September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

Event Calendar
(updated as of 2 September
 2015)

Thank you for your interest to our special events. 

Online registration to seminars is now available, please click
HERE to register
Deadline: 11 September 2015


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


Pearl Auction
 
The 65th Robert Wan Tahiti Perles Auction
Date:
14 – 15 September 2015
Venue:
Meeting Rooms N200 series, HKCEC
Organiser: Robert Wan Tahiti Perles Company
* Admission by invitation only
 
The 56th Paspaley Pearl Auction
Date: 21 – 23 September 2015
Venue:
Meeting Rooms N200 series, HKCEC
Organiser: Australian Pearl Centre (HK) Ltd
* Admission by invitation only


Diamond Auction
 
Diamond Auction by ALROSA
Date:
16 - 20 September 2015
Venue:
Meeting Room 205, AWE                           
Organiser: ALROSA
* Admission by invitation only


Special Display of Jewellery Pieces
 
JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2015 – Display of Final Entries
Venue:
Booth no. 1M028, Hall 1, HKCEC                          
Organiser: Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association (JMA)
   
Presentation of Japanese Jewellery - Techniques, Design and Quality
Venue: Booth no. 3M058, Hall 3, HKCEC
Organiser: Japan Jewellery Association



Seminars, Press Conferences and Cocktail Receptions
16 September 2015

GIA GemFest Asia 2015
‘Jade Nomenclature’

Time:
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room 201B, AWE
Organiser: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Speaker: Mr Shane McClure, GIA Global Director, Colored Stones Services
   
Fair Reception
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Hong Kong SkyCity Marriot Hotel
Organiser: September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
Sponsor: Israel Diamond Institute (IDI)
* Admission by invitation only


17 September 2015
AIGS/ Diamond Services Seminar
‘Ruby/Sapphire 2015’
Time:
11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue: Meeting Room 202, AWE
Organiser:
Diamond Services Ltd
Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS)
Speaker:
Dr Dietmar Schwarz, Lab Director, Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences
   
Preciosa Workshop
‘The Mode of Inspirations – Preciosa Jewellery Trend Workshop’
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room 203, AWE
Organiser: Preciosa International (HK) Limited
Speakers:
Mr Petr Polák, Marketing Director, Preciosa Crystal Components
Mr Petr Kahan, Sales Manager, Preciosa Cubic Zirconia & Gems
Language: English (with Mandarin consecutive interpretation)
   
Guangzhou Diamond Exchange & Guangdong Gem and Jade Exchange
Launch Conference cum Cocktail Reception
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Arena Kitchen, AWE
Organisers: Guangzhou Diamond Exchange
Guangdong Gem and Jade Exchange
* Admission by invitation only


18 September 2015
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)
   
Fair Reception
Time:
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Grand Foyer, HKCEC
Organiser: September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
* Admission by invitation only


19 September 2015
GIA GemFest Asia 2015
‘GIA Research Update’
Time:
9:00am – 10:30am
Venue: Meeting Room S421, HKCEC
Organiser: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Speaker:
Mr Tom Moses, Executive Vice President, Chief Laboratory & Research Officer, GIA
   
Gübelin Seminar
Topic 1: ‘The Age of Gemstones’
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Speaker: Dr Daniel Nyfeler, Managing Director, Gübelin Gem Lab
Topic 2: ‘The History of Gemstones’
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Speaker: Ms Helen Molesworth, Managing Director, Gübelin Academy
Venue: Meeting Room S228, HKCEC
Organisers:
Gübelin Gem Lab
Gübelin Academy
   
The Dr Eduard J. Gübelin Research Scholarship Award 2015 Announcement and Cocktail Reception
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room S228, HKCEC
Organiser: Gübelin Group
* Admission by invitation only
 
AGIL 2015 International Gemmological Conference
Topic 1: 'China's Proud: Pearl Tradition’
Speaker: Dr Jack Ogden, Former CEO, Gem-A
Topic 2: ‘Perspective on the Global Diamond Industry’
Speaker: Mr Liang Weizhang, China Official Focal Point (2004-2015), Kimberley Process
Topic 3: ‘Antique Jewellery in Australia, 1778-1920’
Speaker: Mr Ronnie Bauer, Former Federal President, GAA
Topic 4: ‘Jade? Seeing is Believing?’
Speaker: Mr Dominic Mok, Principal, AGIL & Founding President, APGS
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Meeting Rooms S226 – S227, HKCEC
Organiser:
Asian Gemmological Institute and Laboratory Limited (AGIL)
Language: English (with Mandarin consecutive interpretation)
* Admission by invitation only. Guest speakers listed in no particular order.
   
GAHK Seminar
Topic 1: ‘Fei Cui Reseach, past, present and future studies’
Speaker: Prof. Mimi Ouyang, Honorary Chairlady, GAHK
Topic 2: ‘Automated Spectral Diamond Inspection: A solution for the industry to analyse and authenticate colourless melee diamonds at high speed’
Speaker: Dr Michael S Krzemnicki, Director, Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF
Time:
2:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Meeting Rooms S224 – S225, HKCEC
Organiser: The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)
Co-organiser: UBM Asia Ltd
Language: Topic 1 will be conducted in Mandarin

 

20 September 2015
GRS Lab Seminar
‘20 Years GRS Jubilee of Excellence in Research: Retrospective and Future of Gemmology’
Time:
11:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room S227, HKCEC
Organiser: GRS Gemresearch Swisslab AG
Speaker:
Dr A. Peretti, Director, GRS Gemresearch Swisslab AG
   
GIT Seminar
Topic 1: ‘Yellow Lead-Glass-Filled Sapphire VERSUS Lead-Glass-Filled Yellow Sapphire’
Speaker: Mr Boontawee Sriprasert, Advisor, GIT
Topic 2:‘To What Extent for Heat Treatment of Ruby’
Speaker: Dr Pornsawat Wathanakul, Director, GIT
Time:
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room S224, HKCEC
Organiser: The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) (GIT)
   
Jewel Mall Portal Launch Cocktail Reception
Time:
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Meeting Room S228, HKCEC
Organiser: BRI-STAR GROUP
* Admission by invitation only
   
JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner
Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Venue: Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong
Organisers:
UBM Asia Ltd
JNA
* 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:

Marketing Communications Department
Jewellery Fairs, UBM Asia Ltd

T: +852 2585 6197
F: +852 3749 7523
E: pressjgf-hk@ubm.com

 

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