Saturday, May 16, 2020
Apple Stage: Keynote Speakers
12:15-1 - Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez
1:15-2 - Vegan Jeopardy with Mic the Vegan
Mic the Vegan is a vegan science YouTuber who covers a variety of topics from the health benefits of a vegan diet and the environmental impact of eating animal products to the sociological phenomenon of casual animal exploitation. He debunks the myths that perpetuate harmful dietary and lifestyle behaviors, all with a drop of humor. He is currently studying for a Master’s in Public Health. His YouTube channel has more than 330,000 subscribers and 30,000,000 total views.
2:15-3 - Vegan Athletes Panel
4-5 - Nicole Grossberg & Sandra Noonan "How to Go Zero Waste and Live More Sustainably: A Workshop"
5-5:45 - Dr. Diane Thompson of Columbia University Medical Center & Sam Boyce of Boycemode Plant-Based Nutrition; Aisha Smith of Save Our Sexy (m) "Building Resilient Communities of Color through Plant-Based Nutrition: A Discussion with Health Professionals"
Banana Stage: Food Demos
12-12:30 - Elyzabeth Alfano "Power Breakfast Bowl"
12:45-1:15 - Nicole Vranjican
Nicole Vranjican, also known as Nikki Vegan on YouTube, is a YouTuber, recipe developer, and co-host of the weekly YouTube talk show The Vegan View. On her channel, Nikki Vegan, Nicole shares easy plant-based recipes that are as delicious as they are practical. "Vegan food for REAL life" is her motto and her recipes are created with simplicity in mind to help encourage more people to eat more plants!
1:30-2 - Joe Yonan
2:10-2:50 - Amy Longard "Top 5 Powerhouse Plant-Based Foods You Should Be Eating"
Amy Longard is a registered holistic nutritionist, plant-based chef, renowned speaker and consultant. She is the founder of a plant-based nutrition, culinary and wellness consulting firm based in Ottawa, Ontario. In 2012, she completed the Chef’s Training Program at the Natural Gourmet Institute. She then completed the Holistic Nutrition Program at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.
Mind / Body Zone
Kumquat Kids' Area
Families with children, be sure to visit our Kumquat Kids' Area for fun arts and crafts, storytelling, playacting, and more!