Dec 30, 2014

Mandalay, Mayanmar to be the Venue of First GIA-Hosted Gemstone Conclave

Gemological Institute of America (GIA) plans to host the first-ever Gemstone Gathering at the Grand Ballroom of the Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar, on January 30th, 2015. 

“The free networking and informational event will take place from 2 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. and will include exclusive seminars, dinner and much more,” GIA announced. “The event will also include a lucky draw, a coffee break and dinner, and an information booth for queries about GIA education and lab services.”

The Following presentations will be made at the event:

1. Claudia D’Andrea, GIA’s director of education in Bangkok, will discuss “How to Study with GIA”

2. Pairach Nalinthrangkurn, GIA’s operations manager for the laboratory in Bangkok, will cover “Getting to Know GIA Lab Reports”

3. Vincent Pardieu, GIA’s senior manager of field gemology, will present on “Rubies From Amphibole Related Deposits in Africa”

4. Gaston Giuliani, research director for The Institute of Research for Development in France, will discuss “The Geology and Genesis of Gem Corundum Deposits”

With this event, persons from the gem industry and gem enthusiasts in Mayanmar will get the benefit of learning from the globally recognised, 83-year old organisation dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gem and jewellery purchases.