Portland Jewelry Symposium Scheduled for October

The Third Annual Portland Jewelry Symposium, an all-day educational event in Portland, Ore., will take place at the Governor Hotel Oct. 25.

Presentation topics include CAD/CAM, alternative metals, repurposing heirloom jewelry, small-business management, and bench techniques. Presenters include Lisa Krikawa, Krikawa Jewelry Designs; Janice Mack-Talcott, Janice Mack & Associates; Doug Kerns, Gemvision; Chris Ploof, Chris Ploof Studio; and Andrea Hill, Hill Management Consulting. For a full list of speakers and program details, visit www.portlandjewelrysymposium.com.