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Upcoming Events


The 27th Annual Animal Law Conference
Representing Animals: Elevating Animal Status

Join hundreds of attorneys, law students, professors and animal advocates this fall for the 27th annual Animal Law Conference, the country’s premiere animal law event! Presented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School and the Lewis & Clark Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter, this year’s conference will explore the wide-ranging work being done to transform the legal status of animals.



October 25-27, 2019
Portland Art Museum, Mark Building, 1119 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Early-bird pricing through August 30, 2019: $125-$370

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California Vegetarian Food Festival & Symposium
September 21, 2019
Palace of Fine Arts
San Francisco, California
United States
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The Reducetarian Summit
September 28, 2019
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
United States
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National Animal Care & Control Association Conference
October 9, 2019
The Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Orlando, Florida
United States
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International Scientific Conference "Domestic, European Union and International Standards in Legal Protection of Animals”
October 17, 2019
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
Lublin, Alabama
Poland
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