(08:45-09:10) Arrival Refreshments and networking (09:15-10:45) Session 5  Moderator: Dr. Rawad Hammad, King’s College London, UK Rapporteur: Olivia Joseph-Aluko, Reinvent African Diaspora Network, UK Getting into digital – where should we start Dr. Rabie Saidi, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK Watch Video Green productivity implications on long run sustainable economic growth Prof. Elsadig Musa Ahmed, Multimedia University, Malaysia Watch Video Breaking the veil of effortless effort in research and discovery in Nigeria: lessons from other clans Sunday Afiko, Uyo Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria Watch Video (10:45-11:15) Tea/Coffee Break (11:15-12:45) Session 6 Moderator: Rudi Page, Making Connections Work Ltd, UK Rapporteur: Dr. Hemavathy NithyanandhanCollege of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman On incidence of Callus induction in the development of micropropagation of Acacia Senegal in Borno State of Nigeria Prof. Gadzama N. Mamadu and Kaldapa T. JummaiUniversity of Maiduguri, Nigeria Watch Video Environmental benefits of using Sugarcane bagasse in by-product development: A case study on EID- Parry (India) Ltd (EID-Parry) Nivedha Nithyanandhan, University of Madras, India Watch Video Islamic banking financing to SME: a unique tool to develop different network relations (Case study on Sudan, Kenya, Cyprus and Bangladesh) Prof. Mohammed Nurul Alam, Yorkville University, Canada Nurulayn Binte NoorWilfrid Laurier University, Canada Watch Video (12:45-13:45) Lunch Break (13:45-16:00) Sessions 7/8: Roundtable (3) Human rights based approaches for women empowerment and youth engagement Moderator: Prof. Siraj Sait, University of East London, UK Rapporteur: Kaldapa T. JummaiUniversity of Maiduguri, Nigeria Youth and the role of technology in implementing the sustainable development goals 2030 Olivia Joseph-Aluko, Reinvent African Diaspora Network, UK Watch Video The role of women and youth in the Sudan uprising Ibtehal Attaelmanan, WASD, UK Watch Video Women leadership in higher education in Saudi Arabia Lama Alghofaily, University of Lincoln, UK Watch Video Ensuring equal opportunities for female researchers and academics Prof. Verity Brown, University of East London, UK Watch Video Questions and Answers (16:00-16:30) Tea/Coffee Break (18:00-20:00) Dinner and networking