Activists Corner

A collection of dedicated and talented vegan activists will be sharing their insights into following their chosen forms of activism

Timetable

Saturday

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Thinking of Going Vegan?

Rob Masterson

Are you thinking about going vegan? Have you tried being vegan before but come across some challenges? Are you a[…]

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Rob Masterson

12:30pm - 12:55pm

I've Gone Vegan, so Now What?

Vegan Geezer

After going vegan, we all have that compulsion to try and inspire others to be vegan, but don’t always know[…]

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Vegan Geezer

1:00pm - 1:25pm

What do Vegans, including Activists, need to know about Plant-Based Nutrition?

Judy Barber

People get involved in vegan activities for many reasons. It’s a fascinating and rapidly growing movement with the potential to[…]

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Judy Barber

1:30pm - 1:55pm

How to use Art and Creativity to advocate for Animal Liberation

Aisha Eveleigh

Aisha Eveleigh will talk about what art activism is; how it has been used throughout history and where it is[…]

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Aisha Eveleigh

2:00pm - 2:25pm

Man-Kind – For The Compassionate Man

Rob Masterson

Rob is the founder of Man-Kind whose mission is to demonstrate that it is possible to live our lives without[…]

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Rob Masterson

2:30pm - 2:55pm

Farm to Fable for Activists

Robert Grillo

Explores the commonly asked question, How can a better understanding of the fictions of animal consumption empower our activism? The practical goal of[…]

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Robert Grillo

3:00pm - 3:25pm

7 tips on how to promote veganism by starting your own vegan business

Lucas Windhager

Learn how you can combine your passion and your skills to make vegan products and services more accessible to the[…]

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Lucas Windhager

3:30pm - 3:55pm

The top ten vegan myths and how to answer them

Jane Land

If you’ve ever been asked (or even wondered yourself) ‘where do vegans get their protein?’ or ‘what would happen to[…]

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Jane Land

4:00pm - 4:25pm

The Power of Bearing Witness - How to become an activist in your local community

Jenny Canham

I will be talking about the power of bearing witness and the journey of The Save Movement since it began[…]

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Jenny Canham

4:30pm - 4:55pm

Looking Into the Eyes of an Animal: Is Being Vegan Enough?

Earthling Ed

Through discussing personal experiences and the real world implications of animal exploitation, the talk will delve into the urgency and[…]

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Earthling Ed

Sunday

11:00am - 11:25am

Educating Veganism

Dean Bracher

We ourselves are vegan and understand the ethics and practical aspects of it. But our children and younger generations need[…]

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Dean Bracher

11:30am - 11:55am

Winning friends and influencing people – how to talk about veganism so people will listen

Jane Land

Inspired by Dale Carnegie’s best-selling work, How to Win Friends and Influence People, this talk will explore our social psychology and methods[…]

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Jane Land

12:00pm - 12:25pm

Creating Exciting Vegan Menus

Phil Peters

Since opening Zing Zing, we have received many requests from our customers to increase our vegetarian & vegan offering.  As[…]

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Phil Peters

12:30pm - 12:55pm

How vegan pledges help change meat-eating habits

Jane Land

Over 60,000 people went vegan with Veganuary in January 2017. And 67% of participants said they intended to stay vegan![…]

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Jane Land

1:00pm - 1:25pm

A Reasonable Approach to Activism

Rebecca Fox

If we want to convince the world to start taking animal’s interests seriously we need to think and communicate clearly.[…]

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Rebecca Fox

1:30pm - 1:55pm

Travel like you mean it: spread the vegan word whilst traveling

Caitlin Galer-Unti

Changing the world while seeing the world? When you spread the vegan word whilst traveling, you become, in a sense,[…]

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Caitlin Galer-Unti

2:00pm - 2:25pm

So you want to start a local vegan market?

Fat Gay Vegan

Join blogger, journalist and event planner Fat Gay Vegan as he hosts a Q&A session on the importance of setting[…]

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Fat Gay Vegan

2:30pm - 2:55pm

How to Set the World on Fire Without Going Down in Flames

Victoria Moran

Vegan activists face the exhausting task of dismantling entrenched cultural systems. To avoid short-term intensity/long-term burnout, we need ways to[…]

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Victoria Moran

3:00pm - 3:25pm

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Doug Maw

A discussion as to why we need to raise issues of animal use and abuse wherever we see it. How[…]

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Doug Maw

3:30pm - 3:55pm

Hidden no more. Using virtual reality to open up farms and slaughterhouses

Toni Shephard

Toni will talk about Animal Equality’s pragmatic approach to vegan outreach, using their virtual reality experience, iAnimal, to take people[…]

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Toni Shephard

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Get active for the future you: How to be an advocate for vulnerable vegans

Amanda Woodvine

There are already over 6,500 vegans and vegetarians living in UK care homes. When you can no longer look after[…]

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Amanda Woodvine