7th Symposium Programme


7th International Hemp Building Symposium Programme

Tuesday 17th October 2017

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:30
Welcome and Introduction – Steve Allin director IHBA, and Gabriel Gauthier director ArtCan
09:30 – 10.00
Mechanical behaviour of wooden framework buildings with sprayed hemp concrete ~ Stephane Hans, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (FR)
10.00 – 10.30 The study of alternative vegetal concretes ~ Frederic Sallet, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (FR)
10.30 – 11.00 Hygrothermal behaviour of a sprayed hemp concrete wall ~ Fionn McGregor, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (FR)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee/Tea break
11:30 – 12:00 Categorising Hempcrete Research results ~ Liam Donohoe, Dublin Institute of Technology (IRL)
12.00 – 12.30 Hemp-lime as internal solid brick wall insulation ~ Neal Holcroft, National Research Council of Canada (CA)
12.30 – 13.00
Q & A.

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break.

14.00 – 17.00  The site visit to ArtCan project.

20.00 The Symposium Dinner in Hotel Ruby Foo’s.

Wednesday 18th October 2017

09.00 – 9.15 Establishing Hemp Production in Cape Breton Island ~ Donald Gauthier, Maritime Hemp Manufacturing (CA)
09.15 – 09.30 Establishing Hemp Production in Prince Edward Island and beyond ~ Valerie Bline (CA)
09.30 – 10.00 Establishing Hemp Production for the developing and manufacturing of sustainable building construction materials ~ Terry Radford, Just BioFiber Structural Solutions (CA)
10.00 – 10.30 Hemp building project in Vermont State ~ Emily Peyton, Hempfully Green & Joseph Cincotta, arch (USA)
10.30 – 11.00 Building with Hemp, coconut and bamboo in Mexico ~ Steven Clarke, Heaven Grown (MX) 
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee/Tea break
11:30 – 12.00 Hemp building in Canada ~ Gabriel Gauthier, ArtCan (CA) 
12.00 – 12.30 From Strawbale to Hemp ~ Chris Magwood, Endeavour Centre (CA)
12.30 – 13.00 Q & A
13:00 – 14.00 Lunch Break.
14.00 – 14.30 Mobile tiny Hemp home ~ Sergiy Kovalenkov, Hempire UA (UA)
14.30 – 15.00 Establishing hemp building in Nepal, new building and renovation projects ~ Dhiraj K Shah, Shah Hemp Inno-Ventures SHIV (NP)
15.00 – 15:30 Hemp building projects ~ Anthony Néron, Art du Chanvre (CA)
15:30 – 16.00 Hempcrete Modular Housing System~ Jayeson Hendryson, Hempcrete Natural Building Ltd, (CA)
16.00 – 16.30 Q & A – Finish.