Slate of International Speakers Set for World of Gems Conference II

Gemworld International has confirmed an impressive list of international speakers for its second gem conference to be held in Rosemont, Illinois on October 9th and 10th.

Speakers for this event will include Dr. James Shigley and Shane McClure, GIA; Elizabeth Strack; Dr. John Emmett, Crystal Chemistry; Christopher Smith, American Gemological Laboratories; Richard Drucker and Stuart Robertson, Gemworld International; Jon Philips, Corona Canada and VP CIBJO Diamond Commission; Diane Flora, AGS Education; and Michael Evers, Esq. Also, an industry panel presentation will include Tom Tashey, Antoinette Matlins and Joseph DuMouchelle.

The cost for the two-day conference is $295.00 for current subscribers of Gemworld’s GemGuide publication or $345.00 for all others. Early participants can sign up now and pay later.  Credit cards will not be billed until June 15, 2010. After that date, rates for the conference will increase by $50.00. Sign up online at