The Animal Rights National Conference is the U.S. animal rights movement’s annual national conference. It is also the world’s largest and longest-running animal rights gathering, hailing back to 1981. We are open to all points of view on achieving animal liberation and provide a platform for respectful and constructive discussion.

AR2019 will take place July 25 – July 28 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center located at 5000 Seminary Road in Alexandria, VA just outside Washington, DC.


The Animal Rights National Conference is designed for people who wish to improve their animal advocacy skills or simply to network with other animal activists. The conference offers various educational and networking opportunities including:

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