4. April 2013 Daniel Kruse

Dear Member of the EIHA,
We would like to invite you to the 13th General Meeting of the “European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)”!
Hotel am Rhein, Auf dem Rheinberg 2, 50389 Wesseling / Germany
21 May 2013, 7pm (including dinner).
0 Exoneration of the Board of Directors
1. Looking back
1.1. Status report on EIHA and Hemp (see also 1.3)
1.2. EIHA activities in 2012/2013 (12th GM and after)
– Enlargement of the Board of Directors
– Survey on industrial hemp production in Europe (see 1.3)
– Status lobbying in Brussels concerning CAP, LMI and more (Michael, John)
– EIHA representation at CEN TC 411 (Lena)
1.3. Studies, position papers
– Survey on industrial hemp production in Europe, main results
– Update of fibre price data
1.4. Trade fairs and conferences, marketing support
– Booth at Int. Conference of Bio-Based Plastics and Composites April 2013
– Updated list of automotive customers
2. Financial report of the EIHA & exclusion of non paying members
3. Outlook, guidelines and focus of EIHA activities in 2013
– Int. Business Directory for Innovative Bio-Based Plastics and Composites (iBIB2014/15)
– Update EIHA-Leaflet Fibres
– Update www.eiha.org with WordPress system
– Next step Sustainability Certification (ISCC) – in the framework of the EU FP7 MultiHemp project
– Updates list of automotive customers
– Industrial Hemp DVD
– New business cards for Board of Directors
– Technical Workshop together with CELC for EIHA members & composites industry
– Lobbying activities in Brussels: next steps
– Others
Please let us know – via notice board or email – who will join the meeting!
Other proposals for the agenda are welcome. Please submit your proposals till May 7th at the latest.
Best regards,
John Hobson
(President of EIHA)
Michael Carus
(Managing Director of EIHA)
Dominik Vogt
European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)
c/o nova-Institut GmbH
Chemiepark Knapsack
Industriestrasse 300
50354 Huerth / Germany
Tel +49-(0)2233-48 14 49
Fax +49-(0)2233-48 14 50
email: dominik.vogt@eiha.org
Board of Directors: John Hobson, Hemp Technology Ltd. (GB) | Bernd Frank, Badische Naturfaseraufbereitung GmbH (D) | Joan Reverté, AGROFIBRE SAS (F)
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file: 13-04-04_13th_GM_EIHA_Wesseling.pdf