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 Post subject: World of Gems Conference V will be held on September 23 -24
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World of Gems Conference

Gemworld International is delighted to announce the upcoming World of Gems Conference V in 2017. In these gemological challenging times, all industry participants need to continue to expand their knowledge and stay abreast of the latest in gem industry. The consequences of not knowing are too great to leave to chance. Increasing your knowledge base will lead to increased profitability.

The World of Gems conferences are globally recognized as premier industry events. These international meetings offer gemological education, cutting edge topics, and current market trends with great networking opportunity.
World of Gems Conference V will be held on September 23 -24, 2017.
Conference Agenda, Events, and Optional Workshops


September 22
12:00pm-4:00pm Colored Stone Grading and Pricing Workshop (additional fee)
4:00pm-5:00pm GemGuide Appraisal Software User Meeting (free)
5:30pm-7:30pm Meet and Greet Cocktail Party (Included in conference fee)

September 23
9:00am-5:00pm Day 1 conference—Breakfast before and lunch included
5:30pm-7:30pm Gala Cocktail Party (included in conference fee)

September 24
9:00am-5:00pm Day 2 conference—Breakfast before and lunch included

September 25

9:00am-4:00pm Corundum Treatments & Pricing Workshop (class is full)
9:30am-12:00pm Mastering Your Spectroscope Workshop (Gem-A, additional fee)
1:30pm-4:00pm Synthetics, Treatments & Simulants, Oh My! (Gem-A, add’l fee)

September 26
8:30am-12:30pm Emerald Treatments & Pricing Workshop (additional fee)
1:30pm-5:30pm Colored Stone Grading & Pricing Workshop (additional fee)

All conference events and optional workshops to be held at the Loews Hotel.

Poster Session Sponsored by GIA
World of Gems Conference V will be hosting a poster session for the first time. Posters will create more opportunities for sharing information in a visually pleasing way. This might be a great opportunity to win free attendance to the conference!
POSTER SESSION: An Opportunity to win free attendance to the conference!

Speakers & Topics

Nicholas Sturman, GIA Thailand
Pearls, their Mollusks and Treatments

Al Gilbertson, GIA California
The Challenges of Creating a Fancy Cut Diamond Grade

Hanco Zwaan, Netherlands Gemmological Laboratory
Characterization and Formation of Metamorphic Sapphires

Emmanuel Fritsch, Institut des Matériaux de Nantes, France
Synthetic Diamonds Are Not That Hard to Identify, HPHT Treated Ones Are!

Roland Schlussel, Pillar & Stone International, California
The Jades of Burma

Kerry Gregory, Gemmology Rocks, UK
Treasure from Trash: Identifying the Value in Gemstones Recovered from Scrap

Alan Bronstein, Aurora Gems, New York
Understanding the Fancy Color Diamond Market

Çiğdem LÜLE, Gemworld International
Stuart Robertson, Gemworld International
Pricing What Nature Never Intended

Çiğdem LÜLE, Gemworld International
Paint it Black: Black Gem Challenges

Jon Phillips, Corona Jewellery, Canada
The Diamond Market: Profits, Pricing, Projections & Problems

Richard Drucker, Gemworld International
Pricing Challenges

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