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European Industrial Hemp Association Conference

Attention: open in a new window. PDFPrintE-mail, February 17, 2014 - The 11th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) will be held May 21-22, 2014 in Wesseling near Cologne, Germany. The conference will present the latest technology developments and applications of industrial hemp for bio-composites, food, feed, insulation and construction.

Billed as the world's largest meeting of experts on industrial hemp, the EIHA conference will focus on hemp and other natural fibers, covering applications for fibers, hurds, seeds and oil.

The final program, now online, features speakers from every part of the world and includes:

  • Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany: World-wide market data on hemp and other bast fibres.
  • Eric Steenstra, Hemp Industries Association (HIA), USA: Update on the north American hemp market including statistics on market sales and news on the political progress in US states and in Congress.

Participants will range from cultivation consultants, primary and further processors, traders, scientists and engineers, and investors to numerous small and medium-sized enterprises and to international automotive companies and suppliers. The conference language will be English. 

The conference fee for non-members is 450 EUR plus 19% VAT, including lunches, snacks and dinner buffet. EIHA members are required to pay this fee but they will get a credit voucher of 100 EUR which will be deducted from the EIHA Membership fee for 2014. Registration and full details are available at: