Held every two years, this Conference returns to Salamanca after having been celebrated in all nine provinces of Castile & Leon.

Hospedería Fonseca of the University of Salamanca is currently hosting the Tenth Pharmaceutical Congress of Castile and Leon (X Congreso Farmacéutico de Castilla y León). The meeting, organized by the Council of Professional Associations of Pharmacists of Castile & Leon, has as its motto “YOUR PHARMACY IS YOUR HEALTH” and approaches concerns about topical issues in the hope of moving forward for the future of pharmacists and pharmacies in our community.

The scientific program of the Conference will allow reflection on the perception of pharmacy, where it should go and what healthcare fields it should develop. Issues related to pharmacy technology will also be addressed.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Regional Minister of Health, Antonio Sáez Aguado; the President of the General Council of Pharmacists of Spain, Jesús Aguilar Santamaria; The Mayor of Salamanca, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco; the President of the Academy of Pharmacy of Castile and Leon, Carlos Gomez, and the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Transfer of the University, Juan Manuel Corchado.

 

 

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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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