Organisation

The National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) is a national public administrative institution under the supervision of the Minister in charge of research. Its headquarters are located in Paris.

PLENARY ASSEMBLY

As a political and advisory body, it adopts statements and reports, approves general guidelines and the action programme. It is composed of 314 full and emeritus members.

On 5 December 2018, the Plenary Assembly elected 16 new members, bringing the number of academicians to 330.

BUREAU

As an Executive Body, the Bureau is composed of the President, the Vice-President, the General Delegate and the Past President. The Chairman of the Programme Committee participates.

ACADEMIC COUNCIL

The Academic Council is an advisory body for decisions submitted to the vote of the Assembly and is composed of the 4 members of the Bureau, 5 ex officio members and 7 elected members.

Bureau members

  • President : Pascal Viginier
  • Vice President : Dominique Vernay
  • General Delegate: Edwige Bonnevie
  • Past Honorary President : Bruno Jarry


Ex-officio members

  • Chairman of the Planning Committee: Yves Bamberger (also participating in the Bureau)
  • Delegate for key skills and training: Alain Cadix
  • Delegate for International Relations: Bruno Revellin-Falcoz
  • Delegate for Regional Relations: Pascal Fournier
  • Delegate for Communication: Eric Carreel


Elected members

  • Olivier Appert
  • Gérard Creuzet
  • Philippe Jamet
  • Claude Karpman-nahon
  • Patrick Ledermann
  • Claire Martin 
  • Bernard Saunier

DIRECTION

  • Director: Sylvie Goujon

DIVISIONS

Ten divisions analyse the major technological issues of our time. Systemic analysis is the preferred method, as is risk/opportunity analysis and social acceptability. Each report answers an ethical question.

  • Food and health
  • Housing, mobility and cities
  • Education, training, employment and work
  • Culture, leisure
  • Energy
  • Security and Defence
  • Digital
  • Industry and services
  • Environment and the impact of climate change
  • Technologies, economies and societies.

 
Inter-cluster project groups on topical technological topics can also be created by the Bureau.

COMMITTEES

Recruitment Committee

  • President : Pascal Viginier

Planning Committee

  • President: Yves Bamberger

Quality Committee

  • President : Jean Frêne

DELEGATIONS

  • Delegate for Communication: Éric Carreel
  • Delegate for key skills and training: Alain Cadix
  • Delegate for Publications: François Lefaudeux
  • Delegate for International Relations: Bruno Revellin-Falcoz
  • Delegate for Regional Relations: Pascal Fournier
  • Delegate for South-East territories: Bernard Tramier