Please note:  This meeting is open only to participants in the S1084 project.  Anyone else wishing to attend should contact before registering.

This is the annual meeting of Multistate Project S1084: Industrial Hemp Production, Processing, and Marketing in the U.S.  The first day of the conference will include a tour of hemp field research at the University of Kentucky farm and industrial hemp processors around the state. The second day will be focused on reporting progress toward meeting the objectives, updating participants on other state activities and planning for the coming year. The meeting is expected to start around 7:30 AM on the 22nd and end around 4:30 PM on the 23rd.

Final Agenda: PDF format

Registration:  You may register at Eventbrite-S1084Meeting by  August 1. Registration fee of $100 payable on-line.

Lodging/Travel:  A block of rooms has been reserved for August 21 and 22 at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown for a special rate of $129/night.  That rate is also available 1 day prior to and 2 days after the meeting based on availability. That rate includes complementary Wi-Fi and self-parking. The hotel has a free airport shuttle to the Lexington Bluegrass Airport.  See for hotel information and location. The tours will depart from and return to the Hilton and the meeting will take place in a room at the hotel. There are numerous dining and coffee options within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Please make your reservation before July 21!

To get the conference rate of $129/night, book on-line at Hilton-Lexington Downtown-S1084GroupBlock or call 1-859-231-9000,or toll free 1-800-445-8667 and use Group Rate Code UKRO19.

The closest airport is the Blue Grass airport here in Lexington which services several major hubs across the US on multiple carriers. Both the Louisville International and Cincinnati International Airports are within about an hour’s drive of Lexington.

Other downtown hotels include the Hyatt Regency, The Sire Hotel, and 21c Museum Hotel.

Lexington area dining and cultural points of interest in downtown Lexington within walking distance of the hotel can be found here:

University of Kentucky Hemp Field Day

The UK Hemp Research Field Day is open to the public and will be taking place at Spindletop Farm (3250 Ironworks Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 ) on Aug. 21. The S1084 program includes a visit to the same field sites and abbreviated presentations, but if you would like to attend the regular field day, please register at  That event is free, but registration is requested for planning purposes.  The event schedule and location information can be found at

  • Aug 22 2019 - 8:00am to Aug 23 2019 - 5:00pm
  • Hilton, Downtown Lexington
  • 369 West Vine Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    United States
  • Cathy Bowers