Saturday, April 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This April 1st UNC’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund will be hosting its annual Animal Law Symposium. The event will feature panels on a variety of subjects and include speakers from the Humane Society, the North Carolina General Assembly, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Defenders of Wildlife, and more! Lunch will be provided. Please register and join us for a great day of speakers and discussion.
Check in and Coffee, 8:30 – 9:00
Legislative Update, 9:00 – 10:00
Senator Floyd McKissick Jr., North Carolina General Assembly, District 20 Erica Geppi, Humane Society for the United States, North Carolina State DirectorEthics of Animal Research, 10:00 – 11:00 Ryan Merkley, Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, Director of Research Advocacy Gene Hobbs, UNC School of Medicine, Director of Simulation Dr. Jennifer Campbell, North Carolina State University, Professor of ZoologyBreak, 11:00 – 11:15Wildlife and the Law, 11:15 – 12:00 Heather Clarkson, Defenders of Wildlife, Southeast Outreach Representative Mindy Stinner, Conservators Center, Executive DirectorLocal Policies and Ordinance Law, 12:00 – 12:30 Pamela Vesilind, University of Arkansas School of Law, Professor of Animal and Agricultural LawLunch, Catered by Vimala’s Curryblossom Café
*** Registration has now closed, but drop-ins are welcome! ***