Partnership information

Dear members of Xootic and (potential) partners,

In this Xootic Partnership Levels document, you will find the information you need when you want to become a partner of Xootic or get in touch with our (250+) members.

 – The board. 

GMM 2011

Dear members of Xootic,
The board would like to invite you for our annual General Members Meeting.
The meeting is planned for Friday, April 8 2011 at De Zwarte Doos ( (TU/e premises, “Limbopad”, Eindhoven) from 20:45h – 22:15h.
We also would like to invite you for the preceding dinner, starting at 19:00h (reception from 18:30h) free of charge.
The agenda for the GMM looks as follows:
  • Agenda
  • Overview 2010
  • Financial Overview 2010
  • Discharge Board
  • Questions from the Board
  • Proposals for 2011
  • Budget 2011
  • Committees for 2011
  • Any Other Business
  • Closing
Please register for the GMM (and preceding dinner) via an e-mail to
Regarding to the dinner: please indicate if you would like a vegetarian meal.
Kind regards,
    The Xootic Board.

Xootic Lustrum Symposium

We are pleased to invite you for the XOOTIC 2011 Symposium, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the XOOTIC alumni organization.
The symposium is titled: “Technological Innovations for Future Healthcare Environments” This will be held on March 18th, 2011 at the Blauwe Zaal Auditorium of Eindhoven University of Technology, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Registration for the XOOTIC 2011 Symposium can be done on the symposium site 
Here you also see more information about the program and the speakers. 

On behalf of the Program Committee, we hope to see you on the 18th of March.
Sincerely yours,

Roxana Frunza

Menno Lindwer

Ladislau Posta

Tatiana Ungureanu

Arcilio Virginia


DYA Lecture presentation

Dear Xootic members,

Following a number of requests, please find here (4.84 MiB) the slides (pps-file) from the Xootic lecture on 3rd of December 2011 by Robert Deckers.

On behalf of the Xootic Lecture Committee,

Razvan Dinu


PS: Anyone who wants to discuss, or ask Robert something about DYA|Software can contact him (free of charge) at

Alumni New Year Reception 2011

Dear alumni,


MaCFAN, the federation of alumni associations of the Department of Mathematics and

Computer Science at the TU/e, herewith invites you to the Alumni New Year Reception 2011.


Date:               January 15, 2011

Location:         De Zwarte Doos, TU/e

Program:        14.00 Reception        

                        14.30 Lecture “Facing the challenge of probabilities by Maarten van der Weijden

    (Olympic champion 10 km open water swimming / mathematician)    
15.30 Drinks

                        17.30 Closure


Registration via Alumninet.


We hope to meet many of you there!


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


Magazine 13-3 (July 2010): Starting Your Own Business

  • Starting your own business – editorial
  • Interview with Lucian Voinea – Yanja Dajsuren
  • Shamans and Software – Martin Schoenmakers
  • Startup Valuation: Top Ten Techniques – Martin Zwilling
  • The Start of High-Tech Company TIOBE – Paul Jansen
  • Advice from a seasoned entrepreneur – Eric Hak

 Complete magazine (PDF)

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