Animal Rights National Conference 2019 Jul 25 , 4:00 pm The Animal Rights National Conference is the U.S. animal rights movement’s annual national conference. It is the world’s largest and longest-running animal rights gathering, hailing back to 1981. This year’s event will take place July 25-28, 2019 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center just outside Washington, DC. Executive Director Rachel McCrystal will be joining two panel discussions including The Ethics of Sanctuaries alongside activist and educator Michelle Carrera on Saturday, July 27th, and Where Does Our History Lead Us? with Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing (COK) on Sunday, July 28th. Check out the AR Conference Programs page for times and other important discussions happening at the event. Woodstock Farm Sanctuary will also be tabling at this event with some special merch items and lots of info on our recent advocacy efforts and campaigns like ConsiderTheEgg.org! Stop by and say hi if you’re in the D.C. area that weekend!