The conference will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2004,
in the Memorial Union Ballroom at URI's Kingston Campus. The event is free
Contact Laura Barlow at 874-1709 for more information and directions.
This years schedule of events will be as follows:
* 2pm, Dr. Theo Capaldo Ed.D: Dr. Capaldo is the president of the New
England Anti-Vivisection Society and will be speaking on the Realms and
Realities of the Possibilities of replacing the use of animals in
education. Her presentation includes a very interesting slide show and
question and answer session.
* 3:15pm, Loring Harkness, a representative from People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals, speaks on factory farming titled, “The Animals
* 4:30pm, Dr. Michael Greger, an expert on vegan nutrition, mad cow
disease and foreign policy and its effect on animal rights will be
speaking and answering questions.
* 5:45pm, Steven Best: Steven Best is an author, activist, teacher and
department chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Texas,
he will be speaking on the Philosophy behind the animal rights movement.
* 8:00pm, the screening of the new film, Peaceable Kingdom.
To learn more about the film please visit:
After the video there will be a small activist training session.
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