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


The Animal Rights National Conference features more than a hundred speakers from dozens of organizations across the world, representing different experiences and paths to animal liberation.

Here are some of the speakers for AR2016: 

Blanka Alfaro Pola - Mercy For Animals

Rachel Atcheson - The Humane League

Vandhana Bala - Mercy For Animals

Ronen Bar - The Modern Agriculture Foundation

Gene Baur - Farm Sanctuary

Jon Bockman Animal Charity Evaluators

Ken Botts - The Humane Society of the US

Johnny Braz - Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Paula Brugger - Animal Columnist in Brazil

Karen Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Michael Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Jon Camp - The Humane League

Katie Cantrell - Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

David Carter - Football Defensive End

Michelle Cehn - World of Vegan 

Merrit Clifton - ANIMALS 24-7

Chen CohenFarm Animal Rights Movement

David Coman-Hidy - The Humane League

Nick Cooney - Mercy for Animals

Richard Couto - Animal Recovery Mission

Charlotte Cressey - Earth Energy Yoga ®

Alan Darer - Mercy For Animals

Karen Davis - United Poultry Concerns

Jacqueline Day - My Vegan Journal

Mark Devries - "Speciesism: The Movie"

Stacey Ellison - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Janet Enoch - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Alex Felsinger - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Mary Finelli - Fish Feel

Carrie Packwood Freeman - AnimalsandMedia.org

Bruce Friedrich - The Good Food Institute

Cara Frye - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Lauren Gazzola - SHAC 7 Defndant / Center for Constitutional Rights

Matthew Glover - Veganuary

Justin Goodman - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Zach Groff - Direct Action Everywhere

Andrea Gunn - The Humane League

Che Green - Faunalytics

Susan Hargreaves - Author of "Animal Hero Kids"

Scotlund Haisley - Animal Rescue Corps

Alex Hershaft - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Steve Hindi - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Colleen Holland - VegNews Magazine

Wayne Hsiung - Direct Action Everywhere

Sangamithra IyerSatya Magazine

Andrea Jacobson - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Kezia Jauron - Evolotus PR

Seba Johnson - Vegan Olympic Skier

Melanie Joy - Beyond Carnism

Sebastian Joy - ProVeg - VEBU

Lisa Kemmerer - Author of "Sister Species"

Renee King-Sonnen - Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

Kevin Kjonaas - Beagle Freedom Project

Michael Kobliska - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Marilyn Kroplick - In Defence of Animals

Keegan Kuhn -  Co-director of "Cowspiracy"

Indra Lahiri - Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Lisa Lange - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Cheryl Leahy - Compassion Over Killing

Carrie LeBlanc - CompassionWorks International

Todd Lee - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Tobias Leenart - Ethical Vegetarian Alternative

Joshua Levine - RBC Wealth Management

Lisa Levinson - In Defence of Animals

Christopher Locke - author of "Persimmon Takes on Humanity"

Andy Mars - Veg Kids

Wendy Matthews - Farm Sanctuary

Lorrin Maughan

Shirley McGreal - International Primate Protection League

Erica Meier - Compassion Over Killing

Ginny Messina - "Vegan for Life"

Kristie Middleton - Humane Society of the US

Pulin Modi - Change.org

Dawn Moncrief - A Well-Fed World

Carlyn Montes De Oca - The Animal-Human Health Connection

Gabriel Nadler - Gaiaisi (Gaia's Eye - Gaia is I)

Ingrid Newkirk - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Mikael Nielsen - Mercy For Animals

Nassim Nobari - Millahcayotl Association

Jack Norris - Vegan Outreach

Zoe NovicCenter for Animal Protection and Education (CAPE)

Sharon Núñez - Animal Equality

John Oberg The Humane League

Adam Orand - VegFund

lauren Ornelas - Food Empowerment Project

Aylam Orian - Our Planet.  Theirs Too.

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau - Joyful Vegan

Omri Paz - Vegan-Friendly Israel

Brittany Peet - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Tracy Reiman - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Simone Reyes - Running Russell Simmons

Matt Rice - Mercy For Animals

Matt Rossell - Animal Defenders International

Nathan Runkle - Mercy For Animals

Ashley Schaeffer Yildiz - Rainforest Action Network

Harish Sethu - Counting Animals

Christina Sewell - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Paul Shapiro - Humane Society of the US

Ryan Shapiro - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hannah ShawKitten Lady

Allison Smith - Animal Charity Evaluators

Scott Smith 

Victor Sjodin - Vegan Outreach

Karen Soeters - Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation

Martyn Stewart - Naturesound.org 

Kim Stallwood Author of "Growl"

Veda Stram - >www.All-Creatures.org

Pei F. Su - ActAsia for Animals

Adam Sugalski - OneProtest

Almira Tanner - Liberation BC

Seth Tibott - Tofurky

Kenny Torrella - Humane Society of the US

Juliana Turner - Juliana's Animal Sanctuary

Jose Valle - Animal Equality

Jane Velez-Mitchell - Vegan Journalist & TV Personality

Jerry Vlasak, MD - North American Animal Liberation Press Office

Shawn Vougeot - Sing for Animals

Rachel (Waite) Hipp - Microsanctuary Movement

Michael Webermann - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Jodie Wiederkehr  - Center For Ethical Science (CFES)

Drew Wilson - VegFest

Mike Wolf - Compassion Over Killing

Peter Young - Animal Liberation Frontline