VegFest 2014

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2014 - 2013 - 2012
2011 - 2010 - 2009
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Sign language interpreters will be available at all talks and films will display closed captions.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Kale Room

(Ballroom 204)

11:00am - Sharon Palmer, RD - Global Traditions for Plant-based Eating
12:30pm - Joel Fuhrman, MD - Preventing and Treating Disease with a Nutritarian Diet-Style
2:00pm - Joel Fuhrman, MD - Q & A with Joel Fuhrman
3:30pm - Caroline Trapp, MSN - "Food for Life: The Power to Heal Diabetes" Discussion & Documentary

Golden Carrot Room

(B116)

2:00pm - Katie Cantrell - Why Veg: The Surprising Power of Our Food Choices
3:30pm - Rebecca Gilbert - It's Easy to Start Eating Vegan!
5:00pm - Hope Bohanec - Chickens - Exploitation of the Innocent

Pear Room

(B113/114)

11:00am - Alan Roettinger - Extraordinary Vegan
2:00pm - Talya Lutzker -
3:30pm - Fran Costigan - Simple and Scrumptious Triple Coconut, Chocolate & Fruit Parfaits
5:00pm - Ellen Jaffe Jones - Kitchen Divided: Coping When Others Don't Eat the Way You Do

Ask the Experts

(Exhibit Hall)

3:30pm - 5:00pm - R.J. Dannemiller, MA - Vegan Minimalist Lifestyle
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Stephanie Lucas, RN, MS, MPA - Health & Veganic Gardening

Film Screenings

(B110)

10:30am - Cowspiracy
1:00pm - The Ghosts in Our Machine
3:45pm - Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Sunday, Sept. 28

Kale Room

(Ballroom 204)

11:00am - Caroline Trapp, MSN - Food as Medicine – A New Approach to Type 2 Diabetes
12:30pm - Kent Thornburg, PhD - Wholesome Food is the Required Therapy for our Worsening Population Health
2:00pm - Sharon Palmer, RD - Meeting Nutrients of Concern on Vegetarian Diets
3:30pm - Ellen Jaffe Jones - Paleo Vegan

Golden Carrot Room

(B116)

11:00am - Danny Houghton - Veganic: Grow Food Safely
12:30pm - Andrea Bell - Nia with Andrea
2:00pm - Hope Bohanec - The Ultimate Betrayal - Is There Happy Meat?
3:30pm - Katie Cantrell - The Biggest Impact: How to Advocate to All Types of People

Pear Room

(B113/114)

11:00am - Talya Lutzker - Yummus and Raw Cookie Dough
12:30pm - Rebecca Gilbert - Yummy Plants 101
2:00pm - Fran Costigan - Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Vegan Chocolate Desserts
3:30pm - Alan Roettinger - Paleo Vegan

Ask the Experts

(Exhibit Hall)

11:00am - 12:30pm - Sharon Palmer, RD - Nutrition
12:30pm - 2:00pm - Wendy Gabbe Day - Raising Vegan Families
2:00pm - 3:30pm - Kathy Peterman, RN, MA - Raw Juice Cleansing
3:30pm - 5:00pm - Erin Lehn Floresca - Vegan/Gluten-free Baking

Film Screenings

(B110)

10:30am - Free Willy
1:00pm - Keiko: The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy
3:30pm - Fowl Play
5:15pm - Cowspiracy