September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

Event Calendar
(updated as of 4 Sept 2014)

Thank you for your interest to our special events. Registration has been closed.

For seminars, please bring along your name card and arrive 15 minutes before the seminar session is scheduled to begin for onsite registration.

Seats are limited, admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.



Pearl Auction
The 53rd Paspaley Pearl Auction
Date: 20 - 22 September 2014
Venue: Meeting Rooms N200 series, HKCEC
Organiser: Australian Pearl Centre (HK) Ltd
* Admission by invitation only.


Diamond Auction
Diamond Auction by OJSC ALROSA
Date: 15 - 19 September 2014
Venue: Room 205, AWE
Organiser: OJSC ALROSA
* Admission by invitation only.

 


Special Display of Jewellery Pieces

JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2014 – Display of Final Entries
Venue: Hall 1, HKCEC
Booth No: 1M028
Organiser: Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association (JMA)

Presentation of Japanese Jewellery - Techniques, Design and Quality
Venue: Hall 3, HKCEC
Booth No: 3M058
Organiser: Japan Jewellery Association


Seminars, Luncheon, Press Conferences and Fair Receptions

15 September 2014

20th Anniversary Cocktail Reception of GIA Education Hong Kong
Time: 12:00noon – 2:00pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott
Organiser: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
* Admission by invitation only.

Fair Reception

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Arena Kitchen, 1/F, AWE
Organiser: September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
Sponsor: Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) 
* Admission by invitation only.


16 September 2014

GIA GemFest Asia 2014
'Screening for Treated and Synthetic Diamonds – A Review of Existing Technologies'
Time: 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue: Meeting Room 201A, AWE
Organiser: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Speaker: Dr Wuyi Wang, Director of Research & Development, GIA


AIGS Seminar
'Emerald 2014 - The Emerald Market and Mining Situation in Producing Countries'

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Room 204, AWE
Organiser: Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS)
Speaker: Dr Dietmar Schwarz 

JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner
Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Venue: InterContinental Hong Kong
Organiser:

UBM Asia Ltd

JNA

* Admission by invitation only.


17 September 2014

September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair – Press Conference
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Meeting Rooms S226 – S227, HKCEC
Organiser: September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
Language: English (with Mandarin consecutive interpretation)

 

De Beers Conference
'Launch of The Diamond Insight Report 2014 from The De Beers Group of Companies'
 

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room N201, HKCEC
Organiser: De Beers Group of Companies
Speakers:

Mr Philippe Mellier, CEO, De Beers Group

  Mr Stephen Lussier, Executive Vice President, Marketing, De Beers Group and CEO, Forevermark
Language: English (with Mandarin simultaneous interpretation)

 

GIT Seminar
'The Facts of Ruby and Sapphire Trade'

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Room 204, AWE
Organiser: The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) (GIT)
Speaker: Mr Thanong Leelawatanasuk, Chief of Gem Testing Department, GIT

Fair Reception
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Grand Foyer, HKCEC
Organiser:
September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
* Admission by invitation only.


18 September 2014

 

Gübelin Academy Seminars
Experts In the Field: A Ruby Double-Seminar

 Lecture 1: 'Ruby & Sapphire: A Collector's Guide'

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Venue: Meeting Room S224, HKCEC
Organiser:
Gübelin Academy
Speaker: Mr Richard Hughes
   

Lecture 2: 'Dream of the Red Chamber: The Internal World of Ruby'

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Venue: Meeting Room S224, HKCEC
Organiser:
Gübelin Academy
Speakers: Mr Richard Hughes
  Mr Hpone-Phyo Kan-Nyunt
   
   
belin Group Press Conference
'The Dr Eduard J. Gübelin Research Scholarship Award Announcement'
Time: 11:30am – 12:00noon
Venue: Meeting Room S224, HKCEC
Organiser:
Gübelin Group
  * Admission by invitation only.


GIT Seminar
'The Perception of Ruby & Sapphire Origins'

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room S225, HKCEC
Organiser: The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) (GIT)
Speaker: Dr Pornsawat Wathanakul, GIT Director

 
GRS Lab Seminar

'Part A: Mozambique Rubies - The New Star in The Market (Laboratory News)'
'Part B: A trip to Mogok (Documentary Movie)'

Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Meeting Room S228, HKCEC
Organiser: GRS Lab (HK) Limited
Speaker: Dr. A. Peretti

 


19 September 2014

GIA GemFest Asia 2014
'Gemological Analytical Methods of the 21st Century'
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Venue: Meeting Room S421, HKCEC
Organiser: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Speaker: Ms Sadarat Saeseaw, Senior Manager of Colored Stones, GIA, Thailand


20 September 2014

  

AGIL-2014 International Gemmological Conference: The Natural Precious Gems is Forever

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Meeting Rooms S226 – S227, HKCEC
   
Topics:

'Natural Diamond is Forever'

  'The Silk Road of Rough Jade Trading in China & Myanmar'
  'Pigeon’s Blood: A Journey to Burma’s Ruby Mines'
  'Natural Pearls including Conch and Melo'
   
Speakers:

Professor Dr Henry A. Hänni, Internationally Renowned Gemmologist

 

Mr Dominic Mok, Principal of Asian Gemmological Institute and Laboratory Limited & The Founding President of Asia Pacific Gemmologist Society Limited (APGS)

 

Mr Richard W. Hughes, American Renowned Gemologist and Award Winning Author

 

Mr Mo Tai, China Renowned Fei Cui Expert

   
Organiser: Asian Gemmological Institute and Laboratory Limited (AGIL)
Co-Organiser: Asia Pacific Gemmologist Society Limited (APGS)
Language: English (with Mandarin consecutive interpretation)
* Admission by invitation only.

GAHK Seminar
'Fei Cui Heritage : Scientific Research and Professional Education'
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Meeting Rooms S224 – S225, HKCEC
Organiser: The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)
Co-Organisers:

UBM Asia Ltd
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)

Supporting

National Gems & Jewelry Technology Administrative Center (NGTC)

Organisers: The Kowloon Pearls, Precious Stones, Jade, Gold & Silver Ornament Merchants Association
 

Gübelin Gems Lab

 

Hong Kong Productivity Council

  Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association
  Hong Kong Jewellery Alliance
  Jadeite Jade Association Hong Kong
  Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
  Pro-Act Training and Development Centre (Jewellery)
  Macau Goldsmith's Guild
  Hong Kong Jewellers' & Goldsmiths' Association Ltd
Topic: Mineralogical Characterization of "Light Coloured" Jadeite Jade
Speaker:

Dr Taijin Lu, Chief Researcher, Beijing Institute, National Gems & Jewelry Technology Administrative Center (NGTC), PRC

Topic: The Zonal Texture and Isomorphic Series in Fei Cui Minerals
Speaker:

Professor Mimi Ouyang, Chairlady, The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong

Topic: Jade Education Outside Asia - Ongoing Issues of Nomenclature
Speaker:

Mr Andrew Fellows, Open Distance Learning Manager, The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)

Language: English and Mandarin


Polish Trade Mission Private Meeting

Time: 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room S228, HKCEC
Organiser: 'Amber. Treasure of Poland' Consortium
* Admission by invitation only.

# Unless specified, all seminars will be conducted in English
Remarks: AWE refers to AsiaWorld Expo; HKCEC refers to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

 

For further enquires, please contact:

Ms Kelly Wong
Senior Marketing Communications Executive
Jewellery Fairs, UBM Asia Ltd

T: +852 2516 1649+852 2516 1649
F: +852 3749 7514
E: kelly.wong@ubm.com

 

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