The BISITE Research Group at the University of Salamanca and the IoT Digital Innovation Hub are coordinating the production of medical material that is so much in demand at the moment. This material will help in the fight against COVID-19. BISITE has the support of hundreds of volunteers, who have provided us with the material, advice and manpower required to make masks, gowns and face shields.
During the Third Multiple International Conference on Advances in Engineering Science and Technology (ASET 2020) in Dubai, we had the opportunity to examine the changes in artificial intelligence and the strength it has acquired in recent years.
Last week I had the honour of giving a lecture at the First Iberian Forum organized by Rotary, which was attended by Rotary member clubs from Spain and Portugal and various public figures. Technology, artificial intelligence, sustainable development and global security were the focus of my presentation and, above all, the link between them and the objectives of Agenda 2030.
I have had the opportunity to collaborate with the Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya (AQU), and to chair one of its External Evaluation Committees.
On September 13th, the IoT Digital Innovation Hub partners with DIHELP to organize a Stakeholder Workshop. The workshop attracts SMEs, startups, investors and many others, giving its attendees the opportunity to share their ideas on digital transformation in the business sector.
I would like to share with you an article published in El Mundo (Diario de Castilla y León) -Innovadores, in which I talk about our role as a Digital Innovation Centre in Salamanca. Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) are centres of excellence that provide knowledge and tools to help SMEs in their digitisation process and make them more competitive by incorporating technologies such as IoT, Big Data or Artificial Intelligence.
The 14th International Knowledge Management in Organisations Conference (KMO2019) and the 8th International Learning Technology for Education Challenges Conference (LTEC 2019) took place this week. I am the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of these two congresses organised by BISITE.