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4th International Conference Of The European Industrial Hemp Association

Wilbur

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Expected are 80 hemp and natural experts from approximately 20 different countries to present and discuss the recent developments in cultivation, processing and products, markets, economy and environment.

The preliminary programme for the event is as follows:

Tuesday 21st November 2008

# Intro

Hemp in Europe - Country and company overviews
# 10:00 Michael Karus (**) (nova-Institut, Germany): Hemp industry in Europe - recent data.
# 10:30 Marie Široká (Hemp Association of the Czech Republic): The history, the present and the future of hemp cultivation and processing in the Czech Republic.
# 11:00 Bernd Frank (**) (Badische Naturfaseraufbereitung GmbH, Germany): From Straw to Fiber - The BaFa Experience.
# 11:30 Coffee Break
# 12:00 Cesare Tofani (**) (Gruppo Fibranova, Italy): Hemp industry in Italy
# 12:30 Pierre Bouloc (*) (STEPIDAVISE, France): New center of development and progress in France: New uses for natural fibres
# 13:00 Lunch snacks

Product lines fibres
# 14:00 Pierre Bouloc (*) (STEPIDAVISE, France): Hemp fibres for pulp & paper
# 14:30 Frank Otremba (M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, Germany): Advantageous Material Properties of Natural Fibres Reinforced Polymers.
# 15:00 Coffee Break ............... more presentations will follow
# 17:00 End of first day
# 19:00 Dinner Buffet

(*): EIHA member / (**): EIHA board of directors / managing director



Wednesday 22nd November 2006

Markets & Economy
# 09:00 Michael Karus (**) (nova-Institut, Germany): Raw Material Shift - Industry is looking for fossil oil independent raw material - world wide increasing demand for natural fibres.
# 09:30 Sven Ortmann (nova-Institut GmbH, Germany): World wide market and price development of natural fibres.
# 10:00 Coffee Break

Hemp & Environment
# 10:30 Mireille Portman (France): Carbon credits and hemp. Hemp food — seeds and oil
# 11:00 Daniel Kruse (*) (Hempro International, Germany): Hempseed as food-rawmaterial in Europe.
# 12:00 Lunch snacks

............... more presentations will follow

# 16:00 End of conference



Registration Information

# Participants can register at Home - EIHA European Industrial Hemp Association -> "Fourth International Conference"
# Two days for only 250 € plus 16% German VAT (incl. Dinner Buffet & CD-ROM)
# Meet the leading hemp and natural fibres experts!
# Please register and book your hotel room soon at euromedia-hotel.de -&nbspeuromedia-hotel Resources and Information. (keyword for participants: "eiha") — the conference and the hotel rooms are limited to 80 participants.


Newshawk: user - 420 Magazine
Source: NETCOMPOSITES
Pubdate: 9 November 2006
Copyright: 2006 NETCOMPOSITES
Contact: info@eiha.org
Website:http://www.eiha.org/conference4th/
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