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Animal Rights Conference 2011 (Thursday)

  • Jul 21, 2011 · 4:00 PM
  • The Westin LAX

The world's largest and oldest animal rights gathering takes place in Los Angeles every other summer - this year's conference will take place from July 21-25th at the Westin LAX Hotel.

You can attend for part of a day, a whole day, or the entire event.

Info/suggestions on where & when we can Meetup there will be provided as the event gets closer.

Full details are on-line at:


  • More than 100 speakers from 60 organizations
  • Sessions on animal abuse, organizing, tactics, issues
  • Eyewitness reports on key campaigns
  • Diverse approaches to animal liberation
  • Talks by other social justice leaders
  • Awards to celebrities and activists
  • Extensive learning and networking options
  • 90 exhibits (free & open to the public)
  • 40 videos, including premieres
  • Highly discounted sleeping rooms (if you prefer to not go home at night)



  • Each day starts with a morning plenary
  • A special plenary on arguing animal rights
  • Speed touting - a one-minute slot to promote your project at a plenary
  • Several hands-on training workshops on public speaking, negotiation, street interactions, and more



Registration (4pm-10pm)

Welcome Reception (4-5:30pm)

Dinner (6-7pm)

Opening Plenary (7:20-9:30pm)

Networking Reception I (9:30-11pm)

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  • Tony

    And here is another free event at the Westin LAX Hotel on Thursday, July 21 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm prior to the start of the AR conference:

    A sneak preview of the documentary film "Vegucated"

    Screening, followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marisa Miller Wolfson and film subject Brian Flegel

    **SPECIAL OFFER ** Your sneak preview ticket gives you FREE entrance to AR2011's opening ceremony and plenary session (a $20 value!).

    July 18, 2011

  • Tony

    FYI, here is a free event at the Westin LAX Hotel Conference Center on Thursday, July 21 from 2:00pm to 3:45pm prior to the start of the AR conference:


    July 18, 2011

  • Tony

    Vegan Ethiopian Feast to Kick-off Animal Rights Conference - all are welcome - Thursday 7/21 at noon, all-you-can-eat, special price of only $9.90 + tax, only 15 mins / 8.25 miles to or from the Westin LAX via La Cienega Blvd. -

    July 18, 2011

  • Zoe M.

    Thanks to Robb for catching my typo! :-)

    July 14, 2011

  • Zoe M.

    Groups of 10 or more people get 10% off registration.

    June 6, 2011

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