2014 California Animal Law Symposium
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 9am - 7pm
University of California, Hastings, College of the Law
198 McAllister Street
San Francisco, California
The 2014 California Animal Law Symposium features leading legal and animal welfare experts from across the United States. This year’s CALS speakers will present on topics including challenges to anti-cruelty laws, legislative updates in California, effective ways to advocate for animals as a professional, animals in science and research, recovering attorneys’ fees for animal law attorneys, food policy and international protections for street animals.

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Saturday, September 13th
9:00 AM

Keynote Address: "From Worthless to Priceless: How Cats and Dogs Became the Most Valuable Animals in the Country"

David Grimm, Johns Hopkins University

9:00 AM

9:45 AM

Panel 1A: Horses, Horses, Horses: Engineering the Protection of Wild and Domestic American Horses

Bruce Wagman

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Panel 1B: Injustice and Undue Influence in the Food Industry

Dave Simon
Lauren Ornelas

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

10:55 AM

Panel 2A: Animal Welfare and Environmentalsim: Strategies For Cross-Movement Activism

Joyce Tischler
Dr. Kirk Smith
Keegan Kuhn

10:55 AM - 12:10 PM

Panel 2B: Animal Experimentation: Litigation, Activism, and Ethics

Christopher Berry
Dr. Larry Carbone
Kathy Guillermo

10:55 AM - 12:10 PM

12:35 PM

Afternoon Keynote: "Winning Justice for Farmed Animals"

Nathan Runkle

12:35 PM - 1:35 PM

1:40 PM

Panel 3A: Animals as Spectacals: Litigation to Challenge the Exploitation of Animals in Entertainment

Matthew Liebman
Jeff Pierce

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

Panel 3B: Pit-Bulls: Attitudes and Laws in a New Age

Donna Reynolds

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

2:50 PM

Panel 4B: International Animal Law: The Animal Welfare Movements in Romania and China

Andrea Gung
Nancy Janes

2:50 PM - 3:55 PM

Panel 4A: Practicing Animal Law: Recovering Attorney's Fees From Defendants and General Practice Management

Corey Evans
Geneva Page

2:50 PM - 3:55 PM

4:05 PM

Animal Advocacy: What's Happening at the Capitol and How to Join the Fight

Kevin O'Neill
Jaqueline Logan

4:05 PM - 4:50 PM

4:55 PM

Earning To Give: Why You Shouldn't Work For an Animal Organizaiton

Dan Phillips

4:55 PM - 5:00 PM