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Program

Please note that this program is not complete yet and that there will most likely still be some changes in the next weeks to the times of some presentations and some will still be added.



P= presentation    D= discussion    W= workshop    M= movie       = meals       = other

Thursday, September 6th 2018

12:00-20:00     Registration & Infopoint open
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
14:00-14:40 Opening Plenary
15:00-15:50
Room A
PThe vegan revolution is a social revolution
Victor Sjodin
16:00-16:50
Room A
PWhat are animal rights?
Erwin Vermeulen
16:00-16:50
Room B
WDeep canvassing for animal rights
Stijn Bruers
17:30-18:20
Room A
PWhat strategy to end vivisection?
Luísa Bastos
17:30-18:20
Room B
PHow to campaign against animal suffering with limited resources?
Paweł Frańczuk
18:30-19:20
Room A
PThe new spirit of veganism
Tobias Rein
18:30-20:20
Room B
DCampaign Discussion: Undercover Investigations
Susan Hartland
19:30-20:20
Room A
PThe Power of Coalitions
Alexandria Beck
20:30-21:30 Welcome Reception with free food

Friday, September 7th 2018

08:00-08:45 Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20 Breakfast
08:30-19:00     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
 Friday Morning Plenary
10:30-12:20
Cinema
MThe Vervet Forest
10:30-11:20
Room A
PMainstreaming our message
Rachel Krantz
10:30-11:20
Room B
PGo Veggie for 30 Days
Cezary Wyszyński
11:30-12:20
Room A
PThe power of social media to advocate for animals
John Oberg
11:30-12:20
Room B
PEducating animal rights to children through mobile apps & games
Abdul Ahad, Kaleem Malik, Faheem Jehan Zaib
12:30-13:20
Room A
PSexism and male privilege among activists
Lisa Kemmerer
12:30-13:20
Room B
WWays to live as a longtime animal rights activist
Martin Smedjeback
13:00-14:20 Lunch
14:30-15:20
Room A
PThe Save Movement
Lena Ella, Karol Marocho
14:30-15:20
Room B
WAnimal abolitionist environmental education
Paula Brügger
15:30-17:20
Cinema
MH.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters
Nina Messinger
15:30-16:20
Room A
PEffective humane education in the classroom and beyond
Jesse Tandler
15:30-17:20
Room B
DCampaign Discussion: International Campaigns
Alexandria Beck
16:30-17:20
Room A
POn the edge of the margins
Gerardo Tristan
17:30-18:20
Room A
PThe role of sanctuaries in animal liberation
Indra Lahiri
17:30-18:20
Room B
WBeing a teenager and a full-time activist
Massin Riggs
18:00-19:20 Dinner
19:00-21:20
Cinema
MDominion
19:30-20:20
Room A
PTeaching kids about animal rights and justice: A critical analysis of children`s books
Aysegul Ciyer
19:30-20:20
Room B
PDon`t throw away our history - archives for the movement
Tom Zimmermann
20:30-21:00
Room A
PYour phone is your best tool to help animals!
Jane Velez-Mitchell
21:30-22:30 networking / open mic

Saturday, September 8th 2018

08:00-08:45 Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20 Breakfast
08:30-21:00     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:00Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
 Saturday Morning Plenary
Huiyu Ouyang
10:30-11:20
Room A
PLike, sign & share - Is online activism killing the movement?
Viktor Gebhart
10:30-11:20
Room B
PHow big data can help to build a vegan world
Stijn Scholts
11:30-13:20
Cinema
MKANGAROO
11:30-12:20
Room A
PVegan nutrition - separating the evidence from superstition
Christian Koeder
11:30-13:20
Room B
DCampaign Discussion: Reaching young people
Paula Brügger, Aysegul Ciyer, Jesse Tandler
12:30-13:20
Room A
PVegan communication: The problem and the promise
Melanie Joy
13:00-14:20 Lunch
14:30-15:20
Cinema
PAbleism, ageism and speciesism
Geertrui Cazaux
14:30-15:20
Room B
PWhen compromise is neccessary to win a campaign (on an example of Polish antifur campaign)
Martyna Kozlowska
15:30-16:20
Room B
WGrowing and improving an activist network
Olive Gramain, Camille Ots
16:30-17:20
Cinema
PAnimal rights situation in China and animal rights campaigns on campus
Huiyu Ouyang, Jesse Zhang
16:30-17:50
Room B
DTalking about sexism and male privilege in the movement
Lisa Kemmerer
18:00-19:30 Dinner
20:00-23:00 Concert

Sunday, September 9th 2018

08:00-08:45 Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20 Breakfast
08:30-15:30     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-15:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
 Sunday Morning Plenary
10:30-11:20
Room A
PThe End of Animal Farming
Jacy Reese
11:30-12:20
Room A
PCapitalism vs. ethics
Mario Burbach
11:30-12:20
Room B
PBeyond sheltering in Vietnam
Catherine Besch
12:30-13:20
Room A
PThe importance of scientific method and rational thinking in animal advocacy
Stan Carnino
13:30-14:20
Room A
PBuilding our compassion endurance
Johnny Braz
14:30-15:00 Closing Plenary
15:00-16:00 Closing Reception with free food

Some general information about the program

All presentations and workshops are scheduled to have a 10 minute break until the next session, so that there is enough time to take a short break and switch to another room.

note: all information on this web site is subject to change as the conference planning proceeds
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