Industrial Hemp - from the world to Skåne

Join us – A virtual conference from Sweden. 

We will hear about the thriving market of industrial hemp in the world as well as its potential for the Swedish countryside, agriculture, the construction-and textile industry in particular.

The conference is co-produced by Swedish Hemp Industries, Innovationscenter för Landsbygden and Sustainable Business Hub.

Date: December 3rd 2020

Time: 8:45AM – 15:00PM CET

Online streaming: Streaming link will be provided after registration

Fee: We are proud to be able to offer you this amazing event free of charge.

Our conference begins with a view of the world via leading players from the USA, the EU and Denmark. Then we deep-dive and focus on the potential of Swedish hemp industry in the building-and textile industries.

The event is held in English til ca 10:30 AM CET and in Swedish after that.

Welcome!

The registration for this event is closed. 
For inquiries please contact info@svenskhampaindustri.se 

ABOUT US

Who We Are

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Spela videoklipp

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DIGITAL ATTENDANTS

7

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

08:45

CONFERENCE START

6

HOUR LIVE STREAM

Hemp is the answer to many of the societal challenges experienced by countries in different ways and levels. If every country would cultivate hemp and have a process-and supply chain around it - I believe we could change the world.

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Clara Norell
CEO Svensk Hampaindustri

PROGRAM

8:45 – 9:00 Check in online – get engaged in the chat

9:00 – 9:10 Live from the studio in Skåne, Sweden

Opening Remarks: Moderator, Helena Kurki, Director Innovationscenter för Landsbygden

Welcome to Skåne: Magnus Weberg, Municipal Board Chairman Sjöbo

9.10 – 10:30 International session, in English

Opening keynote-speaker:

Geoff Whaling, Chairman American National Hemp Association, Co-Founder & President of Collective Growth Corporation

EU keynote speaker:

Francesco Mirizzi, Senior Policy Advisor – EIHA – EIHA – European Industrial Hemp Association

Danish keynote-speaker:

Bodil Engberg Pallesen, Senior Advisor & Specialist at Danish Technological Institute , Project Manager Hemp4Tex 

10:10 – 10:20 Q&A – get engaged in the chat

10:20 – 10:30 Fika – take the opportunity to network in chat

10.30 – 15.00 Swedish Session

10:30 – 11:00 Swedish keynote Speaker

Clara Norell, Founder Shi – Swedish Hemp Industries & Co-Founder & CEO Nohak – Nordiska Hampa Kompaniet presents her current mission on behalf of SLU Holding AB ”Decortication of Industrial Hemp – in Sweden”

11:00 – 12:00 BUILDING INDUSTRY- panel including breakout-sessions

Peter Holmdahl, Co-Founder House of Hemp

Andreas HolmgrenLFM30 & Head of Sustainability, Byggnadsfirman Otto Magnusson AB

Lars Persson, Business Developer at Sustainable Business Hub Scandinavia AB

Paulien Strandberg de Bruijn, Researcher at The Faculty of Engineering at Lund

Remi Loren, Co-Founder & Msc in Strategic Marketing & BBA Administration Ekolution AB

12:10  – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 13:45 TEXTILE INDUSTRY-panel including breakout-sessions

Cecilia Tall, Secretary General TEKO, of TEKO, Sweden’s Textile & Fashion Company, one of the members of the Government’s collaboration program for business climate change.

Linda Nydén, Coordinator SCIENCE PARK BORÅS / SMART TEXTILES

Ernesto Prosperi, Co-Founder Malmö Industries

Sonia Nybom, Co-Founder/CEO GOS4U 

Git SkoglundHemp TextileLab, textile researcher, freelance writer & exhibition producer. Has since the 1990s researched Cannabis / Hemp in both historical and contemporary production. Consultant in the international team BioAgronomics Group 

13:45 – 14:00 Break

14:00 – 14:30 Closing Remarks – get engaged in the chat

14:30 – 14:45 Passing the torch – Next step

Swedish Keynote Speaker: Mari Elfving, Ordförande Industrihampaföreningen i Sverige

14:45 – 15:00 Thank you for today – opening up the floor – get engaged in the chat

The partners behind the event:

Innovationscenter för Landsbygden, Sustainable Business Hub and Swedish Hemp Industries 

PROGRAM

Opening remarks: Moderator: Helena Kurki, Director Innovationscenter för Landsbygden

kl. 09:15 – 11:30 English session

Prime Keynote Speaker:

Geoff Whaling, Chair NHA – National Hemp Association USA & President Collective Growth Corporation

European keynote speakers

Francesco Mirizzi, Senior Policy Advisor – EIHA – EIHA – European Industrial Hemp Association

FRANCE _ TBA

Bodil Engberg Pallesen, Specialist Danish Technological Institute , presenting her work and newly awared 14 million DK hemp textile innovation project: Hemp4Tex

Mari Elfving, Chair ISHF – Industrihampaföreningen i Sverige

TBA Researcher Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 

Swedish session:

kl. 11:30 – 12:00 Decortication & Innovation o industrial hemp in Sweden

Clara Norell, Co-Founder/CEO Nohak – Nordiska Hampa Kompaniet & Founder SHI – Svensk Hampaindustri presenting the work she has been doing during 2020 in collaboration with SLU Holding AB

kl. 12 – 13 Lunch

kl. 13 – 14

BUILDING INDUSTRY- panel including breakout-sessions

Peter Holmdahl, Co-Founder House of Hemp

Andreas HolmgrenLFM30 & Head of Sustainability, Byggnadsfirman Otto Magnusson AB

Lars Persson, Business Developer at Sustainable Business Hub Scandinavia AB

Paulien Strandberg de Bruijn, Researcher at The Faculty of Engineering at Lund

kl. 14 – 15 TEXTILE INDUSTRY-panel including breakout-sessions

Cecilia Tall, Secretary General TEKO, of TEKO, Sweden’s Textile & Fashion Company, one of the members of the Government’s collaboration program for business climate change.

Linda Nydén, Coordinator SCIENCE PARK BORÅS / SMART TEXTILES

Ernesto Prosperi, Co-Founder Malmö Industries

Sonia Nybom, Co-Founder/CEO GOS4U 

Git SkoglundHemp TextileLab, textile researcher, freelance writer & exhibition producer. Has since the 1990s researched Cannabis / Hemp in both historical and contemporary production. Consultant in the international team BioAgronomics Group  focus on hemp’s applications in fiber and seed production.

15:00 – 15:15 Fika/Break

15:15 – 15:30 Next step

Closing Remarks by Moderator and handing over the torch to Swedish Industrial Hemp Association.

15:30 Thank you & Good Bye

Please note that we carefully follow all recommendations from the Swedish Public Health Agency, which may affect the program. We reserve the right to make time changes.

RSVP latest by 27 November – registration form belowWelcome!

We look forward to having you all on board on this amazing day!

Warm regards,

Co-production team Swedish Hemp Industries. Innovationscenter för Landsbygden Sustainable Business Hub

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Medborgarhuset, Torggatan 13, Smedstorp, Sweden