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November 2018

Nov 20

SNiC Conference: SingularIT

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Location: Philharmonie Haarlem, Lange Begijnestraat 11, 2011 HH Haarlem

This activity is not organised by Cover.

SingularIT is the 12th conference organised by the Stichting Nationaal Informatica Congres (Foundation National Computing Science Congress).

SingularIT takes a look at the future of technology. We aim to educate the audience about how technology and artificial intelligence will shape society, education and healthcare.
Our speakers range from scientists, entrepeneurs, activists and many more. Each of them will give a talk about how their field will be affected by technology that is smarter than humanity, be it in a positive or negative way.
There are two keynotes speakers, and in between of these are three parallel tracks of three sessions. You will be able to choose whichever talk you find the most appealing in each session.

For tickets for the SNiC, please send a mail to extern@svcover.nl or ask someone from the board in person!

    Nov 23

    The LAN before time

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    Location: Study Landscape (Bernoulliborg)

    The annual Cover LAN has come again! Join us for a whole weekend of gaming, totally healthy snacks and an awesome competition with a surprise prize. We provide free snacks, cheap food and a travel service (for a small fee) so you can bring your whole desktop setup with you. Non-Cover members are also welcome as long as they sign up alongside a Cover member. Places are limited and much coveted. Check lanparty.svcover.nl for more information and to sign up!

      Nov 28

      PRE-Christmas party

      Location: 't Gat van Groningen, Poelestraat 51

      Our pumkins are decaying so it's time for the most wonderful time of the year! This year we start quite early with our Christmas party. However, people who put up christmas decorations early are happier, experts say. Therefore, we want to celebrate our December social in Christmas theme🎄🎄. Have a beer with us at our 🎅🎅🎅 PRE-Christmas party 🎅🎅🎅 on the 28th of November. Be aware that this is not the first Wednesday of December as it usual is. The dresscode is ugly Christmas sweater (The uglier the better).

      🍺🍺🍺Santa will give 100 FREE beers so be on time🍺🍺🍺

      Hope to see you there with a lovely sweater!

      Joejoe,
      The Activitee🐯

        Nov 29

        FSE Career Day

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        Location: Zernike - Various locations

        This activity is not organised by Cover.

        Have you got no clue what you want to become after graduation?  Are you uncertain what
        career opportunities lie in store for you, in and outside academia? Or do you want to learn
        how to present yourself as a potential trainee or employee?

        The FSE Career Day aims to give you a broad overview of career possibilities and to boost
        your personal branding skills!

        The Career Day offers:
        • Interesting lectures that will help you figure out what your options are
        • Workshops that enable you to determine your career goals, develop your personal
        image and improve your CV and LinkedIn profile.
        • An information market at which you can have a professional photo taken!

        The FSE Career Day is organized mainly for (first years) master students of the faculty of
        Science and Engineering, but will also be helpful for bachelor students or PhDs.
        Note: first year master students have a lecture-free day scheduled!

        Constitute your own Career Day program and subscribe to lectures and workshops from the 12th of november at www.rug.nl/fse/careerday.

          December 2018

          Dec 07

          Meet the Researchers

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          Location: BB 5161.0151

          Meet the Researchers is an opportunity to engage with various researchers within the AI and CS departments. The researchers will give a series of small presentations on their research to inspire your interest in the various fields within AI and CS.

            Dec 11

            Map Your AI Study Programme

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            Location: BB 5161.0253

            This is an opportunity for 2nd and 3rd year BSc AI students to listen to older year students about the elective courses they took. This event is done in cooperation with the Academic Advisor for AI and fellow students.

            The Academic Advisor of AI will discuss the compulsory AI programme, the elective courses, the opportunity to study abroad, and more. Students will be there to share their experiences of the practical and elective courses to help you choose how you want to shape your Bachelor degree.

              Dec 19

              Gala

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              Location: News Cafe

              December may feel far away, but rest assured, the Activitee is already busy to organize this year’s final activity:

              Join us with your friends at the most amazing Gala of the year.
              You can get your ticket for only €22.50, 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 an extra €2.50

              19th December  SAVE THE DATE!

              Its going to be an unforgettable, sensational and phenomenal GALA.

              joejoe,

              The Activitee

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              What? The most amazing Gala
              When? 19th of December, 22:00-02:00
              Where? News Cafe
              Cost? €22.50 for members, €25.- for non-members