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

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Program for Saturday August 3rd

6am - 7:30am YOGA
(You may want to bring a blanket or towel.)
- Carole Baral

7am - 7:30am PEACEFUL WARRIOR WORKOUT
Warm up and wake up routine.
- Bernie Thimian

8:40am - 9:40am PLENARY

Factory Farms are Destroying Our Tomorrow (20 min.)
- Howard Lyman

Fasting and Modified Diets for Health and Healing (20 min.)
- Joel Fuhrman, MD

Vegetarianism: The Pillar of the Future (20 min.)
- Peter Burwash

10am - 11am The Food Pyramid, and Beyond - How to Rate Foods
- George Eisman, RD

Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Speciesim: The Common Ground of Discrimination
- Gary Francione, JD

Exercise: Key Ingredient of Good Health
- Peter Burwash

Historical Overview of Raw Foodism
- Rynn Berry

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Reaching Out to Dieticians, Other Health Professionals, Latinos, Internet Surfers and Others
- Charles Stahler & Debra Wasserman

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Healthy People, Healthy Planet (Watch how the healthy school lunch program is taught in the classroom)
For students and adults.
- Cynthia Cowen

Setting Up the Eco-Kitchen: 10 Easy Steps
- Fran Costigan

Developing Skills of Assertiveness for Health and Happiness
- Rozalind Gruben

SINGLES WORKSHOP
Meet and Greet, Plus Games
- Led by Amie Hamlin

10am - noon FOOD DEMONSTRATION
Mooove Over Dairy: Creating Amazing, Delicious and Easy Alternatives
- Joanne Stepaniak

11:15am - 12:15pm Problems with Conventional Medical Care
- Joel Fuhrman, MD

Ahimsa: A Wholistic Way in Balance with Ecology
- Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanuji

Cow Milk is Nutritious - For Cows Only!!
- Bob LeRoy, RD

Media Images: Our Movement, Past and Present (1829 - 1996)
- Karen Iacobbo

The Power of Your Money: Ethical and Socially Conscious Investing
- Albert Kaplan and Cyndie Kessler

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Helping Schools Make the Grade: Tips and Recipes to Use with Food Services
- Jennifer Raymond, MS

Changing Meals with the Seasons
- Janice Polansky

Know Your Legal Rights: A Guide for Activists
- Anna Charlton, JD

`But What Would I Put on My Cereal?' A Whole World of New Foods Awaits You (Help for newcomers)
- Jayn Meinhardt

YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERT
With eco-folk musician Dana Lyons

11:30am - 12:15pm CAMPUS TRIM TRAIL
Discover How Nature Provides Us a Ready Made Gym
(For the moderately fit)
- Rozalind Gruben

1:55pm - 4pm PLENARY

Announcements (5 min.)

Vegetarianism: A Step to Reverence for Life (30 min.)
- Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanuji

Vegetarianism in Thailand, including an invitation to the 1999 World Congress (25 min.)
- Pornthep Srinarula

The Spirit of Simplicity (20 min.)
- Victoria Moran

Future of Animal Rights (30 min.)
- Gary Francione, JD

2pm - 4pm VEGETARIAN FILMFEST
Diet for a New America (Host John Robbins - 30 min.)
Man of the Trees: Life of Richard St Barbe Baker (25 min.)
World War III (Population & the Biosphere - 1 hr.)

4:15pm - 5:15pm FOOD DEMONSTRATION
Vegan Cooking: Fusion Style
- Debra Wasserman

Know Before You Go - Whole Foods 101: How to Shop Like a Pro
- Fran Costigan

Effective Communication: Bridging the Gaps with Allies and Adversaries
(Interactive workshop for everyone)
- Rae Sikora

Transition to Veganism: What Do We Do with Objectionable Items We Already Have - Options, Ethics and Practical Results
- H. Jay Dinshah

The Way of Jesus the Nazirene or "The Way vs. The Church"
- Alan Wauters

Vegetarian Dietetics as a Career Choice
- Suzanne Havala, RD

Making Peace with Food and Weight
- Victoria Moran

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Publicity: Success in Getting Media Attention
- David Kidd (moderator), Ryan Flegal and Maxwell Lee

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Infant Nutrition
- Myriam Parham, RD

Stretching, Relaxation and Recovery - Keys to Injury Recovery and Physical and Mental Balance
- Bernie Thimian

TEENS ONLY
How We Live Our Dreams in Today's World
- Sally Clinton and Syndee L'ome Grace (facilitators)

6pm BANQUET

8pm EVENING PROGRAM

FOLK CONCERT
Dana Lyons brings us a great selection of songs including many of his originals.

Summerfest Raffle Drawing and NAVS fund-raiser

FOLK CONCERT
Dana Lyons concludes.

EVENING SOCIAL
(Immediately following the concert.)
Music and dancing with the Juke Box Express.
(Light refreshments.)

10pm - 11:05pm EVENING SKY WATCHING SESSION
Weather permitting, this evening will be the darkest of the week, with spectacular views of the summer Milky Way. Bring binocular to see Comet Hale-Bop. - Robert Victor

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