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23rd IVU World Vegetarian Congress 1975
Orono, Maine, USA

from Vegetarian Voice, Vol.2, No.4, Jul/Aug 1975:

Congress Program

Monday, August 18

9:00 - 10:15 A.M.

  • CHILDREN'S PROGRAM: GROWING UP HEALTHY Nat Altman - Day Care Center (Lingyel Hall)
  • INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN UNION MEMBER SOCIETY PROGRESS REPORTS. Main Gym

10:45 A.M. - NOON

  • YOUTH PROGRAM: WORKSHOP ON PROBLEMS FOR YOUNG VEGETARIANS: IN SCHOOL, DATING, MARRYING. Conducted by Victoria Mucie, assisted by Dudley Ghiel and Nat Altman. In the art museum building (Carnegie), room 202
  • SCENTIFIC VEGETARIAN NUTRITION, PART 1
    Dr. Ralph Bircher - Main gymnasium
    Dr. Gaylen Johnson - Little Hall, rm 130
    Dr. Jay Hoffman - Boardman Hall, rm. 336
    Dr. Keki R. Sidhwa - Little Hall, rm. 140
    Note: this is a 2-day class. Part II will be presented tomorrow by the same teachers in the same class-rooms, and same time-spot.
  • VEGETARIAN HOMESTEADING, PART 1
    Scott and Helen Nearing - Hauck Auditorium (in Student Union building)
  • BALANCED PROGRAM FOR NATURAL HEALTH (PART 1)
    R. J. Cheatham - Little Hall, rm. 120
    Dr. Carlos Casanova-Lenti - Aubert, room 428
    Dr. Harry J. Weber - North Stevens, rm 37
  • NATURAL CHILDBIRTH AND INFANT FEEDING (PART 1)
    Dr. Alec Burton - Nutting Hall, rm.100
  • VEGETARIAN COOKERY, PART 1
    Rev. Alice Holtman - Barrows, rm.153
    Mrs. Edythe Schechter - Little Hall, rm.110
  • EMOTIONAL STABILITY AND MENTAL HEALTH (PART 1)
    Robert Zuraw - Bennet, rm. 140
  • CLASS IN LIFE SCIENCE, PART 1
    Dr. Martin Fritz - Coburn, rm 15
    Note: all the above classes are 2-day classes; the Part II to each will be presented in the same time and place tomorrow, by the same teachers. Please attend BOTH sessions of any 2-day class.
  • MAN'S ORIGINAL DIET
    Dr. Frank & Mrs. Rosalie Hurd - Aubert, 316
  • VEGETARIANISM AND YOUR PHYCHE
    Dr. David A. Phillips - Murray, rm 102
  • ETHICAL AND MORAL ASPECTS OF VEGETARIANISM
    Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale - Bennet, rm 102
    Louis Warter - Little Hall, rm. 141
  • VEGETARIANISM, AHIMSA, AND bHAGAVAN MAHAVIRA
    Dr. K. B. Lokhande - Jeness, room 100
  • VEGETARIAN AGRICULTURE: CAN IT HAPPEN?
    Tom Jackrell - Shibles Hall, room 207

1:30 - 3:30 P.M.

  • IVU COUNCIL MEETING
    (Council Members only) - Little Hall, room 203

3:45 - 5:00 P.M.

  • PROTEIN, VITAMINS, MINERALS, PART 1
    Dr. Alec Burton - Main Gymnasium
    Dr. Harry J. Weber - Murray, rm. 102
  • RAISING A HEALTHY VEGETARIAN FAMILY, 1
    R. J. Cheatham - Hauck auditorium
    Lic. German Alberti - Coburn, rm. 15
  • SCIENTIFIC VEGETARIAN NUTRITION, PART 1
    Dr. Karl-Otto Aly - Aubert Hall, room 316
  • DECENTRALIZATION AND SIMPLE LIVING, 1
    Dr. Willis B. Hunting - Nutting, rm 120
  • EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS, PART 1
    Dr. Edwin Flatto - Little Hall, rm. 120
    Bob Lewanski - Jenness, rm. 100
  • NATURAL GARDENING METHODS, PART 1
    Richard St. Barbe Baker - Boardman, rm 336
    Leonard Lasky - Carnegie, rm 202
    Eliot Coleman - Little Hall, rm.110
    Dr. David A. Phillips - Little Hall, rm. 140
    Note: all the above classes in this time spot are 2-day classes; please plan to attend also the same class, Part II, tomorrow, same time and place.
  • HEALTH PROBLEMS RELATED TO MEAT EATING
    Dr. Gaylen Johnson - Bennett, rm.137
    Dr. V. N. Jai - Aubert Hall, room 428
  • THE VEGAN VIEWPOINT
    Serena Coles - Bennett Hall, room 141
  • MUST WE FEAR ARTHRITIS?
    Dr. Keki Sidhwa - Little Hall, rm 130
  • JAPANESE VEGETARIAN COOKING
    Dr. M. Tada - and the delegation from Japan - Barrows, rm. 153
  • A VEGETARIAN VIEW OF AMERICA
    Robert Zuraw - Bennett, rm. 140
  • WORKSHOP: ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
    Cond. by Dr. M. Bhamgara - N. Stevens, rm. 37
  • YOGA & NATURAL CHILDBIRTH
    Shri Suresh Bhamre - Little Hall, rm. 203
  • A MEDICAL VIEW OF VEGETARIANISM
    Dr. Martin Schola (in German language, with English interpreting) - Boardman, room 344
  • THE SCIENCE OF PHYSICAL PERFECTION
    Laureen Walters - Shibles, room 207

7:15 - 7:30 P.M.

MUSICAL PRELUDE TO THE EVENING SESSION IN THE MAIN GYM, AT NORTH END OF MALL

7:30 SHARP! - 9:30 P.M.

  • PLENARY SESSION - IN THE MAIN GYM
    Chairlady for this session, Mrs. Dixie Mahy
  • THE FUTURE ROLE OF THE IVU
    Dr. Gordon Latto (15 min)
  • MAN IN 3 DIMENSIONS
    Dr. Frank J. Hurd (10 min)
  • VEGETARIANISM AND JAPANESE PHILOSOPHY
    Dr. Masakazu Tada (Japanese language, with English & German interpreting) (40 min)
  • VEGETARIANISM IN ATHLETICS
    Peter Burwash (5 min)
  • WORKING FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
    Woodland Kahler (15 min)
  • SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR VEGETARIANISM
    Dr. Ralph Bircher (30 min)

Tuesday 19