Naturally Advanced Technologies to Present at the 2nd Annual LD MICRO
Conference

PORTLAND, OR, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT), a company committed to unlocking the potential of renewable and environmentally sustainable biomass resources from hemp and other bast fibers, will present at the 2nd Annual LD MICRO Conference on Thursday, December 3rd at 8:00 AM PST at the Luxe Sunset in Los Angeles. Ken Barker, chief executive officer, will discuss NAT's progress in commercializing its breakthrough Crailar(R) technology.

Barker stated, "Crailar Organic Fibers and Advanced Materials provide a sustainable, clean technology solution for the apparel, pulp and paper and plastics industries. Over the past couple of years, LD MICRO has placed more emphasis on companies that concentrate in and focus on environmentally sound and sustainable activities. We are excited to present at this conference."

About Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc.

Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. is committed to unlocking the potential of renewable and environmentally sustainable biomass resources from hemp and other bast fibers. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Crailar Fiber Technologies Inc., is developing proprietary technologies for production of bast fibers, cellulose pulp, and their resulting by-products, in collaboration with Canada's National Research Council and the Alberta Research Council. Crailar(R) technology offers cost-effective and environmentally sustainable processing and production of natural, bast fibers such as hemp and flax, resulting in increased performance characteristics for use in textile, industrial, energy, medical and composite material applications. The company was founded in 1998 as a provider of environmentally friendly, socially responsible clothing and adheres to a "triple bottom line" philosophy, respecting the human rights of employees, the environmental impact of the company's operations and fiscal responsibility to its shareholders. See www.naturallyadvanced.com

About LD MICRO

LD MICRO is a by-invitation only newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published an annual list of recommended stocks as well as comprehensive reports on select companies throughout the year. LD MICRO concentrates on finding, researching, and investing in companies that are overlooked by institutional investors. It is a non-registered investment advisor. For more information on the list of presenting companies or to register for the event, please visit http://www.ldmicro.com or call (408) 457-1042

    
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This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this news release, other than statements of historical facts, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements or information are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements or information and including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to: any market interruptions that may delay the trading of the Company's shares, technological and operational challenges, needs for additional capital, changes in consumer preferences, market acceptance and technological changes, dependence on manufacturing and material supplies providers, international operations, competition, regulatory restrictions and the loss of key employees. In addition, the Company's business and operations are subject to the risks set forth in the Company's most recent Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other SEC filings which are available through EDGAR at www.sec.gov. These are among the primary risks we foresee at the present time. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements.

SOURCE CRAiLAR Technologies Inc.

For further information: For further information: Investor Contact: Kirsten Chapman, Cathy Mattison, Lippert, Heilshorn & Associates, (415) 433-3777, ir@naturallyadvanced.com

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