Spain’s Minister of Justice,  Rafael Catalá Polo, is to participate is this workshop included as part of the Specialization Courses in Law.

The “Cátedra COMJIB-USAL: Seguridad jurídica y justicia en Iberoamérica”  is organizing an International Workshop within the frame of the Specialization Course in Law of the General Foundation of the University of Salamanca. 

The workshop, to take place in  Hospedería Fonseca on Monday, 23 January at  9:00 am, is called “The Ibero-American Legal Area: Shared Opportunities and Challenges”, and participating will be:

  • Daniel Hernández Ruipérez, Rector of the University of  Salamanca,
  • Rafael Catalá Polo, Spain’s Minister of Justice,
  • Ledy Zúñiga Rocha, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Religion of the Republic of  Ecuador,
  • Árkel Benítez Mendizábal, Secretary General of the Conference of Ministers of Justice of Ibero-American Countries (COMJIB-USAL) and
  • Nicolás Rodriguez García, Chair of Procedural Law of the University of  Salamanca.

Registration is FREE and must be done before 5:00 pm on 20 January in order to obtain the certificate of attendance. REGISTER here.

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.

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