General Assembly about Policy and Budget Plan

A1.04, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Monday 4 mar 17:00 - 22:00
2 months ago

free

On february 4th, board 18 was discharged and board 19 was appointed. During this general assembly, board 19 presented their policy plan and budget. Because there were a lot of improvements to be made to the policy plan, it was not accepted by the general assembly and is currently being revised.

This is why, on monday the 4th of march, there will be a general assembly about the policy plan. At this general assembly, board 19 will present the revised policy plan and budget. The general assembly will then vote about these documents. The relevant documents can be found...

Rabobank Lecture: From waterfall to devops

C0.05, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Thursday 21 feb 17:00 - 18:00
2 months ago

free

“From waterfall to devops – how software development is changing radically”.

Thijs van Dord, IT Lead Mortgages within Rabobank, will walk you through the changes on software development in the last few decades and will focus more specifically on the changes introduced by the devops way of working. Come and hear what new skills and approaches devops asks from teams, team members and it-professionals. And what about next steps?

Thesis symposium for bachelor students

Studievereniging VIA, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Wednesday 20 feb 17:00 - 18:00
2 months ago

free

Note: this event will be in Dutch

Moet jij straks beginnen aan je scriptie of ben je alvast benieuwd naar wat het inhoudt? Wil je meer weten over de ervaringen van mensen met het scrijven van hun scriptie? Op dit evenement zullen oud-bachelorstudenten kort iets vertellen over hun scriptieonderwerp, wat erbij komt kijken en punten waar zij tegenaan gelopen zijn. Ook zal er verteld worden over samenwerken met een externe partij. Er zullen scripties van alle studies aan bod komen. Dus als je je goed wilt voorbereiden op je bachelorscriptie, kom dan vooral!

*Het scriptiesymposium vindt...

Gaming lecture: Godhood from Abbey Games

C0.110, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Tuesday 19 feb 17:00 - 18:30
2 months ago

free

On February 19th, Abbey Games will come to Science Park to show us their new, not yet released, game Godhood (www.godhoodgame.com)! Following this, the lead engineer Bas Zalmstra will give a lecture about the technology and engineering behind the game.

Abbey Games is a Dutch game studio who makes games that focus on complex systems and strategy. They pay a lot of attention to the technology behind their games, such as building their own game engine.

Chocolate Bonbon Workshop

Studievereniging VIA, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Monday 18 feb 17:00 - 22:00
2 months ago

free

Would you like to make your own chocolate bonbons? The cooking committee will get the best ingredients to make the most delicious bonbons. Experiment with strawberries or hazelnuts in your chocolate. The possibilities are endless! We are hyped to see you at Monday 18th of February at 17:00!

CHUPIDOS: Neon Valentines Day Drinks

Chupitos, Zieseniskade 25, 1017 RT Amsterdam
Thu 14 feb (19:00) - Fri 15 feb (2:00)
2 months ago

free

Thursday february the 14th, we sadly have to give up our beloved Brainwave. But don't be sad, you can still celebrate valentines day with your fellow "vianen"! The kickstartcommittee is throwing a party at our favorite shooterbar in Amsterdam: Chupitos. So find yourself an outfit that will light up under the blacklights and come get a free via shot! (and many more if you want...) Please register for this event.

Do you want us to deliver a rose to your valentine at the party? Request one at the borrel on february the 7th, or send an e-mail to kickstart@svia.nl.

Hot ones & Action brainstorm

A1.04, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Tuesday 12 feb 17:00 - 19:00
2 months ago

€ €3

The next brainstorm of the action committee will be taking place on the 12th of February. But this brainstorm will not be like any other brainstorm, this time it will be combined with the hot ones challenge! So do you dare to try the hottest sauces on a nice piece of chicken? Or will you just join because of the amusement and the beer? This hot event will only cost you €3! See you on the 12th!

Ps. You should only subscribe and pay if you are planning to join the hot ones challenge.

Dungeons & Dragons

Studievereniging VIA, Science Park 904 D1.16, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Monday 11 feb 17:00 - 22:00
2 months ago

free

Grab your sword, gather your spells, practice your bartering, and - most importantly - grab your dice because it's time for another night of Dungeons & Dragons.

We're going to play short one-shot stories and there are Dungeon Masters to help you, so no experience is needed! We've made some characters that you can use, but you can always create your own character in advance, as long as it's a level 1 character.

We want to assemble at 17:00 so we can prepare everything, fill out the character sheets and get some food. At 18:00 we are going to start playing.

Lecture TNO: Enhancing video streaming quality with network assistance

C0.110, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Thursday 7 feb 17:00 - 18:00
3 months ago

free

“Why does your video stream freeze when your computer starts a software update?” This talk will answer that question by going into the technology that drives online video streaming: Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH). DASH is the dominant technology that is used by the big content providers (e.g., Netflix and YouTube) and accounts for more than half of the total Internet traffic. Using HTTP as transport mechanism enables massive scale distribution, but it also brings new challenges to provide a high quality and stable video streaming experience. The streaming experience often...

Science Slam

Studievereniging VIA, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam
Wednesday 6 feb 17:00 - 23:00
3 months ago

free

Have you (or you and fellow students) worked on an interesting project throughout your studies, that you think could be interesting and informative for all? At the Science Slam, you will be able to showcase your project and win valuable CASH prizes! A good idea, a short presentation and / or demo of up to 15 minutes is all you need to enter! The event will take place on the 6th of February 2019, at Brainwave, so please apply by the 15th of January 2019 with a description of the project, names of the project members (between 1 - 3) and why you think this project would be interesting for...