July 7th - 10th Los Angeles, CA
 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel

Have you booked your hotel room?

SheratonNightOur room block at the Sheraton is nearly sold out! If you haven't yet booked your room, do it now!

If the Sheraton is sold out of their $140/night rooms, don't worry! We're in the process of negotiating with a neighboring hotel. Please e-mail us to let us know you will need a room and we'll send you the information.

You can also check out the message boards for room shares, carpooling, and general discussions to connect with fellow attendees ahead of time.

Last Chance to Register at the Advance Rate!

AR16 Adv Reg ends Email Cat The discounted Advance Registration Rate of just $150 ends tonight at midnight (PST)!

The Animal Rights 2016 National Conference will take place July 7-10 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Check out the program schedule, then join us today for the base rate of just $150 or get the full bundle with meals for just $335. Register now to save $50 before the next rate increase.

Looking to save? Earn back the cost of registration by joining our work scholar program!

Check Out the AR2016 Speakers!

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 and more will be coming soon!

Among the 50 confirmed speakers (so far) are: Ingrid Newkirk of PETA,Nathan Runkle of Mercy For Animals, vegan journalist & TV personalityJane Velez-MitchellSteve Hindi of Showing Animals Respect & Kindness, Sharon Núñez of Animal Equality, Shirley McGreal of Int'l Primate Protection LeagueMelanie Joy of Beyond Carnism, Jack Norrisof Vegan OutreachDawn Moncrief of A Well-Fed Worldlauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment ProjectKeegan Kuhn of "Cowspiracy,"Wayne Hsiung of Direct Action Everywhere, Colleen Patrick-Goudreauof Joyful VeganPeter Young of Animal Liberation FrontlineGene Baurof Farm Sanctuary, author Ruby Roth and many more

Register by May 20 to take advantage of the discounted $150 rate.

What Else?

Connect with attendees by visiting the message boards and join our Facebook event page.

Join the AR2016 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.

The Program Schedule is Posted!

AR16 Program Schedule for email RoosterIt's here! The official schedule for the Animal Rights 2016 National Conference is now published!

Check out the exciting jam-packed program with 70 sessions including a dozen special interest clusters on power of videos and new technology, power of online advocacy, power of language and public speaking, nature and prospects of social change, engaging children and youth, elements of vegan advocacy, elements of activism and leadership, and "rap" sessions on controversial issues.

And, a distinguished line-up of speakers with Ingrid Newkirk, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Melanie Joy, Nathan Runkle, Gene Baur, David Carter, Colleen Holland, Simone Reyes, Erica Meier, Karen Davis, our own Alex Hershaft, and 130 more.

Have we mentioned the daily networking receptions, the Saturday evening Awards Banquet, and the Sunday night Celebration of Animal Rights?

Registrations and room reservations are going fast. Don't miss out!

AR2016 Sponsors

Sponsors-NewsCheck out this year's list of sponsors so far! Animal Equality, Mercy for Animals, PETA, Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!(SAEN), and Showing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK) are among this year's top sponsors. Stay tuned as even more of your favorite groups get on board for the best Conference yet.

Take a look at the AR2016 Sponsors page.