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2016 Vegetarian Summerfest

6th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 10th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm EDT


Jonathan will give several talks and sign books at this fabulous annual event staged at the Johnstown, PA campus of the University of Pittsburgh.


Vegetarian SummerfestVenue:

Campus of The University of Pittsburgh,
Johnstown, PA

Dates & Times:

Jul. 6, 2016, 12:00pm to Jul. 10, 2016, 12:00pm


More Detailed Daily Info:

THURSDAY, JULY 7

7:15pm: PLENARY:

PASQUERILLA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Emcee: Vance Lehmkuhl

Lifestyle Medicine: Reaching out to Corporate America – Hans Diehl, DrHSc, MPH with Dexter Shurney, MD, MPH (40 min)

“Vegan on a Jet Plane” and “Dear Vegan!”

Original songs performed by David Madow, DDS (15 min)

The Lives Of Fishes: Highlighting breakthrough discoveries from scientists around the world – Jonathan Balcombe PhD (30 MIN)

Why I am a Plant-based Dietitian – Brenda Davis, RD (30 min)

FRIDAY, JULY 8

6:00 – 7:15 am: Bird Walk:

MEET IN FRONT OF THE LIVING LEARNING CENTER

Emphasis will be on identifying birds by sight and sound (Binoculars optional, but desirable) – Ted Barnett and Jonathan Balcombe

1:45 – 2:45 pm

BLACKINGTON HALL 131

The Inner Lives of Birds: In 2005 a team of scientists overhauled the naming of structures in the avian brain. They had to, because the old description of a “bird brain” fell so far short of what birds are now known to be capable of. This presentation will bring you up to speed on the lives of our glorious winged cousins – Jonathan Balcombe, PhD

SATURDAY, JULY 9

6:00 – 7:15 am: Bird Walk:

MEET IN FRONT OF THE LIVING LEARNING CENTER

Emphasis will be on identifying birds by sight and sound (Binoculars optional, but desirable) – Ted Barnett and Jonathan Balcombe

3:oo – 4:00 pm: BLACKINGTON HALL 131

The Inner Lives of Animals: How do dogs view us? Do lizards anticipate a good meal? Can a fish find stress relief? Do chickens deceive? Would a prairie dog call you out for carrying a gun? Can a crocodile use tools? Learn the answers to these and other alluring questions from the inner world of animals – Jonathan Balcombe PhD


Contact:

Roz Ostler
(For more information, please click here)


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Details

Start:
6th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm
End:
10th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Website:
http://www.vegetariansummerfest.org/details

Organizer

Roz Ostler
Email:
vegfest@telenet.net
Website:
http://www.vegetariansummerfest.org/contact.htm

Venue

Campus of The University of Pittsburgh
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904 United States
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Website:
http://www.vegetariansummerfest.org/