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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 Wednesday July 31st

6:30am - 7:30am EXERCISE
Sunrise Surprise
- Anne Dinshah

8:40am - 9:40am PLENARY SESSION

Announcements
- Carole Baral

The first research in Russia of a balanced vegetarian diet (20 min.)
- Irina L. Medkova, professor of medicine

Make Yourself Heart-Attack Proof (20 min.)
- Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD

Use It or Lose It: Reasons to be Active (15 min.)
-
Rozalind Gruben

10am - 11am Preventing, Arresting and Reversing Coronary Artery Disease: An Interactive Workshop
- Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD

Communicating the Joys of Healthy Eating: How to Speak About What You Eat
- Patricia Carney

Bad Science: A Threat to Vegetarianism and Vegetarians
- Carl V. Phillips

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Getting Vegetarian Meals into Schools, Colleges and Hospitals
- Alex Hershaft, PhD (moderator), Leor Jacobi and Myriam Parham, RD

Insider's Tips on Teaching Successful Vegetarian Cooking Classes: A Basic Overview (Part 1)
- Jennifer Raymond

10am - noon FOOD DEMONSTRATION
From a Vegan Kitchen: Slide show / food demo
- Freya Dinshah

MIDWEEK REGISTRATION
Living Learning Center Lobby

11:20am - 12:20pm Protein: Do We Get Enough or Too Much?
- Bob LeRoy, RD

Use It or Lose It: Reasons to be Active
- Rozalind Gruben

Finding Vegetarian Resources on the Internet
- Mark Wisdom and Yvette Norem

Vegetarianism in the Americas: Examining the Historical Evidence
- Rynn Berry

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Turning Vegetarianism Mainstream
- Ryan Flegal

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Infant Nutrition
- Carol Coughlin, RD

1:45pm - 2:45pm Diet and Lifestyle Modification / It's a Direction, Not a Destination
- Paul Willems, DC

Biological Remedies
- Louis Leonardi, DC

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
How to Arrange a Seminar on Vegetarianism
- Jashu Shah

McDonaldLand News: Things You Should Know About The World-Wide Impact of This Burger Giant
- Leor Jacobi

Stress-free Parenting: Raising Your Children to be Happy Adults
- Douglas Graham, DC

So You Want to Write a Book? Some Hints, Ins and Outs of Writing, Publishing, Distributing and More
- H. Jay Dinshah

VEGETARIAN FILMFEST
The Vegetarian World (29 min.)
Truth or Dairy (22 min.)

2pm - 4pm FOOD DEMONSTRATION
Sensational Soy Foods
- Janice Polansky

3pm - 4pm Healing With Vegan Nutrition
- Michael Klaper, MD

Advancing the Movement Through Personal Growth
- Alex Hershaft, PhD

Opening the Barnyard Gate: A Look at Animal Agriculture
- Gene Bauston

RAP SESSION
Kids Talk to Adults About Vegetarianism: What It's Like For Them

EXERCISE
Introduction to Jump Roping
- John Pierre

3pm - 4:30pm COMMUNITY OUTREACH: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Successful Local Activities That Really Work
- Amie Hamlin (moderator), Kevin Pickard, Leor Jacobi and Ryan Flegal

4:15pm - 5:15pm Fruits and Vegetables, who needs them?
- Bob LeRoy, RD

Beyond Sugar Blues: A Guide to Natural Sweeteners
- Fran Costigan

Vegetarian Nutrition and Athletic Performance - Amateur to Olympian: Advice Drawn From Real Case Histories
- Douglas Graham, DC

What Kind of Movement Are We? A Sociological Exploration
- Donna Maurer

RAP SESSION
Incorporating Vegetarianism/Veganism Into Your Lifestyle: For Newcomers
- Joanne and Michael Stepaniak

TEEN DISCUSSION GROUP
An Open Forum for Youths to Share Their Thoughts
- Carol Coughlin, RD (moderator)

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

7:15pm PLENARY

Piano Prelude by Lynne Moden

Welcome to Midweek Attendees
- Jennie Collura

Holistic View of Nutrition for Vegetarians and Their Loved Ones
- George Eisman, RD

The Decline and Fall of the Meat Industry (20 min.)
- Alex Hershaft, PhD

Environment Starts With Dirt (20 min.)
- Howard Lyman

Crescendo: A Slide Show by Award-Winning Swiss Photographer Jetti Langhans (12 min.)
- Shown by Sigrid De Leo

9pm EVENING SOCIAL
European Style International Folk Dancing with Live Music
(Light refreshments)
- Presented byJohn Matulis & Dorothy Yacek-Matulis

9pm - 10pm EVENING SKY WATCHING SESSION
Watch the moonrise at 9:15 PM, bring your binoculars to see three of Jupiter's four Galilean Moons. You can also see telescopic views of the Moon, Jupiter and its moons, and some double stars.
- Robert Victor

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