(09:00-09:30) Registration and Networking

(09:30-10:45) Session 1: Official opening and keynotes

Welcome remarks by the conference chair
Allam Ahmed, Founder Sudan Knowledge

Young people and the Diaspora – a legacy opportunity for all
Geoff Thompson MBE, Founder and Chair, Youth Charter and Chair of Governors, University of East London, UK

Lessons learned from the UK/Jamaica Diaspora Involvement Policy Model
Rudi Page, Making Connections Work Ltd, UK

Prof. Farida Fortune , Queen Mary University of London, UK

(10:45-11:15) Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

(11:15-12:30) Session 2
Moderator: Prof. Elsadig Musa Ahmed, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Rapporteur: Khalafalla OmerUrban Planner, UK

From uprising to smart development: lessons learned from Tunisia
Professor Jamel-Eddine Gharbi, Former Minister of Planning and Regional Development and Former Vice President, University of Jendouba, Tunisia

Sustainable development model for Arab Countries
Ahmed Sabry, Qudrah for Development and Investment Company, KSA

Economic contribution of Merowe Dam in Sudan: An analysis of communities’ perception
Al-Noor Abdullah, Plymouth University, UK

(12:30-13:30) Lunch Break

(13:30-14:45) Sessions 3
Moderator: Dr. Salma ElaminNational Medical Director Clinical Fellow, UK
Rapporteur: Prof. Ibrahim Bani, Emory University Atlanta, USA

Global health security and its impact on developing countries
Dr. Ali Elbireer, Senior Director, International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), UK

Food safety and inspection sector in Sudan; a prospective vision
Hisham Hassan, Consultant Food Safety, Canada

Gum Arabic more than emulsifier and food additive; a new experimental validation of anti-proliferative against Breast Cancer
Ahmed. A. M. Elnour, International Islamic University, Malaysia

(14:45-15:15) Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

(15:15-16:30) Sessions 4
Moderator: Norhan Ali, King’s College London, UK
Rapporteur: Al-Noor Abdullah, Plymouth University, UK

Establishing an impartial state in Sudan: a constitutional perspective
Nasredeen Abdulbari, Georgetown University, USA

Legal framework for Sudan
Abdul Salam Seid Ahmed, Freeman Notary Public, UK

Abobaker Adam, Chairman, Sudanese Lawyers & Legal Practitioners in the UK

End of Day One