Keynote Speaker

Miyoko Schinner

Founder & CEO, Miyoko’s Creamery

Panelists & Moderators

Rachael Bale

Executive Editor of Animals, National Geographic

Assemblyman Dan Benson

New Jersey's 14th District, New Jersey Legislature

Christopher Berry

Managing Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Karen Bradshaw

Professor of Law and Mary Sigler Fellow, Arizona State University

Jessica Chapman

Criminal Justice Program Fellow, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Ariel Flint

Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Pamela Frasch

Founder, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Leah Garcés

President, Mercy For Animals

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE

Founder, Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

Brian R. Hackett

Legislative Affairs Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nicole Harris

Deputy District Attorney, Multnomah County District Attorney's Office

Pamela Hart

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

Kathy Hessler

Assistant Dean, Animal Law Education; Director, Anima Law Education Initiative, The George Washington University Law School

Piper Hoffman

Senior Director of Legal Advocacy, Animal Outlook

Claire Howe

Executive Director, The Raven Corps

Hon. Emma Hurst MLC

Animal Justice Party, New South Wales

Gwen Jakubisin

Executive Director, Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary

Gladys Kamasanyu

Chief Magistrate, Uganda Wildlife Court

Kim Kelly

Legislative Affairs Director, Animal Legal Defense Fund; Executive Director, Animal Legal Defense Legislative Fund

Cristina Kladis

Litigation Program Fellow, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Dr. Rebecca Ledger

Animal Behavior & Animal Welfare Scientist

Dr. Paul Locke

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Erica Lyman

Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment, Lewis & Clark Law School

Solomon Malick

President, Peak Government Affairs

Dr. Lori Marino

Founder and President, Whale Sanctuary Project; Director, Kimmela Center for Science-Based Animal Advocacy

Russ Mead

Shared Earth Visiting Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School

Lenore Montanaro

Attorney and Writer

Macarena Montes Franceschini

Doctoral Researcher, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Priscilla Rader Culp

Education Program Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Rajesh Reddy

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

Christopher Rhone

Partner, Branch MacMaster

David Rosengard

Managing Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Megan Senatori

Associate Director and Adjunct Professor, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School; Co-Founder & President, Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims

Cristina Stella

Managing Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Philip Tedeschi

Executive Director, Institute for Human-Animal Connection; Clinical Professor, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

Taylor Tench

Senior Wildlife Policy Analyst, Environmental Investigation Agency

Joyce Tischler

Professor of Practice, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Stephen Wells

Executive Director, Animal Legal Defense Fund