MONDAY 17 JUNE 2019

DAY 1 MONDAY 17 JUNE 2019

(08.45-09:30) Registration, Networking and Arrival Refreshments

(09.30-11.00) Session 1 

Welcome Remarks by the conference chairs

Allam Ahmed, President, World Association for Sustainable Development
Jorge Laguna-Celis, Director, Governance Affairs Office, United Nations Environment Programme

Keynotes

Strengthening policy research uptake in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (JIU/REP/2018/7)
Petru Dumitriu, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system

Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production (UNEP/EA.4/17)
Jorge Laguna-Celis, Director, Governance Affairs Office, United Nations Environment Programme

(11.00-11.30) Tea/Coffee Break

(11.30-13.00) Session 2
TBC
Moderator: TBC

Building capacity for sustainable development: the role of science and technology
Amer Al-Roubaie and Shawqi Al Dallal, Ahlia University, Bahrain

Green productivity implications on sustainable development
Elsadig Musa Ahmed, Multimedia University, Malaysia

Initiatives of Tanfeedh – a national program in enhancing economic diversification in Sultanate of Oman
Hemavathy NithyanandhanCollege of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman

(13.00-14.00) Lunch Break

(14.00-17.30) Sessions 3/4
E-learning Platforms Roundtable
Moderator: Petru Dumitriu, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system

Online and blended learning reimagined: co-creating better futures
Manuel Frutos-Perez, Cambridge Education Group, UK

Blended and online education at UCL
Joanna Stroud, UCL Digital Education, UK

The lenses of innovation – digital education transformation at King’s
James Toner, King’s College London, UK

Are we willing to change
Alan Dean, Burning2Learn, UK

(18.00-20.30) Dinner and Networking