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CBD and other Cannabinoids: 16th EIHA Hemp Conference 2019

CBD and other Cannabinoids: 16th EIHA Hemp Conference

5–6 June 2019, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany ++ 400 international participants from 40 countries expected again ++ 30 exhibitors expected ++

One of the hottest topics in hemp and at the conference is the topic CBD. The worldwide demand for CBD products is high and still growing. Billion markets are opening up in the area of pharmaceuticals and food additives. But especially in Europe there are still considerable hurdles to overcome: A patchwork of national regulations and the Novel Food Directive. In the session "CBD and other Cannabinoids", world-leading experts will provide you with comprehensive information on all aspects: Pharmaceutical effects, extraction, standardisation, regulations worldwide, in the European Union and North America. Detailed and up-to-date information on the markets in China, USA, Canada, Germany, Spain, France and UK. Historical use of hemp and CBD as well as Novel Food Directive.

Cannabidiol (CBD) and other Cannabinoids

Hana Gabrielová, Hempoint (CZ) and Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli, Knowmad Institut (ES): Approaching Hemp and Cannabis Policies Through the Lens of Sustainable Development
Feihu Liu, Yunnan University (CN): Overview on the Hemp Industry in China and the Chinese Technology for CBD Production
Laurène Tran, Harmony (UK): Outlook and Insights on CBD Regulation in Spain, France, and the UK
Joscha Krauß, MH medical hemp (DE): Medicinal Cannabis in Germany - A Market Evaluation
Franjo Grotenhermen, nova-Institut (DE): News and Perspectives on CBD in Medical Practice and Self-treatment
Rien Havens, Amrit Labs (US): Industrial Hemp Extraction, Refinement, and Post Refinement Demystified
Giuseppe Cannazza, Federcanapa (IT): Pitfalls in the Analysis of Cannabinoids
Sebastian Kamphorst, Laia's Proteinhanf/Becanex (DE): Next Generation of CBD Extraction - Low Pressure, Low Temperature (LPLT) Extraction, a Newly Developed Mild One Step Extraction

Preliminary programme you will find here.

Call for papers and posters

You are welcome to present your latest products, technologies or developments on industrial hemp. Submit your abstract here until end of April. Want to present a poster? Submit your application here.

Extended Deadline: Innovation award "Hemp Product of the Year"

For the 2nd time, the Innovation award "Hemp Product of the Year" 2019 will be granted to the young, innovative industrial hemp industry for finding suitable applications and markets for industrial hemp based products. Call for innovation here! Many thanks to HempFlax for supporting the Innovation Award! Deadline for submission: 6 May 2019

Exhibition and sponsoring opportunities

The fee of a booth (6 m2) is 650 EUR (excl. 19% VAT). We provide you with a table, tablecloths, a pin board, a chair and a power connection. You are welcome to use your own booth system. After booking your booth please submit Mr. Dominik Vogt a printable logo and a company profile.

All sponsoring opportunities are available for download here.

Abou the conference

Specialists from all over the world will meet in order to exchange information regarding the latest developments in hemp applications for fibres, shivs, seeds and oil as well as cannabinoids. Applications are biocomposites in automotive and construction as well as textiles, food, food supplements and pharmaceuticals. We are expecting again 400 international participants from more than 40 countries.

Looking forward to welcoming you at the biggest event on industrial hemp ever!

Your nova conference team