Agenda

All events will take place in either the Skyline 1 or Skyline 2 rooms.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:15 a.m., Skyline 2

Please stop by the Registration table in the foyer of Skyline 1 before heading into breakfast.

Welcoming Remarks

9:15 – 9:30 a.m., Skyline 1

Pamela Hart, Director of Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Career Panel

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.,  Skyline 1

Tony Eliseuson, Senior Staff Attorney, Litigation Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Sarah Baeckler, Founder and CEO, Project Chimps

Kathy Hessler, Clinical Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School

David Rosengard, Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Rebeka Breder, Attorney/Barrister, Breder Law

Nicoletta Caferri, Chief Prosecutor, Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Unit, Queens District Attorney Office

Moderator: Priscilla Rader, Education Coordinator, Animal Legal Defense Fund

This is your chance to ask questions and hear insight from leaders in the field of animal law. From criminal to solo to pro bono turned non-profit, there’s something for everyone! Panelists will share their stories and offer their advice on doing what you love in a way that you’ll love. The panel will largely be interactive with student questions leading the discussion.

Break

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Law Student Scholarship Panel on Factory Farming and the Law

11:15 – 12:30 p.m.,  Skyline 1

Student Selections: TBD

Moderator: TBD

Introduction: Nicole Pallotta, Academic Outreach Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

As the next generation of animal lawyers and policy makers, students are already doing great work exploring cutting edge legal theories as well as considering practical ways to use the law to help animals. In its second year, the Law Student Scholarship Panel will showcase some of the brightest legal ideas on the topic of Factory Farming and the Law.

This panel will feature three authors chosen to present their papers, which will be selected by a committee of prominent animal law professors. Listen to their ideas and help shape the conversation as it moves forward.

*Call for Papers now open! Click here for more information.

Lunch & Keynote (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

12:30 – 2:00 p.m., Skyline 2

Joyce Tischler, Founder and General Counsel, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Introduction: Kelly Levenda, Student Programs Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Break

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.

SALDF Summit

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.,  Skyline 1

Kelly Levenda, Student Programs Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nicole Pallotta, Academic Outreach Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Priscilla Rader, Education Coordinator, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Meet and chat with other SALDF chapter members, share ideas, and discuss your chapter’s successes and any issues you have encountered. The Summit will consist of introductions, roundtable discussions, and breakout groups.

Closing Remarks

3:45 – 4:00 p.m., Skyline 1

Nicole Pallotta, Academic Outreach Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Priscilla Rader, Education Coordinator, Animal Legal Defense Fund

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