Globalisation, Technology and Sustainable Development Book Series
The Role of Diaspora in Technology Transfer and Achieving Sustainable Development in Sudan
First Sudanese Diaspora International Conference


Organizing Committee

We are grateful to all members of the conference team for making available to us their valuable time and efforts in organising this conference.

Conference Team

Chair
Dr. Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK

Track Chairs
Dr. Abu-Bakr Abu-Median, Institute for Animal Health, UK
Dr. Mohammed Ali, Scientifi c and Technology Solutions Ltd, UK
Dr. Adil Dafa'Alla, Airbus UK Ltd, UK
Dr. Ihab El-Hemaidi, Queen Elizabeth Hospital London, UK
Professor Suad Sulaiman, Sudanese Environment Conservation Society, Sudan

IT and Graphic Design
Eng. Mohamed Elhag, Global Intellectual, UAE
Eng. Hassan Tangasawi, University of Brighton, UK

Administration and Finance
Mr. Ahmed Khogali, WASD, UK
Ms Fiona Dooley, WASD, UK


Acknowledgements and Sponsors

On behalf of OC, we would like to thank the following individuals and institutions for their generosity and full support to the conference. We would like also to acknowledge the help and support of the highly professional and dedicated staff of all these institutions in facilitating and helping the different activities and tasks of the conference.

Professor Gordon Mackerron, Director, SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research), University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Ms Bridget Hill, Conference & Events Sales Manager, Holiday Inn and her highly professional and dedicated staff from Holiday Inn Brighton-Seafront, Brighton, UK

Mr. Dhiraj Aggarwal, Director, Prepress Solutions, New Delhi, India

Mr. Mark Couch, Sales and Office Manager, Short Run Press Limited, Exeter, UK


Research Tracks

Track 1: Technology, Innovations and New Sciences
Science, Technology, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Technology Transfer, Intellectual Properties, etc.

Track 2: Engineering Applications and Management
Industrial Engineering; Engineering Design; Town Planning; Transportation; Electricity Generation & Distribution; Bio Energies; Petroleum Energy; Renewable Energy; Aerospace Technology; Aviation; Satellites; Remote Sensing.

Track 3: Environment and Management
Environmental Engineering, Planning, Environmental Education, Ecotourism

Track 4: Agricultural & Animal Research and Technology
Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology, Crop & Animal Production, Animal Health.

Track 5: Medical Sciences and Public Health
Medical Knowledge, Technologies and Innovations, Public Health Impact on Human Resources and Economy.

Track 6: Strategic Planning and Policies
Information Policy, Education, Public Policy, Employment, Entrepreneurship, HRM.

Track 7: Information and Communication Technologies and Management
Information Systems, E-Government & E-Services, Information Infrastructure, GIS, Mobile Technologies, etc.

Track Chairs and Reviewers

We are grateful to our track chairs and many reviewers for graciously offering their invaluable comments that have enriched the quality of the papers in this volume and also for making available to us their valuable time and efforts.

Dr. Abu-Bakr Abu-Median, Institute for Animal Health, UK
Dr. Mohammed Ali, Scientific and Technology Solutions Ltd, UK
Mr. Steve Chapman, Scientific and Technology Solutions Ltd, UK
Dr. Adil Dafa Alla, Airbus UK Ltd, UK
Dr. Ihab El-Hemaidi, Queen Elizabeth Hospital London, UK
Dr. Frank Ibe, Scientific and Technology Solutions Ltd, UK
Dr. Isameldin Izzeldin, John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK
Professor Ali Khogali, Former Vice Chair, EMRO, WHO
Mr. Adrian Miller, Airbus UK Ltd, UK
Professor Suad Sulaiman, Sudanese Environment Conservation Society, Sudan