With the slogan ‘TU FARMACIA .es TU SALUD’ (YOUR PHARMACY is YOUR HEALTH), the conference will focus on what technologies contribute to pharmacies and how they can help to improve our health.

Next 25 and 26 May, 2017, the city of Salamanca will host the Tenth Pharmaceutical Conference of Castile & Leon  for pharmaceutical professionals, organized by the Council of Professional Pharmacists’ Associations of Castile & Leon, which is returning to the charra capital after having rotated every two years to one of the nine provinces comprising our Autonomous Community.

This encounter will put up for discussion our approaches and concerns about current topics affecting the profession and will confront the aspects that most concern us, building proposals to allow us to advance towards what we all want for the future of pharmacists in our region.

To this end, the Organizing Committee has drawn up a scientific programme that will motivate reflection about the perception of pharmacy/pharmacies, about who we are and what we can contribute to citizens’ health; about how we wish to orientate our growth and what health fields we wish to develop; what the new technologies applied to pharmacy can contribute; and how that can help optimize our work; the standardization of the electronic prescription in our Autonomous Community as the first step towards interoperability; the new health services that we wish to explore; the importance of excellence in university training to forge leading professionals; and the importance of research and drug safety, among many other topics.

Solidarity Race

In addition, the Professional Pharmacists’ Association of Salamanca is organizing a ten kilometre solidarity race to take place on Saturday 1 April at 18:30: The starting and finish line will be in the Sports City (Ciudad Deportiva) in La Aldehuela (Salamanca).

Link for registering:

www.cofsalamanca.com / Carrera Popular

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 de Mayo de 1971, Salamanca, España) Catedrático en la Universidad de Salamanca. Ha sido Vicerrector de Investigación desde el 2013 hasta el 2017 y Director del Parque Científico de la Universidad de Salamanca. Elegido dos veces como Decano de la Facultad de Ciencias, es Doctor en Ciencias de la Computación por la Universidad de Salamanca y, además, es Doctor en Inteligencia Artificial por la University of the West of Scotland. Dirige el Grupo de Investigación Reconocido BISITE (Bioinformática, Sistemas Inteligentes y Tecnología Educativa), creado en el año 2000. Director del IOT Digital Innovation Hub y presidente del AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado también es Profesor Visitante en el Instituto Tecnológico de Osaka desde enero de 2015, Profesor visitante en la Universiti Malaysia Kelantan y Miembro del Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado ha sido presidente de la asociación IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics, y coordinador académico del Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Arte y Tecnología de la Animación de la Universidad de Salamanca e investigador en las Universidades de Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) y en el Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). En la actualidad compagina toda su actividad con la dirección de los programas de Máster en Seguridad, Animación Digital, Telefonía Movil, Dirección de Sistemas de Información, Internet de las Cosas, Social Media, Diseño e Impresión 3D, Blockchain, Z System, Industria 4.0, Gestión de Proyectos Ágiles y Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings​, en la Universidad de Salamanca y su trabajo como editor jefe de las revistas ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) o Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado desarrolla principalmente trabajos en proyectos relacionados con Inteligencia Artificial, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids y Análisis de sentimiento.

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