Conscious Eating Conference, Berkeley, 2019

Founded in 1990 by Karen Davis, United Poultry Concerns puts on Conscious Eating Conference each March in Berkeley, CA. UPC is the world’s foremost non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the respectful treatment of domestic fowl. UPC runs a haven for chickens in Virginia and also teaches people about the egg and chicken meat industries, the natural lives of free chickens, pleasures and benefits of human-chicken companionship, and alternatives to chicken farming and the use of chickens in education and scientific experimentation.

You can see their speakers online here including:

Renee King-Sonnen, Rowdy Girl Sanctuary
Transforming Tradition & Cultural Mores in the Heart of Texas

JoAnn Farb, author and activist
Under Pressure — Social Justice Progress Amidst Societal Group Coercion

Karen Davis, United Poultry Concerns
The “Ethics” of Eviscerating Farmed Animals for “Better Welfare”

Cell-Based Meat Debate
Resolve: Cell-Based Meat is Good for Animals
For the Motion: Bruce Friedrich, Good Food Institute & Leah Garces, Mercy For Animals Against the Motion: Vasile Stanescu, PhD & John Sanbonmatsu, PhD