Committees

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Activities Committee

The Activities Committee (AC) is in charge of organising general activities. These activities include bowling, the audio/video master events, and the yearly Autumn walk.

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Almanac Committee 2021-2022

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.

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Audit Committee

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.

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City Trip Committee

(open spots)

The City Trip Committee (CTC) organizes day trips to cities within The Netherlands (or at least closeby) and living Monopoly, which takes place on Good Friday. Teams of 4-6 students must visit streets across the Netherlands while completing all sorts of tasks.

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Drinks Committee: Alcohol to Apple juice

The Drinks Committee: Alcohol to Apple juice (DAtA) organise a monthly themed get-together in north canteen of Olympus, located in the Huygens Building.

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External Committee

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.

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First Years Committee

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.

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Food Committee

(open spots)

The Food Committee (FC) organises a yearly diner rouler, together with lunches and breakfasts for our members, because everyone loves food!

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Gaming Committee

The Gaming Committee (GameCo) organises various gaming events and tournaments. These LAN nights are open to e-sport association Dorans as well so if you want to meet people outside of CognAC this is the place to be.

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International Committee

The International Committee (InC) is here to function as a platform for both international students as well as native Dutchies. They organise varying activities with an international theme.

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Lustrum Committee

Every five year, CognAC celebrates a lustrum. The committee (LC) organizes an anniversary celebration week full of festive activities.

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Master Committee

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.

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Orientation Committee

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.

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Paparazzi Committee

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.

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Parents day Committee

(open spots)

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).

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Study Committee

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.

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Sweden Committee

(open spots)

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 plans 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.

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Symposium Committee

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.

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Travel Committee

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.

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Website Committee

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 webc@svcognac.nl.

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Weekend Committee

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.

How to join a Committee

If a committee has open spots you can sign up for it by sending an email to the Chief of Internal Affairs. Please include "committee application" and the name of the committee(s) you want to join in the subject of your mail and include your name and a short motivation on why you want to join the committee(s) in your mail. If you have any questions regarding committees, then also feel free to send an email to our Chief of Internal Affairs!