9th International Hemp Building Symposium Programme

Tuesday 31st March 2020

8.30 Registration

9.00 Welcome and Introduction – Steve Allin IHBA director, Alex Sparrow UK Hempcrete

9.30. Research into comparative energy behavior of Hempcrete use in Medieval oak frame – TBA

10.00 Classifying Hempcrete latest results – Liam Donohoe T.U.D. Ireland

10.30 T.B.A.Tests results by ENTPE of LCG Ereasy 120 a new binder _ Damien Baumer Ereasy, France

11.00 Coffee/Tea Refreshment

11.30 Monitoring a variety of possible replacement infill panels for historic timber-framed buildings – Christopher Whitman, Cardiff University. Wales

12.00 Research Paper

12.30 Research Paper

13.00 Lunch

14.00 – 18.00 Tour of factory and local projects.

19.30 Symposium Dinner


Wednesday 1st April 2020

9.00 Host presentation. The present situation in the UK with regard to Hemp building materials and systems. Alex Sparrow, UK Hempcrete.

9.30 Bushfires and Hemp Building in Australia m- Kirstie Wulf, Shelter Architects, N.S.W. Australia. ( via Internet )

10.00 Modular Housing Development – Albert Dun, Dunagro, Netherlands

10.30 Coffee/Tea Refreshments

11.00 Developing a Hempcrete Block System – Charlotte de Bellefroid, ISOHEMP, Belgium

11.30 Hemp entry to the Africa Solar Decathlon 2019 – Monika Brümmer, Ard Nouah, Morocco

12.00 TBA

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Developing small scale Hemp Processing – Pierre Amadeiu, France

14.00 Bringing Structural Hempcrete Blocks to the World – Don Langlois, Just Bio Fibre, Europe

14.30 The long road to a Hemp Board – Lawrence Serbin, Canna Grove, USA

15.00 Coffee/Tea refreshments.

15.30 Establishing Hemp Construction in Sweden with Modular Systems and Retrofitting – Remi Loren, Ekolution, Sweden

16.00 Establishing the use of Hempcrete in Germany – Roger Dauer, Henrick Pauli, Hanf-Kalk Germany

16.30 Hemp Building around the World, excerpts from a new book – Steve Allin

17.00 Closing remarks

Thursday 2 April 2020

Spray Day – demonstrations. 9.30 – 13.00