Submission - Call for papers


The organising committee invites papers on research and agricultural, industrial and market experiences in the following areas to be presented

  • Regulation of Industrial Hemp and regional production practices;
  • Cultivars and seed supply, including breeding and new practices and standards;
  • Crop care – Pests and diseases, water management and nutrient regimes;
  • Harvesting and post harvesting processing;
  • Processing and products – seed/grain, fibre, hurd/shiv, food, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals;
  • Industrial Hemp Investment Opportunities.

Accepted papers will be formally published as proceedings from the Australian Industrial Hemp Conference by AgriFutures Australia.


Scientific review committee  

Dr Omid Ansari  Ecofibre
Dr Michael Bange CSIRO
Dr Rose Brodrick CSIRO
Dr Peter Brorens AgResearch NZ
Professor Rachel Burton University of Adelaide
Dr Peter Duggan CSIRO
Dr Stuart Gordon CSIRO
Dr Menghe Miao CSIRO
Dr Maryam Naebe

Deakin University

Professor Rajiv Padhye RMIT
Dr Filomena Pettolino CSIRO
Dr Kwesi Sagoe-Crentsil Monash University
Dr Regine Stockmann CSIRO
Dr Lijing Wang RMIT
Professor Xungai Wang Deakin University













Dates for Submission

10 November 2019

Abstract submissions for presentation

12 December 2019

Acceptance of abstracts for presentation at the Conference

10 February 2020

Full manuscript, paper or extended abstract, submission for review 

20 February 2020

Full manuscript deadline for papers or extended abstracts to be submitted for publication in conference proceedings


Please click here to submit your abstract (closed)


Please click here to submit your full paper (same log-in as above) 



All abstracts must be submitted through the online portal.
Abstracts up to 400 words in English
The abstract and full paper templates can be downloaded here - Abstract template & Full paper and extended abstract template
The author must upload the words file as a WORD document to the link provided with the following details: 
  • Full paper title 
  • Abstract
  • A list of five (5) key words
  • Full contact information (address and email address) and affiliations of author(s) - In case of co-authorship, corresponding author should be identified