Confirmed Speaker List

Key Note Speakers
Professor Chang Jiwen, Institute of Resource and Environmental Policy,
Development Research Centre of the State Council, PRC
Dr Steven White, Griffith Law School, Australia
Professor Kristin Stilt, Harvard Law School, United States
Professor Tagore Trajano, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

China
Associate Professor Amanda Whitfort, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Attorney An Xiang, Beijing Dexiang Law Firm
Professor He Hairen, Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Asia-Pacific
Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere, Faculty of Law, University of Otago, New Zealand
Nuggehalli Jayasimha, Managing Director of Humane Society International/India
Professor Mariko Igimi, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Japan

United States & Canada
Steven M. Wise, Eq., Founder and President of the Nonhuman Rights Project
Professor David Favre, College of Law, Michigan State University
Professor Pamela Frasch, Associate Dean, Animal Law, Lewis and Clark Law School
Associate Professor Peter J. Li, University of Houston, China Policy Advisor, Humane Society International
Associate Professor Katie Sykes, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Joyce Tischler, Co-founder and General Counsel of the Animal Legal Defense Fund

South America
Carolina Leiva Ilabaca, Legislative Co-ordinator, Parlamentarios por la Dignidad Animal, Chile
Professor Pablo Buompadre, President of Argentina Lawyers Association for the Rights of Animals (AFADA), Argentina

Europe
Professor Mike Radford, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Professor Marita Giménez-Candela, Director of Master in Animal Law and International Center for Animal Law and Policy (ICALP), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Dr Birgitta Wahlberg, Department of Law, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Professor Olivier Le Bot, Aix-Marseille University, France
Professor Tomasz Pietrzykowski, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
Paul Littlefair, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) International, United Kingdom
Antoine F. Goetschel, J.D., President Global Animal Law GAL Association, Switzerland

Africa
Judge Joel Ngugi, High Court of Kenya, Kenya
Ever Vimbai Chinoda, Executive Director for Speak Out For Animals, Zimbabwe
Attorney Amy Wilson, South Africa