July 2014.
In 2013 chair of of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA2013) a joint meeting of the German Classification Society (GfKl) and the French speaking Classification Society (SFC) in Luxembourg 10-12 July, 2013.
Organizer of a session on "Clustering" at the DAGStat2013, meeting of the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Statistik (DAGStat), 18-23 March 2013, University of Freiburg, Germany.
In 2012 organizer of an invited session on "Ensemble methods in clustering and classification" at the GfKl 2012 (The 36th Annual Conference of the German Classification Society on Data Analysis, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery), August 1-3, 2012, University of Hildesheim, Germany.
Organizer of a meeting of the British classifiaction society Friday 18 May 2012, 14:00-17:30, Hosted by Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Essex (UoE), Colchester.
In 2011 Chair of the Scientific Program Committee (GfKl 2011 and IFCS 2011) of the joint meeting of the German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM) and the German Classification Society (GfKl) with the international partner International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) in Frankfurt, Germany, 30 August - 2 September 2011.
Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the ICC-2011 University of St Andrews 11-15 July 2011.
Second Bilateral German-Polish Symposium on Data Analysis and its Applications (GPSDAA 2011) at the Cracow University of Economics, Poland, 14 - 16 April 2011.
In 2010 member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Joint meeting GfKl – Cladag, Firenze, Italy, 8-10 September 2010.
Session organizer at the 34th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl), Karlsruhe, Germany, 21 -23 July 2010.
Co-organizer of Statistical Computing 2010, Wissenschaftszentrum Schloss Reisensburg, Günzburg, Germany, 20.06.-23.06.2010.
In 2009 co-organizer of Statistical Computing 2009, Wissenschaftszentrum Schloss Reisensburg, Günzburg, Germany, 28.06.-01.07.2009.
Organizer of the invited session on ''Modelling genome wide data in clinical research'' and the session ''Applications of Clustering, Classification and Data Analysis in Medical and Health Sciences'' at the 11th Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS 2009), 13-18 March 2009 in Dresden, Germany.