If you haven't yet booked your hotel room, please read this important update:
Due to increased attendance this year, we've already sold out of our $99/night room block at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. We are currently in the process of negotiating more rooms there at the rate of $119/night. If the extra cost will be an issue, we are also working with the Courtyard Marriott across the street to get $99/night rooms.
Please hold off on booking your room right now until we are able to provide more details. If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to call us at 301-530-1737. Thanks!
If you're not yet registered, there's still time to take advantage of the discounted $150 registration rate. We've extended the deadline through this Sunday night, May 17th.
Join more than a thousand caring people including movement leaders, activists, vegan vendors, students, and others for an unforgettable experience.
Register by May 17th to get the discounted $150 rate!
The speaker lineup (with more coming soon!) is now posted!
Among the 50 confirmed speakers (so far!) are:
Nathan Runkle of Mercy For Animals, Ingrid Newkirk of PETA, Steve Hindi & Janet Enoch of Showing Animals Respect & Kindness, Shirley McGreal of Int'l Primate Protection League, Jack Norris & Jon Camp of Vegan Outreach, Dawn Moncrief of A Well-Fed World, Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns, lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau of 30 Day Vegan Challenge, Matt Ball of VegFund, Nick Cooney of Mercy for Animals, Peter Young of Animal Liberation Frontline, Natalie Prosin of Nonhuman Rights Project, Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary, and many more.
Register by May 15th to take advantage of the discounted $150 rate.
Join the AR2015 team by signing up as a work scholar to earn back the cost of registration and contribute to the event! We also offer low-income and travel discounts.
Check out this year's sponsors!
Organized by Farm Animal Rights Movement for nearly 30 years, the conference brings together virtually all sectors of the movement. This year's sponsors include In Defense of Animals, Friends of Animals, PETA, Stop Animal Exploitation Now!, Showing Animals Respect & Kindness, A Well-Fed World, Compassion Over Killing, Vegan Outreach, Animal Equality, Farm Sanctuary, and The Humane League.
Check out our full list of sponsors and stay tuned for the preliminary announcement of speakers ... coming soon!
Looking to network? Meet activists from around the world, movement leaders, rescue workers, vegan business owners, newcomers, and more. Take advantage of our networking activities and our packed Exhibit Hall with a hundred groups and vegan vendors. Coordinate with fellow attendees ahead of time on our message boards and Facebook event page.
Register now at the discounted Advance Rate (ends 5/15!).