Canadian gem conference to be held Oct. 26-28

The 12th Annual Conference of the Canadian Gemmological Association will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Oct. 26-28, at the Metropolitan Hotel.

The theme of the Conference is “New Directions in the World of Gemstones”. This topic includes the modern marketing of gems and jewelry using the Internet. Speakers will address topics such as detecting treatments, enhancement disclosure, and the burgeoning Canadian diamond industry. Fourteen speakers including the internationally known John Koivula, Maha Tannous, Richard Drucker, Jerrold Green, and Howard Rubin will present workshops and lectures. The full conference line-up may be viewed here.

Fore more information, contact the Canadian Gemmological Association at 1767 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON Canada, M5M 3Y8; 416-785-0962; fax 416-785-9043; e-mail: info@canadiangemmological.com.