7th Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA), on May 26th-27th, 2010, at Wesseling near Cologne, Germany

06 April 2010

7th Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA), on May 26th-27th, 2010, at Wesseling near Cologne, Germany

State of the Hemp Industry - Country Reports
State of the hemp industry: Michael Carus (nova-Institut GmbH, Germany)
Hemp Technology Ltd 2010: John Hobson (Hemp Technology Ltd, Great Britain)
Hemp production in Thailand: Prof. Arkom Kanjanaprachot (Maejo University
and Royal Project Foundation, Thailand)
Industrial hemp as organic growth medium in Denmark: Bodil Pallesen (AgroTech A/S, Denmark)
Future of hemp: cultivation, processing and markets: Francois Desanlis (Hemp Farmer, France)
Polish cultivars and perspective lines of industrial hemp: Malgorzata Strybe (Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland)

Hemp Fibres: Separation and Modification
High - performance hemp fibres and industrial applications: brake linings, gaskets, and others: Dr. Volker von Drach (ECCO Gleittechnik GmbH, Germany)
Latest developments in chemical fibre decortication: Herbert Costard (FLASIN Faser GmbH, Germany)

Hemp Shivs for Construction
BRE and the Renewable House: Nicholas Corker (Building Research Establishment Ltd, Great Britain)
The aims of the International Hemp Building Association: Steve Allin (International Hemp Building Association, Ireland)
Development of strong hemp fibres for building construction: Dr. Mizi Fan (Brunel University, Great Britain)
Characteristics and advantages of hemp-lime construction: Dr. Mike Lawrence (University of Bath, Great Britain)

Programme, 2nd day: May, 27th 2010: 09.00 - 16.30h

Hemp Fibres: Reinforcement
Hemp fibre reinforced plastics from France: Pierre Amadieu (Sarl Start hemp, France)
Innovative Natural Fibre Reinforced Bio-Composite Granules for Cradle-to-Cradle Solutions - China in our hands? Martin Snijder (GreenGran B.V., The Netherlands)
Polypropylene-Hemp compounding with internal mixers: Dr. Hans Korte (Innovationsberatung Holz und Fasern, Germany)
Innovative bicycle frame made of hemp and bambus! Nicolas Meyer (ONYX composites, Germany)
Fibrous materials from the wet supply chain as reinforcement in composite: Wallot, G.; Gusovius, H.-J. Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim, Germany)

Hemp textiles and more
Hemp Cultivation and Processing in China - Textiles, particle boards and more: Lawrence Serbin (Hemp Traders, USA)
Hemp in cloths - in the past and today: Robert Hertel (HempAge AG, Germany)

Hemp Seeds and Oil
Hemp foods and Hemp milk from Living Harvest: Hans Fastre (Living Harvest Food, USA)
Marketing for hemp soap and cosmetics: Dr. Michael Bronner (Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, USA)
Hemp for Food - an update from Canada: Anndrea Hermann (Hemp Oil Canada Inc., Canada)