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Info: Hemp fibres and shives for construction, biocomposites and paper: 16th EIHA Hemp Conference

16th EIHA Hemp Conference, 5–6 June 2019, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany

++ 200 registered participants from 31 countries - 400 participants and 30 exhibitors expected ++

Industrial hemp is more than hemp food and CBD. Hemp fibres and shives are in demand as raw materials for the construction industry, biocomposites and special papers. Leading international experts present, share and discuss the latest developments at the oldest and largest industrial hemp conference in the world. Presentations will show a broad range of hempcrete applications, energy storage system from hemp materials, hemp fibre plastic granulates for many more applications such as cases and toys and high quality hemp paper for business and beyond.

Candice Meskin, Quintessential Tips (UK):
Hemp Paper for Business and Beyond
Steve Allin, International Hemp Building Association (IR):
The Broad Range of Hempcrete Applications Worldwide
Carl Martel, Advanced Hemp Technologies (CA):
Building an Integrated Energy Storage from Hemp Materials
Jeremiah Dutton, Trifilon (SE):
Trifilon Biocomposites – Advancing Sustainability & Performance with Hemp Fibres

Final programme you will find here.

Book your adverstisement in the conference journal now!

Increase the awareness of your company and place an ad in the conference journal. It reaches thousands of industrial hemp specific recipients in printed and electronic form!
One page (DIN A 4, 3mm bleed) for 1,000 EUR  (excl. 19% VAT) and half a  page for 500 EUR (excl. 19% VAT) only.
Deadline for submission: 12:00h MEZ,  22 May 2019

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. Many thanks to HempFlax for supporting the Innovation Award! All six nominated products will be published soon.

Sponsoring opportunities

All sponsoring opportunities are available for download here.

Call for posters

Want to present a poster? Submit your application here.

About 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!

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