August 3 - 6 ♦ Hilton Mark Center
just outside of Washington, DC

SPEAKERS

This year's Animal Rights National Conference features more than 150 speakers from 90 organizations across the world, representing different paths to animal liberation.

Carol Adams - author, Sexual Politics of Meat

Toni Adleberg - Animal Charity Evaluators

Samantha Annilyn - Audrey Unchained

James Aspey - public speaker (Australia)

Jessica Ava - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Vandhana Bala - Mercy For Animals

Josh Balk - Humane Society of the United States

Joel Bartlett - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Emily Moran Barwick - Bite-Size Vegan

Gene Baur - Farm Sanctuary

Dotsie Bausch - Olympic cyclist, animal activist

Jamie Berger - Mercy For Animals

Jaya Bhumitra - Animal Equality

Aryenish Birdie - Encompass

Edita Birnkrant - NYCLASS

Jon Bockman - Animal Charity Evaluators

Hope Bohanec - United Poultry Concerns

Nikki Bollaert - Blue Raven Strategic

Patti Breitman - Dharma Voices for Animals

Asher Brown - Pollution TV

Karen Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! 

Michael Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!

Krystal Caldwell - Mercy For Animals

Jon Camp - The Humane League

David Cantor - Responsible Policies for Animals

Cody Carlson - Mercy For Animals

Michelle Carrera - Chilis on Wheels

Paige Carter - animal rights activist

Lisbet Chiriboga - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Jeffrey Cohan - Jewish Veg

David Coman-Hidy - The Humane League

Nick Cooney - Mercy For Animals

Richard Couto - Animal Recovery Mission

Karen Davis - United Poultry Concerns

Mark Devries - Mercy For Animals

Freya & Anne Dinshah - American Vegan Society

Stacey Ellison - Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! 

Mary Finelli - Fish Feel

Bruce Friedrich - Good Food Institute

Maggie Funkhouser - animal rights activist

Lauren Gazzola - SHAC 7 defendant, Center for Constitutional Rights

Caryn Ginsberg - author, Animal Impact

Justin Goodman - White Coat Waste Project

Paul Gorski - George Mason University

Robert Grillo - Free From Harm

Zach Groff - independent researcher

George Guimaraes - VEDDAS (Brazil)

Chris Guinn - The Humane League

Andrea Gunn - The Humane League

Hayden Hamilton - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Susan Hargreaves - Animal Hero Kids

Julie Henry - Saving Wild Sumatra

Alex Hershaft - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Krista Hiddema - Mercy For Animals (Canada)

Ally Hinton - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Marta Holmberg - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Emma Hurst - Animal Liberation (Australia)

Melanie Joy - author, Beyond Carnism (Germany)

Sebastian Joy - Pro Veg (Germany)

Brian Kateman - Reducetarian Foundation

Stephen Kaufman - Christian Vegetarian Association

Lisa Kemmerer - author, philosophy professor

Jeffrey Kerr - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Michael Klaper - vegan physician

Anita Krajnc - Toronto Pig Save (Canada)

Marilyn Kroplick - In Defense of Animals

Erin Kwiatkowski - Mercy For Animals

Amanda Kyle - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Indra Lahiri - Indraloka Sanctuary

Robin Lamont - novelist

Carrie LeBlanc - Compassion Works International

Tobias Leenaert - Vegan Strategies (Belgium)

Robert Leonard - animal activist

Joshua Levine - investment consultant

Lisa Levinson - In Defense of Animals

Eric Lindstrom - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Chris Liptrot - The Humane League

Nora Constance Marino - Animal Cruelty Exposure Fund

Jo-Anne McArthur - photographer, author - We Animals

Rachel McCrystal - Woodstock Sanctuary

Shirley McGreal - International Primate Protection League

Mick McIntyre - Documentary Filmmaker (Australia)

Rachel Meeropol - Center for Constitutional Rights

Erica Meier - Compassion Over Killing

Vesanto Melina - dietitian, author Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (Canada)

Ginny Messina - author - Vegan for Life

Kristie Middleton - Humane Society of the U.S.

Milton Mills - vean physician, animal activist

Pulin Modi - Change.org

Dawn Moncrief - A Well-Fed World

Shaun Monson - Nation Earth

Kimberly Moore - Anti-Fur Society 

Victoria Moran - Main Street Vegan

Leilani Münter  - race car driver, environmental activist

Karin Nagi - Voices 4 Animals & Children

Ariel Nessel - Pollination Project

Ingrid Newkirk - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Nassim Nobari - Seed the Commons

Sharon Nunez - Animal Equality

John Oberg - The Humane League

Toni Okamoto - Plant-Based on a Budget

Brian Ottens - DC Effective Altruists

Alexandra Paul - actor, animal activist

Brittany Peet - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Julianne Perry - Direct Action Everywhere

Ryan Phillips - animal activist

Tim Phillips - Animal Defenders International

Marissa Price - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Susan Prolman - ActivismForAnimals.org

Dulce Ramirez - Animal Equality (Mexico)

Jacy Reese - author, The End of Animal Farming

Matt Rice - Mercy For Animals

Travis Rieder - Johns Hopkins University

Jen Riley - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Nicole Rivard - Friends of Animals

Clifton Roberts - The Humane Party

Marla Rose - Vegan Street

Zoe Rosenberg - Chicken Rescue

Michelle Rojas - Better Eating International

Shayna Rowbotham - Mercy For Animals

Martin Rowe - Lantern Books

Nathan Runkle - Mercy For Animals

Brenda Sanders - Afro-Vegan Society

Jessica Sandler - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Stephan Sauerburger - online game developer

Sica Schmitz - Bead and Reel

Harish Sethu - The Humane League

Christina Sewell - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Paul Shapiro - Humane Society of the United States

Toni Shephard - Animal Equality

Victor Sjodin - Vegan Outreach

Harley Quinn Smith - actor, animal rights activist

Kathy Stevens - Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Matthew Strugar - animal law attorney

Pei Su - ACTAsia (England)

Adam Sugalski - One Protest

Seth Tibbott - Tofurky

Gerardo Tristan - FaunAccion

Jens Tuider - ProVeg (Germany)

Paul Rodney Turner - Food For Life (Colombia)

Ignacia Uribe - Vegetarianos (Chile)

Jose Valle - Animal Equality

Justin Van Kleeck - Triangle Chance for All

Jane Velez-Mitchell - JaneUnChained

Jerry Vlasak - North American Animal Liberation Press Office

Eileen Weintraub - Help Animals India

Michael Webermann - Better Eating International

Steven Wise - Nonhuman Rights Project

Mike Wolf - Compassion Over Killing

Kristen Wright - rhetoric professor

Radish XVX - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Nzinga Young - Wanyama Box

Wanqing Zhou - Brighter Green

Moderators

Rachel Atcheson - animal rights activist

Maureen Cohen Harrington - animal right activist

Anne Dinshah - American Vegan Society

Tracey Glover - author - Yoga and Veganism

Robert Isaacson - Dharma Project for Animals

Audrey Sanchez - Balanced

Maddie Segal - The Humane League

Veda Stram - All-Creatures

Christina Wilson - Mercy for Animals

Peter Young - animal rights activist