Keynote Speakers

Alex Bruce

Associate Professor, Australia National University College of Law

Jill Robinson

Founder & CEO, Animals Asia


Jessica Blome

senior staff attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Gieri Bolliger

attorney & executive director, Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (Foundation for the Animal in the Law)

Peter Brandt

senior attorney, Farm Animals, Animal Protection Litigation section, The Humane Society of the United States

Bryce Clemence

director, Anti-Poaching and Tracking Specialists, Environmental Stewardship Trust, Savé Valley Conservancy

Carter Dillard

Director of Litigation, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Natasha Dolezal

Director, Animal Law LL.M. Program, Lewis & Clark Law School

Lora Dunn

Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

David Favre

professor of law & The Nancy Heathcote Professor of Property and Animal Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Sue Fisher

Marine Mammal Consultant, Animal Welfare Institute

Pamela Frasch

Assistant Dean, Animal Law Program & Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Andrea Gavinelli

head of Animal Welfare Unit, European Commission

Marita Giménez-Candela

professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Heron Gordilho

professor of law, Federal University of Bahia

Chris Green

executive director, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School

Pamela Hart

director, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Scott Heiser

Director, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Moe Honjo

doctoral candidate, Department of Law, Hitotsubashi University

Jenni James

counsel, PETA Foundation

Steve Johansen

Professor of Law & Director, Legal Analysis and Writing Program, Lewis & Clark Law School

Jennifer Johnson

Dean at Lewis and Clark Law School

Garet Lahvis

assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University

Izzie Lerer

founder and CEO, The Dodo

Kelly Levenda

Staff Attorney, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Peter Li

associate professor of East Asian politics, University of Houston-Downtown; China policy specialist, Humane Society International

Russ Mead

General Counsel, Animal Law Coalition

Carney Anne Nasser

legislative counsel, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Hon. Justice Joel Ngugi

High Court of Kenya; head, Judiciary Transformation Secretariat; director, Judiciary Training Institute Nairobi

Nicole Pallotta

Student Programs Coordinator, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nancy Perry

senior vice president, Government Relations, ASPCA

Priscilla Rader

3L and SALDF co-director, Lewis & Clark Law School

Raj Reddy

2L, SALDF Conference Coordinator & co-director, Lewis & Clark Law School

Adam Roberts

CEO, Born Free USA & Born Free Foundation

Kartick Satyanarayan

CEO & co-founder, Wildlife SOS

Kristen Stilt

professor of law & co-director, Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School

Katie Sykes

Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law

Joyce Tischler

Founder & General Counsel, Animal Legal Defense Fund

TJ Tumasse

manager of investigations, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Song Wei

Professor & Director, Law Institute, University of Science and Technology of China

Stephen Wells

Executive Director, Animal Legal Defense Fund