Author and animal rights advocate Nathan Winograd will speak at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 as part of a forum sponsored by Buffalo Humane and No Kill Buffalo-Niagara in the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.

Winograd, a former corporate attorney and criminal prosecutor, is author of “Redemption,” an award-winning book on the No Kill movement. The forum will include an informational fair beginning at noon on the North Campus in Amherst. Winograd will sign books at a cocktail reception from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Atrium. The program is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required at