Speakers and Topics:
- Lorri Bauston, Founder & Co-Director, Farm Sanctuary East & West,
will present "Putting a Face on Vegetarianism." How Farm Sanctuary
Does This, and Why.
- Terry Cummings, Founder & Co-Director, Poplar Spring Animal
Sanctuary, will discuss "How a Farmed Animal Sanctuary Promotes
Animal Rights and Vegetarianism to Nearby City Dwellers." How do we
distinguish ourselves from a "pet farm" and a "petting zoo?"
- Karen Davis, Founder & President, United Poultry Concerns, will
address "Buying or `Stealing' Animals to Save Them and Show Them."
Ethical Sources of the Animals at the Sanctuary.
- Pattrice Jones, Founder & Co-Director, Eastern Shore Chicken
Sanctuary, will talk about "Running a Chicken Sanctuary in the Midst
of Chicken `Growers' and Slaughterhouses." What lessons are we
teaching and who is our audience?
- Jim Mason, Director, Two Mauds, Inc., will talk about "Criteria and
Concerns in Considering Farmed Animal Sanctuary Funding
- Bradley Miller, Founder & Director, Suwanna Ranch, The Humane Farming
Association, will offer a "Free-Ranging Discussion About the Role of
Animal Sanctuaries, HFA's Suwanna Ranch, and Current Events."
- Kim Sturla, Founder & Co-Director, Animal Place, will discuss farmed
animal sanctuaries as "Classrooms Without Walls." Saving cows, pigs
and chickens is great for those rescued, but what about the other
nine billion? How do we turn caring carnivores into vegetarians?
Saturday, September 16th, Norfolk Hilton, 8 AM - 5 PM
8 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome by Karen Davis
8:45 - 9:45 Lorri Bauston: "Putting a Face on Vegetarianism. How Does
Farm Sanctuary Put Faces on `Food,' and How Important is this in the
Overall Work of the Sanctuary?"
9:50 - 10:50 Terry Cummings: "How Do We Distinguish Ourselves to the
Public From a `Pet Farm' or `Petting Zoo'? Strategies of
10:55 -11:10 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:15 Pattrice Jones: "Running a Chicken Sanctuary in the
Midst of Chicken `Growers' and Slaughterhouses. What Lessons are We
Teaching and Who is Our Audience?"
12:15 to 1:15 Vegan Buffet Luncheon
1:15 - 1:25 Introduction of Afternoon Session by Karen Davis
1:25 - 2:25 Bradley Miller: "Free-Ranging Discussion about the Role
of Animal Sanctuaries, FHA's Suwanna Ranch, and Current Events."
2:30 -3:30 Kim Sturla: "Classrooms Without Walls. How Do We Turn
`Caring Carnivores' into Ethical Vegetarians?"
3:35 -4:45 Jim Mason: "Criteria and Concerns in Considering Farmed
Animal Sanctuary Funding Applications."
4:45 - 5:00 Concluding Remarks by Karen Davis Including Tomorrow's
Session at United Poultry Concerns
Sunday, September 17th, United Poultry Concerns, Machipongo, VA 9 PM
- 2 PM
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome by Karen Davis
9:15 - 9:30 Announcements
9:30 - 10:30 Karen Davis: "Buying or `Stealing' Animals to Save Them
and to Show Them: Ethical Sources of the Animals at the Sanctuary."
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 Open Discussion of the Issues Presented at This Forum.
12:00 - 1:30 Vegan Luncheon Buffet and Visits with the Chickens,
Turkeys, and Duck
1:30 - 2:00 Final Comments & Questions. Thanks to Everyone for
2:00 The End.
United Poultry Concerns, Inc.
PO Box 150
Machipongo, VA 23405-0150
(UPC Sanctuary Forum 2000 Topics and Schedule)