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8th International Vegan Festival -- Aug 6-13, 1995 -- San Diego, California

Speakers

WORLDWIDE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Brian and Margaret Gunn-King
    • VegetarianSociety - Northern Ireland
  • Gordon Newman
    • International Author/Producer of Plays & TV Shows-England
  • Rebecca Hall
    • Author, Fruits of Paradise - England
  • Bethany Alldridge
    • Vegan Marketing Activist - England
  • Arne Wingqvist
    • Fitness & Fasting Advocate - Sweden
  • Eric Karlsson
    • Nature Cure Practitioner - Australia
  • Peter McQueen
    • President, Vegetarian Union of North America (and a nice guy, too);
    • Past President, Toronto Vegetarian Association;
    • Founder, International Vegetarian Food Fair - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Maxwell Lee
  • Francisco Martin
    • Organizer, 1993 International Vegan Festival - Spain
  • PLUS
    • Delegates and other speakers from over a dozen other nations

Speakers from the USA will INCLUDE (but not be limited to):

  • Howard Lyman
    • Director, Eating with Conscience Campaign, HSUS
    • 4th Generation Cattle Rancher and Beef Lobbyist who became a vegan "STRICTLY for health, ethical, and environmental reasons, with a bow to spirituality" -Washington,DC
  • Patricia Carney
    • Executive Director, Earth Save - Santa Cruz, California
  • Michael Klaper, MD
    • Author "Vegan Nutrition: Pure and Simple"
    • Author "Pregnancy, Children, and the Vegan Diet"
    • Consultant to NASA - Florida
  • Marcia Pearson
    • Fashion with Compassion, Model - Washington
  • Keith Akers
    • Author "Vegetarian Sourcebook"
    • Owner, Vegetarian Press
    • Past IVU Regional Secretary for North America
    • Past President, Vegetarian Society of DC
    • Telecommunications Consultant and Computer Programmer - Denver, Colorado
  • Robert Kradjian, MD
    • Author "Save Yourself from Breast Cancer"
    • Author "Save Yourself from Prostate Cancer"
    • Former Chief of Surgery, Good Ship Hope - California
  • Spice Williams
    • Vegan bodybuilder & stunt woman, Actress (Vixis in Star Trek V) - California
  • Alex Hershaft, PhD
    • Farm Animal Reform Movement
    • Director, Great American Meatout - Maryland
  • Susan Smith Jones, PhD
    • Author "Choose to Live Peacefully"
    • Professor, UCLA - California
  • Hans Diehl, Dr.HSc, MPH
    • Author "To Your Health"
    • TV Personality
    • Director, Lifestyle Medicine Center;
    • Director, Coronary Health Improvement Program (CHIP) - California
  • Agatha Thrash, MD
    • Author "Nutrition for Vegetarians" - Alabama
  • Ronald Cridland, MD
    • - California
  • William Harris, MD
    • Emergency Room Physician
    • Author "Scientific Basis for Vegetarianism" - Hawaii
  • Greg Caton
    • President, Lumen Foods - Louisiana
  • Amy Rosenbaum Clark
    • Associate Editor, Vegetarian Times - Illionois
  • Elysa Markowitz
    • Author "Food for Thought"
    • Movement Therapist
    • Culinary Instructor - California
  • Peter Burwash
    • Personal Growth Workshop Leader (PBI International)
    • Author "Vegetarian Primer"
    • Tennis Pro - Hawaii
  • Ruth Heidrich, PhD
    • Author "A Race for Life"
    • Grandmother who beat cancer on a vegan diet and became winner of several triathlons - Hawaii
  • Victoria Moran
    • Author "The Love-Powered Diet"
    • Author "Compassion: the Ultimate Ethic" - Missouri
  • Freya Dinshah
    • Author "The Vegan Kitchen"
    • Author "Vegetarian Cooking for 100" - New Jersey
  • H. Jay Dinshah
    • Author "Out of the Jungle"
    • Editor, Ahimsa - New Jersey
  • Roshan Dinshah
    • Former Methodist minister,
    • Now Editor, The Friendly Vegetarian - New Jersey
  • Narendra Sheth
    • Author "Animal Righs and Vegetarianism"
    • Committee member, JAINA (Jain Association In North America) - SanDiego, California
  • Prof. Rynn Berry, PhD
    • Author "Famous Vegetarians"
    • Author "Famous Vegetarians and their Recipes"
    • Author "The New Vegetarians"
    • Professor of Comparative Literature, Baruch U - Brooklyn, NY
  • Dixie Mahy
    • President, San Francisco Vegetarian Society
    • Ballet Dancer - San Francisco, California