14. October 2011 Daniel Kruse

Dear member of the EIHA,
we would like to invite you to the 10th General Meeting of the “European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)”!
nova-Institut GmbH, Chemiepark Knapsack, Industriestraße 300, 50354 Hürth, Germany
November, 24th 2011, 11:00h-17:00h (including dinner).
– Subscription rules (Definition of the membership fee)
– Election of the Board of Directors
– Exclusion of non paying members
Looking back
– Status report on hemp and other natural fibres
– Report on EIHA activities in 2011 — lobbying, studies, position paper, business directory:
1. Active lobbying in Brussels concerning CAP
2. Cooperation with COPA-COCEGA
3. Lead Market Initiative (LMI) membership
4. Hemp Fibres for Green Products – An assessment of life cycle studies on hemp fibre applications
5. Statement by the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) on the study by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on
6. Possible support instruments for industrial hemp in the framework of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
7. Report on ecological benefits of hemp and flax
8. Int. Business Directory for Innovative Bio-Based Plastics and Composites (iBIB2011)
– Tradefairs and conferences
1. Booth on Int. Congress on Bio-Based Plastics and Composites 2011, March 2011
2. Booth on Third German Electric Vehicle Congress, June 2011
– Financial report of the EIHA
Outlook, guidelines and focus of EIHA activities in 2012
– Sustainability Certification
– Lobbying activities in Brussels: next steps (DG Agri, European Parliament)
– Booth at Int. Congress on Bio-based Plastics and Composites 2012, March, Cologne
– International Business Directory for Innovative Bio-Based Plastics and Composites iBIB2012
– 9th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association 2012 (www.eiha-conference.org)
– other activities
Please let us know – via notice board or email – who will join the meeting! For any further topics just contact us please!
We would be delighted very much if you could join it!
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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