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Announcements of committees

SympoCie: Space

Date: Thursday 12 December
Time: 10:00
Location: Grand Theatre

Houston, we have a symposium!

Chances are you dreamed of being an astronaut as a kid. This dream probably won’t come true but your interest in space never subdued. December 12th we will try to satisfy your thirst for spacerelated information, by letting awesome people speak about Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence in space.

CS and AI play a huge part in the development of technology in space. Think about the autonomy of Curiosity or the navigation of a spacecraft. Space can of course also be researched (safely) from Earth: Creating high-res images of the universe, using satellites to record Earth from afar or finding evidence of alien life.

So please join us December 12th at the Grand Theatre on the ‘Grote Markt’. For more information, have a look at our website.

EerstejaarsCie: Pubquiz

Date: Wednesday 18 December
Time: 20:00
Location: Café Atlantis

The first activity of the new EJC! Come join us on Wednesday 18th of December for questions, beer and OURSELVES! So enough reasons to come!

De Connectie: Call for Editors in Groningen

For those of you who aren't acquainted with de Connectie, it is a national semi-Dutch and semi-English AI magazine, published four times per year, created for and by enthusiastic AI students from Maastricht, Utrecht, Nijmegen, Amsterdam and of course Groningen. We're currently looking for some extra editors in Groningen.

Did you finish a cool project recently? Do you have some new idea's for de Connectie? Do you like to write study related articles? Do you like to be in touch with other AI students in the Netherlands? Or do you want to know more about a subject? Drop me a line at and we'll be in touch!

Announcements of the board

General Assembly

Date: Monday 16 December
Time: 19:00
Location: X 5114.043 (Nijenborgh)

The next General Assembly will take place on this day. This will be the first GA run entirely by the new board. The Nijenborgh is our new location, which means we will offer you free coffee and tea again. The documents will be made available on the website.

AI Lustrum

Date: Friday 13 December
Time: 10:00
Location: Grand Theatre

Artificial Intelligence in Groningen celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! We want to celebrate this day also with all (former) AI-students in Groningen and organized a day filled with festivities on December 13th.

The day program starts at 10.00 in the Grand Theatre at the Grote Markt. During the day there will be talks on the history and future of AI, the price for most innovative AI-idea will be awarded, we will have a pubquiz, there is an exposition of AI in Groningen through time and of course a free lunch. There are no classes scheduled on this day.

Afterwards we will move to the Puddingfabriek, where you can enjoy a free dinner and party.

Don't miss out on this event and sign up on our website!

CSS (Computer Science Student Meeting)

Date: Monday 16 December
Time: 15:00
Location: U 5172.0133 (Linnaeusborg)

It is time for the biannual Computing Science student meeting (aka the CSS). During the student meetings you as a student can discuss several topics within your programme. Most of these discussions will address the courses that are taught in the current and previous terms.

The CSS is for students by students. We will also invite students that are part of the many boards within FWN (The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences) so that you as a student can directly talk to them and share your knowledge and feedback. The programme committee of the Computing Science degree will also be present. The discussions that take place during the CSS can be used to directly apply feedback to the courses: one of the main purposes of the CSS is to detect issues with courses as soon as possible, as to improve the course during its current run.

Feel free to drop by any time within this time frame. The CSS is open for all students (first years till graduation). We will arrange for some snacks and drinks.

Invariant General Assembly

Date: Wednesday 18 December
Time: 19:00
Location: X 5111.0006 (Nijenborgh)

Former Cover members Wilco Wijbrandi and Jan Kazemier have founded an association for RUG Computing Science alumni. Everyone who is interested in their plans is invited to join the meeting. Before the opening of the assembly, RUG CS Alumni will be given the option to join the association.

The documents can be found on their website, Please note that the general assembly will be held in Dutch!

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