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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 Thursday August 1st

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 Global Neighbors: Sharing Hope for the Future
The United Kingdom: A World Leader (15 min)
- Maxwell G. Lee
Vegetarianism in Russia (15 min.)
- Irina Medkova
Romanian Experience: A Healthy Vegetarian Diet (15 min.)
- Dr. Mircea Radu Matusan

Veganism & Ethical Dilemmas: How Far Can We Go in Animal Abstention?
- H. Jay Dinshah

Social Science Research on Vegetarianism: An Overview and Discussion
- Donna Maurer

So Your Child's Vegetarian? Must Know Stuff for Kids and Teens
- Suzanne Havala, RD

10am - 11am Comparing the Nutrition & Health of Japanese Seventh Day Adventist High-School Students - Vegetarians & Non-Vegetarians
- Mitsuru Kakimoto, DDSc, Yumi Watabe, MSHE, Akinori Takai, D Sc, Kazuhiro Matsuo, BA, and Masahide Sakyu, M Ed

Genetically Engineered Cyber Foods: A Bitter Harvest
- Janet Allen

Control Your Weight on a Fun, Calorie-Spending Diet
- Jayn Meinhardt

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Why Volunteers are Essential to a Group. How to Find Them, How to Motivate Them
- Stacey Vicari

Insiders Tips on Teaching Successful Vegetarian Cooking Classes: Advanced Techniques (Part 2)
- Jennifer Raymond

Politics of Breastfeeding
- Carol Coughlin, RD

SINGLES MEET AND GREET
- Led by Amie Hamlin

10am - noon FOOD DEMONSTRATION
For Goodness Cakes
- Fran Costigan

11:20am - 12:20pm Food Nutrition Labels: How to Read Between the Lines (and Which Lines to Ignore )
- George Eisman, RD

Vegetarianism in India
- Coordinated by Shri Surendra Mehta and Jashu Shah

Beyond Organic: Veganic Animal-Free Agriculture
- Paul Willems, DC

  • The Public Health Implications of Mad Cow Disease
  • The Public Health Implications of Mad Cow Disease - Bibliography
    - Michael Gregor

    Nutrition, Training and Recovery Strategies for Athletes
    - Douglas Graham, DC

    COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
    Supporting Youth in your Community
    - Sally Clinton and Syndee L'ome Grace

    Using Computers for Vegetarian Organizing
    - Scott Williams

    EXERCISE
    Low Impact Aerobics
    - Dawn Gardner

  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm Arteriosclerosis and Natural Living
    - Napoleon Aguilar

    Beyond Organic: Animal-Free Growing for the Home Gardener
    - Paul Willems, DC and Freya Dinshah

    Why People Eat What They Eat: Research from the Fields of Public Health, Economics, Marketing, Genetics and Medicine
    - Carl V. Phillips

    What You Should Know About the Animals That Provide Dairy and Eggs
    - Gene Bauston

    RAP SESSION
    Advantages of a Raw Food Diet
    - Francisco Martin (facilitator)

    COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
    Starting a Local Group and Keeping It Going
    - Hal Hamer (moderator), Anne Burky, David Jordan, Rae Schlecht

    FILMFEST
    Ahimsa: Nonviolence (The story of the Jain Religion - 58 min.)

    2pm - 4pm FOOD DEMONSTRATION
    Finding the Soul of Ethnic Vegetarian Cuisines: Updated Traditional Favorites from Italy, India and China
    (special tips for avoiding soy)
    - Bryanna Clark Grogan

    3pm - 4pm Ask Dr. Klaper:
    Bring Questions on Nutrition, Medicine and Vegan Living
    - Michael Klaper, MD

    Behavioral Strategies and Tactics for Vegetarianism: An Exploration of Successful and Unsuccessful Approaches to Challenging Dietary Behavior
    - Stanley Sapon, PhD

    COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
    How to Promote Your Group, Activities and Ideas on the Internet
    - Kevin Pickard

    Children and Nutrition as Seen Through the Eyes of a Longtime Teacher
    - Sigrid De Leo

    Power, Weight Gain and Toning: Personalized Training for the 90's
    - Bernie Thimian

    4:15pm - 5:15pm Global Neighbors: Sharing our Common Hopes
    Present-day Vegetarianism in Poland
    - Prof. Wanda Stojanowska
    Vegetarianism in Israel
    - Richard Schwartz, PhD
    Germany: A Personal Two-Decade Experience
    - T. H. Iyer

    Dispelling the Myths About Vegetarians and Anemia
    - Myriam Parham, RD

    Challenging the Bloodiness of Nature
    - Sophia Howard

    RAP SESSION
    Living With Meat-eating Family and Friends
    - Scott Williams (facilitator)

    EXERCISE
    Workout to Music for Seniors
    - Rozalind Gruben

    7pm PLENARY

    Piano Prelude by Lynne Moden

    Announcements
    - Lorene Cox

    The Cycle of Abuse (30 min.)
    - Sgt. Sherry Schlueter

    What's In A Name: Vegetarianism's Past, Present and Future (20 min.)
    - Stanley M. Sapon, PhD

    The Value Of Freedom (10 min.)
    - Freya Dinshah

    Global Consciousness through Vegetarianism (15 min.)
    - Shri Surendra M. Mehta

    INDIA NIGHT
    Cultural Entertainment
    - Host Jashu Shah

    11pm SINGLES WALK
    Time for talk and a casual walk around the peaceful campus.
    - Led by Amie Hamlin

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