Thursday 16th November

08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Official Opening Ceremony
 

• Welcome Remarks, Simon Baines, Innovation Centre Manager.

• Introductory Remark, Mark Charlton, Head of Public Engagement, DMU -Volunteering

at University: helping to create the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

• Conference rationale, Dr Momodou Sallah, Reader in Globalisation and Global Youth

Work, DMU/Chair, Board of Directors, Global Hands.

• Official Opening, Prof. Dana Brown, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Enterprise, DMU and

Principal of Leicester Castle Business School.

10:00-11:30 Keynote Speeches
 

Professor Emmanuel Adegbite

Professor of Accounting, Governance and Responsibility and

Head of Accounting & Finance Department at DMU – Achieving Profit and

Social Good through Corporate Social Responsibility.

Dr. D. Michael Shafer Director, Warm Heart and Professor, International Political Economy,

Rutgers University (Emeritus) – Social Enterprise: Passing fad or tool for global transformation?

11:30-11:45 Tea/Coffee Break
11:45-12:45  Panel Discussion - Capital, world order and social justice
 

Chris Herriot, Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Development, DMU.

Ousainou Saine, Green Activist, CEO Ecotech and Vice President of Alliance for

Sustainable Cooking Gambia.

Dr Rupert Gammon, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Energy and Sustainable

Development, DMU.

Dr Perry Stanislas, Senior Lecturer, Community and Critical Justice, De Montfort.

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Keynote Speeches
 

Dorothy Francis MBE, CEO of the Co-operative and Social Enterprise Agency

(CASE) - Change for Good.

Bhawani Singh Shekhawat, CEO of the Akshaya Patra Foundation –

Collaborate, Co-create and Innovate to Serve- From Charity to Social Enterprise.

15:30-15:50 Tea/Coffee Break
15:50-16:30 Parallel Workshops/papers 
 

Ousainou Saine, Green Activist, CEO Ecotech and Vice President of Alliance for

Sustainable Cooking Gambia - Trash4cash: a social entrepreneurship model to

Curb waste.

Rupert Gammon, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Energy and Sustainable

Development, DMU – A Social Enterprise Approach to Energy Service Provision in

Developing Countries.

Sara Coulson, Senior Lecturer, Audiology, DMU – Being Heard: Lived Experience

Of Mild Hearing Loss.

Chris Herriot, Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Development- The social

enterprise: an instrument of super-exploitation or of social change?

18:00-20:00 Social Entrepreneurship Fair/Exhibition (Connecting entrepreneurs and investors)
  - Local Businesses in the UK.
- Introducing groundbreaking business ideas (by delegates)
- Tips from Investors
-Drinks and Reception

Friday 17th November

10:00-11:30 Keynote Speeches
 

Professor Dana Brown

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Enterprise at DMU and Principal of Leicester Castle Business School -

Every Enterprise a Social Enterprise.

Andrew Hunt

Co-founder and Managing Director, Aduna - From micro farming to macro markets:

transforming a never-heard-of ingredient into a trending global superfood – and creating a

new sustainable business model for rural Africa

11:30-11:50 Tea/Coffee Break
11:50-12:50 Parallel Workshops/papers
 

Dr Sana Rizvi Lecturer, Early Career Academic Fellow, DMU - How can

universities commit to being a social enterprise and offer empowering spaces

to students from BME and from disadvantaged backgrounds?

Alieu Gaye, Social Entrepreneur & Community Development Worker - The

Gambia Agro Industry and Social Entrepreneurship.

David Judge and Dom Ryan, One Unite - One Unite: How can we be successful,

sustainable and profitable, whilst being able to invest in our communities?

Dr Carika Weldone, Lecturer in Biomedical Science, DMU - Investing in the youth a guaranteed return: a case study on Bermuda

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Keynote Speeches
 

Dr Perry Stanislas, Senior Lecturer, Community and Critical Justice, De Montfort

University - Institutional corruption and its impact on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and th in Developing Countries.

Dr Vivien Rolfe, Associate Head of Department (Applied Sciences), UWE Bristol -

Open educators as social entrepreneurs.

15:30-15:50 Tea/Coffee Break
15:50-16:45

Roundtable discussions, presentations of recommendations/plans of actions/

commitments

16:45-17:00 Closing Remarks
  Dr Momodou Sallah 

*Programme subject to change