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Program


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

Thursday, September 8th 2016

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
PLunching with a pregan: Philosophy and anymal advocacy
Lisa Kemmerer
15:00-15:50
Room B
PBack to the roots: we need non-violent direct action and confrontational campaigns!
Martin Balluch
16:00-16:50
Room A
PLaunching a nationwide leafleting campaign: experiences from the first half year
Lente de Rooy
16:00-16:50
Room B
PWhy are people so morally inconsistent when it comes to animals?
Simon Gerlach
17:30-18:20
Room A
P"Are you a climate vegan?" - the environment, a matter of intersectionality
Jo Dirix
17:30-18:20
Room B
WReaching children with animal rights work
Simon Anhut, Bettina Rehberg
18:30-19:20
Room A
PAnimal rescue in Brazil`s largest enviro disaster: efforts, challenges and responsibilities
George Guimaraes
18:30-20:20
Room B
MScreening of "Jutro bedzie futro" - Polish documentary movie about the fur industry with Q&A
Martyna Kozlowska
19:30-20:20
Room A
PPerceptions and narratives of Arab, Muslim and Palestinian people in animal rights discourse
Ahmad Safi, Liz Tyson
20:30-21:30Welcome Reception with free food

Friday, September 9th 2016

08:00-09:00Breakfast
08:30-19:00     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:00-09:50
Room A
Friday Morning Plenary
10:00-10:50
Room A
P"Giving up animal products results in a poor diet"
Kadri Aavik
10:00-10:50
Room B
WMedia Workshop - reaching the big audience in an effective way
Toby Schionning
11:00-11:50
Room A
PA case for campaigns: Reflections on vegan outreach and purity politics
Jake Conroy
11:00-11:50
Room B
PPutting outreach to young people on the animal advocacy agenda
Jens Tuider
12:00-13:20
Room A
PMeta-strategies: Why you can save many more animals with your wallet than with your plate
Adriano Mannino
12:00-13:20
Room B
PThe moral blind spots in the animal rights community
Stijn Bruers
13:00-14:20Lunch
14:30-15:20
Room A
P"Tails" from the trenches
Indra Lahiri
14:30-15:20
Room B
PAwakening Compassion - a positive vegan outreach
Beata Ciupinska
15:30-16:20
Room A
PAnimal resistance, solidarity, and liberation
Justin Kay, Amanda Schemkes
15:30-16:20
Room B
PMeat, markets and misconceptions
David Pedersen
16:30-17:20
Room A
PConsidering the voiceless, it`s time we talked fish.
Wietse van der Werf
16:30-17:20
Room B
PWild animal suffering: Why 99% of wild animals die as babies already, and what we can do about it
Stefan Torges
17:30-18:20
Room A
PAnimal liberation and climate justice: Interconnections and alliances
Friederike Schmitz
17:30-18:20
Room B
WStarting a Save Group in your area - The importance of bearing witness
Bradley Russell
18:00-19:20Dinner
19:30-20:20
Room A
PSelf-determination and an autonomous life: the basic right for nonhuman animals
Martin Balluch
19:30-20:50
Room B
WHow to talk effectively with meat eaters
Martin Smedjeback
20:30-21:20
Room A
PTao of Poo: Working at a sanctuary for personal and spiritual growth
Johnny Braz
21:30-22:30networking with free snacks

Saturday, September 10th 2016

08:00-09:00Breakfast
08:30-21:30     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-21:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:00-09:50
Room A
Saturday Morning Plenary
Dave Du Toit
10:00-10:50
Room A
PWhy the future will be vegan
Tobias Leenaert
10:00-10:50
Room B
PActivism - dealing with limited time and resources - be active and be effective
Jaqueline Herth-Sanders
11:00-11:50
Room A
PUnderstanding carnism for effective vegan advocacy
Melanie Joy
11:00-11:50
Room B
PThe importance of direct action
Karl Häggroth, Richard Klinsmeister
12:00-13:20
Room A
DEA pros and cons
12:00-12:50
Room B
PAre we animals or cyborgs?
Susan Roberts
13:00-14:20Lunch
14:30-15:50
Room A
PHunt saboteurs, hunt violence and dealing with the authorities
Alfie Moon
14:30-15:20
Room B
WMarxism, socialism and animal liberation
Anne Marleen Schade
15:30-15:50
Room B
PPVegan volunteering, the Vervet Monkey Foundation, South Africa
Josie Du Toit
16:00-16:50
Room B
PSingle issue to reach animal liberation
Malin Gustafsson, Daniel Rolke
16:00-16:50
Room C
DBig picture strategy for an animal-free food system.
Jacy Reese
17:00-17:50
Room B
PCommunicating on Facebook without losing your mind
Tobias Leenaert
17:00-17:50
Room C
DBeyond sanctuaries and rescue
Ruth Hawe
18:00-18:50
Room B
PEcofeminism: bitches and bollox
Lisa Kemmerer
19:00-19:50
Room B
PShould we support cultured meat?
Chen Cohen
19:30-21:00Dinner
20:30-23:00Concert
live on stage: Tes · phoeNic · Velvetine

Sunday, September 11th 2016

08:00-09:00Breakfast
08:30-15:30     Registration & Infopoint open
09:00-15:30Exhibit/Stalls Rooms open
09:00-09:50
Room A
Sunday Morning Plenary
10:00-10:50
Room A
PFactory farming: The greatest crime of our time?
Toni Shephard
10:00-10:50
Room B
PSanctuary yoga: Giving animals a good death & how we learn about ourselves
Johnny Braz
11:00-11:50
Room A
PCivil disobedience for the animals
Martin Smedjeback
11:00-11:50
Room B
PiAnimal
Jose Valle
12:00-12:50
Room A
PThe construction of attitudes towards animals on the example of the Estonian fur industry
Kristina Mering
12:00-12:50
Room B
PFrom the margins to vegan options in Domino`s Pizza: The story behind the vegan revolution in Israel
Chen Cohen
13:00-13:50
Room A
PFrom Activist to Terrorist
Jake Conroy
14:00-14:30Closing Plenary
14:30-15:30Closing 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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