2005 Animal Rights Conference


The Animal Rights Conference takes place this July 7-11 at the Westin LAX. Usually, though I’ve been a vegan for nearly eight years, I shy away from this “hey, look at us, we’re for animal rights” type deals. I’m much more of an under the radar type gal. However, this conference seems pretty informative with presenters, workshops, and exhibitor’s booths including the wonderful Playfood. I won’t pretend – this is very much geared towards people already in the animal rights movement however it looks like a good way to continue improving on your animal friendly lifestyle (whatever that may mean to you) or it may help you in trying to change some things.

The four-day program features nearly 90 presenters from more than 50 organizations representing every faction of our movement. They appear in eight Plenary Sessions, 50 Workshops, 30 Campaign Reports, and 7 Rap Sessions. Other elements include Exhibits, Videos, Newcomer Orientation, Group Workouts, Strategy Meetings, Welcome and Networking Receptions, Awards Banquet, and entertainment by AR performers.

The program for the Animal Rights Conference will begin on Thursday, July 7, at 4pm with the Welcome Reception, followed by the Opening Plenary at 7:30pm. It will close on Sunday, July 10, with the Awards Banquet and Closing Reception ending at 10pm. For more information about the program and the presenters visit their website.