6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception & Keynote Address at The Gerding Theater at the Armory

128 NW 11th Avenue, Portland

The conference will kick off with an evening reception. We invite you to enjoy appetizers and drinks while networking with fellow conference attendees.

7:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Keynote Address

Katrina Sharman, Corporate Counsel, Voiceless, the Animal Protection Institute (Australia)

Introductions and Welcome

Stefan Heller, 3L, SALDF Co-Director, Lewis & Clark Law School

Kathy Hessler, Professor of Law and Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

Aurora Paulsen, 2L, SALDF Conference Coordinator, Lewis & Clark Law School

All panel sessions on Saturday and Sunday will take place in the Wood Hall building at Lewis & Clark Law School.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Continental breakfast in the lower level of Wood Hall at Lewis & Clark Law School

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Room 7 – Dangerous Waters: Animals in the Wake of the Gulf Oil Spill

William Eubanks, Associate, Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal

Bob Sallinger, Conservation Director, Audubon Society of Portland

Room 8 – Liberty & Justice for All: The Nonhuman Rights Project

Steven M. Wise, Author; Founder and President, Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal

Moderator: Keith Mosman, 2L, Lewis & Clark Law School

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.

Room 7 – Veterinarians Identifying Animal Abuse: Laws That Mandate & Prohibit Reporting

Madeline Bernstein, President, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles

Dr. Gail Golab, Director, Animal Welfare Division, AVMA Animal Welfare Division

Scott Heiser, Director, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Room 8 – Human See, Monkey Do: The Suffering of Primates in Captivity

Dr. Mel Richardson, Veterinarian

Bruce Wagman, Director, Animal Welfare Division, AVMA Animal Welfare Division

Seminar Smith – Animals Effecting Climate Change & Climate Change Affecting Animals

Daniel Rohlf, Professor of Law and Clinical Director, Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center (PEAC), Lewis & Clark Law School

Dr. Robert Goodland, Tropical Ecologist, Author & Consultant

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Legal Research Center building of Lewis & Clark Law School

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Room 7 – Will the Animal Rights Movement Ever Succeed? Looking to the Past to Predict the Future

Pamela Frasch, Assistant Dean, Animal Law Program; Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

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

Room 8 – Regulation, Enforcement & Definition of Humane Labeling

Carter Dillard, Director of Litigation, Animal Legal Defense Fund

David Wolfson, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Seminar Smith – New Voices in Animal Law

Alberto Arguello, Senior Legal Advisor, La Fundacion AMARTE (Nicaragua)

Michael Hemker, Deputy District Attorney, Shasta County District Attorney’s Office

Cara Hunt, Articled Student, The Law Centre Community Legal Aid Clinic (Canada)

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Room 7 – Hot Topics in Animal Law: Legislation & Litigation

Matthew Liebman, Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nancy Perry, Vice President of Government Affairs, The Humane Society of the United States

Room 8 – Survival of Wild & Domesticated Animals in Natural & Man-Made Disasters

Russ Mead, General Counsel, Farm Sanctuary

Carla Boreham, Legislative Affairs Manager, World Society for the Protection of Animals

Seminar Smith – The Equine Victims of the Recession: Economic Hardships Resulting in Horse Abandonment & Neglect

Laura Allen, Founder and Executive Director, Animal Law Coalition

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Drinks & Appetizers in the Legal Research Center building of Lewis & Clark Law School

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Banquet Dinner & Keynote Address

Banquet dinner in the Legal Research Center building.

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Keynote Address

Dr. Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals – Africa

Introductions and Welcome

Jessica Su Johnson, 3L, SALDF Co-Director, Lewis & Clark Law School

Robert Klonoff, Dean and Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

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

Natalie Calta, 3L, SALDF Volunteer Coordinator, Lewis & Clark Law School

* Continental Breakfast Available for All Others in the Lower Level of Wood Hall.

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Room 7 – Law Student Breakfast

Dr. Nicole Pallotta, Student Liaison, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nancy Perry, Vice President of Government Affairs, The Humane Society of the United States

Josh Soper, Editor-in-Chief, Animal Law Review, Lewis & Clark Law School

This year we would like to hear from SALDF chapters from across the country! SALDF students—register early and email [email protected] with ideas for discussion or presentation proposals. We can’t wait to hear about all of the great things your group has done to advance animal law!

Room 8 – MCLE Ethics Breakfast for Lawyers

Steve Johansen, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Russ Mead, General Counsel, Farm Sanctuary

9:45 – 11:00 a.m

Room 7 – Federal Subsidies & CAFOs: The Government’s Love Affair with Animal Agriculture

Paul Shapiro, Senior Director, Factory Farming Campaign, The Humane Society of the United States

Paige Tomaselli, Staff Attorney, Center for Food Safety

Room 8 – Non-Native Species Management Strategy: What is the Answer?

Kathy Hessler, Professor of Law and Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

Daniel Simberloff

Nancy Gore Hunger, Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Tennessee

11:15 – 12:30 p.m.

Room 7 – Using Environmental Laws to Crack Down on Animal Agriculture

Kathy Hessler, Professor of Law and Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

Bruce Myers, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law Institute

Room 8 – Animal Advocacy Approaches: Movements Moving Forward

Lee Hall, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Friends of Animals

Paul Shapiro, Senior Director, Factory Farming Campaign, The Humane Society of the United States

Seminar Smith – No Dog Left Behind: Hospice Patients & Their Companion Animals

Mark Cushing, Chair, Government Relations and Public Policy Practice Group, Tonkon Torp LLP

Dianne McGill, Executive Director and CEO, Banfield Charitable Trust

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Legal Resource Center building of Lewis & Clark Law School.

1:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Room 7 – Student Career Summit: Using the Jobs We Have, Getting the Jobs We Need

Libby Davis, Associate Dean, Career Services & Alumni Relations, Lewis & Clark Law School

Kathy Hessler, Professor of Law and Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

Matthew Liebman, Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Dr. Nicole Pallotta, Student Liaison, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nancy Perry, Vice President of Government Affairs, The Humane Society of the United States

Room 8 – Animal Law Academics Workshop: Using the Classes We Have, Getting the Classes We Need

Carter Dillard, Director of Litigation, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Pamela Frasch, Assistant Dean, Animal Law Program; Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

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

Janice Weis, Associate Dean and Director, Environmental & Natural Resources Law Program, Lewis & Clark Law School

3:00 p.m.

End of 18th Annual Conference. See you next year for #19!