(09.30-10:00) Registration and Networking 

(10.00-11.30) Session 1 
Diaspora as agents of change for sustainable development
Moderator: Dr. Tamador El Hassan, Northumberland Tyne and Wear Foundation NHS Trust, UK

  1. Welcome Remarks by the conference chair
  2. Lessons learned from the UK/Jamaica Diaspora Involvement Policy Model
    Rudi Page, Making Connections Work Ltd, UK
  3. What role can professionals play in the future of Sudan
    Dr. Amr S. Yassin, University of St Andrews, UK
  4. Building urban resilience in fragile settings: the context of climate change, conflict and displacement, Khartoum – Sudan
    Nuha Eltinay, London South Bank University, UK and Arab Urban Development Institute, Saudi Arabia

(11.30-11.45) Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

(11.45-13.00) Session 2
ICT, technology and industry
Moderator: Dr. Ali Elbireer, International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), UK

  1. ICT Applications and Digital Transformation
    Mohamed Kamal, Huawei Technologies, Kuwait
  2. Benchmarking Sudan’s ICT ecosystem- towards developing an ICT vision
    Dr. Hassan Hamdoun, British Telecom, UK
  3. The role of the industrial sector in the future of Sudan
    Dr. Adil Ahmed Dafa’Alla, Airbus UK Ltd, UK

(13.0-13.45) Lunch Break and Networking

(13.45-15.00) Sessions 3
Constitution, law and democratic transition
Moderator: Abobaker Adam, Sudanese Lawyers & Legal Practitioners in the UK

  1. Establishing an impartial state in Sudan: a constitutional perspective
    Nasredeen Abdulbari, Georgetown University, USA
  2. Legal framework for Sudan
    Abdul Salam Seid Ahmed, Freeman Notary Public, UK

(15.00-15.15) Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

(15.15-16.15) Sessions 4
Human capital, youth engagement, women empowerment and the role of media
Moderator: Dr. Sara Taha, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, UCL Hospitals, UK

  1. Human resources in Sudan: from personnel management to people management
    Reem Faysal, British Petroleum, UK
  2. Transformation of the Sudanese government media to public media
    Khalid AbualiMediacast International, UK

End of Conference