14 Juli 2007

5th EIHA Conference, 19.-20. November 2007 in Huerth/Germany

Fifth International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) - the conference language will be English

Dear experts on natural fibres,

we would like to inform you about the 5th Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA).

The conference will take place again in the proven EuroMedia Hotel in Huerth (near Cologne, Germany). Please reserve the date of 19.-20. November 2007 in your calendar!

Background of the conference
The EIHA Conference was established as an expert meeting of the natural fibre branch in Europe and also world-wide. Experts from all over the world will meet each other in order to exchange information about the latest developments concerning hemp and other natural fibres. The spectrum of participants will range from cultivation consultants, primary and further processors, traders, mechanical engineers and investors to numerous small and medium-sized enterprises and to globally operating automotive enterprises and suppliers. They all share a common interest in the utilisation of hemp fibres and shives. The conference language will be English.

Call for Papers
We would like to invite you as a speaker to this conference. Please send us the title and the abstract of your presentation as soon as possible . Please keep in mind that all participants are experts. We are primarily interested in new and sophisticated topics concerning hemp, natural fibres, technologies and applications. The time for presentations will be about 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for discussion. It will be our pleasure to receive the title and the abstract of your presentation. Please send your proposal to Dominik Vogt (dominik.vogt@nova-institut.de), who is responsible for the organisation of the conference.

Further information
The participant’s fee is 300 EUR plus 19% VAT. For EIHA members we have a special offer: The participant’s fee for EIHA member and speakers will be 150 EUR (including lunches, snacks and the dinner buffet)! For further details just have a look at: www.eiha.org/conference5th. The list of participants and further details of last year’s EIHA Conference are available here: www.eiha.org/conference4th

EIHA – New Board of Directors
An extraordinary General Meeting of EIHA was held on 19. April 2007 in EuroMedia Hotel in Huerth. Due to the resignation of the First Deputy of EIHA Cesare Tofani from Gruppo Fibranova (Italy) a new Board of Directors was elected. Mr. John Hobson from Hemcore (UK) is still President of the EIHA, Bernd Frank from BaFa (Germany) changed his position to First Deputy of EIHA and for Second Deputy of EIHA Joan Reverté from AGROFIBRE SAS (France) was elected.

EIHA – General Meeting
On Sunday, 18th November 2007, also in the EuroMedia Hotel, the 3rd General Meeting of EIHA will take place. All members of EIHA can attend the General Meeting with voting rights. Are you interested in joining in EIHA? Just have a look at: www.eiha.org

Looking forward to seeing you in Hürth!

Best regards,

Michael Carus

EIHA coordinator & managing director nova-Institut GmbH

Source: nova-Institut GmbH, 2007-06.

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