# Progress report for CNRS Vincent Delecroix --- ## Financial and administrative setup - Everything on rails: money arrived, first expenses done, we were even allowed to use some of the overhead. - Signature of the consortium agreement is a bit of a labyrinth but finally it looks like it will be done soon! --- ## Hiring - failed to recruit an ingeneer: only 2 reasonable candidates among the 20 auditions and they did not take the job. Will perform another recruitment session this summer. --- ## Achievements - Sage school during DIMACOS school in Alger (Adrien Boussicault) - [PARI/GP days in Grenoble](http://pari.math.u-bordeaux.fr/Events/PARI2016/) --- ## Main upcoming tasks and deliverables - T4.12 Python/Cython bindings: Jeroen Demeyer already [cloned the repository of cypari](https://github.com/jdemeyer/cypari) developed by the creators of [Snappy](http://www.math.uic.edu/t3m/SnapPy/). The two original developers Marc Culler and Nathan Dunfield will be at Sage days 74 in Paris. - [Sage days 73 in Oaxaca](http://wiki.sagemath.org/days73) - Sage days in Tunisia, Sfax (probably march) - Sage days in Morocco (probably april-may)