10th International Hemp Building Symposium

Lacapelle, Marival, France, 11-12th October 2022

The International Hemp Building Association is proud to announce our 10th International Hemp Building Symposium, held in Lacapelle Marival, France. The symposium will be a hybrid event with in-person and online participation on 11 – 12th October 2022.

Lacapelle Marival


This location offers us the opportunity to allow delegates to witness hempcrete spraying demonstrations by EREASY and Tecno Canapa, and to see the decortication systems created by Hemp Act in action. There will also be the traditional presentations from the academic and physical sector with subjects including projects of interest and new materials.


Tuesday 11th October
8am Registration
9am Introduction by Steve Allin, IHBA Director
9.15am Academic Presentations

2pm – 5.30pm Demonstrations of spraying hempcrete and processing hemp straw.

7.30pm – 10pm DINNER

Wednesday 12th October
8.30am – 1pm Project and Material Presentations
2pm – 5pm Project and Material Presentations

*Provisional Programme, please note details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.


The 10th International Hemp Building Symposium will be held at:

Salle des fetes

5324F Pl. de Larroque,

46120 Lacapelle-Marival,


Salle des fetes

Lacapelle-Marival Town:


There is shared accommodation available at Le Lac Bleu Lacapelle-Marival for delegates staying for the 10th International Hemp Building Symposium.

These houses sleep 3 to 7 people, perfect for group booking.

Please remember to state you are attending the IHBA symposium to avail of the reduced rate. To book all your accommodations please contact Le Lac Bleu

Le Lac Bleu

Le Lac Bleu

+33 6 48 43 33 37



The IHBA is offering the possibility of sponsoring this event to highlight support of the technologies we are promoting to an international audience. We use the funds from this support to assist those to attend the event who might otherwise not be able to and also to more widely promote the symposium. The 10th International Hemp Building Symposium’s main sponsor is Americhanvre. Contact Steve at IHBA for more info on becoming a sponsor.

Video footage will be made of all aspects of the symposium for all IHBA members to access in our online archive after the event.

We are looking forward to your participation in October for a really great Symposium!


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