Environment & Food Sustainability Summit (Sunday only)

A series of talks looking at the environmental and sustainability aspects of veganism; kindly hosted by vegan social justice advocate Christopher-Sebastian McJetters and sponsored by A Well-Fed World; BSL interpretation available

Timetable

Sunday

11:00am - 11:45am

Shifting Consumer Demand to Compassionate & Sustainable Alternatives

Dana Levy

Founders of the vegan online supermarket – NotFrom.com, Dana Levy and Peter Birrell, will be talking about the economics of[…]

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Dana Levy

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Drop Dead Gorgeous: Fashion Trends & Animal Extinction

Joshua Katcher

Is the fashion industry ecocidal? From New Zealand’s Huia to the Carolina Parakeet, from the Tasmanian Tiger to the Quagga,[…]

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Joshua Katcher

1:00pm - 1:45pm

An open conversation with Joshua Katcher, Dr. Tushar Mehta, and Brenda Sanders

Joshua Katcher, Brenda Sanders, Dr. Tushar Mehta

This is an informal discussion among three key activists with tremendously diverse experiences that inform their perspectives on veganism and[…]

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Joshua Katcher

Brenda Sanders

Dr. Tushar Mehta

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Making the Case for Vegan Food Justice

Brenda Sanders

A discussion of the current exclusion of veganism from the mainstream food justice movement and the reasons why the vegan[…]

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Brenda Sanders

3:00pm - 3:45pm

The Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

Dr. Tushar Mehta

Why is animal agriculture fundamentally inefficient, and why does it have a massive global environmental impact?  Let’s go over the[…]

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Dr. Tushar Mehta

4:00pm - 4:45pm

How can we make politicians listen to us on the environment?

Kerry McCarthy

We know that food and farming – especially the livestock sector – has a major environmental impact, yet politicians and[…]

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Kerry McCarthy