Animal Law Symposium 2017

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On April 1, 2017, UNC’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund hosted its sixth annual Animal Law Symposium. The free event featured panels on a variety of subjects and include speakers from the The Humane Society of the United States - North Carolina, the North Carolina General Assembly, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Defenders of Wildlife, and more!

Check in and Coffee, 8:30 – 9:00
Legislative Update, 9:00 – 10:00

  • NC Senator Floyd B. McKissick Jr., North Carolina General Assembly, District 20
  • Erica Geppi, Humane Society for the United States, North Carolina State Director
Ethics of Animal Research, 10:00 – 11:00

  • Ryan Merkley, Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, Director of Research Advocacy
  • Gene Hobbs, UNC School of Medicine, Director of Simulation
  • Dr. Jennifer Campbell, NC State University, Professor of Zoology
Break, 11:00 – 11:15
Wildlife and the Law, 11:15 – 12:00

  • Heather Clarkson, Defenders of Wildlife, Southeast Outreach Representative
  • Mindy Stinner, Conservators Center, Executive Director
Local Policies and Ordinance Law, 12:00 – 12:30

  • Pamela Vesilind, University of Arkansas School of Law, Professor of Animal and Agricultural Law
LUNCH, Catered by Vimala's Curryblossom Café


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