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32nd World Vegetarian Congress 1996
[Vegetarian Summerfest '96: A World Vegetarian Congress]

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Program for Friday August 2nd

7am - 7:30am PHYSICAL AWAKENING
Gentle celebration of your body's ability to move.
- Rozalind Gruben

8:40am - 9:40am PLENARY

Hunger: Vegetarian Solutions Now (30 min.)
- Introduction: Stanley M. Sapon, PhD
- Food For Life International - Paul Turner
- Food Not Bombs - Michael Gregor
- Vegfam - Freya Dinshah

The Future of Vegetarianism (30 min.)
- T. Colin Campbell, PhD

10am INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN UNION GENERAL MEETING
Everyone Welcome

10am - 11am Most Noble Diet: Food Selection & Ethics
- George Eisman, RD

Meal Planning for Balance and Health
- Janice Polansky

The Destruction of Our Public Lands in the Name of Meat
- Anna Charlton, JD

Introduction to the Internet for New and Non-Users
- Art Dupre

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Vegetarian Organizing on College Campuses
- Ryan Flegal and Jack Norris

RAP SESSION
Loving and Coping with Our Meat Eating Friends and Family
- Syndee L'ome Grace and Bret Davis

10am - noon FOOD DEMONSTRATION
Reflections by Chef Ken Bergeron
- Ken Bergeron

11:20am - 12:20pm Animal Slavery: The Problem with Animals as Human Property
- Gary Francione, JD

Tumultuous Toxins: Food Additives, From the Test Tube to the Dinner Table
- Janet Allen

Looking at Diseases Caused by Lifestyle: A Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist Shows images (x-rays, cat scans, angiograms) of lifestyle related diseases
- Ted D. Barnett, MD

Exploring Natural Foods Culinary Careers
- Fran Costigan

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Turning the Tables on Meateaters - Street Advocacy
- Pamela Teisler-Rice

Guidelines for Ante and Post Natal Exercise
- Rozalind Gruben

EXERCISE
Muscle Toning with Resistance Tubing
- John Pierre

1:45pm - 2:45pm An Introduction to the Vegetarian Alternative: Health and Nutritional Considerations
- Suzanne Havala, RD

WORLD COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
UN World Food Summit: How Our Food Choices Effect Food Security, International Politics and Trade
(You can be involved in your country)
- Patricia Carney

The Economic Arguments Against Leather and Free Range Eggs
- Carl V. Phillips

Diet, Disease and the Environment
- Roberta Kalechofsky

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Grazing Through Your City: Creating a Local Guide to Restaurants and Food Sources
- Jayn Meinhardt (moderator), Tom Meinhardt and Myriam Parham, RD

In Home Person Training: Designing a Fitness Program That Works
- Bernie Thimian

TEEN SESSION
Your Constitutional Right to Object: A Guide for Students Who Oppose Vivisection & Dissection in the Classroom
- Anna Charlton, JD

VEGETARIAN FILMFEST
Living the Good Life with Helen & Scott Nearing (30 min.)
Food for Thought (30 min.)

2pm - 4pm FOOD DEMONSTRATION
What's For Dinner? Good Food For Busy People
- Jennifer Raymond

3pm - 4pm Eat Right, Live Longer
- Neal Barnard, MD

Ahimsa: Non-Violence in Action
- Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanuji

Should Vegans Worry About Vitamin B-12
- Myriam Parham, RD

3pm - 4:30pm COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Bringing Healthy School Lunches to Your Community
- Cynthia Cowen

3pm - 5pm Advanced Help: How to Build High Quality Web Pages Using the Latest Features and Designs
- Mark Wisdom and Yvette Norem

4:15pm - 5:15pm Basic Nutrition for Vegetarians and Vegans
- George Eisman, RD

Animal Rights: An Introduction
- Gary Francione, JD

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Vegetarian Approach to Relief and Elimination of Hunger:
Issues, Ideas and Plans for Action on the Local Level

- Rhoda and Stanley Sapon, PhD

Judaism and Vegetarianism
- Richard Schwartz, PhD

Local Vegetarian Groups in North America - What Are the Trends: A Survey Report
- Donna Maurer

RAP SESSION
How My Life Was Changed by Becoming a Vegetarian
(Come tell your story)

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Reduction
(Includes slide show Harmony produced by Swiss photographer Jetti Langhans - Shown by Sigrid De Leo)
- Carole Baral

YOUTH SESSION
Dr. Michael Klaper Talks with Kids

4:30pm - 5:00pm Wonder Walk: Awaken All Your Senses to Nature
- Rae Sikora

5pm - 11pm WEEKEND REGISTRATION
Cambria Room C

7:15pm PLENARY

Piano Prelude by Lynne Moden

Welcome to Weekend Attendees
- Jennie Collura

New Leads in Diet and Nutrition (30 min.)
- Neal Barnard, MD

Elsie's Secret Life: The Dirt on Dairy (20 min.)
- Joanne Stepaniak

Heart of the Matter (30 min.)
- Michael Klaper, MD

Tunes by Eco-Folk Musician Dana Lyons

9:15pm EVENING SOCIAL
Folk Dancing
(Light refreshments)
- Led by Elizabeth Konviser

9:35pm - 10:30pm EVENING SKY WATCHING SESSION
If it's a clear night, you can view the Milky Way and the Comet Hale-Bop. Bring binoculars to see star clouds, star clusters and nebulae. Session ends with the Moon rise.
- Robert Victor

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