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X-Day 2010

Dear Xootic members,
It is time for our annual social event: X-Day 2010! This year we are planning a fun GPS-Tracking group activity in the beautiful area of Valkenswaard. After this activity we will have dinner nearby (most likely a Spanish or Italian buffet). Of course partners and children are very welcome, and the activity is such that it is suitable and will be fun for everyone.
Date:     Saturday, 16th of October
Location: Valkenswaard, details will follow
Preliminary program:
14.30: Meeting at the location with coffee/tea
15.00 – 17.00: GPS Tracking
17.30 – +/- 20.30 : Dinner & drinks
Participating costs are 7.50 euro pp.
Please let us know as soon as possible, but before the 1st of October, whether you would like to join by filling in the information below and mail it to
Bringing partner: (yes/no)
Nr of children joining and their ages:
Dinner wishes: (none/veg/no pork/other:)
Hope to see you there!
On behalf of the Xootic Board,

XPO and Diploma Ceremony 2010

Dear XOOTIC members,


The Software Technology program would like to invite you to the XPO and Diploma Ceremony 2010, which will take place Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at the TU/e campus.


Take a look at the XPO 2010 page for the program and the presentations. 



Please register via email to, with the following data:

First and last name:


Registration for: (please remove if not applicable):

XPO, part 1 (before lunch)


XPO, part 2

Diploma ceremony


See you October 6, 2010!


With warm regards,

Also on behalf of the trainees,


Johan Lukkien, Ad Aerts and Maggy de Wert

Survey Lecture

Dear Xootic members,

We would like to invite you to the presentation of the Xootic Survey Results, in which the results of the bi-annual Xootic Survey will be presented to all Xootics. The presentation will take place on Thursday, July 1 in the filmzaal, De Zwarte Doos, Eindhoven.

Programme of the evening: 
       18:30h        Welcome reception at De Zwarte Doos
       19:00h        Dinner (costs: EUR 10,–) 
       20:30h        Presentation by the Survey Committee 
       22:00h        Drinks

Please reply/send an e-mail to to subscribe for the dinner and/or the lecture before Tuesday June 29. For the dinner please indicate if you have special wishes (diet/vegetarian).

We hope to see a lot of Xootics again on July 1! We have the filmzaal, so let us take the advantage of it and gather many of us! Let it be a party…

Kind regards, 
       The Xootic Lecture Committee: 
               Harold Weffers 
               Razvan Dinu 
               Hristina Moneva
               Eugen Schindler

ICT and Maths in Automotive

MAcFAN, the federation of alumni associations of the department of Mathematics and

Computer Science at the TU/e, herewith invites you to the lecture night: “ICT and Maths in Automotive”.


Preceding the lectures the department offers you a simple Chinese meal; registration required.

Date:                  June 23, 2010

Location:              Auditorium (AUD) & Main Building (HG), TU/e

Program:             18.00    Chinese Food GEWIS-room, HG 10.52    
                         19:00    SPITS as a solution for Intelligent Traffic Systems, by Ralph von Vignau, 
                                         director at NXP Semiconductors – BU-Automotive and project leader SPITS                          

                20.00    How mathematics helps TomTom users find their way, by Frank Stevers,

                                Senior Software Designer, Client Technology Eindhoven, TomTom                                               

                20.45     Drinks in the GEWIS Room, HG 10.52


We hope to meet many of you.

On behalf of the department and of the alumni associations AIMe, WIRE, XOOTIC, VIE, 


Marloes van Lierop, alumni officer computer science division

Cor Hurkens, alumni officer mathematics division