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Program


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
15:00-15:50
Room B
PWhy should feminists fight for animal rights?
Karolina Skowron
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
PCapitalism vs. ethics
Mario Burbach
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
note: bring your own yoga mat
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
DJudgement in the Animal Rights Movement
Shivonne Engen
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
Simon Anhut, 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
19:30-21:20
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
note: bring your own yoga mat
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
Cinema
PThe "Livestock Revolution" and its dire consequence on global hunger and climate change
Dawn Moncrief
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
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
live on stage: Tes · Casey Tufnell · Nanokill

Sunday, September 9th 2018

08:00-08:45 Morning Yoga
note: bring your own yoga mat
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
10:30-11:20
Room B
PTransforming democracy for the sake of systematic change - animal rights in politics
Sebastiaan Wolswinkel
11:30-12:20
Room A
PThe new spirit of veganism
11:30-12:20
Room B
PActivism On The Road
Shivonne Engen, Ruth Leysner
12:30-13:20
Room A
PThe importance of scientific method and rational thinking in animal advocacy
Stan Carnino
12:30-13:20
Room B
PCreative dissent: Why creativity is the critical for social change
Paula Meninato
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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