Almanak Teaser 2 2018
---English Below--- Het thema van de nieuwe almanak is bekend! Kom je almanak ophalen in de koffiekamer! Ook zo'n mooie almanak maken? Solliciteer nu voor de almanakcommissie --- The theme of the new almanac is announced! Come pick up a copy in the coffeeroom! Do you want to make next years' almanac? Apply for the Almanac Committee!
--- English Below --- Het introductiekamp was zeer geslaagd. Deze week staan er weer activiteiten op de planning! De kaartverkoop van Zwemfest is vandaag van start gegaan! Koop je kaartje in de koffiekamer voor maar €5,-. Daarnaast zijn er nog enkele plekken beschikbaar voor de Speciaalbierentocht die de Eerstejaarscommissie organiseert (13 september). Dus meld je snel aan! --- The introduction weekend was a successful event. For this week we have some other exciting activities planned! As from today, you can buy your tickets for Zwemfest in our coffee room for only €5,-. There are also still some spots left for our Speciality Beer Tour! It's an activity organised by our First Year Committee (13 september). Sign up!
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On the 20th of February it is time for a mixdrink with ODIOM & Ibn Battuta. This time "de Brouwerij" will be transformed in an olympic stadium. So have gold as your goal and get your sports clothing, snowboard or weird beany out of the closet and join us for (après)skiing! The doors open at 10:30 PM. We hope to see you all at the Winter Olympics mixdrink.

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Friday the 23rd of February the Geo Promotion foundation organizes his 21st event. This event will be all about: Energize the Future; spatial implementation of energy policies. This day, it will be about future energy systems and how to spatially and socially implement it. Nationally known key-note speakers will show their view about the past, current situation and the future. A panel discussion will be... held between professionals with all a different angle of approach about the situation and there are 14 (!) institutions which who held a workshop. In short, this Sunday the applications closes for the biggest spatial/geographical event in the Northern part of the Netherlands. A great chance to improve your knowledge, share your opinion and talk with academics, professionals and fellow students about the topic. Apply now:

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The second edition this study year of an evening full of singing and drinking will be held at Tuesday the 27th of February. Under the inspiring leadership of "het Pedelgenootschap" this will be a wonderfull evening. You can't miss this evening full of singing and brotherhood. the costs will be €17,50 (this has to be paid in cash at the door) and the walk in will be at 07.00 PM after which we start at exactly 07:15 PM in 't Golden Fust (Poelestraat 15). The fun will go on until approximately 11 PM. Sign up on the website before the 22nd of February.…/18299-cantus-pedelgenootschap

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Are you the new face of Ibn Battuta? The search for a new board has started! Application is possible up until the 31st of March, 5:00PM. Hand in your application letter and CV at the board or in the mailbox of Ibn Battuta in the Mercator building.
Are you in doubt? There will be two walk in moments with former board members on the 6th and 7th of March! Check the website and board application procedures for more information.

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This Thursday at 7:00 PM the doors of Louis XV (Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat 47) will open for the last event of the current Sports and Games Committee: the Spatial Sciences Quiz! With new categories, hilarious questions and seven beautiful men leading the quiz there is no reason not to come. Sign up on the website or at the bulletin board next to the Coffee Room, find a quizpartner and we will see you there!

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Tonight the third General Members Assembly of the Association Year will take place in Grand Café Time Out! Walk in will start 7:00 PM and we will start 7:30 PM. We hope to see you all there.

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-- This symposium will be in Dutch! --

Only two days left to sign up for a day full of interesting lectures and workshops! Interesting speakers will tell about their view and experience in creating chances and opportunities within the effects of global climate change. An entry ticket for students is only €10,- including coffee, tea, a nice lunch and a drink afterwards! Sign up on the website:
If you are hesitating or have any questions feel free to ask the board!

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On the 20th of February it is time for a mixdrink with ODIOM & Ibn Battuta. This time "de Brouwerij" will be transformed in an olympic stadium. So have gold as your goal and get your sports clothing, snowboard or weird beany out of the closet and join us for (après)skiing! The doors will open at 10:30 PM. We hope to see you at the Winter Olympics mixdrink.

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Apply now for the 21st Geo Promotion event! The biggest geographical/spatial event in the Northern part of the Netherlands. The theme of the 21st Geo Promotion event will be: ‘’Energize the future; spatial implementation of energy policies’’. As the title already said it: it will be all about future energy systems and how to spatially and socially implement it. Considering the latest (inter)national agreements, the energy transition is a really hot topic. However, most people... still don’t know how we are going to put energy policies into practice. During the event, on the 23rd of February, students, professionals, and academics will be inspired and challenged about possible solutions for the energy systems of the future. The event will take place in the Martinikerk and the Provinciehuis in Groningen. Key-note speakers, a discussion and two workshop rounds will help you during the day to improve your knowledge on the energy topic and give you the possibility to share your ideas with others. So don’t miss this event out and apply now for Geo Promotion event!

Do you want more information? The Geo Promotion board will be present in the Coffee Room today to make you some delicious coffee and tea!

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Tonight the Almanac Committee will reveal their almanac! Somewhere between 11:00 PM and 12:00 AM they will hand out the new almanacs. Are you curious what the theme of this years almanac is? Join us in 't Gat van Groningen!

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Tomorrow the Almanac Committee will reveal their almanac. Maybe you already have an idea about the theme of this years almanac. To help you a little bit with discovering the theme, the Naviga'cie provides you with a second hint! The doors of 't Gat van Groningen will open at 9:00 PM, see you there!


-- This activity is in DUTCH --

On the 16th of February we will travel to Wageningen for the National Geography and Planning Symposium. The theme of this 10th edition is: "The Challenge: Rethinking Climate Change"! You can sign up for the symposium right now on The deadline to do so is the 13th of February. We hope to see you all there.

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On Thursday the 22nd of February, it will be time again for one of the biggest student parties of the year: the Alphabet Party! The Alphabet Party is an annual party, organised by several study associations of the Universitiy of Groningen. Every year the organization chooses a letter from the alphabet and bases a theme on that letter.

This years letter is the 'M' and the theme is 'Midnight Madness'! Buy your tickets as soon as possible and create a mad outfit! By showing your ticket at Firma Mulder you can even get 10% discount on your outfit. You can buy your tickets on the website or at the Coffee Room, but keep in mind that you have to collect the physical ticket. Tickets cost €5,- in pre sale and €6,50 at the door.

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Only 9 more hours to apply for EGEA Groningen, the Almanac Committee and the Sports and Games Committee. You can apply until 11:59 PM on the website. Still in doubt? Contact a current committee member or a board member. Being part of a committee means a year full of fun!

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Procap is an advice and project management oriented company where resilience is the keyword. We focus on five key points: Urban change, Energy & space, Smart Mobility, Climate Adaptation and Sport Facilities. These are very diverse specializations, causing a variety and possibilities for you as employer at Procap.

Our clients are mostly municipalities, provinces and ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ but also contractors, housing corporations and network operators. The projects we deal with highly associated to the Faculty of Spatial Sciences masters. Our employers are mainly Planners, Geographers and Real Estate agents.

On the 9th of February we will tell you more about what we do and why our company fits really well to your education. However, we would not be Procap if we would not teach you something!

Therefore, we would like to give you a little bit more practice. We have developed a crash course ‘Project management’ especially for you! Normally, this training takes place in two days; Friday we will do this in two hours!

In this Crash Course, we will teach you everything concerning how to manage a project and how to finish said project successfully. Besides that, we will go into working together in projects with stakeholders as well as your colleagues. Within two hours, you will know all the basic principles of project management!

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