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GemFest Basel 2012

Sunday, 11 March 2012

16:30 to 18:00 (Reception to follow)

Hall Montreal, Basel Convention Center - Messeplatz


Don’t miss out on the opportunity to gain first-hand insight into late-breaking laboratory news and industry trends from the world’s foremost experts on diamonds, gemstones and pearls. The panel includes three senior members of GIA's laboratory and research teams:

  • Kenneth Scarratt, managing director of Southeast Asia and director of research in Bangkok.  Recognized worldwide for his expertise in pearls, Scarratt has published numerous articles and co-authored two books, “The Crown Jewels” and “The Pearl & the Dragon.”
  • John M. King, chief quality officer of the GIA Laboratory and editor of Gems & Gemology in Review: Colored Diamonds. A leading authority in the characterization and color description of colored diamonds, King is also a noted artist.
  • Shane F. McClure, director of Identification Services at the GIA Laboratory in Carlsbad.McClure is a gem identification expert with more than 30 years of experience. An accomplished gem photographer, he has written extensively for Gems & Gemology and other journals and is co-editor of G&G’s Lab Notes section.

Reception: Join GemFest attendees, GIA Alumni and industry members for a reception and Alumni reunion immediately following GemFest 2012

Have questions about GIA Gemfest Basel 2012? Contact GIA Alumni Association

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