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43rd Vegetarian Summerfest Annual Conference NAVS 2017 United States
July 5, 2017 - July 9, 2017
This Summerfest conference is 100% vegan and welcomes everyone. The amazing all-vegan restaurant food is included in the ticket prices.
The 43rd Summerfest conference features over 60 speakers, with experts in the fields of health, nutrition, animal rights, the environment, exercise and related lifestyle areas, plus talented chefs. Speakers this year include: Carol Adams, Jonathan Balcombe, Ted D Barnett, T Colin Campbell, Fran Costigan, Brenda Davis, Hans Diehl, Freya Dinshah, George Eisman, Stephan Esser, Michael Greger, Lee Hall, James Laveck, Victoria Moran and many more! Plus, over 700 attendees.
Classes and lectures cover health and nutrition, lifestyle issues, food demonstrations, exercise and fitness, animal rights, compassionate living, Earth stewardship and more!
Our meals are included in the ticket price and designed to accommodate a variety of diets, with gluten free and raw food options. Meals are prepared under the direction of award-winning Chef Mark Reinfeld of Vegan Fusion.
Registrants are offered two package options: FULL PACKAGE: (five days, four nights). The program begins Wednesday afternoon (July 6). WEEKEND PACKAGE: (three days, two nights). The program begins Friday evening. The location is the Conference Center at Pitt-Johnstown, on the picturesque campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, PA. The campus is a 650-acre mountaintop wildlife preserve with 40 acres of hiking trails.
The on-campus fees cover: the entire educational program, including classes, lectures, workshops and discussions. Also included are films, entertainment and use of certain athletic areas. Vegan meals and on-campus housing which includes a twin bed, linen and towels.
We offer special programs for children, youths and teens! A Children’s Center is offered for attendees aged 2-12, during most of the educational sessions. Mealtimes and evening socials are not included.