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40th World Veg Festival-IVU Congress, San Francisco, Oct 5 - 8, 2012

Dear all,

I would like to invite you to the 13th San Francisco World Veg Festival hosting the 40th IVU International Vegetarian Congress -- Oct 5-8 where I will be speaking twice on Sunday 7th (full programme below).

From the SFVS:

San Francisco will be the host city for the 40th International Vegetarian Congress. Dixie Mahy, President of the San Francisco Vegetarian Society says 'Preparations are underway to make this an exciting event for the Vegetarians & Vegans who will be coming from all over the world!'

The public is invited to attend the lectures and workshops on Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7, 2012 where there will be plenty of food to sample or buy as well as Raw & Cooking Demos, a Children's Corner, A Green Film Festival, and Live Entertainment, including Ms Celery 2012!

The entrance fee is $10: Free for Children under 12, Students with ID, & Seniors over 65. Free for everyone to 10:30 a.m. both days. Non-Vegetarians are welcome.

The event will take place in the San Francisco County Fair Building inside the Golden Gate Park, entrance on 9th Avenue at Lincoln Way.

For more information on the SF Vegetarian Society:
For more information on IVU: 
For the Four-Day Package:

Registration deadline is September 28th, with bookings made after the 28thbr>iincurring a $10 late fee.

Founded in 1968, the SFVS is a non-profit, volunteer and community-based organization that promotes the nutritional, ethical, social and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. SFVS President Dixie Mahy is available for interviews. Dixie can be reached at 415-885-2251 415-885-2251 or>.

BBest wishes,

Jasmijn de Boo CEO
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Donald Watson House, 21 Hylton Street, Birmingham B18 6HJ. Charity no.

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IVU 40th International Vegetarian Congress & 13th World eg Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2012

List of Speakers (Subject to last minute changes)


110:30 am-12 pm 'Cherie Soria, Raw Demo "Forget Cooking! Spectacular Soups without Cooking"

12:15-1:15 pm "Welcome" Dixie Mahy, SFVS, Dilip Barman & Marly Winckler, IVU

John Davis, IVU, "Vegetarianism & Veganism around the World"br>
1:30-2:30 pm Visanto Melina, "What's on the Menu?"

22:45-3:45 pm Dr. Michael Greger, "Latest Nutrition Discoveries 2012: Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death"

4:00-5:00 pm Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, "I Don't Eat Fake Meat: an Etymological Appeal to Compassionate Language"

5:15-6:15 pm Alex Hershaft & Michael Weber, FARM "Sustained Vegan Advocacy -- A Revolutionary Approach to Animal Consumption"

6:45 pm Raw Dinner catered by Chef Cherie oria, Living Light Culinary Arts.

77:45 pm Dixie Mahy, SFVS, & Marly Winckler, IVU, Greetings

8:00-8:30 pm Freya Dinshah, AVS, "Where We've Been & Where We're Going"

8:30-9:00 pm Dr. Gabriel Cousens, "Holistic Veganism"


10:30 am-12 pm Vaidya Priyanka, "Food with Song: An International
Celebration of Food with Traditional Cooking Songs"

12:15-1:15 pm Rynn Berry, "Vegetarian Groups that Changed the World:
PyPythagoreans, Jains, Buddhists, Essenes, Gnostics, Cathars, Bible, Christians, SDA.

1:30-2:30 pm Lee Hall, Friends of Animals, "How Do We Look? Vegetarians inr> the Media"

2:45-3:45 pm Linda Riebel, Dangers of GMO & Your Right to Know What's in
Your Food, Prop 37"

4:00-5:00 pm Janice Stanger, PhD, "Whole Foods: The Secret to Hunger Free
Permanent Weight Loss"

5:10-5:55 pm Sebastien Zoesch, "Development of Vitamin B12 Tooth Paste"

6:6:00-6:40 pm Dr. Everest Igwe, "Going Back to our Roots in Africa" Recreation Room

10:20 am-12 pm Green Lifestyle Film Festival: "Raw Man & Green Girl" 10 min.r>and "A Sacred Duty" 60 min.

12:15-1:15 pm AJ, Demo "Unprocessed"

1:1:30-2:30 pm -- Azalea Blalock, Raw Demo "10 Min Tasty Raw Food Recipes under $10 for a Family of 4"

2:45-3:45 pm Antonio Magana, Demo "Keeping Your Culture & Being Vegan"r>
4:00-5:00 pm "Jennifer Cornbleet, Raw Demo "Raw Food Made Easy"

5:15-6:00 pm Shanta Sacharoff, Demo "Stuffed Winter Squash with Flavors of
India & Seasonal Ingredients"


Sunday, October 7, 2012 List of Speakers (Subject to last minute changes)

10:20-11:30 am Green Lifestyle Film Festival "Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days"
60 min. followed by film maker, Mark Perlmutter, for Q & A

11:45 am-12:45 pm Brenda Davis,"Designing an Optimal Plant-Based Diet"

1:00-2:00 pm Dr. John McDougall,"The Starch Solution"

2:15-3:15 pm Dr. Will Tuttle, "Time to Wake Up: Vegan Living & World Peace"

3:30-4:30 pm Dr. Gabriel Cousens, "How to be a 100% Successful Vegan"

4:45-6:15 pm Dr. Michael Klaper, "Digestion Made Easy: Journey thru Your
AmAmazing Digestive System"

Dr. Alan Goldhamer, "Fasting Can Save Your Life"

6:45-7:30 pm Vegan Cooked Dinner by Chef Barry Horton, Local Love Catering

7:25-7:30 pm Dixie Mahy, SFVS & Marly Winckler, IVU - Greetings

7-30-7:45 pm John Davis, IVU, "Veganism from 1806"

7:45-8:15 pm Jasmijn De Boo, UKVS, "I Pledge & We Make History-Visions of
the Vegan Society"

8:15-9:00 p.m. John Robbins, "No Happy Cows"


1010:30-11:30 am Bob Lynden, GoVeganRadio, Saturdays 4 pm, KEST AM 1450, "How to Promote Vegan Animal Liberation"

11:45 am-12:45 pm Keith Akers, "Vegetarianism & Christianity -- why don'tr>they mix?"

1:00-2:00 pm Dan Brook, PhD, "Eating the Earth"

2:15-3:15 pm Dr. William Harris, "Getting Started"

3:30-4:30 pm Dr. Steve Blake, "Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer's Disease"

4:4:45-6:30 pm IVU Forum - Dilip Barman, IVU, "Best Practices Around the World Promoting a Plant-Based Diet" Participants: Emanuel Eyah, African VS; Felix Hnat, Austrian VS (VISA denied by US); Freya Dinshah, American VS; Jasmijn De Boo, UK VS; Jogerson Pereira, Brazil; Lauren Ornelas, US, Food
Empowerment; rly Winckler, IVU; Michael Weber, US, FARM; Priscilla Feral
US, Friends of Animals; Sebastian Zoesch, Germany VS, Susianto Tseng,
Indonesian VS.


10:30-11:30 am "Lisa Books-Williams, Raw Demo "Food Recipes for Vibrant

11:45 am-12:45 pm Ellen Jones, Demo "Eat Vegan on $4 a Day"

1:00-2:00 pm Patricia Allen-Koot, Demo "15 Minute Vegan Dinner"

2:15-3:15 pm -- Jillian Love, Raw Demo

3:3:30-4:30 pm Miyoko Schinner, Demo "Better than Grilled Cheese: Recipes from Artisan Vegan Cheese"

4:45-5:45 pm Anna Coulter, Demo "Better World Cuisine-say no to cancer, diabetes, & heart attacks"


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