Special Events

September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2018

Event Calendar
(Information as of 17 September 2018) 

Please click HERE to register for the seminars 
(Seminar pre-registration deadline on 10 September 2018)

 

Pearl Auctions

Event Venue Organiser(s)
10 – 11 September 2018

The 75th Robert Wan Tahiti Perles Auction *

* Admission is by Invitation only
Meeting Rooms 
N200 series, HKCEC
Robet Wan Tahiti Perles Company
17 – 19 September 2018

The 65th Paspaley Pearl Auction *

* Admission is by Invitation only  
Meeting Rooms 
N200 series, HKCEC
Australian Pearl Centre (HK) Ltd


Diamond Display

  • 12 - 16 September 2018
Event Venue Organiser(s)
10:30 – 18:30

ALROSA Diamond Preview *

*Admission is by Invitation only
Meeting Room 203 - 204, AWE ALROSA

 

Special Display of Jewellery Pieces

  • 14 - 18 September 2018
Event Venue Organiser(s)

10:30 – 18:30 

JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2018 – 
Display of Final Entries 

Hall 1, HKCEC
Booth No: 1M028

Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA)

10:30 – 18:30 

Jewellery Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary School Students’ Award-Winning Pieces Exhibition
Hall 1CD Concourse, HKCEC Gem & Jewellery Alumni Association

 

Special Events 

  • 13 September 2018
Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

11:30 – 12:30

GIA GemFest Asia 2018

Topic: Ethiopia: a New Source of Sapphires and Emeralds
Speaker: Mr Wim Vertriest, Supervisor of Field Gemology, GIA Laboratory

Meeting Room 201A, AWE Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
14:00-15:30

NCDIA Seminar

How the World of Natural Colour Diamonds Continues to Evolve...

 
Meeting Room 201A, AWE Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA)

16:45 – 17:45

Strategic Partnership Announcement:  Macau • China Diamond and Gem Exchange, Shanghai Diamond Exchange, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) *

* Admission is by invitation only

Arena Kitchen, AWE
 
Macau • China Diamond and Gem Exchange (MDGE)

 

  • 14 September 2018
Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

07:30 – 09:00

WFDB Breakfast Meeting *


* Admission is by Invitation only

Meeting Room 201C, AWE World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)
10:30 – 13:00

Presentation of TRUE COLOURS Collection *


* Press only
Meeting Room 203 - 204, AWE ALROSA

11:00 – 12:30

September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair – Media Gathering *


Signing Ceremony Of A Memorandum of Understanding Between UBM Asia And NGTC *

* Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Rooms S226 - 227, HKCEC September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
16:00 – 18:00

DPA 2018 China Campaign Sharing
"Real is Rare. Real is a Diamond."


Language: Simultaneous Interpretation Available                       

* Admission is by Invitation only
Meeting Room S221, HKCEC Diamond Producers Association (DPA)

18:30 – 20:30

Fair Reception *

* Admission is by Invitation only

Grand Foyer, HKCEC September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

 

  • 15 September 2018
Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

09:00 – 10:30

GIA GemFest Asia 2018

Topic 1: The Unique World of Coloured Diamonds
Speaker: Mr John King, Chief Quality Officer of GIA Laboratory


Topic 2: "Low-Temperature" - Treatment on Mozambican Ruby 
Speaker: Mr Wim Vertriest, Supervisor of Field Gemology, GIA Laboratory

Meeting Room S421, HKCEC Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
10:00 – 12:00

Greater Bay Area Jewellery Designers Strategic Partnership Ceremony *

Language: Mandarin

*  Admission is by invitation only
Meeting Room S225, HKCEC Main Organiser: 
GAC (Greater Bay Area) Jewellery Innovation and Development Centre     

Co-Organisers:
Foshan Shunde Lunjiao Subdistrict Office, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group
10:00 – 14:00

Gübelin Academy Alumni Event *

* Admission is by Invitation only / Only For Gübelin members or students
Meeting Room
S228, HKCEC
Gübelin Academy

14:00 – 16:30

NGTC Jade Forum

Topic 1: Chinese Jade Culture
Speaker: Mr Li Bosheng, Master of Chinese Arts and Crafts, Asia Pacific Crafts Master and Inheritance of the Intangible Cultural Heritage "Beijing Jade Carving"


Topic 2: Jade Resources and Research Activities Under The “Belt and Road” Initiative
Speaker: Mr Lu Taijin, Chief Researcher of the National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC)


Topic 3: Recent Advances in Jadeite Identification
Speaker: Mr Han Wen, R&D Supervisor of the Gem & Jewelry Institute of Beijing, National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC)


Topic 4: Formation of Nephrite and Identification Challenges
Speaker: Mr Zhang Yong, Research Manager of Gem & Jewelry Institute of Beijing, National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC)


Topic 5: Interpretation of National Standard <Quartzose Jade – Classification and Nomenclature>(GB/T 34098-2017)
Speaker: Ms Zhou Danyi, PhD, Gem & Jewelry Institute of Beijing, National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC)


Language: Mandarin (with simultaneous translation in English)

Meeting Room S221, HKCEC National Gemstone Testing Center, China (NGTC)

14:00 – 18:00

Launching Of Standard Methods For Testing Fei Cui for Hong Kong – Chinese Version And Academic Conference Of GAHK 2018 – Coloured Gemstones

Topic 1: Seeing Red: A Passionate Guide to Ruby 
Speaker: Mr Richard W. Hughes, The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)


Topic 2: On the Trail of New Gem Deposits: Exciting For The Trade But Challenging For Gem Labs 
Speaker: Dr Michael S. Krzemnicki, Director of the Swiss Gemmological Institute, SSEF


Topic 3: Provenance Proof: Technologies For Physical And Digital Tracing Of Gemstones
Speaker: Dr Daniel Nyfeler, Managing Director of Gübelin Gem Lab

Meeting Room S224 - S225, HKCEC

The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)

14:00 – 18:00

International Diamond Monitoring Committee Meeting*

*  Admission is by invitation only
Meeting Room 202, AWE International Diamond Monitoring Committee (IDMC)

 

  • 17 September 2018
Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

08:00 – 10:00

Gem-A Breakfast Meeting *


* Admission is by Invitation only / Only for Gem-A members or students

Meeting Room,
S227, HKCEC
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)
 
14:00 – 18:00

Guild Ruby Symposium


Topic: Research and Development Trend of The New Ruby Mine
Speaker: Andy Lucas, Chief Field Gemologist and Gemology Educator, Guild Gem Laboratories; Gaston Giuliani, Director, the French National Research Center; and Shirley Zhang, founder of Shirley Zhang – The Art Jewelry


Language: Mandarin and English simultaneous interpretation
Meeting Rooms S426 - S427, HKCEC Guild Gem Laboratories
14:30 – 17:30

GIC Seminar


Topic 1: Research on Strengthening Fine Gold

Speaker: Dr Juzi Li, Professor at the Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

Topic 2: Jewelry Management Studies: Research Of Jewelry Industry
Speaker: Professor Zhou Qishen and Professor Zhang Pengfei, Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan


Topic 3: Creative Design Based On Precious Metal Laser 3D Printing
Speaker: Mr Liang Hao, Professor of Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan


Language: Mandarin

Meeting Room S225, HKCEC Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan (GIC)

18:30 – 20:30

Gem-A Members Gathering *


* Admission is by Invitation only / Only for Gem-A members or students

Meeting Room
S226 - S227, HKCEC
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)
18:00 – 22:30

JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner *

* Admission is by invitation only 
InterContinental Hong Kong UBM Asia Ltd
JNA Awards

#Unless specified, all seminars will be conducted in English.
Remarks: AWE refers to AsiaWorld-Expo; HKCEC refers to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre