Panel Discussion - The Welfare Myth
Panel Discussion - Veganism in the Media (BSL interpretation available)
What the hell is a food desert (and are they still important)?
Suitable for new and aspiring vegans as well as long-time animal liberation advocates, this presentation challenges our conventional ideas about the challenges face people transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle and offers subversive solutions for combating them.Workshops & Panels (SAT) full timetable
10:30am - 11:00am
Black Vegfest is coming to New York City in August 2018. Christopher-Sebastian discusses some of the areas surrounding Black Vegfest, especially since its announcement in early March.Vegan Activists Corner full timetable
Panel Discussion - Inclusivity in Vegan Spaces (BSL interpretation available)
Inclusivity in vegan spaces is becoming more of a focus as veganism goes mainstream and spreads globally. Our panel looks at why the mainstream narrative is still dominated by white males, and seeks solutions to ensure that vegan spaces are more inclusive.
Hosted by Karin Ridgers and Tim BarfordStage full timetable
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Media Literacy for Animal Rights
Participants will observe examples of veganism and anti-speciesism in classic and modern literature, television, and film; learn how to interpret scientific journalism regarding food, environmental justice, and animals; and find out just what did the 2016 U.S. election teach us about social media content creation, distribution, and consumption (spoiler: vegans should take notes from the Russians)!Vegan Activists Corner full timetable