2023 Socal Vegfest
September 23-24, 2023
OC Fair & Events Center
88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
|12:00-12:45pm||ANIMAL RIGHTS PANEL
Bryan Pease (Animal Protection & Rescue League), Jenny Canham (Animal Outlook), Sky Morgan (Veganofcourse Media), Jess McKay (Vegan Puppeteer)
Moderator: Jane Velez-Mitchell, (Jane-UnchainedTV - Moderator)
Jane will lead a dynamic discussion with the panelists and organizations on sharing current animal cruelty issues each organization is facing and discuss some ways that we can advocate for the voiceless beings.
|1:00-1:45pm||VEGAN ATHLETES PANEL
Gabriel & Anna Zhanay (Vegan Fitness Redefined - Trainer and Nutritionist), Danielle Petze (Muscle and Mortgages), Bill Muir (SGT Vegan), Liam Johnson (Vegan Fitness Coach)
Moderator: Tanya Flink (Athlete / Writer)
Linda Kraemer (Climate Reality Project), Danny Gray (Climate Reality Project), Andrew Di Giovanna (Friend Sponsor - Orange County Power Authority)
Climate Reality Project: Climate Change, major factors that have a profound effect on our health and our environment. Learn how to get 100% renewable energy in your city/neighborhood.
|3:00-3:45pm||HEALTH EXPERT PANEL
Dr. Stephanie Peacock, D.C
Dr. Joshua Helman, M.D
Moderators: James & Dahlia Marin (Married to Health)
Learn from health experts how to incorporate nutrient-dense foods in your diet to reach optimum health.
Chef Chris Tucker, Chef Babette, Dr. Shabnam
Chefs joining together to discuss Longevity, Aging Gracefully, Performance, Disease Prevention & Age Reversal.
HEALTH EXPERT PANEL
James & Dahlia Marin (Married to Health), Dr. Melissa Mondala(Dr. Lifestyle), Dr. Kat Wong (Pelvic Health PT)
Your Plant Based Gut Health Care Team: IBS and beyond. Managing gut health with plant based nutrition + the latest evidenced-based information
The Optimum Human State:
A fireside chat with Dotsie Bausch and Jason Wrobel.
This topic transcends elite athletics to assist the everyday person. We'll pick 10 foods highlighting a cross-section of mental health & optimum performance. The beauty and magic of functional plant-based foods to support specific states of being.
Dotsie’s top functional foods: blood flow, stamina, rest, and recovery.
Jason’s top functional foods: mood balance, neurotransmitter function, brain health.
DR. MILTON MILLS
Dr. Mills presents Diet and Cancer - Burning Down the House or Putting Out the Flames
3pm - 3:40pm
3:40 - 3:50pm
GENE BAUR (FARM SANCTUARY)
Topic: Living in Alignment with One’s Values
Gene shares the cathartic experience of connecting our beliefs with our actions. The presentation explores how individuals can be effective forces of change and compassion wherever they are on their personal journeys.
|4:00 - 4:45pm||
ENVIRONMENTAL / SUSTAINABILITY PANEL
Gene Baur (Farm Sanctuary), Professor Jennifer Ayla Jay (UCLA), Dr. Fred Smoller (Orange County Sustainability Decathlon), Gregory Cheadle (Author)
Moderator: Tanya Flink (writer/vegan athlete)
Protecting Our Planet Starts with You! Find out how to live sustainably, ways to save our planet by reducing pollution, conserving resources through changing our behavior and action.