This year the Santa Fe Symposium will provide a great lineup of presentations beginning May 16th in Albuquerque, NM. Speakers from seven countries will provide us with an up to date analysis of today’s jewelry manufacturing technology.
Celebrating 24 years, this educational, non-commercial event is the highlight of opportunity for jewelers worldwide to gather and share their advances in our trade.
Highlights this year and among the brightest our industry has to offer in a variety of fields.
- Dr. Mark Danks • Johnson-Matthey “How Manufacturers Can Become Responsible Suppliers in a Green-Conscious World.
- Charles Lewton-Brain • Alberta College of Art and Design • Canada on Bench Design and Layout
- Dr Ulrich Klotz • Research Institute for Precious Metals Chemistry, FEM on The Role of Process Parameters in Platinum Casting
- Katherine A. Radavich • University of Wisconsin-Madison • USA on The Use of Metallographic Etching As a Decorative Surface Treatment For Jewelry
- Dr. Filipe Silva • University of Minho • Portugal on the Use of an Induced Solidification Process To Reduce Casting Defects
- Arthur Skuratowicz • Anton Nash, LLC • USA on Ergonomics and Efficiency At the Jeweler’s Bench
- Dr. Boonrat ( BHoonie ) Lohwongwatana • Chulalongkorn University • Thailand on Hardness Testing of Precious Metals
- Jim McCreight • PMC Guild • USA on PMC®: The Clay That Just Might Change Jewelry
- Nora Isomäki • Beneq Oy • Finland on Thin-Film Anti-Tarnish Method For Silver
If you are following my blog with an interest in jewelry manufacturing technology, the Santa Fe Symposium provides the best opportunity I know to network with the experts. There is still time to register and join us next month. Hope to see you there