Animal Writes
From 5 July 2003 Issue

AR2003 East Closes. AR2003 West Ahead
From [email protected]

The Animal Rights 2003 East conference closed on Wednesday with a Humane Education Seminar, Congressional lobbying, and a demonstration on the National Mall.

Several hundred photos are posted on the conference website. Outlines of many presentations are linked to the Program Schedule. Audio tapes are available from [email protected], 202-269-2000, for $8+P/H. Videotapes of the plenaries are available from FARM for $25.

The program for Animal Rights 2003 West is currently in the works. A preliminary session schedule will be posted this weekend, and a final program is expected around July 22.

The first west coast animal rights conference since 1985 will take place on
August 1-6 at the Westin - LAX Hotel in Los Angeles. Approximately 500
participants are expected, including 100 speakers representing more than 50
animal organizations.

Key speakers scheduled thus far include Carol Adams, Alan Berger, Steve Best, Linda Blair, Theo Capaldo, Lawrence Carter-Long, Robert Cohen, Joe Connelly, Rod Coronado, Karen Davis, Karen Dawn, Joyce D'Silva, Michael Greger, Alex Hershaft, Steve Hindi, Kevin Jonas, Elliot Katz, Greg Lawson, Howard Lyman, Bill Maher, Jim Mason, Jack Norris, Sherry Schlueter, Paul Shapiro, Lauren Ornelas Sullivan, Peter Singer, Joyce Tischler, and Paul Watson.

The program will include plenary sessions, workshops, 'rap' sessions, campaign reports, videos, and exhibits, as well as Newcomer Orientation, planning meetings, group workouts, Employment Clearinghouse, networking receptions, and Awards Banquet. Several post-conference activities are scheduled for August 6.

Be there for the animals, and bring your friends!

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