Thursday, July 20, 2017

About our Conference
















CGA Gem Conference 2017


DemantoidAsbestos-8mm-076-062-061--19-best-best 640x614 2

October 20-22, 2017
The National Club
303 Bay Street

Toronto, ON  M5H 2R1

Conference Cha
irperson: Karen Howard

 
Conference Includes
Friday evening cocktail reception
Full program of speakers, Saturday & Sunday
Continental breakfast and coffee breaks, Saturday & Sunday
Saturday gala dinner and graduation ceremony. Please advise of any dietary restrictions.

Announcing workshops for delegates who have paid full conference fees .

Richard Drucker is offering a free workshop on Friday afternoon  for 1/1/2-2 hours -coloured stone 
Alan Hodgkinson is offering a 2 hour workshop on Monday on green stones- $100 payable with your full conference.
  Register for both of these workshops with the office.
Limited spacing available. Don't miss out!
 
3-Day Schedule
Friday October 20, 2017 5.50pm  Conference Registration and Cocktail Reception
Saturday October 21, 2017 8.00 am Breakfast and Conference Registration
  9.00 am Conference Speaker Program
  4.30 pm  CGA General Meeting-open to members in Good Standing 
  5.30pm -6.30pm Open 
  6.30-11.00 pm  Gala dinner,  Graduation Ceremony, dance

   
Sunday October 22, 2017 8.45 am Breakfast-continental
  9.30 am Conference Speaker Program

Conference Program Speakers
Speakers confirmed to date:

Richard Drucker-Gemworld International Inc
Odile Civitello-Independent
Eric Fritz-The Gemmological Association of Great Britain
Alex Grizenko-Lucent Diamonds Inc
Alan Hodgkinson-Scotland Gem Association
Jon Phillips-Corona Diamonds
Art Samuels -Vivid Diamonds and Jewelery                                        
Chris Smith -American Gemological Laboratories 
Tammy Cohen-
Almod Diamonds Limited Group
Warren Boyd-Potentate Mining
Brad Wilson-Alpine Gems 
                                    

Hotel Accommodations:

Suites have been set aside for attendees who require accommodations at One King West Hotel & Residence  for the  Canadian Gemmological Conference 2017.

Conference delegates have until September 20th 2017 to reserve their suites at the following group rate:


October 20-22, 2017:

ยท         $209 CAD (per night, plus taxes) Tower Deluxe Suites


Attendees can make their reservation by calling the reservations department (toll free) 1-866-470-5464 or sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Attendees must quote: Canadian Gemmological or Group Code 171020CANA

Attendees can also make their reservations directly on the website www.onekingwest.com-171020CANA.




 Pricing for Conference.
 
 
Click link below to register- register early for discount pricing!

 
Click for Registration form 2017

CGA, AGA, FGA or GIA Alumni Members CGA and VCC Students
Early Bird rate effective until July 1,  2017


  Member  

Feb 1 to


Jul 1 2017

Member

Jul 2 to

Sept 15 2017

Member

Sept 16 to

Oct 20 2017

Non-Member

 Feb 1 to

Jul 1 2017

Non-Member
  
Jul 2 to


Sept 15, 2017

Non-Member 

  Sept 16 to


Oct 20 2017

Full Conference & Graduation
                 
$523.95

$628.95

$733.95

$628.95

$733.95

$838.95

Conference Only (Saturday only)

$204.75

$261.45

$313.95

$261.45

$313.95

$366.45

Conference & Graduation
(Saturday only)
$334.95

$397.95

$460.95

$397.95

$460.95

$523.95

Graduation Only

$156.45

$198.45

$240.45

$198.45

$240.45

$282.45

Sunday Conference Only

$204.75

$261.45

$313.95

$261.45

$313.95

$366.45



Things to do in Toronto while here-click for Toronto tourism

 

The CGA offers sincere thanks to the following for their sponsorship and support:


CGA Conference 2017


Ruby Sponsor


 


Emerald Sponsor
AGA




   Sapphire Sponsors
   
                                                  gemworld2             
  -------------
                                                   COL Logo Gold 042915 
-----------------------

EB-Logo-Phone