Industrial Hemp Summit on February 26-27 2018

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ABOUT THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP SUMMIT

The Industrial Hemp Summit is a multi-stakeholder collaboration focused on building the industrial hemp industry in the United States. A specific focus of the summit will be building the supply chain and market making for industrial hemp fiber and food. The summit will highlight innovation that is currently happening in the industry, as well as explore what resources and infrastructure are needed to move the industry forward.

Suggested attendees include professional:


Register before January 26, 2018 and get a 10% discount.

Registration: $180

After 1/26/18 $200

WHY ATTEND?

The opportunity exists for industrial hemp to be a robust high growth industry in the United States. Increasing transparency and collaboration at this stage is necessary for the industry to reach its full potential. Your piece of the puzzle is very important to contribute.

NOTE TO VIEWERS

Additional information about this event including an updated agenda, speaker bios and sponsorship opportunities will be added in the coming days. Please check back often.

WHO IS HOSTING THE SUMMIT?

The summit is being hosted by Halifax County Agricultural Development (HCAD) and the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR).

www.genuinehalifax.com
www.ialr.org

OUR TEAM

Marty Clemons

Collaborator Industrial Hemp Summit

Marty Clemons

Mark Gignac

Co-Founder – Industrial Hemp Summit

Mark Gignac

Jason Amatucci

President - Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition (VIHC)

Jason Amatucci

Kimley A. Blanks, MBA

Agricultural Marketing & Development
Director – Halifax County, VA

Kimley A. Blanks, MBA

BUILDING AMERICA'S HEMP INDUSTRY

INDUSTRIALHEMP SUMMIT AGENDA

monday, 26 February, 2018 - PRE-SUMMIT RECEPTION

5:00PM

Welcoming Reception

 5:00PM -7:00PM

Networking Event. Drinks and hor d'oeuvres.

tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - INDUSTRIAL HEMP SUMMIT PANELS

The agenda and speaker information will be updated as changes occur. Check back soon.

7:30AM

Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

 7:30AM -8:30AM

Continental breakfast provided by IALR Conference Center.

8:30AM

Conference Opening - Welcome and Introductions

 8:30AM -9:00AM

Welcome message and introductions to kick off the conference.

9:00AM

State of the Industry Panel

 9:00AM -10:00AM

Industry Panelists:

Eric Steenstra - Vote Hemp, Lobbyist

Jack Whitley - Moderator

10:00AM

Break / Networking

 10:00AM -10:15AM

Scheduled meeting break

10:15AM

Industry Perspective - Fiber and Hurd

 10:15AM -11:45AM

Industry Panelists:

Marty Phipps - President, Old Dominion Hemp

Trey Riddle - CEO, Sunstrand

Chad Ulven - Professor at North Dakota State University, CTO - c2renew

Eric Henry - President, TS Designs - Moderator

11:45AM

Lunch and Networking

 11:45AM -1:00PM

Lunch provided by the Institute Conference Center and Sodexo.

1:00PM

Industry Perspective - Food Panel

 1:00PM -02:00PM

Industry Panelists:

Chad Rosen - Victory Hemp

Emily Febles - Animal Feed Research

2:00PM

Breakout Session A

 2:00PM -02:40PM

4 breakout Sessions

1. Growers (professional farmers)

2. Research - Material Science

Chad Ulven - Professor at North Dakota State University, CTO - c2renew

3. Regulatory / Lobbying

Eric Steenstra - Vote Hemp

Jason Amatucci - President, Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition (VIHC)

Graig Meyer - North Carolina General Assembly

4. Funding Opportunities & Grants

2:40PM

Break / Networking

 2:40PM -03:00PM

Scheduled break

3:00PM

Breakout Session B

 3:00PM -03:40PM

4 breakout sessions

1. Investment Capital

Rick Larson - SVP & Director of Strategic Initiatives, Natural Capital Investment Fund

2. Processing - Food

Chad Rosen - Victory Hemp

3. Processing - Fiber

Trey Riddle - Sunstrand

4. Research - Agronomy

Jeanine Davis - NC State University - Horticultural Science

John Fike - Virginia Tech

3:40PM

Breakout Session C

 3:40PM -04:25PM

4 breakout sessions

1. Market Making - Pulp

Iulian Bobe - CTO, Tyton Biosciences

2. Market Making - Textiles

Eric Henry - President, TS Designs

3. Market Making - Hemp Composites

Trey Riddle - Sunstrand

Chad Ulven - Professor at North Dakota State University, CTO - c2renew

4. Market Making - Foods

Chad Rosen - Victory Hemp

4:30PM

Networking Reception

 4:30PM -06:00PM

SPEAKERS

Jason Amatucci

President - Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition VIHC

Jason Amatucci

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Bert James

Crop Consultant - Homegrown Agriculture

Bert James

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Emily Febles

Manager - N.C. Industrial Hemp Program

Emily Febles

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Chad Rosen

President - Victory Hemp Foods

Chad Rosen

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Representative Graig Meyer

North Carolina House of Representatives

Representative Graig Meyer

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Chad A. Ulven, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Associate Chair - Mechanical Engineering Department
North Dakota State University
CTO - C2renew inc.
chad.ulven@ndsu.edu

Chad A. Ulven, Ph.D.

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Eric Henry

President - TS Designs

Eric Henry

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Eric Steenstra

President – Vote Hemp

Eric Steenstra

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Jack Whitley

Jack Whitley

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Dr. Jeanine Davis

Associate Professor
NC State University

Dr. Jeanine Davis

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Rick Larson

SVP and Director of Strategic Initiatives
Natural Capital Investment Fund

Rick Larson

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Dr. Trey Riddle

CEO - Sunstrand

Dr. Trey Riddle

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frequently askedQUESTIONS

Where do I fly into for the summit?

The closest airports to Danville, Virginia are Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina (RDU) and Greensboro, North Carolina (GSO)

What hotels do you recommend?

The Industrial Hemp Summit has reserved a block of rooms at the hotels listed below.

Is this a one-time summit?

No. This will be an annual summit for those committed to building the industrial hemp industry in the United States. The event may evolve into multiple days if there is demand by attendees.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, there are sponsorship opportunities. Pricing and availability will be listed shortly. Please email info@industrialhempsummit.info for more information.

Is there space available for industry to display products or information?

Yes. IALR has limited 8' x 8' exhibit booths in the atrium. Cost for display area is $150.
Booth space may be reserved here.

Can the summit accommodate special dietary restrictions?

Yes. Please note dietary restrictions at time of registration or email info@industrialhempsummit.info.

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  • The Conference Center at IALR

    150 Slayton Avenue
    Danville, Virginia 24540

  • Send an Email

    info@industrialhempsummit.info

  • Google Maps Link

    https://goo.gl/maps/bbr9ZLU6LmA2

  • Pam Patterson: 434.766.6605 (phone active 1-2-18)