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32nd World Vegetarian Congress 1996
[Vegetarian Summerfest '96: A World Vegetarian Congress]

General Information

Vegetarian Summerfest is hosted annually by the North American Vegetarian Society. This Summerfest will be even more comprehensive, as it includes the biannual World Vegetarian Congress of the International Vegetarian Union. This not-to-be-missed event is set for July 29 - Aug 4 at the Conference Center at Pitt-Johnstown, on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.

We offer three registration packages:

Full (July 29 - August 4)
Midweek (July 31 - August 4)
Weekend (August 2 - 4)

campus building

Meeting rooms and cafeteria are air-conditioned. On-campus lodging is offered in both traditional student housing with two rooms sharing a bath, and deluxe hotel-style air-conditioned housing with private bath. Deluxe housing is available in double-occupancy only to full and midweek attendees. We regret that deluxe housing is not offered to weekend attendees or those registered for single-occupancy.

campus building You'll dine on delicious total-vegetarian meals prepared by the campus food service under the direction of gold-medal winning vegetarian chef Ken Bergeron.

This year's conference - NAVS' 22nd annual conference and the 32nd World Vegetarian Congress - is for people of all ages and offers special programs for children, teens, singles and families. A children's center is available during regular program hours. Discounted rates are offered for senior citizens, students, youths and children.

Back in U.S.A. after more than a decade

Vegetarian Summerfest '96: A World Vegetarian Congress! is an exceptional educational and recreational event you'll want to be sure to attend!

NAVS, Box 72, Dolgeville NY 13329, (518) 568-7970,