Saturday, June 22nd – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8:00–9:00 – Registration and Vegan Continental Breakfast
9:00–9:15 – Welcome
9:15–10:30 – Jonathan Balcombe, Animal behavior expert and author of four books, including Pleasurable Kingdom.
10:30-10:45 – Break
10:45–noon – Michael Budkie, co-founder and Executive Director, SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation Now).
noon–1:30 – Vegan Lunch, Networking
1:30–4:00 – Harold Brown, former beef farmer and founder of Farm Kind. He is also a subject of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home. The documentary will be shown and discussed by Farmer Brown.
5:00–7:00 – Guests are invited to attend an informal dinner at Jazzy Veggie – 15% off entrees for conference attendees.
Sunday, June 23rd – 8:00 am – noon
8:00–9:00 – Vegan Continental Breakfast
9:00–noon – Roundtable Discussion lead by Scott Harris, with Jonathan Balcombe, Michael Budkie, Harold Brown and Jill Fritz.
Please attend and learn what we can do in Michigan, our communities and in our lives to better the lives of all animals.