Preliminary Programme

1st Day, 12 June 2018 (10-18h) / 2nd Day, 13 June 2018 (9-17h)


10:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)
Conference Opening

Country Reports


Mark Reinders 
Cultivation & Processing of Industrial Hemp in Europe
    Colleen Keahey Lanier
Hemp Industries Association (HIA) (USA)
Industrial Hemp in US
  Wang Yu Fu
Institute of Bast Fiber Crops, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CN)
The Study Situation and Sustainable Development of the Industrial Hemp - Abstract here

Rohit Sharma
Indian Industrial Hemp Association (IIHA) (IN)

Indian Hemp Developing Food and Fibre Market and Data

  Tony Budden
Hemporium (ZA)
Status of Industrial Hemp in Malawi and South Africa



Christophe Fevrier, 
Claire Thouminot,
Fabienne Mathis

Fédération Nationale des Producteurs de Chanvre / HEMP-it (FR)
HEMP-IT, How Support Hemp Development in Europe - Abstract here

Dr. Christina Staginnus 
Police / Polizei Rheinland-Pfalz / LKA (DE)

The Genetic Assessment of Chemotypes - a Fast Method for the Discrimination of Agricultural Cannabis Cultivars – and CANNDAT – an Austrian-German Database Surveying the Distribution of Chemotypes in European Agricultural Hemp

Hemp Processing

    Pekka Vilppunen 
Arctic Fiber Company Ltd (FI)
Biotechnical Retting of Natural Fibers to High Added Value Products
  Dr. Veronique Troch
HoGent (BE)
“Own Grown Hemp”: Optimisation of Hemp Fibres Quality for Textile Applications through an Integrated Chain Approach - Abstract here

Textile & Furniture

    Yufeng Sun, Yujie Tian Heilongjiang Academy of Sciences (CN) The Application and Market Development of Industry Hemp Textile in China
  Pierre Amadieu
DIY Hemp Decorticator to Provide Textile Needs: a Collaborative and a Win-win Approach
  Bodil Engberg Pallesen
Danish Technological Institute (DK)
Will a Nordic Production of Sustainable Hemp Textiles be a Reality?

Building & Construction

  Eelkje Oldenburger 
HempFlax (NL)
New Innovative Hemp Building Applications
  Oana Suciu 
Pioneering Hemp 3rd Time - Update on Building with Hemp in Romania - Abstract here
Dr. Robert Schwemmer
Naporo (AT)
Hemp - the Sound Insulation Facade



Rafael F. Dulon 

Superfoods and Food Supplements Based on Hemp Seed and Leaves. New Developments and Latest Trends.


Daniela Sfrija 
Canah International SRL (RO)

Daniel Kruse
Hempro Int. GmbH & Co. KG (DE)

Quality Management of Hemp Grains

Paul Benhaim 
Hemp Foods Australia (AU)
Bringing the Hemp Industry Into a Global Arena
    Gerhard Rieglsperger
oil press GmbH & Co. KG (DE)
From the Technology to the End Product - Processing Hemp Seeds - Abstract here
  Daniel Kruse
HempConsult (DE)
Market data on Hemp Food and CBD – Key Markets and Indicators for a Growing Industry: Special on Hemp Seed Pricing Worldwide
  Michael Carus,
EIHA / nova-Institut GmbH (DE)
Reasonable Guidance Values for THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) in Food Products and Feed


  Kenzi Riboulet Zemouli
FAAAT think & do tank (ES)
Cannabidiol and Cannabis Related Substances: a Brief Update on WHO/UN Review Process
Boris Banas
EIHA / The Hemp Cooperative (SK)
Classification of Hemp Derivatives under WTO/WCO Harmonized System Nomenclature
  Prof. Giuseppe Cannazza
Scientific committee of Federcanapa (IT)
Cannabidiol (CBD) in Hemp Seed Oil: "Impurity" as a Marker of „Purity" - Abstract here
  Peter Welters
Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH (DE)
Gene Editing Methods to Create Hemp Varieties Producing only CBD or THC