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: 

Rachel Atcheson - The Humane League

Stephanie Bain - Animal Place

Vandhana Bala - Mercy For Animals

Ronen Bar - The Modern Agriculture Foundation

Gene Baur - Farm Sanctuary

Marji Beach - Animal Place

Jon Bockman - Animal Charity Evaluators

Hope Bohanec - United Poultry Concerns

Ken Botts - The Humane Society of the U.S.

Johnny Braz - Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Paula Brugger - Animal columnist in Brazil

Mirko Buchwald - Animal activist

Michael Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Karen Budkie - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Jon Camp - The Humane League

Katie Cantrell - Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

Daniel Carron - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

David Carter - American football defensive end

Michelle Cehn - World of Vegan

Dane Charbeneau - Animal Equality

Merritt Clifton - Animals 24/7

Chen Cohen - Farm Animal Rights Movement

David Coman-Hidy - The Humane League

Nick Cooney - Mercy for Animals

Richard Couto - Animal Recovery Mission

Charlotte Cressey - Earth Energy Yoga ®

Matteo Cupi - Animal Equality

Alan Darer - Mercy For Animals

Karen Davis - United Poultry Concerns

Karen Dawn - Author, "Thanking the Monkey"

Jacqueline Day - My Vegan Journal

Patricia Denys - Synergy Dogs

Mark Devries - Director, "Speciesism: The Movie"

Arturo Elizondo - Clara Foods

Stacey Ellison - Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

Janet Enoch - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Alex Felsinger - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Mary Finelli - Fish Feel

Bruce Friedrich - The Good Food Institute

Toni Frohoff - In Defense of Animals

Lauren Gazzola - SHAC 7 defendant

Ady Gil - Ady Gil World Conservation

Matthew Glover - Veganuary

Justin Goodman - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

Che Green - Faunalytics

Zachary Groff - Direct Action Everywhere

Andrea Gunn - The Humane League

Susan Hargreaves - Animal Hero Kids

Alex Hershaft - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Steve Hindi - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Rachel Hipp (Waite) - Microsanctuary Movement

Colleen Holland - VegNews Magazine

Wayne Hsiung - Direct Action Everywhere

Bob Ingersoll - Mindy's Memory

Sangamithra Iyer - Satya 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, "Sister Species"

Renee King-Sonnen - Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

Kevin Kjonaas - Beagle Freedom Project

Michael Kobliska - SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)

Anita Krajnc - Toronto Pig Save

Marilyn Kroplick - In Defense of Animals

Keegan Kuhn - Co-director "Cowspiracy"

Indra Lahiri - Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Lindsay Larris - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Cheryl Leahy - Compassion Over Killing

Carrie LeBlanc - Compassion Works International

Todd Lee - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Tobias Leenaert - Ethical Vegetarian Alternative

Joshua Levine - RBC Wealth Management

Lisa Levinson - In Defense of Animals

Tom Linney - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Christopher Locke - Author, "Persimmon Takes on Humanity"

Nora C. Marino - Animal Cruelty Exposure Fund

Andy Mars - Veg Kids

Wendy Matthews - Farm Sanctuary

Lorrin Maughan Not affiliated with a specific organization

Shirley McGreal - International Primate Protection League

Erica Meier - Compassion Over Killing

Ginny Messina - Author, "Vegan for Life"

Kristie Middleton - Humane Society of the US

Pulin Modi - Change.org

Dawn Moncrief - A Well-Fed World

Shaun Monson - Nation Earth

Carlyn Montes De Oca - Animal-Human Health Connection

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

Ingrid Newkirk - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

Mikael Nielsen - Mercy For Animals

Nassim Nobari - Millahcayotl Association

Jack Norris - Vegan Outreach

Zoe Novic - Center for Animal Protection & Education

Sharon Núñez - Animal Equality

John Oberg - The Humane League

Adam Orand - VegFund

Aylam Orian - Our Planet.  Theirs Too.

lauren Ornelas - Food Empowerment Project

Carrie Packwood Freeman - AnimalsandMedia.org

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau - Author, "The 30-Day Vegan Challenge"

Jonathan Paul - Animal activist

Omri Paz - Vegan-Friendly (Israel)

Brittany Peet - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

Tracy Reiman - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

Simone Reyes - Running Russell Simmons

Matt Rice - Mercy For Animals

Matt Rossell - Animal Defenders International

Ruby Roth - author "Why We Don't Eat Animals"

Nathan Runkle - Mercy For Animals

Brenda Sanders - Open the Cages Alliance

Ashley Schaeffer Yildiz - Rainforest Action Network

Harish Sethu - The Humane League

Christina Sewell - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals

Ryan Shapiro - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paul Shapiro - Humane Society of the US

Arpan Sharma - FIAPO (India)

Hannah Shaw - Kitten Lady

Victor Sjodin - Vegan Outreach

Scott Smith - Animal activist

Allison Smith - Animal Charity Evaluators

Karen Soeters - Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation

Kim Stallwood - Author, "Growl"

Martyn Stewart - Naturesound.org

Pei F. Su - Actasia for Animals (China)

Adam Sugalski - One Protest

Almira Tanner - Liberation BC

Seth Tibbott - Turtle Island Foods

Kenny Torrella - Humane Society of the US

TJ Tumasse - Animal Legal Defense Fund

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 (NAALPO)

Shawn Vougeot - Sing for the Animals

Michael Webermann - Farm Animal Rights Movement

Jodie Wiederkehr - Center For Ethical Science (CFES)

Odette Wilkens - Equal Justice Alliance

Drew Wilson - VegFest

Mike Wolf - Compassion Over Killing

Peter Young - Animal Liberation Frontline