Hemp: A Changing Horizon

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Name: Hemp: A Changing Horizon
Date: November 15, 2016 - November 17, 2016
Registration: Register Now
Delta Bessborough
Event Description:

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Hemp: A Changing Horizon - Convention 2016

EXCLUSIVE FOR FIBRE PRODUCERS, PROCESSORS & PROPONENTS - For the first time ever, we will have a BQNC Biomaterials Meeting prior to the Convention AGM
The Biomass Quality Network Canada (BQNC), an initiative of Composites Innovative Centre/FibreCITY, will be hosting a 3-hour discussion workshop on biomaterials on 
Monday, November 14 from 1pm to 4pm at Salon Batoche, Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon.
Attendance is FREE but you must register online using this form:  http://business.hemptrade.ca/form/view/8153

Here is the Agenda for the Event :   Click Here
The Registration Deadline is Friday, November 11 after which no more names will be accepted.

Attention:  Trade Show Exhibitors
If you have booked and paid for your Trade Show Booth, you may view the floor plan here Click Here
You will be notified soon of your allotted booth number by email.

Take a peek at the full Convention Programme:  Click Here

On Tuesday, the convention starts at 8:30 am following a great hemp infused breakfast.  Plenary Sessions and Concurrent Sessions will be held on both Tuesday and Wednesday.  

What's on the agenda - hemp paper, Cannabinoids, latest research findings, hemp food, The MegaHemp project, advancements in machinery and more.
Confirmed Speakers: 
Dr. Steve Laviolette - Latest CBD research findings
Paul Benhaim
​ - Social License
Dr. Chad Ulven - Hemp Plastics, 3D Printing with hemp filament
Ryan Brown - Drone Technology
Dr. Stefano Amaducci - MultiHemp Project
Albert Dun/Mark Reinders/Rafael Dulon - Advancements in Machinery
Agronomy - Organic Hemp Production facilitated by Jennifer McComb, Manitoba Harvest

On Thursday morning there will be a Town Hall Meeting - Hot Topics in Hemp.  
Russ Crawford, President, CHTA will facilitate the discussion and like last year we will probably have breakout groups that will want to focus on specific topics - It's your session to guide. 

After Lunch, the GACP Workshop will be on from 1 - 5 pm.  This is a must-attend for farmers and growers, or anyone interested in growing hemp.  The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required by sending your name and contact details to Connie Kehler at hssa@sasktel.net or admin@hemptrade.ca.  

Here is the GACP Workshop poster:  Click Here

Event Sponsors

Green Level

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods  

Hemp Oil Canada

Platinum Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

Lunch Breaks - 2 (SOLD OUT) 


Health Breaks - 4 (SOLD OUT)

Banquet Table

Event Sponsors:
  • City of Saskatoon
  • Hemp Genetics International
  • Hemp Production Services Inc.
  • Hempco Canada Superfoods
  • CMH Biotechnologies Inc
  • Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods
  • Hemp Oil Canada Inc.
  • Seed CX Ltd.
  • EnviroPerfect Solutions
  • Aliments Trigone Inc.
  • Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd.
  • Food Development Centre Portage
Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
This historic hotel is located on the bank of the South Saskatchewan River in the heart of downtown Saskatoon.  An elegant spa hotel, reminiscent of the old railroad days, it is known for service, comfortable rooms and great ambiance.  The hotel offers such amenities as a swimming pool, children's pool and hot tub.
 The 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are also available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.  
Want to go for a walk...shopping, restaurants and museums can be found within easy strolling distance. 
Date/Time Information:
November 15 to November 17, 2016

Tuesday 8:30 am is the start of 2.5 days of networking, learning, meeting old friends and making new friends.  

Visit the trade show booths during breaks and get samples, talk about contracts, buy some cool hemp items and learn about the many facets of the industry. 

Annual General Meeting - Monday, 14 November, 2016 (Members Only)
Contact Information:
Veronica Janzen
Member Fee $520.00 (less $100 early bird registration)
Non Member $750.00 (less $100 early bird registration)
Early Bird Registration ends October 14, 2016
Can't attend the whole Convention?  Get a Day Pass for just $350 - full day attendance with all meals provided.
CHTA Convention 2016 @ Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon
Start date: November 15, 2016
End date:  November 17, 2016
Last day to book: October 14, 2016
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
·  Delta Hotel Bessborough  for 139 CAD  - 159 CAD  per night
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