Events

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2016

*Sat Oct 29, Costa Mesa, CA. SoCal Vegfest. Athlete panel and You Don’t Need Exotic/Expensive food talk. Plus a booth!

*Tues Oct 18 NYC, NY. Vegan Main Street Academy. Requires registration for courses.

*Sun Oct 16 Boston, MA. With Vegetarian Resource Group and Vegetarian Nutrition Dietary Practice Group at FNCE dinner.

*Sat Oct 15 Orlando, FL. With California Avocado Commission at the Fresh Summit. Requires expo entry.

*Sat Sept 10 Salt Lake City, UT. SLC Vegfest. Unraveling the Myth that Plant-based Foods are Expensive and Exotic.

*Wed August 03. Today’s Dietitian webinar: Working with Plant-based Athletes.

*Thur-Sun May 19-22. Raleigh, NC. Plant-based Prevention of Disease Conference. Requires registration.

Previous Speaking Engagements

2015

*Sat-Sun Dec 5-6 Glasgow, Scotland. VegFest Scotland. Athlete talk on Saturday, ‘Don’t need exotic foods’ talk on Sunday. Requires registration.

*Fri-Sun Nov 13-15 Portland, OR. Portland Health Conference and Portland Vegfest.

*Mon Nov 2 Pomona, CA. Pomona College. Power on Your Plate: The Impact of Our Food Choices. Special event by Lisa Ann Auerbach, open to the public, books available.

*Sun Nov 1 Costa Mesa, CA. SoCal Vegfest. Plant-based and Powerful: How Vegan Athletes are Defying Stereotypes. Free event, books available.

*Tues Oct 6 NYC. Main St Vegan Academy. Requires registration in program.

*Fri-Sun Sept 11-13 Raleigh, NC. Plant-based Prevention of Disease Conference.

*Sat June 27 Madison, WI. Mad City Vegan Fest. Plant-based and Powerful: What we know about vegan athletes.

*Fri-Sun May 29-31. Austin, TX. Vida Vegan Con! I’ll be giving a talk called Science is Awesome and will be on the Vegan Athlete panel.

*Fri-Sun May 22-24. Paso Robles, CA. The Great Western Bicycle Rally. I will be leading rides and giving a talk or two.

*Thur May 7 Boston, MA. In collaboration with Strong Hearts Vegan Power running team and Boston Vegan Society. Full details and updates on facebook event page.

*Sun April 19 Berkeley, CA. Berkeley Vegan Earth Day.

*Sat April 4 Austin, TX. Texas Vegfest. Making the transition to a plant-based diet in a healthy, sustainable way.

*Wed, March 4, 11, 25, April 1. San Diego, CA. I’ll be delivering a 4-part series of lectures at Digital Gym. More info here.

*Thur Feb 5, 530pm. Bee Cave, TX. Engine 2, 28-Day Challenge. Book signing and talk. 12601 Hill Country Blvd. Bee Cave, TX 78738.

*Sat Feb 7, 12pm. Austin, TX. Engine 2, Meet The Experts series. Book signing and talk.  525 N Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78703.

*Mon Feb 23, 5pm. Amherst, MA. Plant-based and Powerful sports nutrition talk at UMass Amherst.

2014

*Sat Jan 11. Pasadena, CA. Exploring The Ex-Vegan Phenomenon with Sayward Rebhal. Read about the talk here.

*Sun-Fri May 18-23. Sedona, AZ. Engine 2 Immersion. Requires registration, please see Engine 2.

*Wed July 16 Pasadena, CA.  I’m moderating the Plant-Powered for Life book launch for my colleague Sharon Palmer at Real Food Daily.

*Sun Sept 28 Boulder, CO. Book signing at Espressoria 2116 Pearl St 6-7pm

*Sat-Mon Oct 4-7 Reno, NV. I’ll be set up and selling books at the new Silver State 508!

*Thur Oct 9 Santa Rosa, CA. Book signing at Whole Foods Market 390 Coddingtown Mall 630-730pm. *Includes cooking demo!

*Fri Oct 10 Oakland, CA. Book signing at Timeless Coffee Roaster and Bakery 4252 Piedmont Ave 6-7pm.

*Wed Oct 22 Atlanta, GA. Book signing at Avocado Cafe and Juice Bar 11105 State Bridge Rd #140, 30022 6-7pm.

*Fri Nov 7 Los Angeles, CA. Dinner and book signing at a private residence 7-10pm. *Please inquire for more details

*Fri-Sun Nov 14-16 Asheville, NC. Speaking at Plant-based Prevention of Disease conference. Requires registration fee, see www.p-pod.org.

*Fri Dec 5 San Diego, CA.  Dinner and book signing at private residence. *Please inquire for more details.

2013

*Saturday January 27th 7pm. Vegan Health and Fitness Magazine Conference, LA, CA.
A Day in the Life of Vegan Athletes Presentation and Screening

*Wednesday March 13th 6pm Hi-Tec Bikes, San Diego, CA
Adding Plant-Based Meals to Your Sports Nutrition Plan: The How and Why
Brought to you by Cycling Camp San Diego. See the event page on facebook for more info.

*Saturday March 23rd 1-2pm Mission Viejo Hospital, Mission Viejo, CA
Plant-based and Powerful: What We Know About Vegan Athletes
Part of the Orange District Dietetic Association Fundraiser. Require registration and cost of conference. My colleagues Sharon Palmer and Andy Bellatti are also speaking! Facebook page has schedule.

*Tuesday March 26th 3-4pm Austin Peay University, McCord 209, Clarksville, TN
Food, Bikes and Social Activism: How to Make Your Career Your Passion
Hosted by the APU Sociology Department and Tucker Brown, PhD.

*Wednesday March 27th 7-830pm Compassion Over Killing Headquarters, Washington, DC
Film Screening on Vegan Athletes with Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD
Limited seating, reservations required!

*Thursday March 28th 7pm Sticky Fingers, Washington, DC.
Plant-Based Nutrition Discussion with Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD
Limited seating, please get there early! More info here. Special menu by Sticky Fingers! Hosted with Compassion Over Killing.

*Wednesday April 3rd 7-9pm Jivamukti Yoga, New York City, NY
Athletes and Plant-based Nutrition: Get Real Science From An Expert
Presented by The Discerning Brute and will include a question and answer session with myself and other vegan athletes. Ten dollar suggested donation. Facebook page and spectacular event flier!

*Saturday April 6th 3-4pm Chicago, IL
Athletes and Plant-based Nutrition: Get Real Science From An Expert
Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 2nd fl, 1701 N Milwaukee Ave, 60647. Brought to you by Chicago Veg! Event flier here.

*Thursday, May 2nd Idaho Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Boise, ID
What We Know About Plant-based Athletes
Presented with funding provided by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietary Practice Group. Lecture requires requires registration to full conference.

*Sunday May 5th, 6-730pm at Velo Cult Bicycle Shop, Portland, OR.
Athletes and Plant-based Nutrition: Get Real Science From An Expert
With my friends from Herbivore Clothing Company.

I am jumping on the No Meat Athlete book tour for the 6 events below. More details at No Meat Athlete. Hope to see you!

November 1 — San Diego, CA | Movin’ Shoes (Pacific Beach location)
November 3 — Los Angeles, CA | Vegan Book Fair at Animal Advocacy Museum, presented by Compassion Over Killing
November 5 — Phoenix, AZ | 24 Carrots
November 6 — Scottsdale, AZ | Nourish Cafe
November 7 — Tucson, AZ | Morning Blend show followed by run/event presented by Healthy You Network
November 9 — Austin, TX | Bearded Bros.
November 11- Austin, TX | Whole Foods Corporate Office.

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5 responses to “Events

  1. Pingback: Book signing and talks in Austin this week! | Matt Ruscigno True Love Health

  2. Will we be able to purchase your book(s) at the San Diego events?

  3. Pingback: 2015- Year of the Vegfests! | Matt Ruscigno True Love Health

  4. Pingback: Upcoming events in NYC, Costa Mesa, Pomona, Portland and Glasgow (!) | Matt Ruscigno True Love Health

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