Toronto Events & Conferences

Your source for CGA Events in the Toronto area.

Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: Saturday April 27 & Sunday April 28, 2019
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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CGA Open House

When: Wednesday May 1st, 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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May Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday May 15, 2019, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen Street East; Suite 105 Lower Concourse, Toronto
Speaker: Soosai Prosper
Topic: Processing Gemstones in Madagascar and Nigeria

Soosai will be talking about gemstones that are mined and faceted in Madagascar and Nigeria.

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Pre-Exam Lab

When: Monday June 3, 2019, to Friday June 7, 2019
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen Street East; Suite 105 Lower Concourse, Toronto
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Cost: CGA Students $675
GBC Students $845

Need that little extra help before your professional exams with a Professional Gemmologist?  Then this class is for you.  Click on the below link to register.

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Fellowship Exams

Date: June 10, 11 & 12th, 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/

Talking Diamonds

Date: Saturday June 15, 2019
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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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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Colored Gem Grading And Pricing Workshop

When: Monday July 22, 2019, 1.00 pm – 3.30 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