Taking Action for Animals 2016

Arlington, Virginia
Friday, June 17, 2016
Taking Action for Animals 2016
Friday, June 17, 2016 - Monday, June 20, 2016

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, Virginia 22202
United States

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TAFA 2016 will feature some of the biggest names helping animals!

David Carter, a.k.a. The 300lb Vegan and former NFL defensive lineman, will be joining a panel of experts at the “Healing Ourselves and Animals with Every Bite” Friday half-day workshop to talk about the right plant-based foods for optimal performance. You don’t want to miss this!

Joining Carter, will be Dr. Michael Greger! A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.  He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the public health director at The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller. More than a thousand of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.

For workshop content and schedule, click here.

Check out the new Innovations Track! Hear from entrepreneurs on how they’re making progress for animals. Bummed because two of the workshops you want to attend are happening at the same time? Check out the Re-Track which will repeat hot topics so you don’t have to miss out!

What is Taking Action for Animals (TAFA)?

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) presents Taking Action for Animals, the premier national conference for animal advocacy.  If you’re passionate about helping animals but don’t know where to start, TAFA is for you!  TAFA brings together diverse individuals from across the country for a shared goal: to improve the lives of all animals. You’ll gain a better understanding of the many issues that animals face in our society, and you’ll learn that helping animals can begin right in your own home . . . your neighborhood . . . your community – with just a few rewarding and fun activities. From seasoned advocates to newcomers TAFA has something for everyone.

Why should you attend TAFA?

•  Education will make you a better advocate for animals
•  Undeniable energy of a collective good -- you are not alone
•  Learn how to make a difference starting in your home
•  Professional conference promoting mainstream solutions
•  Magnificent DC Metro location
•  Help us push for legislative reforms during Lobby Day
•  Take-away tools for real action
•  Largest conference of its kind
•  Recharge your advocacy battery


Contact Information

  • Contact TAFA staff:
    (888) 259-5088

    **Please note the registration refund deadline is June 6, 2016. No refunds will be given after this date.**

Payment Instructions

  • Credit card or check payment is accepted. If you choose to pay by check, kindly submit payment within 10 business days. You are not considered registered until payment is received. Print your confirmation email and send it with your check made payable to "The Humane Society of the United States." Please note in the memo line: TAFA 2016. Checks should be mailed to:

    HSUS TAFA 2016
    2100 L St, NW
    Washington, DC 20037

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