James Aspey

James Aspey

Cancer Survivor & Animal Advocate

James Aspey conquered leukaemia, drug abuse and bulimia before becoming one of Australia’s most well-known animal rights activists.
Grabbing global attention in 2015 after breaking a year long vow of silence in a powerful TV interview seen by millions, James has continued devoting himself to activism.
In 2016 he was tattooed for 24 hours to raise money for charity. He travels the world giving entertaining speeches on his journey from being an apathetic meat eater to a passionate animal advocate.
His viral speech has been viewed over 8 million times and is described as one of the most inspiring animal rights speeches ever delivered.

12:00pm - 12:45pm

From Apathy To Activism

James will take you on his inspiring and entertaining journey going from someone who didn’t like animals at all to being so inspired and passionate about helping them that he stopped speaking for an entire year in an epic awareness raising campaign that reached millions!

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11:00am - 11:45am

Advocacy Skills & Delivery Training

So you want everyone to go vegan? James can help! After reaching millions of people with the vegan message and interacting with thousands of people, James will be teaching what he’s learned so we can educate, encourage and inspire others in a positive and effective way.

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4:00pm - 4:45pm

Easy Veganism panel - Vegan Activists

A number of engaging and inspiring vegan activists will share with visitors their personal stories from their own chosen forms of vegan activism in this lighthearted panel discussion.

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