Toronto Events & Conferences

Your source for CGA Events in the Toronto area.

October 21, 2020 Webinar

When:  October 21, 2020
Time:  10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST
Where:  Zoom presentation
Topic: Duncan Parker is will be discussing Rare and Unusual Gems
Registration:   info@canadiangemmological.com – open to current CGA members only.

Please join Mr. Parker as he discusses Rare and Unusual Gems.  Mr. Parker is Vice-President of the Canadian Gemmological Association as well as Vice-President of Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers.  This webinar is open to current members of the CGA only. 

Talking Diamonds

Date: October 25, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (5 hours plus half-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 5-hour course provides practical easy to understand essential information about diamonds. It is intended for anyone interested in learning more about these fascinating gems.

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November 4, 2020 Webinar

When:  November 4, 2020
Time:  10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST
Where:  Zoom presentation
Topic:   Security Considerations For The Coming Holiday Season
Registration:   info@canadiangemmological.com – open to current CGA members only.

Please join Mr. Kelly Ross as he discusses Security Considerations For The Coming Holiday Season.  Mr. Kelly is Director of Loss Prevention for Jewellery Vigilance Canada.  This webinar is open to current members of the CGA only. 

Gem Appreciation

Date: November 7, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (5 hours plus half-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Once possessed by only the powerful, gems are now available to almost anyone who wants them. This 5-hour course explores the nature of gemstones and their timeless allure, and investigates why it’s more important than ever to know a little before buying.

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3 Day Master Valuer Workshop

When: November 13, 2020 – November 15, 2020
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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CGA On-Line Information Session

When: November 14, 2020, 11.00 am
Where: Registration is required to attend – info@canadiangemmological.com
Registration:  Zoom Link To Register

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: November 21 & November 22, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (6 hours plus one-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 12-hour (2 day) course will help the student to recognize the physical and optical properties of diamonds, synthetic diamonds and diamonds imitations.

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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: November 27 & November 28, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (10 hours plus half-hour lunch breaks)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 10-hour, 2-day, hands-on course, stresses the “how to” of gem identification. Building on the visual inspection skills acquired in Gem Appreciation, we investigate other physical and optical properties that help identify the natural, synthetic and imitation gems found in modern and antique jewellery.

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Diamond Grading

Date: January 11, 2021 – January 15, 2021
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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Gemmology Accelerated Program

When:  February 2, 2021 – May 20, 2021
Time:   9.00 am – 4.00 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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