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CECF: Industrial Hemp and Novel Foods Conference

Oxford Tower, Warsaw

16th -17th April 2020

What is Industrial Hemp & Novel Food Conference about?

Join us for the first of its kind, a conference on industrial hemp and novel foods bringing together the whole industry chain to align interests. Move your hemp business in a scalable and profitable way by creating synergy and profitability for everyone. Extend your knowledge on best practices of production, and distribution of industrial hemp products.

Who should attend?

Farmers: if you are looking for a great rotation crop from other grains give hemp a try!

CBD farmers

Seed farmers

Fiber farmers

Breeding for seeds (cultivators)

Businesses: if you are looking to enter and grow in a lucrative counter-cyclical sector

Start-up companies
in the sector

Investors looking at entering a sector

Corporations looking to learn more about hemp

Start-up companies
in the sector

Investors looking at entering a sector

Corporations looking to learn more about hemp

Why joining the conference?

Learn from experience  

Learn how much to plant per hectare, how to process hemp. Our speakers will share their case studies on setting up for various types of hemp businesses

Business opportunity 

Find customers who want to buy hemp seeds, fiber and flower products and find business partners who will contribute to your business growth

Political debate

Together with politicians discuss the measures needed to align interests and get police, farmers, producers, politicians to agree on some common-sense reforms

Cooperative environment 

Become a part of the industry debate, get business advice on growing your hemp business, find business partners, co-founders and create meaningful connections among the attendees

 

Creating a positive industry image

Join our community of farmers, entrepreneurs, investors and politicians who want to present the environmental value that industrial hemp brings. Contribute to the ever increasing public awareness of this positively impactful industry

 

Increasing industry competitiveness

Listen to suggestions on measures and an action plan on increasing competitiveness of the hemp industry in the EU and worldwide

 

Get attention of the Industrial Hemp and Novel Foods industry

As a sponsor you will achieve both national and international attention for your product, exposure at the conference and on various channels of CECF – before, during and after the conference. 

Find a sponsorship offer for the Industrial Hemp and Novel Foods Conference below.

Agenda

08:30 – 09:00
participants registration
09:10

introduction of the conference

09:10 – 09:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH

09:30 – 10:30

POLITICAL REALITY AND PROSPECTS OF HEMP IN POLAND

10:30 – 10:50

KEYNOTE SPEECH

break

11:30 – 12:15

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON HEMP AND REFLECTING ON HOW WE REACHED THE CURRENT MOMENT

12:15 – 13:00

THE ECONOMICS OF CREATING A HEMP BUSINESS

lunch

14:30 – 15:00

KEYNOTE SPEECH

15:00 – 15:45

HEMP IN FOOD PRODUCTS: TASTE, NUTRIENTS, HEALTH

15:45 – 16:00

FINANCING THE HEMP ECOSYSTEM: OPPORTUNITIES AND OBSTACLES, LESSONS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES

16:00 – 17:00

HEMP IN CONSTRUCTION

09:00 – 10:00

HEMP LAW AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE POLISH ECONOMY

10:00 – 10:20

KEYNOTE SPEECH

10:20 – 11:00

HEMP AS THE MIRACLE CROP: MYTHS AND REALITIES

break

11:30 – 12:15

Q&A SESSION WITH MACIEK KOWALSKI

12:15 – 13:15

SUSTAINABILITY AND HEMP. THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

break

14:30 – 15:15

NEW FOODS AND INTERESTING TRENDS AROUND EUROPE AND GLOBALLY

15:15 – 16:00

HEMP MARKETING AND PACKAGING

16:00 – 16:45

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN THE HEMP SPACE

16:45 – 17:30

NOVEL FOOD – CASE STUDIES FROM EUROPE AND LESSONS LEARNED

Speakers 2020

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Piotr Marzec "Liroy"

Politician, Entrepreneur and Rapper

Maciej Kowalski

Founder of Kombinat Konopny

Witold Czeszak

Head of Research, Controlling and Technology Transfer Department at the Institute of Natural Fibres

Mariusz Żak

Founder of La Planta

Michael Klepacz

Founder of Natural Materials Unlimited

Stelios Alewras

Lawyer Specializing in Cannabis

Aleksandra Olszewska

Managing Director at Kombinat Konopny

Ewa Gryt

Founder of Dobre Konopie

Jacek Kramarz

Board Member of EHIA, Director at HemPoland

A full list of speakers is coming soon!

Selected CECF speakers 2019

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Andrew Bardes

Managing Director of CannaVentures Europe

Maximilian Weinberg

Associate Director of Aurora Europe GmbH

Peter Homberg

Partner
Head of German Life Science Practice
Head of European Cannabis Sector Group at Dentons

Zlatko Keskovski

CEO of Pharmacann International

Jonathan Nadler

Group Managing Director at LYPHE GROUP

Stephen Murphy

Founder and Managing Director of NOBL

Maciej Kowalski

Founder of Kombinat Konopny

Stephen Verbeek

President & CEO
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