2022 Conference

Lush Prize 2012-2022 (and beyond)….what progress has been made?

In this tenth year anniversary of Lush Prize, the 2022 Conference explored what progress has been made during the past decade to end the use of animals in research and testing.

Over two days experts, exchanged ideas and stimulated discussion on the roadmap of progress towards a future without animal testing.

Session 1 – The regulatory environment 2012-2022 and future projections

Speakers: Borami Seo, HSI/Korea; Dr Julia Baines, PETA International Science Consortium; Troy Seidle, HSI.


Session 2 – A decade of impact: public awareness and investigations

Speakers: Dr Tamara Zietek, Ärzte gegen Tierversuche (Doctors Against Animal Experiments); Gemunu de Silva, Tracks Investigations; Tara Jackson, New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society.


Session 3 – Scientific advances over the last decade

Speakers: Dr Steve Enoch, Liverpool John Moores University; Dr Kamel Mansouri, US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); Dr Mark Nelms, RTI International


Session 4 – What do we need to do to ‘bring down the curtain’ on animal testing?

Speakers: Professor Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga, Utrecht University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; Professor Thomas Hartung, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing


Fireside Chat: Culturally-Relevant Campaigning.

Elly Nakajima, Co-Founder/Director, Animal Alliance Asia.


Fireside Chat: Campaigning During the War in Ukraine.

Dmitry Leporsky, 2015 Training Prize winner.


Fireside Chat: Young Researchers and Animal-Free Science.

Professor Lisbeth Knudsen, Copenhagen University.