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P= presentation    D= discussion    W= workshop    M= movie    B= break       = other

All listed times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Pre-Conference Presentations

June 25, 2020 ‐ 18:30-20:00
Media for animals
Martin Smedjeback
July 28, 2020 ‐ 19:00-20:20
Non-Human Rights-Holders and the Hypocrisy of Fundamental Rights Law
Ankita Shanker
August 10, 2020 ‐ 19:00-20:20
Farm and slaughterhouse investigations
Michelle Berghäll
September 4, 2020 ‐ 18:00-19:20
Presenting the Connections Alliance
Aline Baroni, Karolina Skowron

Friday, September 4th, 2020

15:00-16:00   Zoom Test Stream
16:00-16:30   Pre-Conference Info Session
18:00-19:20   Presenting the Connections Alliance
Aline Baroni, Karolina Skowron

Saturday, September 5th, 2020

11:00-11:15   Opening Plenary
11:20-11:55PHow to work against slaughterhouses for animal liberation
Martin Smedjeback
12:00-12:35PVeganmodernism, our final strategy for meat abolition?
Stijn Bruers
12:40-13:15MWe see you.
Angelika Oetker-Kast
13:20-13:55PWhistleblower and the downer cow mafia or how to close down 6 slaughterhouses in two years
Friedrich Mülln
14:00-14:15BLive Music by Seimi Rowan
14:20-14:55PAnimal free science: better science without animal testing
Jen Hochmuth
15:00-15:35PFrom non-animal methods to "ethically sourced" animal cadavers
Nick Jukes
15:40-16:15PWhat can we do more to get the right to conscientious objection in education?
Oğuzcan Kınıkoğlu
16:20-17:15DTeaching liberation
Blane Abercrombie, Nicola O`Brien, Riley J. Taylor, Aga Trzak, Liz Tyson
17:20-17:35BStretching with Bianca
17:40-18:15PAnimals` Rights: address the gap to achieve the United Nations` Sustainable Development Goals
Katya Burns
18:20-18:55PRete dei Santuari
Francesco Cortonesi, Sara D`Angelo
19:00-19:15BLive Music by Gina Simmons and the nobodies feat. Trichlotherapie
19:20-19:55PExit animal production
Friedrich Kirsch
20:00-20:35WYour best self for a better world
Lilla Galfi
20:40-20:55BLive Music by Tes
21:00-21:35PWhy political action is crucial to the vegan movement
Erin Ersoy, Eilan Keister
21:40-22:15DPeople and cultures / Anymals and liberation
Lisa Kemmerer
22:20-22:40   Closing of the Day Plenary

Sunday, September 6th, 2020

09:20-09:35   Start of the Day Plenary
09:40-10:15PSpeak up for fish!
Lesley Fleuren
10:20-10:55PAbolitionist outrage
Wlodzimierz Gogloza
11:00-11:35PSHAC: a story of compassion, resistance and a movement under siege
Tom Harris, Nicola May, Gerrah Selby
11:40-12:35DUnplugged: an uncensored conversation with activists imprisoned for their role in the battle for animal liberation
Tom Harris, Nicola May, Gerrah Selby
12:40-12:55BBehind the Scenes of the Digital IARC2020
13:00-13:35DThe animal rights movement: our main challenges and how to overcome them
Jamie Harris
13:40-14:15PUnderrepresented genders and animal liberation activism
María Carreras
14:20-14:55PDeveloping South African domestic violence law to include companion animals
Sheena Swemmer
15:00-15:35PA world without subjugation, through policy, law, and activism
Ankita Shanker
15:40-15:55PAnimal Rights Activist Self-Care
Lilla Galfi
16:00-16:35PUncomfortable bedfellows: Challenges inherent in the "retirement" of non-human primates from vivisection
Liz Tyson
16:40-17:15PThe power of social media for animals
John Oberg
17:20-18:00PPrivilege and inclusivity
Melanie Joy
18:00-18:15   Closing Plenary

Some general information about the program

All sessions are scheduled to have a 5 minute break until the next session, so that there is time to take a short break (bio break, get coffee, etc.).

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