Delegates today gathered in different venues for their presentations beginning with 5 Guest speakers namely:-

1. Prof. Mary Abukutsa

Prof. Abukutsa is Professor of horticulture and currently the Deputy Vice -Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agricultural Technology. She is famed as a humanitarian and agricultural scientist from Kenya who specializes in olericulture, agronomy, plant physiology and her work focuses on African indigenous food crops. Her speech is onHarnessing African Indigenous Vegetables for Africa’s Sustainable Development.

2. Prof.Mugendi M'Rithaa

Prof. M'Rithaa is an industrial designer, educator and researcher at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa. He holds postgraduate qualifications in industrial design and higher education, as well as a doctorate in universal design. M’Rithaa is passionate about various expressions of socially responsive and responsible design, including design for sustainability, participatory design, and universal design. His speech is on an Afrikan Perspective on Socially Conscious Design.

3. Prof. Birhanu Dejene

Prof. Dejene is Professor of physics and material science at the University of Free State, South Africa. He has developed collaboration with University of the Western Cape, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University of Nairobi, University of Eldoret, JKUAT , University of Addis Ababa, Tokyo Institute of Science and Technology, ICTP and Tsukuba University. His speech is on Green Energy Sources as Solutions for Sustainable Energy for The Past, Present and Future through Community Engagement .

4. Prof. Simmy Marwa

Prof. Marwa is a Professor and practitioner of Strategic Quality Management at Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology.He is also a Certified Manager in Six Sigma Green and Black Belt, Process Excellence and Project Management as well as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). He will speak on Business and Innovative Approaches for Small &Medium Enterprise Development.

5. Prof. Donald Kisilu Kombo

Prof. Kombo holds a PhD in Sociology of Education, and currently the Acting Dean, School of Education, Kenyatta University. Some of the significant researches he has done include the Impact of Nairobi-Thika Super Highway on Ruiru Town in Kenya and Cactus Pilot Project on Health Promotion in Selected Primary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya. His areas of interest include Education, Research and Community Development. His speech is on Innovative Theories and Models of Competency Based Education for Sustai nable Development.

The Guest speakers were present to give insight in the different sub-theme workshops.