SoFlo Vegans Expo

SoFlo Vegans hosted a Spring 2020 Virtual Expo from Friday, April 24 through April 26, 2020. We featured 19 LIVE and prerecorded sessions and over 30 guests and experts in all aspects of the vegan lifestyle.

We would like to thank the following sponsors for making it possible to put on our first SoFlo Vegans EXPO. Their kindness and financial contribution mean the world to us. Sponsors included Vegworld Magazine, PETA, Hodo Foods, and Kakao Zon.

Friday, April 24, 2020

The following are sessions that took place during our SoFlo Vegans Virtual EXPO. Click the Facebook and YouTube links to watch the full session.

Kick Off SoFlo Vegans EXPO

Kickoff Session

Host Sean Russell kicks off the first SoFlo Vegans Virtual Expo with a rundown of the event and other surprises.

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Vegan Showcase

Vegan Showcase (LIVE)

Showcasing business owners and nonprofit organizations making an impact on the vegan community.

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Hodo Foods

CEO and Founder of Hodo Foods

Minh Tsai
Hodo Foods CEO and Founder 
Minh Tsai talks about how Hodo went from an artisan tofu maker to one of the most innovative, clean and nutritious plant-based foods companies in the US.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Using Your Digital Voice

Using Your Digital Voice in 2020 (LIVE)

Sean Russell, Courtney Garza, Elysabeth Alfano
A conversation about getting into the professional world of content creation, podcasting, and magazine publishing.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Ingrid Newkirk

Q&A w/ Ingrid Newkirk (LIVE)

A conversation with PETA president and co-founder, Ingrid Newkirk, on activism, vegan diets, campaigns for change, the relationship between vegan clothing and her new book, Animalkind: Remarkable new facts about animals and revolutionary ways we can show them compassion.

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Damien Mander

Fighting for Animal Rights w/ Damien Mander

International Anti-Poaching Foundation founder, Damien Mander, shares stories on how his organization mission to preserve the ecosystems of wildlife.

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

The following are sessions that took place during our SoFlo Vegans Virtual EXPO. Click the Facebook and YouTube links to watch the full session.

Dr. Joel Kahn

The Cost of Heart Disease and Plant-Based Nutrition

Dr. Joel Kahn is a practicing cardiologist, and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and appears as a panelist on The Doctors television program.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Dr. Sailesh Rao

Dr. Sailesh Rao – How to HEAL and Prevent Year Zero

Dr. Sailesh Rao discusses the Prevent Year Zero Campaign, his background as an engineer, and how it helped his work. We look at his groundbreaking white paper on Animal Agriculture being the leading cause of climate change, as well as looking at the role of compassion and how it plays a major role in the work we do for others and ourselves.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Tips for Communicating About Veganism

Tips for Communicating with Family and Friends While Being Vegan (LIVE)

Susan Hargreaves, Victoria Moran, and Renee King-Sonnen
Our panel shares their insights and personal stories of connecting with family and friends after they went vegan. They are also taking questions throughout the panel.

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Karine Charbonneau

Love is Not Canceled, Dating and COVID w/ Karine Charbonneau (LIVE)

Karine Charbonneau aka Vegan Cupid answers questions and discusses finding your perfect match during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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SoFlo Vegan EXPO

Vegan Filmmakers Panel (LIVE)

Keegan Kuhn, Shaun Monson, Marc Pierschel and Louie Psihoyos
Join our LIVE Filmmakers Panel featuring directors, Keegan Kuhn (What the Health), Shaun Monson (Earthlings), Marc Pierschel (The End of Meat), and Louie Psihoyos (The Game Changers).

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Dr. Neal Barnard – Food’s Impact on Overall Health

Dr. Neal Barnard talks about the growing plant-based physician’s movement, how he became a vegan and the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

The following are sessions that took place during our SoFlo Vegans Virtual EXPO. Click the Facebook and YouTube links to watch the full session.

Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room – Talking About Animal Advocacy (LIVE)

Alex J. O’Connor, Jon Camp
Our panelists share their thoughts on the animal rights movement and other hot topics surrounding wildlife, slaughterhouses, and the current pandemic.

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Plant-Based Powered

Plant-Based Powered – Inspiration to Get Through COVID-19 (LIVE)

Korin Sutton, Dr. Leon Mellman
Tips to help with sleep, cravings, self-care, and parenting during the pandemic.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Karyn Calabrese

Getting Raw About Plant-Based Living (LIVE)

Karyn Calabrese, Alba The Veg Nurse
Our panel provides information on the raw vegan lifestyle and how to get started.

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Dr. Michael Klaper

Dr. Michael Klaper – Healthy Living on a Plant-Based Lifestyle

Dr. Michael Klaper discusses the benefits of living a plant-based lifestyle, advances in the medical field and his background living as a vegan physician.

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Plant Chics

Quarantine Life, Nutrition, Health and Wellness Advice (LIVE)

Jacque Tarlton, Marzia Prince
Plant Chics, Jacque Tarlton, and Marzia Prince join us to share tips on how to thrive and stay well during the lockdown.

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Elysabeth Alfano

Cooking Demo w/ Elysabeth Alfano (LIVE)

Elysabeth Alfano shares a recipe on how to make Italian Stuffed Peppers. This is a recipe was featured on the Amazon Prime show, New Day New Chef.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

Angie Sadeghi

Dr. Angie Sadeghi – Understanding the Gut’s Role in Your Health

We speak with Dr. Angie Sadeghi who is a prominent gastroenterologist that travels the country educating people about the gut and diseases and disorders affecting the digestive tract.

Facebook Live | YouTube Events

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