25. October 2012 Daniel Kruse

Dear member of the EIHA,
we would like to invite you to the 12th General Meeting of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)!
Appointment: December 5th, 2012, 2 – 6 pm
Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (AVK)
Am Hauptbahnhof 10
60329 Frankfurt, Germany

1. Looking back
1.1. Status report on hemp and other natural fibres
1.2. EIHA activities in 2012
– Survey on industrial hemp production in Europe
– Active lobbying in Brussels concerning CAP, LMI and more
– Int. Business Directory for Innovative Bio-Based Plastics and Composites (iBIB2012/13)
– Sustainability certification – first steps, workshop with automotive industry
1.3. Studies, position papers
– Update of the position paper with the results of the survey
– Short report on the results of the survey (should be published in different magazines and journals)
– Update of fibre price data
1.4. Trade fairs and conferences, marketing support
– Booth on Int. Congress on Int. Conference of Bio-Based Plastics and Composites 2012, March 2012
2. Financial report of the EIHA & exclusion of non paying members
3. Enlargement of the board of the EIHA
4. Outlook, guidelines and focus of EIHA activities in 2013
– Sustainability Certification: ISCC sustainability certification for European hemp (http://www.iscc-system.org/index_eng.html)
– Lobbying activities in Brussels: next steps (DG Environment, European Parliament)
– 10th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association 2013 & 11th 2014 in France?
– Booth on Int. Congress on Int. Conference of Bio-Based Plastics and Composites 2013, April 2013
– Other fairs? Automotive?
Addon 30 November:
– EIHA conference 2014 in France? (Francois)
– French full membership & presentation about our common action on CAP Sylvestre Bertucelli (Interchanvre, France)
– Hemp marketing (Michael)
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!
DOWNLOAD of the updadet invitation: 12-11-30_12th_GM_EIHA_Frankfurt.pdf
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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