Our speakers are passionate about educating people how to live a healthy, sustainable, plant-based lifestyle that is healthier for people, animals and the planet!​


DR. MICHAEL GREGER | keynote speaker

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on a number of important public health issues. All proceeds from his speaking engagements and the sale of his books and DVDs are donated to charity. His 501(c)3 nonprofit NutritionFacts.org is the first science-based, non-commercial website to provide free daily videos and articles on the latest discoveries in nutrition.



Leslie Haas is past president and co-founder of the “Eat Smart, Live Longer” club in Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, SC where she enjoys helping individuals embrace the concept of a healthy whole foods, plant-based lifestyle, and along with it, an exciting new world of fresh flavors and vibrant health. As a certified “Food for Life” cooking and nutrition instructor for PCRM (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine), she has taught courses in Cancer Prevention and Survival, Diabetes Treatment, Weight Management and more. Leslie has also earned eCornell’s Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition by the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is a familiar face as staff with the annual “Holistic Holiday at Sea” vegan cruise.


CARLA GOLDEN | Calling All Environmentalists!

Carla Golden is a vegan activist, nutritionist, and environmentalist who directs the Palmetto Plant Eaters Club and Lowcountry VegFest on Hilton Head Island. You can learn more about her projects at CarlaGoldenWellness.com

Calling All Environmentalists!
Carla Golden will deliver a visual presentation that will inspire all lovers of nature to go deep green by committing to Zero Waste Clean Food Choices. Come learn how your improved food choices can reduce food waste, slash species extinction, curtail ocean dead zones, lessen water pollution, and diminish habitat destruction.