Animal Law Symposium 2013

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Saturday, March 23, 2013

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast, 4th Floor Rotunda  

9:00-10:10 a.m.

Panel: "Trap, Neuter, Return: The New Wake County Ordinance and the Legal Aspects of Controlling Feral Cat Populations" in Room 4085

  • Martha Sue Carraway, Independent Animal Rescue
  • Will Gomaa, Alley Cat Allies
  • Lisa Kroll, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County
  • Moderator: Daina Bray

10:15-10:55 a.m.

Panel: "Animal Legislation in North Carolina" in Room 4085

  • Kim Albuom, North Carolina State Director, Humane Society of the United States
  • Caleb Scott, President, North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare (NCVAW)

11:05 a.m.-11:50 p.m.

Presentation: "A Case Study in the Pet Trade: Global Captive Breeders, LLC" in Room 4085

  • Elizabeth Overcash, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)   

12:00-12:30 p.m.

Q&A with Animal Law Attorneys in Room 4085

  • Calley Gerber, Gerber Animal Law Center
  • Nicole Roth, Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Member

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lunch: Catered by Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe, 4th Floor Rotunda

  • Including tabling by local animal groups.

1:30-2:25 p.m.

Panel: "'Whoa!' Current Issues in Equine Law" in Room 4085

  • Dorothy Bass Burch, NC Equine Attorney
  • Beecher R. Gray, NC Administrative Law Judge
  • Sue Gray, Executive Director of NC Horse Council

2:35-3:30 p.m.

Keynote Speech: "Criminalizing Animal Activism: 'Ag Gag' Bills and the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act" in Room 4085

  • Speaker: Will Potter, Journalist and Author
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