Radical Veganism

Talks and panels exploring why it's necessary to address animal rights as an interconnected social movement; hosted by animal rights educator Christopher Sebastian and vegan journalist Tom Lane

Timetable

Saturday

12:00

Ableism inside the veganism community

Selena Caemawr

How does it manifest and how can we make room for people with disabilities in our movement? The aim is[…]

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Selena Caemawr

1:00

Environment Panel

Extinction Rebellion, Amir Kassam, Max La Manna

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Extinction Rebellion

Amir Kassam

Max La Manna

3:00

Vegans don't live in a bubble: The central importance of the social world in understanding veganism

Trent Grassian

This talk will explore the central importance of culture, identity and the social world in our dietary choices, our willingness[…]

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Trent Grassian

4:00

"73 Cows" film screening and interview

Alex Lockwood

73 Cows tells the story of Jay Wilde, the first farmer in the UK to trade beef farming for sustainable[…]

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Alex Lockwood

5:00

Topic TBA

Dr. Casey Taft

Dr. Casey Taft is co-owner of Vegan Publishers and Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. He’s an[…]

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Dr. Casey Taft

Sunday

11:00

Beyond the headline: Question what you read

Christopher Sebastian, Tom Lane

Is everything we read about veganism true? How do we identify verifiable sources? The importance of reading beyond a headline[…]

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Christopher Sebastian

Tom Lane

12:00

How to be COOL (Cultivators of Our Own Lives)*: A New Parent’s Pitch for a Post-racial, Vegan Outlook

Joel Bravette

Jay Brave uses a series of vignettes, anecdotes plus his own lived experience to paint a new picture of practical[…]

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Joel Bravette

1:00

Media Panel

Joel Bravette, Dominika PIasecka, Andrew Johnson

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Joel Bravette

Dominika PIasecka

Andrew Johnson

3:00

Using the media to help animals

Dominika PIasecka

The media are influential but not so hard to influence. Dominika will provide ideas for everyone to generate positive news[…]

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Dominika PIasecka

4:00

VGN live podcast

Tom Lane

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Tom Lane