Yearsort ascending Theme of Summit Keynote Presenter(s)
2017 Challenges and Prospects of Attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within Planetary Boundaries
2016 Making the Sustainable Development Goals Work for People in Africa Prof Walter Vermeulen, President of International Sustainable Development Research Society and Amina Mohammed, former Honourable Minister of Environment in Nigeria,, now Deputy General secretary, United Nations.
2015 The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda: Whither Africa? Professor Godwell Nhamo of the University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa, and Ambassador Oluseyi Onafowokan who was the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana
2014 “Sustainable Development in Pre-colonial, Colonial and Post-colonial Africa: Issues and Contexts” Professor Sola Olopade, Clinical Director, Centre for Global Health, University of Chicago, USA, and Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs
2013 Leadership in Africa’s quest for sustainable development Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, former President of Nigeria
2012 Building Resilience in Sustainable Development in a Changing World Dr. Elias AyukUnited Nations University INRA, Accra Ghana
2011 Global Change and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities for South-South Cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa Emeritus Professor of Economics, Ademola Oyejide.
2010 50 years of Nationhood: Experiences in, and Prospects for Sustainable Development in Nigeria Prof. Jeffery Sachs, Columbia University, USA