The talks at World Vegan Day educate and inform the public about issues that a Vegan lifestyle solves.
These include sustainability, healthy eating, the ethics of our food choices, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving water, reducing waste, animal treatment and exploitation, reducing the food miles, increasing biodiversity, the environmental impact of animal industries, fitness and the economic issues regarding human food choices.
The talks at World Vegan Day educate and inform the public about issues such sustainability, healthy eating and access to nutritious food, the ethics of our food choices, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving water, reducing waste, animal treatment and exploitation, reducing the food miles, increasing biodiversity, the environmental impact of animal industries, fitness and the economic issues regarding human food choices.
10:30am - 11:00am
Jason Carstens: “Connected”
11:00am - 11:30am
Vegan Parenting Panel: Dr Ash Nayate, Emilly Sonsie, Candace Borg, Amanda Rose & Bronwyn Currie (Host Malia Donovan)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Dr. Helen Veronina: Is there really such a thing as 'vegan' medicine?
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Andy Meddick: Using politics to change the future for animals
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Katrina Fox: Will ‘vegan capitalism’ save the world?
1:00pm - 1:30pm
That Vegan Couple: From Meat Lovers to Animal Rights Activists - How We Aligned Our Actions With Our Values
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Vegan Business Leaders Panel: Pana Barbounis, Billy Simmonds, Jeremy Johnson, Jessica Bailey (host Katrina Fox)
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Vegan Smythe: "DON'T SHOOT! I'm a vegan".
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sports Fitness Panel: Ben Brown, John Salton, Billy Simmonds, Abdullah Zeinab & Tim Norton (host Amanda Rose)
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Mark Doneddu: Keto Diets – Why are they so popular and why is a Vegan Keto Diet more effective?
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Clare Mann: Why People Won’t Change and What You Can Do About It.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Vegan Environmental Panel: Julie Mathers, Luke Taylor, Kornelija Velickovic (host Rachel Lamarche)
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Pam Ahern: A kinder future for animals”.
5:00pm - 5:30pm
Nicole Groch:The Choose Cruelty Free Difference. Why Vegan Doesn’t Always Mean Cruelty Free.
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Candace Borg: Raising a child ethically and environmentally. What you need to consider?
Check out who will there!
North Melbourne’s leading goalkicker Ben Brown, will be speaking as part of the Sports Fitness Panel
Sports Fitness Panel
Ben Brown, Billy Simmonds, Abdullah Zeinab, Tim Norton & John Salton. Moderated by Amanda Rose
That Vegan Couple
Natasha and Luca are 'That Vegan Couple' on YouTube, and are social media influencers and animal rights activists.
Business Leaders Panel
Jessica Bailey, Billy Simmonds, Pana Barbounis, Jeremy Johnson & moderated by Katrina Fox
Founder and Director of the not for profit haven for rescued farmed animals Edgar’s Mission.
Vegan Smythe is a plant-based funny guy who writes and performs original songs and comedy about veganism.
Animal Justice Party Member of the Legislative Council for Western Victoria
Vegan Business Media
Director of World Vegan Day Melbourne and President of Veg Vic
Dr. Ash Nayate, Amanda Rose, Bronwyn Currie, Candace Borg & Emilly Sonsie
Dr. Helen Veronina
Implant Surgeon and Dentist in Melbourne
President of Choose Cruelty Free
World Vegan Day emcee and Vice President