World Vegetarian Day 2012
Thank you to everyone who came along. It was a fantastic day. We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!
Special Guest Speakers (Room 1 Upstairs)
12:30-13:00 Maureen O’Sullivan (Vegetarian Society of Ireland & NUI, Galway)
“Fine Dining at the Species Barrier Cafe: Meat Eating in the Era of Human-Animal Hybrids."
13:00-13:30 Roger Yates (Vegan Ireland & UCD)
“How do we understand attitudes toward human-nonhuman relations?”
13:30-14:00 Paola Cavalieri (Italian philosopher & Author of The Animal Question)
“Rights for the Rightless: First steps”
14:00-16:00 Documentary Screening - Forks over Knives (2011)
Directed by Lee Fulkerson. Approximate Running Time 96 minutes
Live Skype interview with Micaela Cook (Executive Director of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation) This screening will take place in Room 1
“Vegetarian Diets and Health: The Missing Link”
16:15-17:00 World Vegetarian Day Panel Discussion
(Panel Includes: Maureen O’Sullivan, Roger Yates, Paola Cavalier, and Eleanor Winters)
***Attention business owners***: if you are interested in hosting a stall for World Vegetarian Day please email email@example.com for information. Thank you.
World Vegetarian Day 2012 - Diary Notice and Appeal for Volunteers
Event date: Sunday 30th September 2012
Venue: St Andrew's Resource Centre, 114-116 Pearse St, Dublin 2
Check out our video on fundit.ie http://www.fundit.ie/project/support-world-vegetarian-day-2012. Donations towards running the event would be most welcome.
Would you like to help organise this event? Or can you help on the day?
We need enthusiastic and committed volunteers both in the week before, and on the day itself, to assist us organise this rewarding event. On the day, we'll need all the help we can get to set up tables, put up posters, look after stalls and so on.
We are also looking for volunteers for more specific tasks. We require:
1. Media spokespeople:
Do you have excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with the media?
2. Event management volunteers:
Do you have hands-on experience in planning events?
In both cases, can you commit to working with us from early September for approximately one month (part-time)?
We are also welcoming enquiries from potential stall-holders.
If you can help in any way, would to host a stall or would like to get more details generally, please contact us by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org