This week the University of Salamanca welcomes the celebration of the Hispano-Mexican Workshop on the prevention of and the fight against corruption. It is a meeting organized by the “Master’s Degree in Preventing and Battling Corruption” (“Máster en Prevención y combate a la corrupción” – INACIPE-USAL).

The workshop is addressed to students of the Master’s Degree in Prevention and Battling Corruption, all of them from the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico, and organized based on the International Agreement between USAL and the National Institute of Criminal Science of Mexico (INACIPE).
The Master’s Degree programme is directed by USAL Professor of Procedural Law, Nicolás Rodríguez García, and is part of the training activities that are being constructed in Mexico since the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption System.

The workshop will include research seminars with Árkel Benítez Mendizábal (COMJIB), Fátima García Díez (USAL) and Iván Llamazares Valduvieco (USAL), and  institutional visits to the Spanish Parliament, the Spanish Senate and the Courts of Castile and Leon, as well as to the fundamental offices of the University of Salamanca.

Download the programme in pdf


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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