June 21-22, 2022

AGenda

08:30 - 12:00

General meeting

Members only

12:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch

14:00 - 14:15

Welcome and Introduction

Daniel Kruse Daniel Kruse President, EIHA
14:15 - 16:00

International markets and developments

Moderator: Lorenza Romanese - Managing Director, EIHA

Patrick Atagi Patrick Atagi President, National Industrial Hemp Council
Hongliang Ding Hongliang Ding President, Hemp Fortex Industries Ltd
Rohit Sharma Rohit Sharma President, Indian Industrial Hemp Association
Lorenzo Rolim da Silva Lorenzo Rolim da Silva President, Latin America Industrial Hemp Association
Ted Haney Ted Haney President and CEO, Canadian Hemp Trade Asssociation
16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00

Cannabinoids

  • Toxicological profile of cannabinoids - Antonio Conto
  • Germany and Europe – update on CBD and the medicinal THC market - Joscha Kraus
  • Defending the European hemp industry through competitive hemp biomass production - Jacopo Paolini
  • CBD as pharmaceutical ingredient - Boris Banas

Moderator: Lorenza Romanese - Managing Director, EIHA


Boris Banas Boris Banas Co-Founder and CSO, CBDepot s.r.o.
Jacopo Paolini Jacopo Paolini CSO, Enecta
Joscha Kraus Joscha Kraus CEO, Medical Hemp GmbH
Antonio Conto Antonio Conto Managing Director, ChemSafe
18:00 - 20:00

Networking Cocktail

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and Introduction

Lorenza Romanese Lorenza Romanese Managing Director, EIHA
Daniel Kruse Daniel Kruse President, EIHA
09:15 - 10:35

Farming and processing

  • Hemp4Textiles project: long fibres varieties trials - Veronique Troch, Hanne Pappaert
  • Cretes solutions for harvesting and scutching hemp for long fibres - Stefaan Declerck
  • Innovative harvesting technologiess - Mark Reinders
  • On the Right Side of History: The Whole Plant Potentials of Industrial Hemp in the context of LULUCF and the EU Carbon Cycles Framework. - Chris Allen

Moderator: Francesco Mirizzi - Senior Policy Advisor, EIHA


Stefaan Declerck Stefaan Declerck CEO, Cretes
Chris Allen Chris Allen Director, Hemp Federation Ireland
Hanne Pappaert Hanne Pappaert PhD, UGent
Veronique Troch Veronique Troch Lecturer and Researcher, HoGent
Mark Reinders Mark Reinders CEO, Crop Ability North Netherlands
10:35 - 11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 - 12:30

Hemp in construction

Moderator: Francesco Mirizzi - Senior Policy Advisor, EIHA

Daniel Daviller Daniel Daviller Vice-President, Construire en Chanvre
Olivier Beghin Olivier Beghin CEO and Co-founder, IsoHemp
Marco Cappellari Marco Cappellari Product manager, VICAT
Steve Allin Steve Allin Director, International Hemp Building Association
12:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 15:30

Hemp Food and Feed

  • EU-wide THC max levels and their positive impact on the hemp food sector - Daniel Kruse
  • Hemp protein: new market opportunities - Florian Pichlmaier, Jacek Kramarz
  • Nutritional characterization of hemp and utilization in animal feeding - Lucia Bailoni, Monica Cutrignelli

Moderator: Lorenza Romanese - Managing Director, EIHA


Monica Cutrignelli Monica Cutrignelli Professor, University of Naples Federico II
Lucia Bailoni Lucia Bailoni Professor, University of Padua
Jacek Kramarz Jacek Kramarz Executive VP, East Hemp Group
Florian Pichlmaier Florian Pichlmaier Co-Founder and CEO, Signature Products
Daniel Kruse Daniel Kruse President, EIHA
15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:15

Varieties and breeding

  • USDA initiative on hemp germplasm - Zachary Stansell

Moderator: Lorenza Romanese, Francesco Mirizzi - Senior Policy Advisor, EIHA


Christophe Février Christophe Février General Manager, Hemp-IT Coop
Francesco Folcarelli Francesco Folcarelli Marketing Director, CBD Seed Europe and Business Development Manager at DoddHeres Ltd
Zachary Stansell Zachary Stansell Research Geneticist, Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PGRU) USDA
Jacopo Paolini Jacopo Paolini CSO, Enecta
17:15 - 17:30

Conclusions

Daniel Kruse Daniel Kruse President, EIHA

Speakers

Jason Argyris

Researcher at Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) CSIC-IRTA-UABtural Genomics (CRAG)

Roberta Ascrizzi

Post-doctoral research fellow, Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, Italy

Tanja Bagar

CEO and Chairman of the Expert Council of the International Institute for cannabinoids, Slovenia

M Ayanda Bam

CEO, BCubed Africa Cannabis Consulting Co-Founder, Friends of Hemp South Africa

Joy Beckerman

Board of Directors, U.S. Hemp Roundtable

Kate Carmody

Chairperson of the Irish Hemp Cooperative, Ireland

Andrea Cerrato

Ph.D. student at University of Rome La Sapienza

Cinzia Citti

Post doctoral fellow at the Institute of Nanotechnology of the National Council of Research (CNR NANOTEC)

Antonio Conto

Managing Director, ChemSafe

Rémi Cornerier

Entrepreneur, Chanvre Eco System

Joan Cruanyes

PhD of University of Catalunya, Spain

Rafael Dulon

CEO HANF FARM GmbH

Mathieu Ebbesen-Goudin

CEO of VirgoCoop, France

Jonas Eder-Hansen

Public Affairs Director, Global Fashion Agenda

Dannie Elsner

CEO Charlotte’s Web

Jason Fung

Deputy General Secretary of Chinahemp Alliance, Supply chain manager of Hemp Fortex Industries Ltd

Luca Gelardi

Sales Director nutraceutical ingredients EMEA region

Ted Haney

President and CEO, Canadian Hemp Trade Asssociation

John Horsfield

Hemp plant supervisor, Harrison Spinks

Adam Jarubas

Member of the European Parliament

Joscha Kraus

CEO, Medical Hemp GmbH

Daniel Kruse

President, EIHA

Marco Manfroni

Policy Officer at the European Commission

Livia Menichetti

Director General of EHPM, the European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers

Jamie Milton

Software Analytics Consultant & Co-owner, Nature's Data

Francesco Mirizzi

EIHA Senior Policy Advisor

Maria Cristiana Moliterni

CREA - Research Centre C for Genomics and Bioinformatics

Jacopo Paolini

CSO, Enecta

Vincent Placet

Research Engineer - Université Franche-Comté

Jessica Rawnsley

Head of Strategy & Content, Nature's Data

Mark Reinders

CEO, Crop Ability North Netherlands

Lorenza Romanese

Managing Director, EIHA

Michael Ruckle

Director of Plant Science, Puregene AG

Michael Scannell

Deputy Director-General, DG Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission

Lorenzo Rolim da Silva

President, Latin America Industrial Hemp Association

Veronique Troch

Lecturer and Researcher, HoGent

Rick Trojan

President - Hemp Industries Association

Simona Vasile

PhD, researcher, HOGENT University of Applied Science and Arts (FTILab+)

Lutz Walter

Secretary European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing

Catherine Wilson

EIHA Vice President

Malgorzata Zimniewska

Professor at the Institute of Natural Fibers and Medicinal Plants National Research Institute, Leader of hemp textile research team

Alberto Ziveri

CEO and founder of Operacampi, Italy