Currently, you are on the website of Cover! We are the study association for Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science. If you are interested in these topics and also want to have a genuinely good time, drop by the Cover room in the Bernoulliborg on Zernike campus (0041a), because that's where we live. We are open on weekdays from 11:00 to 17:00.
Cover can offer you three types of activities:
- First, the social aspect is an important part of us. We organise weekly borrels, monthly socials and tons of other activities.
- Second, we organise study support lectures about our degree programs. You can join workshops that either dig deeper into materials, or offer some fresh knowledge. You can also find help using our tutoring system!
- Third, we also offer career oriented events. Regularly, we have companies over to hold talks about certain career paths. You will find this interesting if you want to talk to students who finished their studies and now work at companies or if you are interested in what companies are up to in general.
For a more detailed overview of our upcoming events, have a look to your left!
We are proud to announce the second speaker for the symposium: Daniel Domscheit-Berg!
Daniel is a German activist and IT security expert. He helped build the WikiLeaks platform from 2007 to 2010, and acted as its spokesperson under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt. He quit WikiLeaks over disputes about its strategic orientation, lack of transparency and management style. Domscheit-Berg wrote a book about his experiences "Inside WikiLeaks“.
Before WikiLeaks, Domscheit-Berg worked for various Fortune 500 companies, mainly building enterprise-scale wireless and wired networks for the automotive and transport industries.
The SympoCee is proud to announce the first speaker for the Cover Symposium of 2020, [REC🔴RDED]!
Wiebe van Ranst from KU Leuven will come to Groningen to talk about his research on fooling surveillance cameras. He has discovered a technique involving Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) to prevent persons being recognized by surveillance camera algorithms.
The sign-ups for the symposium will open on February 12!
People who sign up early will receive a discount on the entrance fee. Please visit our site for more information. More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks!
With great disbelief, we have to inform you of the passing of Roel van der Wal on Sunday January 12th. We wish his family and friends a lot of strength. The faculty has situated a memorial room in room 0069 of the Bernoulliborg building where a message for his relatives can be left. The family would really appreciate hearing any stories or memories of Roel you would like to share.
On Monday January 20th, a family gathering will be held to honour Roel where friends are welcome to join. Thursday afternoon, we’ll take a moment to honour Roel during the TAD in the Cover room.
Roel also was a member of Gyas, VIP and Dizkartes. Together with these associations an obituary wil be placed in the Dagblad van het Noorden.
The board is available for questions at all times.
In 2020 the symposium of study association Cover will take place in the brand new Groninger Forum! There will be multiple interesting speakers talking about the latest developments in privacy and cybersecurity. Hacking, mass surveillance and AI face recognition are some of the topics that will be discussed. Lunch and drinks will be provided and we will end the day with a borrel in the Forum. See you there!
Be it with a partner, friends, committee or studymates, make this extraordinary event, a moment to remember.
You can get your ticket for only €23,50 which includes free drinks (incl. locally distilled/binnenlands gedistilleerd).
If you want to take a date who is not a member of Cover, don't be afraid, your plus one is welcome as well for €26.00. Do not forget to request your favorite songs to the DJ in the sign up form!