Toronto Events & Conferences

Your source for CGA Events in the Toronto area.

June Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday June 19, 2019
Time:  6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen Street East; Suite 105 Lower Concourse, Toronto
Speaker: Pot Luck
Topic: Spring / Summer Annual Potluck

Come join us for our annual Spring / Summer Potluck.  Bring your favorite dishes and your appetite.

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Diamond Grading

Date: Monday June 24 – Friday June 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break)
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

An intensive, hands-on course which will provide knowledge and skill in the grading of colourless, round brilliant cut diamonds.

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CGA Open House

When: Thursday July 11th, 2019, 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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3 Day Master Valuer Workshop

When: Friday July 12, 2019 – Sunday July 14, 2019
Time:   9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This is the in class component for those taking the Master Valuer Program by distance education.
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Accelerated Master Valuer Program

When: Monday July 22, 2019 – Friday August 9, 2019
Time:   9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 90 hour in class program is is a comprehensive appraisal course which includes learning the approved methodology for writing professional appraisals of all types including insurance, estate, donation and probate
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Colored Gem Grading And Pricing Workshop (First workshop sold out, Second workshop offered limited seating)

When: Monday July 22, 2019,1.00 pm – 3.30 pm     Second workshop added:  4.00 pm – 6.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Richard Drucker, President of Gemworld International will be giving a special 2.5 hour workshop on Coloured Stone Grading.  This event is open to all – members and non-members.  Register before June 15, 2019 to receive an early bird rate.

This workshop will offer a systematic approach to grading gems for color, clarity, and cut. Various color systems will be discussed with actual hands on grading using the World of Color system. A methodology will be taught for assessing colored gemstones for clarity and cut and to gain experience in accurate pricing.

Please click on the below link to register.

Richard Drucker Workshop Registration

Fellowship Exams

Date: August 19, 20 & 21st, 2019

Students who have completed the CGA’s professional gemmology program and wish to earn credentials that demonstrate their mastery of the field of gemmology are invited to write the CGA Fellowship Qualifying Examinations. FCGmA (Fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association) these credentials are recognized by organizations around the world.

https://canadiangemmological.com/education/forms-and-documentation/

Weekend Master Valuer Program

When: Saturday August 24, 2019 – Sunday November 17, 2019
Time:   9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 90 hour in class program is is a comprehensive appraisal course which includes learning the approved methodology for writing professional appraisals of all types including insurance, estate, donation and probate
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Gemmology Accelerated Program

When: Tuesday September 3, 2019 – Thursday December 19, 2019
Time:   9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Become a qualified gemmologist in just 4 months. This is the most efficient option for those needing to put their training into action as soon as possible.
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