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Program


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

Thursday, September 7th 2017

12:00-20:00     Registration & Infopoint open
12:30-13:30Lunch
13:30-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
14:00-14:40Opening Plenary
15:00-15:50
Room A
PVegOresto or how can you eat vegan in restaurants
Laurie Collon, Kristina
16:00-16:50
Room A
PEarly Intervention Network: Striking at the roots of animal exploitation
Jens Tuider
17:30-18:20
Room A
POvercoming moral inconsistency - how psychology can help us become more effective
Simon Gerlach
17:30-18:20
Room B
WNever give up: Tearing down the wall, expose vivisection
Jimmy Lester
18:30-20:20
Cinema
MUnlocking the Cage
Steven Wise
18:30-19:20
Room A
PHow to finance full-time animal rights activism
Martin Smedjeback
18:30-20:20
Room B
DCampaign Discussion: Reaching young people
Fatma Biltekin, Robin Drastig, Ruth Hawe, Sebastian Lenz, Burak Özgüner, Ondine Sherman
19:30-20:20
Room A
PConnecting the catastrophes: Animal rights and climate change
Kristina Giovanetti
20:30-21:30Welcome Reception with free food

Friday, September 8th 2017

08:00-08:45Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20Breakfast
08:30-19:00     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
Friday Morning Plenary
Fatma Biltekin, Lucy Wairimu Gathigo, Burak Özgüner
10:30-11:20
Room A
PHow the Nonhuman Rights Project fights for the rights of nonhuman animals
Steven Wise
10:30-11:20
Room B
WHow to screen videos in the streets with a small budget
Evgueni Kivman, Dietrich Rink
11:30-12:20
Cinema
MEmpty Cages
Martin Smedjeback
11:30-12:50
Room A
PMarketing and Meat-a-physics: Managing an appetite for meaning in modern consumer society
David Pedersen
11:30-12:20
Room B
WSupersize your appearance: Communication in street campaigning
Nicolas Thun
12:30-13:30
Cinema
MIreland`s Fur Trade (2017)
Laura Broxson
12:30-13:20
Room B
WAnimal rights on the frontpage - How to do media work effectively
Toby Schionning
13:00-14:20Lunch
14:30-16:20
Cinema
MUnity
Amy Jean Davis
14:30-15:20
Room B
DRewilding rescued animals
Ruth Hawe
15:30-16:20
Room A
PThe evil empire of animal agriculture in Brazil
Paula Brügger
15:30-16:20
Room B
PThe challenges, rewards, and importance of running animal rights societies at universities
Ann Broadhurst, Aleesha Nagra, Connie Painting
16:30-18:20
Cinema
MThe End of Meat
Marc Pierschel
16:30-17:20
Room A
PPostmodern life: Produce, profit or perish
Katerina Vidner Ferkov, Ksenija Vesenjak Kutlačić
16:30-18:20
Room B
DCampaign Discussion: Street campaigning
Simon Anhut, Evgueni Kivman, Dennis Michaelis, Dietrich Rink, Nicolas Thun
17:30-18:20
Room A
P"Stop forcing veganism on children": veganism as a source of moral panic in Estonia
Kadri Aavik
18:00-19:20Dinner
19:30-21:20
Cinema
MKANGAROO
Mick McIntyre, Kate McIntyre Clere
19:30-20:20
Room A
PEven words bleed: Powerful advocacy through storytelling
Indra Lahiri
19:30-20:50
Room C
DOpen Discussion Slot 1
20:30-21:20
Room A
PHow we can use the law of attraction in the animal rights movement
Beata Ciupinska
20:30-21:20
Room B
PKarl Marx, animal rights and the revitalization of utopia
Tobias Rein
21:30-22:30networking with free snacks

Saturday, September 9th 2017

08:00-08:45Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20Breakfast
08:30-21:00     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:00Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
Saturday Morning Plenary
Kaleem Malik, Faheem Jehan Zaib
10:30-11:20
Room A
PHow to create a vegan world?
Tobias Leenaert
10:30-11:20
Room B
PRespecting animal rights can ensure better human rights
Faheem Jehan Zaib
11:30-13:10
Cinema
MThe End of Meat
11:30-12:50
Room A
PHow vegans can create healthy relationships and communicate effectively
Melanie Joy
11:30-12:50
Room B
DThinking critically about wild animal suffering
Stijn Bruers
13:00-14:20Lunch
14:30-16:20
Cinema
MThe Vervet Forest
Frank Adames
14:30-15:20
Room A
PGet informed, get mad and get active for farmed animals
Jenny Brown
14:30-15:20
Room B
PFrom cage-free to egg-free. It`s time for vegan corporate outreach
Pablo Moleman
15:30-16:20
Room A
PBeyond animal agriculture: vegan organic food production as a cornerstone for transformation in agriculture
Daniel Mettke
15:30-16:20
Room B
PResolving resentment towards carnists
Marloes Boere
16:30-18:20
Cinema
MThe Last Pig
Allison Argo
16:30-17:20
Room B
PTogether we are strong: International campaigns for animal rights
Simon Anhut
16:30-17:50
Room C
DOpen Discussion Slot 2
18:00-18:50
Room B
PThe current state of hunting and the ban in the UK
Cassie James
18:00-19:50
Room C
DCampaign Discussion: Anti-Vivisection
Paula Brügger, George Guimaraes, Jimmy Lester
19:00-19:50
Cinema
PHow we achieved the fur farm ban in Czechia
Marek Voršilka
19:00-19:50
Room B
POverlapping oppressions: How we all contribute, how we all can help
Lisa Kemmerer
19:30-21:00Dinner
20:00-23:00Concert

Sunday, September 10th 2017

08:00-08:45Morning Yoga
08:00-09:20Breakfast
08:30-15:30     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-15:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:30-10:20
Room A
Sunday Morning Plenary
10:30-11:30
Cinema
MThe Last Pig
10:30-11:20
Room A
PSanctuary Yoga: Giving animals a good death & how we learn about ourselves
Johnny Braz
10:30-11:20
Room B
PFrom public indignation to animal liberation
Mathias Elrød Madsen
11:30-12:50
Cinema
MThe Vervet Forest
11:30-12:20
Room A
PHate Seaworld? It`s time to extend our concern to ALL captive wild animals
Liz Tyson
11:30-12:20
Room B
PWhat to say about fishes and oceans: Confronting flesh-eaters and climate change
Lisa Kemmerer
12:30-13:20
Room A
PThe Save Movement: Bearing witness
Amy Jean Davis
12:30-13:20
Room B
PDogma
Jessica Postelmans
13:30-14:20
Room A
PSustaining your activism (How to prevent burn out)
Christine Garcia-Kelly
14:30-15:00Closing Plenary
15:00-16:00Closing 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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