2016 SCHEDULE

PAST EVENT – THE FOLLOWING IS FROM OUR 2016 EVENT – STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON THE NEXT SUMMIT

 

Friday, July 29

EXPO

10:00-6:00 • Lower Sproul Plaza – FREE to the Public

First-Ever “VEGAN (Because We Care!) Walk”

12 noon • First-Ever “VEGAN (Because We Care!) Walk” – from People’s Park to Cal campus

LUNCH

1:00-2:15 • LUNCH – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan

SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 2nd floor

2:30-3:15 • MILTON MILLS, M.D. – “Humans Are Herbivores, Not Carnivores, Not Omnivores”

3:20-3:45 • CINDY SHEEHAN – “Peace Now, Go Vegan!”

3:45-4:00 • DON WEAVER – “Veganic Gardening”

4:00-4:25 • AMANDA BENHAM – “Healthy Vegan Children of All Ages”

4:30-5:15 • GARY FRANCIONE & ANNA CHARLTON – ” Veganism as a Moral Baseline”

5:20-6:00 • DAVID NIBERT – “From Genghis Khan to Wall Street: Oppression of Other Animals, War and Capitalism”

DINNER

6:15-7:15 • DINNER – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan or pre-purchased for $40

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

7:00-7:25 • Live Music / NASEEM MURAKAMI

7:30-8:10 • Comedy / MYQ KAPLAN

8:15-8:40 • Live Music / NASEEM MURAKAMI


Saturday, July 30

MORNING YOGA

7:30-8:30 • Morning Yoga / VICTORIA FERNANDEZ – location TBA

SUE COE ART EXHIBIT

8:00-6:00 • SUE COE ART EXHIBIT “The Animals’ Vegan Manifesto” – 2nd floor reception area outside Pauley Ballroom

BREAKFAST

8:00-9:00 • BREAKFAST- included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan

EXPO

10:00-6:00 • Lower Sproul Plaza – FREE to the Public

12:45 • MARLENE WATSON-TARA – food demo  – FREE to the Public

1:30 • GRUMPY OLD VEGANS – vegan folk music

3:30 • TBA – food demo  – FREE to the Public

SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 2nd floor

9:00-9:25 • MICHAEL BEDAR – “When Diabetics Go Vegan”

9:30-9:45 • KAREN HAMZA – “Vegan Food for Homeless People and their Companion Animals”

9:50-10:15 • ERIC WEISMAN “Dogs and Cats Go Vegan”

10:2010:45 • BOB LINDEN “Thanks to Attendees of the World Vegan Summit & Expo”

10:50-11:25 • TODD SHUMAN ARA MARDEROSIAN “Environmental Crises of Animal Agriculture: WATER”

11:30-11:50 • ANUJ SHAH – “Go Vegan India”

11:50-12:30 • VAIDYA PRIYANKA Part 1: “Dairy – Food or Filth?” Part 2: “The Anti-Aging Benefits of Living Vegan”

LUNCH

12:30-2:00 • LUNCH – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan

12:45-1:45 • Lunchtime Yoga / VICTORIA FERNANDEZ / location TBA

CONTINUING WITH SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

2:00-2:55 • GARY FRANCIONE & ANNA CHARLTON – “Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights”

3:00-3:40 • GARY STEINER – “Animals as Persons” “Animals in Western Culture”

3:45-4:40 • SUE COE – “The Animals’ Vegan Manifesto”

4:45-5:00 • CHRIS HEDGES – by video

5:00-6:00 • “Abolitionist Veganism and Intersectionalism” Panel Discussion: GARY FRANCIONE, ANNA CHARLTON, BENJAMIN MacELLEN, ANITA MOOS and others TBA

DINNER

6:15-7:15 • DINNER – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan or pre-purchased for $40

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT – “SOUL FOOD-FOR-THOUGHT”

7:00-8:45 • “Soul Food-For-Thought” Co-hosted by TAMEARRA DYSON & KENNETH G WILLIAMS, with presentations by ANTENEH ROBA, M.D., and MILTON MILLS, M.D., with live reggae from LAMOUR & the MYSTIK BAND


Sunday, July 31

MORNING YOGA

7:30-8:30 • Morning Yoga / VICTORIA FERNANDEZ – location TBA

SUE COE ART EXHIBIT

8:00-6:00 • SUE COE ART EXHIBIT “The Animals’ Vegan Manifesto” – 2nd floor reception area outside Pauley Ballroom

BREAKFAST

8:00-9:00 • BREAKFAST- included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan

EXPO

10:00-5:00 • Lower Sproul Plaza – FREE to the Public

12:00 • VAN DANG – food demo  – FREE to the Public

3:30 • VAN DANG – food demo  – FREE to the Public

12:45-2:00 • Sunday Special Lunchtime Expo Program – FREE to the Public

 Children’s Activities
 • VANI KADAS’ vegan song
 • GOLDEN REES – Kids Plant Veganic Seeds
 
Tribute to Vegan Hero CESAR CHAVEZ 
• GENESIS PALACIO, great great niece of Cesar Chavez
• ANTONIO MAGANA – “Going Vegan and Keeping Your Culture”

SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 2nd floor

9:00-9:25 • CHARLOTTE CRESSEY – “Feminism and Veganism: the Moral Imperative

9:30-9:50 • AMANDA BENHAM – “Update on B-12”

9:55-10:30 • BILL TARA & MARLENE WATSON TARA – “Human Ecology Project”

10:3510:50 • DELTA FARRINGTON – “The World of Vegan Products for Dogs and Cats”

10:55-11:30 • SID GARZA HILLMAN – “Raising Healthy and Happy Vegan Children”

11:35-12:35 • ANTENEH ROBA, BOB LINDEN – “The ONLY Solution for Climate Change: GO VEGAN”

LUNCH

12:30-2:00 • LUNCH – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan

CONTINUING WITH SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

2:00-3:55 • Grassroots Vegan Advocacy Workshop – GARY FRANCIONE, ANNA CHARLTON, BEN FROST, BENJAMIN MacELLEN, ANITA MOOS, JEFF PERZ, PEGGY WARREN, EMILIA LEESE, LAURIE LYONS, DAMON McDONALD, VANDA KADAS

4:00-4:25 • MIKE WEINBERG – “A Model for Supporting Local Vegan Restaurants and Vegan Businesses”

4:30-5:25 • TBA

5:30-6:10 • MERLIN REES – “Growing Vegan Organic (Veganic) Food” & GOLDEN REES – “Gentle World Vegan Community”

6:15-6:25 • BOB LINDEN & GARY FRANCIONE – Summit Wrap-Up

DINNER

6:30-8:30 • Dinner / Live Music – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan or pre-purchased for $40

 

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