Full Slate of Speakers for the 2012 Conference in SF
HIA Conference 2012
The 2012 HIA Conference & AGM in San Francisco, CA

Remember to Register and Book Your Hotel Room Today
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 26, 2012 - We are very excited about the speakers for the upcoming HIA Conference in San Francisco, which will be held on Monday, November 12th. All of the confirmed speakers and their topics are listed below. We are also pleased to announce that we have finalized the details of our field trip on Tuesday, November 13 at 10:30 am to visit the new Nutiva facility in Point Richmond, which will include a tour of the production lines and warehouse along with a short video and smoothies afterwords.

If you have not made your plans to attend, please register now!

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This year the HIA Conference will be after the Green Festival which will be held on Nov. 10-11 and immediately before Green Build which will be held Nov. 14-16. We are also finalizing the details of a special tour as well. If you missed last years event, please make your reservation today so you don't miss this years!

Make sure to attend the HIA Conference 2012 to learn the latest news about the hemp industry and network with your peers.

Please click here to download the Event Flyer and Registration Form (PDF file 2.5 MB).

San Francisco
Speaker Profile 

David Bronner, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps
David Bronner, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps
Hemp Panel: Federal Hemp Legislation Strategy
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Shaun Crew, Hemp Oil Canada
Shaun Crew, Hemp Oil Canada
Topic: Canadian Hemp Industry Update: Processors Perspective
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Mike Duckett, Hemp Technology Ltd.
Mike Duckett, Hemp Technology Ltd.
Topic: Update on Hemp in the United Kingdom
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Patrick Goggin, Vote Hemp
Patrick Goggin, Vote Hemp
Panel: Federal Hemp Legislation Strategy
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Sergey Grigoryev, N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry (VIR)
Sergey Grigoryev, N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry (VIR)
Topic: Vavilov Institute and the Rescue of Cannabis Germplasm
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Summer Star Haeske, EnviroTextiles
Summer Star Haeske, EnviroTextiles
Topic: Hemp Textiles Update
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Anndrea Hermann, The Ridge International Cannabis Consulting
Anndrea Hermann, The Ridge International Cannabis Consulting
Topic: OSU Hemp Course; HIA President's Report & Awards
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Steve Levine, President of HIA
Steve Levine, President of HIA
Topic: HIA President's Report & Awards; Panel: Federal Hemp Legislation Strategy
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Mario Machnicki, American Limetec
Mario Machnicki, American Limetec
Topic: North American Building Materials Market Update
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Todd McCormick, Hemp.xxx
Todd McCormick, Hemp.xxx
Topic: Hemp Museum Opening in Barcelona
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Tom Murphy, Vote Hemp & The Hemp Report
Tom Murphy, Vote Hemp & The Hemp Report
Topic: Vote Hemp Legislative Update; Getting the Most Out of Social Media; Panel: Federal Hemp Legislation Strategy
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Anna C. Owen, Humboldt State University
Anna C. Owen, Humboldt State University
Topic: Exploring the North American Hemp Movement Through Social Science
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John Roulac, Nutiva
John Roulac, Nutiva
Topic: Hypergrowth in the Hemp & Superfood Industry
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Larry Serbin, Hemp Traders
Larry Serbin, Hemp Traders
Topic: China Trip Update
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Eric Steenstra, Vote Hemp & HIA
Eric Steenstra, Vote Hemp & HIA
Topic: Introductions; Vote Hemp Legislative Update; Panel: Federal Hemp Legislation Strategy; HIA Financial Report
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Christina Volgyesi, HIA Project Coordinator
Christina Volgyesi, HIA Project Coordinator
Topic: Hemp History Week Report
More About the 2012 HIA Conference 

Late Registration Fee - (first attendee): $300 per person September 1 to November 2. HIA Full Company Members may bring additional attendees (company employees) at a $50 discount each. All other attendees must be HIA Supporting Members. Please note that we have a 7 day cancellation policy for this event. There will be no refunds for cancellations after November 5th. (The registration fee will be $350 at the door.)

Please click here to register for the 2012 HIA Conference.

Additional information, including the hotel phone number, registration form, payment options, and other event details like the Awards Dinner, is available on the 2012 Conference page on our Web site.

If you need more information or have any questions, please feel free to call the HIA office at 707-874-3648.

Please join us in San Francisco this November!
About the Hemp Industries Association

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) represents the interests of the hemp industry and encourages the research and development of new products made from industrial hemp, oilseed and fiber varieties of Cannabis.

Hemp Industries Association
Tom Murphy
HIA Newsletter Editor
email: tom@thehia.org
phone: 207-542-4998
Hemp Industries Association
Kathi Levine
HIA Member Services
email: office@thehia.org
phone: 707-874-3648 x3