15 Mar 2017

Speakers At The Third International Conference On Men’s Issues, Gold Coast, Australia

About the speakers
Your emcees:
Paul Elam – Paul is the founder and publisher of A Voice for Men, largely considered the online flagship of the men’s human rights movement. He is the CEO of AVfM Education, LLC, the organization that founded the International Conference on Men’s Issues.

Mike Buchanan – Mike is the founder and party leader for Justice for Men and Boys (and the women who love them), the only political party in the English speaking world dedicated to the issues faced by men and boys.
Your keynote speaker:
Bettina Arndt – Bettina is a clinical psychologist, sex therapist and journalist. She is a widely recognized expert on the sexes and is the recipient of the Centenary Medal, awarded by the Australian government for contributions to society.

Other distinguished speakers:
Mark Latham – Mark is is a former Australian politician who was the leader of the Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition from December 2003 to January 2005. He led the party at the 2004 federal election. He now hosts Outsiders, an Australian television news and commentary program broadcast weekly on Sky News Australia.
Miranda Devine – Miranda is an Australian columnist and writer noted for her conservative stance on a range of social and political issues.  Her column, formerly printed twice weekly in Fairfax Media newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald, now appears in the News Limited newspapers.
Erin Pizzey – Erin is renowned as the pioneer founder of the women’s shelter movement in Chiswick, England in 1971. She has written numerous books on domestic violence and has been an outspoken critic of the Duluth Model, a feminist ideological model of intimate partner violence.
Karen Straughan – Karen, also known under the nom de plume, Girl Writes What,  is a writer, videographer and mother, widely recognized as one of the most prominent female voices in the men’s rights movement. She is also one of the founding members of the Honey Badger Brigade, a popular online anti-feminist radio program.
Janice Fiamengo – Janice is a professor of English Literature at the University of Ottawa. She is an outspoken supporter of men’s issues and is the featured speaker on the weekly YouTube program, The Fiamengo File. Janice is a sought after speaker, making many public appearances at conferences and on university campuses.
Augusto Zimmermann – Augusto  is a senior lecturer and director of postgraduate research at Murdoch University, Perth. He is also a Commissioner with the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia; a Vice-President of the Australian Society of Legal Philosophy (ASLP); President of the Western Australian Legal Theory Association (WALTA); and Editor of the Western Australian Jurist law journal.
Robert Franklin, Esq. – Robert is an attorney from Houston, Texas and is the former editor of the Houston Law Review. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Parents Organization, a group that seeks to better the lives of children through family court reform that establishes equal rights and responsibilities for fathers and mothers.
Uma Challa – Uma is a founding member of the All India Men’s Welfare Association, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of men and boys by raising awareness of their unique issues, particularly in the area of mental health services. She is also a writer of children’s stories and a visible, important figure in the Indian men’s rights movement.
Greg Canning – Greg is a medical doctor specializing in skin cancers who has a keen interest in the unique medical challenges faced by men and boys. He has written frequently on men’s issues for an assortment of Australian publications. Greg is also formerly the Australian News Director for avoiceformen.com international affiliates.
Anil Kumar – Anil is the founder and director of Save Indian Family Foundation (SIFF), an organization dedicated to advocacy for reform of Indian Marriage Law (498A) and a host of other issues faced by men and boys in India and worldwide. Anil is the Indian News Director for avoiceformen.com international affiliates and a regular speaker at the ICMI series.
Paul Batey (pic not available)  – Paul Batey is a writer, videographer and blogger from Sydney, Australia. He is also a counselor, specializing in working with men who face chemical dependency and other issues.
Ken Arenson (pic not available)  – Ken is a professor of law at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. His legal research has been published in the Journal of Law, and he has written on the “pernicious effects of political correctness in the criminal laws of Victoria,” challenging the effects of modern political correctness on due process in Australian jurisprudence.


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