Thursday, June 09, 2005

Twentieth Annual International Compassionate Living Festival

"The Power of One"
conference in Raleigh/Durham, NC October 7-9. Registration information
at www.animalsandsociety.org/conference05.htm.


Ø Tony Banks, who as a member of the British Parliament led the
successful passage of the Hunting Act 2004 that outlawed fox hunting. He
is now a member of the House of Lords.

Ø John Mackey, vegan CEO of Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading
natural and organic foods supermarket and a driving force behind higher
standards in animal welfare.

Additional speakers include Ingrid Newkirk, PETA; Jill Robinson, Animals
Asia; Steven Wise, author, Rattling the Cage; Karen and Michael Iacoobo,
authors, Vegetarian America, a history; Patrick Kwan, Student Animal
Rights Alliance; Lt. Sherry Schlueter, Special Victims & Family Crimes
Section, Broward County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office; Carol Buckley, The
Elephant Sanctuary; Tom Regan, author, The Case for Animal Rights and
Empty Cages; and Kim W. Stallwood, co-executive director, Animals and
Society Institute.

For your copy of The Power of One conference brochure, please call (410)
675-4566; email ias@animalsandsociety.org; or visit
www.animalsandsociety.org.

A special Scholarship Fund has been established to underwrite attendance
by full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Students will be
awarded half-price registration on a first-come, first-served basis,
based on the fund available. Funds are presently available for more than
50 scholarships! Scholarship applications are available at
www.animalsandsociety.org.

The Power of One is the Twentieth Annual International Compassionate
Living Festival and is co-produced by the Culture and Animals Foundation
and the Animals and Society Institute. The Power of One is at the
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Raleigh-Durham, North
Carolina from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9. The Sheraton
offers free transportation between the hotel and Raleigh-Durham
International Airport.

The Power of One is made possible by the Animal Protection Institute,
Farm Sanctuary, The Humane Society of the United States, Lantern Books,
and the American Anti-Vivisection Society.

Book early and save money at the Power of One Conference, and at the same
time take advantage of summer airfare sales to Raleigh-Durham
International Airport for even further savings!

Save $30! Conference registration is only $129 per person if postmarked
by August 31, 2005 -- after that, the price is $159. Registration
includes the conference program, exhibit hall and bookstore, and five
vegan meals: the Friday evening welcome buffet, breakfast on Saturday and
Sunday, lunch on Saturday, and the keynote dinner Saturday night.

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