Registration and Snacks

Registration and Snacks

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Sign in and settle in. Come early to grab the best snacks and the best seats!

Morning Tai Chi

Morning Tai Chi

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Robert Houwangzi Franklin, professional Wushu Instructor, will lead a rejuvenating Tai Chi lesson in the outdoor courtyard.

Ice-Breaker

Ice-Breaker

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An icebreaker to kickoff the Forum and give everyone the opportunity to meet other activists.

Open Rescue Training - Introductory

Open Rescue Training - Introductory

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Experienced open rescue team leaders Priya Sawhney, Paul Picklesimer and Julianne Perry will lead forum participants in an all day workshop on investigations and open rescue. They will go through each of the five key stages in an effective open rescue -- research, scouting and preparation, investigation, animal care, and campaigns/media -- and explain how prospective investigatory teams can learn, train themselves, or find support in all five areas. Be prepared for interaction!

Open Rescue Training - Advanced

Open Rescue Training - Advanced

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DxE co-founder Wayne Hsiung guides experienced team members, press operatives, and researchers through the toughest obstacles and most promising frontiers for open rescue. From optimal team psychology to futuristic virtual reality cameras, this training will take you into the future of open rescue. (Note: we strongly suggest that you attend this training only if you have recently attended the introductory open rescue training. Space is limited, and preference will be given to activists who have been involved -- whether in the field or otherwise -- in an open rescue.) 

Lunch

Lunch

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Eat vegan food, and mingle with fellow activists!

OPEN RESCUE TRAINING - Introductory

OPEN RESCUE TRAINING - Introductory

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[continued] Experienced open rescue team leaders Priya Sawhney, Paul Picklesimer and Julianne Perry will lead forum participants in an all day workshop on investigations and open rescue. They will go through each of the five key stages in an effective open rescue -- research, scouting and preparation, investigation, animal care, and campaigns/media -- and explain how prospective investigatory teams can learn, train themselves, or find support in all five areas. Be prepared for interaction!

OPEN RESCUE TRAINING - Advanced

OPEN RESCUE TRAINING - Advanced

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[continued]DxE co-founder Wayne Hsiung guides experienced team members, press operatives, and researchers through the toughest obstacles and most promising frontiers for open rescue. From optimal team psychology to futuristic virtual reality cameras, this training will take you into the future of open rescue. (Note: we strongly suggest that you attend this training only if you have recently attended the introductory open rescue training. Space is limited, and preference will be given to activists who have been involved -- whether in the field or otherwise -- in an open rescue.) 

Communal Art Demo and Dinner

Communal Art Demo and Dinner

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With our physical bodies - make a giant work of art for animal liberation. Then, wrap up the night for a community dinner.