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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 5th 2019

12:00-21:30     Registration & Infopoint open
12:00-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
12:30-13:30 Lunch
14:00-14:40
Room A
 Opening Plenary
15:00-15:50
Room A
PThe ferocious power of nonviolence
Martin Smedjeback
16:00-16:50
Room A
PHow to use your cellphone to create a vegan world
Jane Velez-Mitchell
16:00-16:50
Room B
WAngry vegan
Els Van Campenhout
17:30-18:20
Room A
PWhy should feminists fight for animal rights?
Karolina Skowron
18:30-19:20
Room A
PTreat me like an animal
Indra Lahiri
18:30-19:20
Room B
PWhy we need more anti-hunting campaigns
Georg Prinz
19:30-20:20
Room A
PThe vegan and the environmentalist
Lisa Kemmerer
19:30-20:20
Room B
PAnimal testing: Why is it inhumane for humans and not just animals?
Jen Hochmuth
20:30-21:30 Welcome Reception with free food

Friday, September 6th 2019

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
 Friday Morning Plenary
Cristina Nițu
10:30-11:20
Room A
PAnimal Rebellion
Shivonne Engen
10:30-11:20
Room B
PRescuing animals other than cats and dogs and court battles with their oppressors
Cezary Wyszyński
11:30-12:20
Room A
PHow we stopped the use of animals in the circuses in Romania
Remus Cernea
11:30-12:20
Room B
PThis talk is about a trigger word
Lisa Kemmerer
12:30-13:50 Lunch
14:00-14:50
Room A
PRepresentations of other animals
Geertrui Cazaux
14:00-14:50
Room B
PEarly Intervention Network
Alexa Gnauck
14:00-14:50
Stalls Room 2
PThe Art Of Compassion Project
Helen Barker, Philip McCulloch-Downs
15:00-15:50
Room A
PInspiring compassion in children through art
Johnny Braz
15:00-15:50
Room B
PAnimal liberation and climate justice: Joint struggle against animal production
Fredi, Luna
16:00-17:50
Cinema
MKANGAROO
Mick McIntyre, Kate McIntyre Clere
16:00-16:50
Room A
PAnimal rights, human rights and social justice
Giovana Poker
16:00-16:50
Room B
PBeyond the fence: An animal rights manifesto for film
Stephen Marcus Finn
17:00-17:50
Room A
PSometimes you win in 2 days: Waging corporate campaigns
Ellie Donohue-Miller
17:00-17:50
Room B
DHunting myths and truths
Susan Hartland
17:30-18:50 Dinner
19:00-20:20
Cinema
MPlanet Vegan screening + capturing the essence of a vigil
James Hoot
19:00-19:50
Room A
PHow not to go extinct
Sailesh Rao
19:00-19:50
Room B
PVeterinarians can be leaders in the animal rights movement
Travis Strong, DVM MS DACVO
20:00-20:50
Room A
PHow to think big
Markus Böhning, Inga Laube, Caroline von Schwerin
20:00-20:50
Room B
POutside the animal rights bubble
Stijn Scholts
21:15-22:30 networking / open mic

Saturday, September 7th 2019

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
10:30-11:50
Cinema
MWhat about the animals?
10:30-11:20
Room A
PMeat trends, climate change, and global food security
Dawn Moncrief
10:30-11:20
Room B
PActivist wellbeing: The connection between health and effective activism
Shawna Weaver
11:30-12:20
Room A
PThe psychology of power
Melanie Joy
11:30-12:20
Room B
WAn introduction to hunt sabs
Susan Hartland
12:30-13:50 Lunch
14:00-15:20
Cinema
MCountdown to Year Zero
Sailesh Rao, Jane Velez-Mitchell
14:00-14:50
Room A
PAfrica: The importing of intensive animal agriculture and land leasing
Anteneh Roba
14:00-14:50
Room B
PInsects
Stijn Bruers
15:00-15:50
Room A
P10 things I changed my mind about in 20 years of vegan activism
Tobias Leenaert
15:00-16:20
Room B
DOpen Discussion Slot
16:00-17:50
Cinema
MBecoming a vet: Education and training without animal experiments
Nick Jukes
16:00-16:50
Room A
PBettering this world
Jake Conroy
17:00-18:20 Dinner
18:30-19:20
Room A
PU.S. legal trends impacting animals
Vanessa Shakib
18:30-19:50
Room B
DOpen Discussion Slot
19:30-20:50
Cinema
WNatura Umana documentary
Diana Musca, Eduard Nistru
19:30-20:20
Room A
PLiberation`s rainbow
India Kandel, Daniela Zysk
20:30-21:20
Room B
DIARC2020 and beyond...
21:00-23:00 Karaoke

Sunday, September 8th 2019

08:00-08:45 Morning Yoga
note: bring your own yoga mat
08:00-09:20 Breakfast
08:30-16:00     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
PSanctuaries: A true healing, reassuring and recharging resource for animal rights activists
Doina Badea
10:30-11:20
Room B
PHow to expose the animal industries
Michelle Berghäll
11:30-12:20
Room A
PHumane education and alternatives to animal experiments
Nick Jukes
11:30-12:20
Room B
POne more stop on the final journey
Paweł Artyfikiewicz
12:30-13:20
Room A
PTransforming farms into sanctuaries
Sarah Heiligtag
12:30-13:20
Room B
WBeyond raising awareness
Paula Meninato
13:30-14:20
Room A
PWhat next? Where do we go from here?
Michelle Berghäll, Johnny Braz, Shivonne Engen, Dawn Moncrief, Sailesh Rao
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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