Our room block at the Sheraton is nearly sold out! If you haven't yet booked your room, do it now!
If the Sheraton is sold out of their $140/night rooms, don't worry! We're in the process of negotiating with a neighboring hotel. Please e-mail us to let us know you will need a room and we'll send you the information.
You can also check out the message boards for room shares, carpooling, and general discussions to connect with fellow attendees ahead of time.
The discounted Advance Registration Rate of just $150 ends tonight at midnight (PST)!
The Animal Rights 2016 National Conference will take place July 7-10 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
Looking to save? Earn back the cost of registration by joining our work scholar program!
The speaker line-up is now posted and more will be coming soon!
Among the 50 confirmed speakers (so far) are: Ingrid Newkirk of PETA,Nathan Runkle of Mercy For Animals, vegan journalist & TV personalityJane Velez-Mitchell, Steve Hindi of Showing Animals Respect & Kindness, Sharon Núñez of Animal Equality, Shirley McGreal of Int'l Primate Protection League, Melanie Joy of Beyond Carnism, Jack Norrisof Vegan Outreach, Dawn Moncrief of A Well-Fed World, lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project, Keegan Kuhn of "Cowspiracy,"Wayne Hsiung of Direct Action Everywhere, Colleen Patrick-Goudreauof Joyful Vegan, Peter Young of Animal Liberation Frontline, Gene Baurof Farm Sanctuary, author Ruby Roth and many more.
Register by May 20 to take advantage of the discounted $150 rate.
Join the AR2016 team by signing up as a work scholar to earn back the cost of registration and contribute to the event! We also offer low-income and travel discounts.
It's here! The official schedule for the Animal Rights 2016 National Conference is now published!
Check out the exciting jam-packed program with 70 sessions including a dozen special interest clusters on power of videos and new technology, power of online advocacy, power of language and public speaking, nature and prospects of social change, engaging children and youth, elements of vegan advocacy, elements of activism and leadership, and "rap" sessions on controversial issues.
And, a distinguished line-up of speakers with Ingrid Newkirk, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Melanie Joy, Nathan Runkle, Gene Baur, David Carter, Colleen Holland, Simone Reyes, Erica Meier, Karen Davis, our own Alex Hershaft, and 130 more.
Have we mentioned the daily networking receptions, the Saturday evening Awards Banquet, and the Sunday night Celebration of Animal Rights?
Registrations and room reservations are going fast. Don't miss out!
Check out this year's list of sponsors so far! Animal Equality, Mercy for Animals, PETA, Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!(SAEN), and Showing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK) are among this year's top sponsors. Stay tuned as even more of your favorite groups get on board for the best Conference yet.