The Activities Committee (AC) is in charge of organising general activities. These activities include bowling, (board)game nights, the audio/video master events, Sinterklaas, and the yearly Autumn walk.
The Almanac Committee (AlmanaC) prepares the next almanac. In such an almanac, all highlights of the year are collected and presented together with pictures of all the nice memories. At the beginning of the academic year, members can buy the almanac of the previous year.
The Audit Committee (AuC) is here to dot the i's and cross the t's. Around four times each year, they check the cashbox to make sure the board is properly carrying out its work. Each year, this committee is formed during the board change GMM.
The Board Application Committee (BAC) is responsible for choosing the new Candidate Board of CognAC. The committee consists of two board members, three senate members and one member that gets elected during the half-year GMM.
The Discussion Committee (DisCo) organises our discussion evenings. During these evenings, a topic related to AI is explained and then discussed. Sometimes even an interesting guest speaker explains the topic.
The Drinks Committee: Alcohol to Apple juice (DAtA) organise a monthly themed get-together in north canteen of Olympus, located in the Huygens Building.
The External Committee (XC) is responsible for organising the yearly Drinking on the Job event, (lunch-)lectures by sponsors, and the CognAC Career Week. They also help the Chief of External Affairs on its duty.
The First-Years’ Committee (1C) is a committee that helps familiarise first-year students with CognAC and committee work. They organise two small, but still very popular activities, such as a cantus.
The Food Committee (FC) organises a yearly diner rouler, together with lunches and breakfasts for our members, because everyone loves food!
The Internationals Committee (InC) is here to function as a platform for internationals and help them deal which the Dutch culture. They organise multiple internationally flavoured activities in a year, such as the Dealing with the Dutch information session.
The League of Legends Committee (LoLCo) organises the annual CognAC League of Legends tournament in the URD, when 32 teams from across the university battle for the coveted cup. Fun fact: this is the biggest LoL event of the BeNeLux.
The Master’s Committee (MaC) organises activities oriented towards Master’s students, although Bachelor’s students are also more than welcome to attend to get to know the Master's, both the programme and its students.
The Media Committee (MC) promotes all the CognAC activities by making all the gorgeous posters requested. They also maintain the CogBlog, which is full of great interviews, detailed reviews and small quests.
Every year, the Monopoly Committee (MoC) organises a live monopoly activity, which takes place on Good Friday. Teams of 4-6 students must visit streets across the Netherlands while completing all sorts of tasks.
The Orientation Committee (OrC) organises the annual orientation for incoming AI students. They ensure that all first-year students get a fantastic introduction to the student life, and CognAC.
The Paparazzi Committee (PaparaC) captures CognAC activities and its attendees through photos and videos. They are also responsible for the annual CognAC movie, which is premiered during the introduction week.
The Parents day Committee (PC) organises the annual Parents Day. On this day, the parents of AI students can get to know our study programme, the university, and CognAC. This way they get a peak in the daily lives of their kid(s).
The Party Committee (Party&Co) is concerned with organising all collaborated parties: Proud 2B Faudt, Rainbow Party, Gala, S-Feest and Pitcher Party. The Party Committee also organises the CognAC Open Party, Algorythmic!
The Sports Committee (SpoC) arranges all of CognAC’s sports-related activities, like the Batavierenrace (Huge student relay in the Netherlands), but also swimming, (ice-)skating, and the list goes on.
The Study Committee (SC) regularly arranges study sessions or workshops for courses that students need extra help in. They are also in charge of maintaining the study materials on the cloud. Finally, this committee organises the movie nights, which is where they screen films related to AI.
Every year, the Sweden Committee (SweC) takes care of communication with our sister association in Sweden (KogVet). The committee switches roles every year: one year, the Sweden Committee members plan the CognAC trip to Sweden, while the other year, they plan a fun programme of activities for the Swedes who come visit us in the Netherlands.
Since 2007, the Symposium Committee (SymCo) has organised the Annual CognAC Artificial Intelligence Symposium (ACAIS). Members of this committee keep themselves busy devising a fun and interesting theme and finding suitable speakers to recruit.
The Travel Committee (TraC) organises an international trip every two years. They organise a week full of interesting activities, such as company visits, sightseeing and visiting the local Universities.
The Website Committee (WebC) is by far the greatest and most fun committee in CognAC, and is responsible for the upkeep of the website. Have you noticed a mistake on the website by chance, or is something missing? Please e-mail your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Weekend Committee (WkC) focuses on organising a fun CognAC weekend, which allows members to enjoy the weekend with each other. The WkC prepares food all weekend, together with tons of entertainment.