July 30th - August 2nd ♦ Hilton Mark Center
 just outside Washington, DC


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

The below speakers are among our initial 50 confirmed. Many more will be posted in the coming weeks! 



Jonathan Balcombe - HS Institute for Science and Policy

Matt Ball - Vegfund

Gene Baur - Farm Sanctuary

Anthony Bellotti - White Coat Waste Project

Edita Birnkrant - Friends of Animals

Jon Bockman - Animal Charity Evaluators

Jenny Brown - Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

Michael Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Jon Camp - Vegan Outreach

Katie Cantrell - Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

David Coman-Hidy - The Humane League

Nick Cooney - Mercy for Animals

Richard Couto - Animal Recovery Mission (ARM)

Karen Davis - United Poultry Concerns

Janet Enoch - Showing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK)

Alex Felsinger - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Bruce Friedrich - Farm Sanctuary

John Gibb Millspaugh - Unitarian Universalist Minister

Caryn Ginsberg - Humane Research Council / author

Justin Goodman - PETA

Che Green - Humane Research Council

Alex Hershaft - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Steve Hindi - Showing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK)

Wayne Hsiung - Direct Action Everywhere

pattrice jones - VINE Sanctuary

Melanie Joy - author, "Why Love Dogs, Eat Pigs..."

Indra Lahiri - Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Carrie LeBlanc - Compassion Works Intl.

Mia MacDonald - Brighter Green

Jo-Anne McArthur - We Animals

Shirley McGreal - Int'l Primate Protection League

Erica Meier - Compassion Over Killing

Dawn Moncrief - A Well-Fed World

Victoria Moran - author, "Main Street Vegan"

Ingrid Newkirk - PETA

Jack Norris - Vegan Outreach

Sharon Núñez - Animal Equality

lauren Ornelas - Food Empowerment Project

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau - 30 Day Vegan Challenge

Will Potter - Green Is the New Red

Natalie Prosin - Nonhuman Rights Project

Simone Reyes - Running Russell Simmons

Nathan Runkle - Mercy For Animals

Brenda Sanders - Open the Cages Alliance

Harish Sethu - Counting Animals

Paul Shapiro - Humane Society of the US

Ori Shavit - Vegans on Top

Hannah Shaw - Alley Cat Allies

Jasmin Singer - Our Hen House

Doll Stanley - In Defense of Animals

Michael Webermann - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Peter Young - Animal Liberation Frontline