The 3rd International Diamond Conference, Mines to Market
will be held October 12-13 in Mumbai.
The chief guest will be Jyotiraditya Scindia, minister of
state, commerce and industry.
Speakers will include Gareth Penny, former CEO De Beers Group; Ms. Varda
Shine, managing director, DTC; Mr. Jacob Thamage coordinator, Diamond Hub
presenting on behalf of Ponatshego Kedikilwe, minister of minerals, energy and
water resources, Republic of Botswana; Obert Mpofu, minister of mines and
mining, Zimbabwe; Pierre De Bosscher, Antwerp Diamond Bank; Victor Van Der
Kwast, executive vice president, ABN-AMRO NV; Jacky Tache, director, Tache
Diamonds, Antwerp; Elliot Tannenbaum, partner, Leo, Schachter Diamonds, Israel;
Jean Marc Lieberherr, general manager sales and marketing Rio Tinto Diamonds;
Mark Brauner, Co-CEO, IGI Worldwide; Tom Moses, senior vice president, GIA;
Cecilia Gardner, president & CEO, Jewelers Vigilance Committee, US; Russel Mehta, Rosyblue Group; Rajiv
Mehta, CEO, Dimexon Diamond Ltd ; Anil Shah, partner Venus Jewel;
Praveenshankar Pandya, chairman Diamond India Ltd; Mehul Choksi, chairman and
managing director, Gitanjali Group; and Ashit Mehta SDSIL
GJEPC will also be hosting the 37th Annual Awards Function
in Mumbai on October 11 at The Taj Mahal Palace.
Shri Praful Patel, India’s minister of state for civil
aviation will be the presiding Guest. Professor K.V Thomas minister of state
for agriculture, consumer affairs, food and public distribution will be the
chief guest and Varda Shine, CEO, Diamond Trading Company will be the guest of honor.