THE PRICE WE PAY
PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL ANIMAL INTEREST ALLIANCE HOLIDAY INN ON THE HILL 415 NEW JERSEY AVENUE N. W. WASHINGTON, DC 20001 MARCH 28 - 29, 2004
By: Patti Strand Date: 12/16/2004 Category: | Animal Rights Extremism |
Schedule for Sunday, March 28, 2004
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Patti Strand, President, NAIA: Welcome and Introduction
9:00 a.m. Matt Hogan - Deputy Director, US Fish and Wildlife Service: "The need for appropriate management of renewable resources"
9:15 a.m. Wildlife Management Panel
Moderator: Bob Byrne - Wildlife Coordinator, Wildlife Management Institute :
Jim Beers - US Fish & Wildlife Service (Ret.); Wildlife and Wetlands Biologist; Special Agent; Refuge Manager
Stephen Boynton - Attorney; President of the International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
Eugene Lapointe, President of World Conservation Trust; former Secretary General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
10:50 a.m. Break
Lt. Col. Dennis Foster (US Army Ret.) - Executive Director, Masters of Foxhounds Association
Rick Story - Sr. VP and Secretary, US Sportsmen's Alliance
James A. Swan, PhD - Author, Actor and Psychologist
12:30 p.m. Lunch: Simon Hart - Chief Executive, British Countryside Alliance: "The Difficulty of Preserving Rural Lifestyles, Including the Right to Hunt, in the face of Animal Rights Extremism"
1:30 p.m. Biomedical Research Panel
Moderator: Martin Frank, PhD - Executive Director, American Physiological Society
Linda Collins Cork, DVM, PhD - Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Robert Speth, PhD - Board Member; NAIA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Mississippi; Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University; Adjunct Professor of pharmacology and neuroscience at Washington State University
Edward Walsh, PhD - NAIA Board Member; Director of Developmental Auditory Physiology Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital; Professor of Biomedical Sciences Dept. at Creighton University Medical School, Omaha, Nebraska 3:30 Break 3:45 Research Questions
4:15 David Martosko - Director of Research, Center for Consumer Freedom: "Fighting back: beating animal-rights activists at their own game"
Schedule for Monday, March 29, 2004
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. William T. "Bill" Hawks - Under Secretary, Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA: "The protection of food and agriculture"
8:50 a.m. Teresa Platt - Executive Director, Fur Commission USA: "Family farm security issues in the age of eco-terrorism"
9:10 a.m. James Holt, PhD - Public Policy Consultant, McGuinness, Norris & Williams; Federal Legislative Liaison to the American Kennel Club: "Could canis familiaris be the next endangered species?"
9:30 a.m. Cindy Schonholtz - Vice President, NAIA; Animal Welfare Coordinator, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association: "Animal rights campaigns and the PRCA Animal Welfare program's to insure awareness and the proper care and handling of rodeo animals"
9:50 a.m. Jim Magagna - Executive Vice President, Wyoming Stock Growers Association: "Raising livestock in an era of endangered species paranoia: Are cattle the true endangered species?"
10:10 a.m. Break
10:25 a.m. Panel featuring targets of animal rights- or eco-terrorism
Ron DeFore - Communications Director of Sport Utility Vehicle Owners of America: Protecting American consumers from eco-terror
Kate Roesler - Mink farmer whose family farm was victimized by Animal Liberation Front with damage totally at least $500,000
Ed Walsh, PhD - Research scientist targeted by animal rights extremists
12 Noon Phil Celestini, FBI Supervisory Special Agent to domestic terrorism operations unit: The threat of animal rights extremism
12:30 p.m. Lunch: Jay Lehr, PhD - Science Director, Heartland Institute: "The effect of radical agendas, junk science and propaganda on public policy decisions"
1:30 p.m. Paul Driessen - Author of Eco-Imperialism: Green Power, Black Death; Senior Fellow, Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow and the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise: "The destructive impacts of environmental extremism in the developing world"
1:55 p.m Niger Innis - National Spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality: Eco-Imperialism v civil and human rights.
2:15 p.m. Congressman Collin Peterson - Minnesota, Member, House Agriculture Committee; former Chairman of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus: "Conservationists and Sportsmen can win"
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 NAIA Trust Workshop: Current Legislative and Legal Proposals
2:50 p.m. Sandy Liddy Bourne - Director of the Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Task Force for the American Legislative Exchange Council; and Rick Story, Sr. VP and Secretary, United States Sportsmen's Alliance: "Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act"
3:50 p.m. Congressman George R Nethercutt, Jr. - Washington State, member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Appropriations Subcommittees of House Agriculture, Interior and Defense: "The Eco-Terrorism Act of 2004"
4:10 p.m. NAIA Trust legal and legislative agenda for 2004
4:30 p.m. Congressman Chris Chocola - Indiana, Member, House Agriculture, Small Business, and Transportation & Infrastructure Committees: "The Stop Terrorism of Property Act, the STOP Act"
4:40 p.m. Wrap up
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