Animal Law Symposium 2012

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Saturday, March 17, 2012

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast, 4th Floor Rotunda
9:00-9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Room 4085
9:10-10:00 a.m. Panel: Agriculture and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Room 4085
  • Ryke Longest, Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University
  • Don Butler, Former President of the National Pork Producers Council
  • Josh Balk, Director of Corporate Policy of the Humane Society of the U.S.
  • Kay Johnson Smith, President of the Animal Agriculture Alliance
  • Moderated by Ray Starling, General Counsel to the NC Department of Agriculture and Adjunct Professor at UNC School of Law
10:00-10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Round Table Discussion: North Carolina Animal Laws
  • Calley Gerber, J.D., Animal Law Attorney at Gerber Animal Law Center
  • Pam Fulk, Executive Director of Carolina Tiger Rescue
  • Amanda Arrington, Executive Director of Coalition to Unchain Dogs
  • Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D, Larry Vellain, & Diane Spotz, Representatives for Goat House Refuge
12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch: Vegan Entrees Catered by Mediterranen Deli, 4th Floor Rotunda
1:45-2:45 p.m. Panel: Hunting Laws, Room 4085
  • Kindra Mammone, Executive Director at Claws, Inc.
  • David T. Cobb, Wildlife Management Division Chief at NC Wildlife Resources Commission
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation, Room 4085

Geoff Fleck
, J.D., Animal Legal Defense Fund Attorney
Geoff Fleck is an attorney with the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program, and will speak on the link between animal abuse and human violence, including domestic violence.
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