Special Event

September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2019 Event Calendar
(Information as of 6 September 2019) 

Pearl Auction
21 – 23 September 2019

Date & Event Venue Organiser(s)

The 68th Paspaley Pearl Auction*
*Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Rooms N200
series, HKCEC

Australian Pearl
Centre (HK) Ltd

Diamond Display
16 – 20 September 2019

Date & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1000 - 1830
ALROSA Diamond Preview*
True Colors Auction & Rough Diamonds Preview
*Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Rooms
203 - 204, AWE

ALROSA

18 September 2019

Date & Event Venue Organiser(s)

11am
ALROSA Press Breakfast*
*Admission is by invitation only
(Accreditation by email: [email protected])

Meeting Rooms
203 - 204, AWE

ALROSA

Special Workshop
18 – 22 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1000 - 1830
JMA Special Workshop -
J-hub Hong Kong

Hall 1, HKCEC
Booth No. 1M028

Hong Kong Jewelry
Manufacturers' Association
(HKJMA)

Special Display of Jewellery Pieces
18 – 22 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1000 - 1830
Jewellery Design Competition for Hong Kong Secondary
School Students' Award - Winning Pieces Exhibition

Hall 1CD
Concourse

Gem & Jewellery
Alumni Association

Jumuah Prayer
20 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1230 - 1430
Assalaamu Alaikum,
Jumuah Prayer

Meeting Rooms
201 A,B,C, AWE

As-Sheikh Yoosuff Mufthi
Haniffa from Sri Lanka

Seminars, Media activities and Cocktails
17 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1100 - 1230
GIA GemFest 2019

Topic:
GIA iD100®: Expanded Capabilities
Speaker: Dr. Wuyi Wang, Vice President,
GIA Research & Development


Topic: The GIA Diamond Origin Report:
Diamond Traceability Based on Science
Speaker: Tom Moses, Executive Vice President,
and Chief Laboratory & Research Officer

Language: English

Meeting Room
201A, AWE

Gemological Institute
of America (GIA)

1400 - 1530
NCDIA Seminar

Topic:
Beyond Green Diamonds - A Study of
Naturally Colored and Treated Diamonds
to Solve the Mystery of the Most Difficult Color Origins

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Hainschwang,
PhD, DUG, Director of GGTL Laboratories Liechtenstein

Language: English

Meeting Room 201A,
AWE

Natural Color Diamond
Association (NCDIA)

1400 - 1530
2019 JNA Awards Ceremony
and Gala Dinner*
*Admission is by invitation only

InterContinental
Hong Kong

JNA Awards

18 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1100 - 1230
September Hong Kong
Jewellery & Gem Fair -
Media Gathering*
*Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Room
S226-227,
HKCEC

Informa Markets

1830 - 2030
September Hong Kong
Jewellery & Gem Fair
Opening Fair Reception*
*Admission is by invitation only

Grand Foyer,
HKCEC

Informa Markets

19 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

0930 - 1200
NGTC & AGA Meeting*
*Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Room
S228,
HKCEC

National Gemstone Testing
Centre (NGTC) and Asia-Pacific
Gemstone and Technology
Standardization Alliance (AGA)

1400 - 1600
NGTC Forum

Topic: Identification and
Evaluation of Fei Cui (Jadite)

Speakers:

1) Ms Ke Jie, Deputy Director of National Gemstone Testing Centre (NGTC)

2)Prof. Mimi Ouyang, H.K. Institute of Gemology (HKIG) and
Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)

3) Mr Chen Yu, Excutive Vice President of China Gems & Jade Exchange (CGE)

4) Dr Yang Lixin, Director of the Standardization office of National Gemstone Testing Centre (NGTC)

5) Dr Edward Liu, Secretary - General of Gemmological Association of Hong Kong (GAHK)

6) Ms Lisa Tang, Deputy General Manager of National Gemstone Testing Centre (NGTC) Hong Kong Lab

7) Ms Chen Hua, Director of the Technology Department & Foreign Cooperation Department, National Gemstone Testing Centre (NGTC)

Moderator: Ms Meng Xiaojun, Press Spokesperson of National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC), Director of the Publicity and Promotion

Language: English ↔ Mandarin
(Simultaneous inrerpretation)

Meeting Room
S221, HKCEC

National Gemstone Testing
Centre (NGTC) and Gems &
Jewelry Trade Association of
China (GAC)

1500 - 1700
JNA Conference

Topic: From Inspiration to innovation - the Designer's Journey of Creativity

Speakers:

1) Alessio Boschi, Founder & Designer of Alessio Boschi Jewels

2) Sanjay Kothari, Vice Chairman, KGK Group

3) Fei Liu, Founder & Designer of Fei Liu Fine Jewellery

4) Mana Matsuzaki, Founder and Designer of Matsuzaki Inc

5) Sarah Zhuang, Founder & Designer of Sarah Zhuang Jewellery

Language: English ↔ Mandarin
(Simultaneous inrerpretation)

Meeting Rooms
S426 - 427, HKCEC

Informa Markets

20 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

0800 - 1000
Gem-A ATC Breakfast Meeting*
*Admission is by invitation only

Meeting Room
S227,
HKCEC

The Gemmological Association
of Great Britain (Gem-A) 

0900 - 1300
Gübelin Gem Lab Workshop

Topic: Provenance Proof Blockchain:
A practical introduction on how to use
the first truly open and free tracking
system for all types of coloured gemstones

Speakers:

1) Daniel Nyfeler, Managing Director, Gübelin Gem Lab

2) Klemens Link, Head of Development, Provenance Proof

Language: English

Meeting Room
S228, HKCEC

Organised by Gübelin Gem Lab Supported by Provenance Proof

1100 - 1200
Centdegres Seminar

Topic: A new Jewellery Paradigm:
The Shift from Manufacturing to Brand Ownership

Speakers:

Matthieu Rochette Schneider,
Centdegrés General Manager

Meeting Room S227, HKCEC

Informa Markets

1430 - 1800
Centre for Gemmological Research Seminar

Topic: Emerging Origin in the Fine Coloured Gemstone Market

Speakers:

1) New localities vs new gem treatment techniques
Dr. Miro Ng, President,
Centre for Gemmologoical Research

2) Mission to Greenland: An Alternative Ruby Locality
Prof. Pornsawat Wathanakul
International Consultant, Department of Earth Sciences,
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart Unversity, Bangkok, Thailand

3) "Gemstone localities"- The winds of change in the trade
Mr Dominique Dufermont
Professor, LECOLE Van Cleef & Arpels

4) Propensity to consume in colored gemstones
within Mainland China
Ms Joyee Zhao
Chief Editor, Daily Jewellery

Language: English ↔ Mandarin
(Simultaneous inrerpretation)

Meeting Rooms S426 - 427, HKCEC

Organised by Centre for
Gemmological Research
Supported by Daily Jewellery

1430 - 1700
GIC Seminar

Topic: 2019 HK Gems and Jewelry Show Special Seminar "
Current Status and Future of Lab-grown Diamond Industry
in China"

Presentations
(20 minutes each, total 80 minutes)

Speakers:

1) Dr. Jun Shu (CUG)
Advances in synthetic gem materials

2) Prof. Andy Shen (CUG)
Current Status and advances in lab-grown diamond identification

3)Mr. Leon Guo
(Founder of CARAXY)
The Evolution of Lab Grown Diamond Market in China

4) Mr. Leo Wu
(YF Investment Management Co. Shanghai)
Lab-grown diamonds and its market in the eyes of an investor

Round table discussion (30 minutes)

Language: English

Meeting Rooms
S224-225, HKCEC

Gemmological Institute,
China University ofGeosciences,
Wuhan (GIC)

1730 - 2000
Shanghai Kimberlite Diamond
Jewellery Parade & Gala Dinner*
*Admission is by invitation only

Grand Foyer,
HKCEC

Shanghai Kimberlite
Diamond Jewellery Co., Ltd

21 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

1030 - 1230
ACODES Panel Discussion

Topic: Emerald Harmonization

Speakers:

1) Mr Thanong Leelawatanasuk,
Deputy Director, Gem and Jewellery
Institute of Thailand (GIT)

2) Mr Gabriel Angarita,
CEO, CDTEC Gemlab

3) Mr Gagan Choudhary,
Director, Gem Testing Laboratory, Jaipur

4) Mr Guillermo Galvis,
President of ACODES

5) Ms Ke Jie,
Deputy Director, National
Gemstone Testing Centre (NGTC)

Language: English ↔ Mandarin
(Simultaneous inrerpretation)

 

Meeting Rooms
S226-227,
HKCEC

ACODES

1400 - 1700
GAHK 40th Anniversary Seminar

Theme: Scientific Research, Professional Practice
and Knowledge Creation

1) The Prospect of Guatemala Fei Cui in China Market
Speakers: Professor Mimi Ouyang, Honorary Chairlady.
The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong

2) Red Ruby or Pink Sapphire, that's the Question. Where is the boundary between colour varieties of gems?
Speaker: Dr Michael S. Krzemnicki, Director,
Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF, Switzerland

3) China National Standard "Turquoise Grading"
Speaker: Professor Dr Yang Mingxing, Dean, Gemmological Institute,
China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

4) New Explanation on Blue Sapphire Coloration
Speaker: Dr Pornsawat Wathanakul,
International Consultant, Department of Earth Sciences,
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

5)The Current Issues of Testing Technology and Countermeasure for freshwater nuclear cultured pearls from China
Speaker: Professor Qi Lijian, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

6) Spinel 2019
Speaker: Dr Dietmar Schwarz, Research Manager, ICA GemLab Bangkok, Thailand

Moderator: Dr Edward Liu, Secretary and Education Director,
The Gemmological Association of Hong Kong

Language: English and Putonghua

Meeting Room
S223, HKCEC

Organised by
The Gemmological Association of
Hong Kong (GAHK) Co-organised by Gem-A (UK) and Informa Markets

1400 - 1800
Guild Gem Seminar

Topic: Specific Origin determination for Colombian Emeralds

Speakers:

1) Mr Andrew Lucas,
Vice President of Guild institute of Gemology

2) Mr Darwin D Fortaleche R,
Chief Gemologist (HK) Guild Gemlab

Language: English

Meeting Room
S226-S227, HKCEC

Guild Gem Laboratories

1430 - 1530
Shanghai Kimberlite
Diamond Jewellery Parade*

*Admission is by invitation only 

Grand Foyer,
HKCEC

Shanghai Kimberlite
Diamond Jewellery Co., Ltd

22 September 2019

Time & Event Venue Organiser(s)

0900 - 1300
Gubelin Academy Alumni Event

Topic: About Padparadscha Sapphires

Speakers:

Helen Molesworth,
Managing Director of Gubelin Academy

 

Meeting Room
S228,
HKCEC

Gubelin Academy

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