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Title: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Frank de Wit on April 24, 2012, 10:34:22 AM
Sinkankas Symposium
http://www.sinkankassymposium.net/

18 april 2015



Dr. Raquel Alonso-Perez – Opals, History and Science of the Harvard University Collection
Dr. Eloise Gaillou – An Overview of Gem Opals: From the Geology to Color and Microstructure
Andrew Cody – Australian Opals, Especially Fossilized Opals
Alan Hart – Opals in the Natural History Museum, London
Bill Larson – A Collector's Perspective
Meg Berry – Lapidary Tricks in Cutting Opal
Nathan Renfro – The Microworld of Opal
Renee Newman – Matrix Opals and Common Opals, Part 1
Helen Serras-Herman – Common Opals, Part 2
Jack Hobart – Photographic Studies of Mexican Opals
Robert Weldon – Photographing Opal
Dr. George R. Rossman – Color in Natural Opal, and Additional Remarks



5 april 2014
6 april 2013
21 april 2012

GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
World Headquarters and The Robert Mouawad Campus
5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, California 92008, USA
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Frank de Wit on October 12, 2015, 09:42:38 AM
report
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2015-gemnews-sinkankas-symposium
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Bert de Ruiter on April 07, 2016, 06:43:19 PM
Roger Merk Tribute Symposium 2016
http://www.sinkankassymposium.net/

9 april 2016

Ocean View at Ballast Point Restaurant
Naval Base Point Loma, Main Base
Bldg. 501
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Frank de Wit on April 07, 2016, 06:46:41 PM
The 14th Annual Sinkankas Symposium, originally scheduled for April 9, 2016, has been re-scheduled for April 8, 2017, and will convene at the GIA worldwide headquarters and Robert Mouawad Campus in Carlsbad, California, which has been the venue for the previous thirteen events. The gem theme for 2017 will be Sapphire.
http://www.sinkankassymposium.net/
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Alfredo Petrov on April 08, 2016, 06:17:59 AM
There will however still be an event on the original planned date, April 9, 2016, just different topic. Original topic postponed to next year.
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Frank de Wit on April 10, 2016, 08:21:00 AM
Roger Merk Tribute Symposium 2016
http://www.sinkankassymposium.net/
9 april 2016

Live report
http://www.mindat.org/article.php/2349/Sinkankas+Symposium+2016+-+Roger+Merk+tribute+-+Live+Report
Title: Re: Sinkankas Symposium
Post by: Frank de Wit on February 16, 2017, 10:54:17 AM
Sinkankas Symposium
http://www.sinkankassymposium.net/

16 may 2020 CANCELLED
27 april 2019
14 april 2018
8 april 2017

GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
World Headquarters and The Robert Mouawad Campus
5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, California 92008, USA



2019
Robert Weldon – Introduction · 8:50 – 9:00 AM
Douglas McLaurin-Moreno – Baja Pearls · 9:00 – 9:30 AM
Blaire Beavers – The History of Pearls · 9:35 – 10:05 AM
Betty Sue King – Evolution of the Pearl Goddess · 10:10 – 10:40 AM
Elisabeth Strack – An Update on Pearl Localities · 11:00 – 11:30 AM
Bill Larson – Collecting Rare and Unusual Pearls · 11:35 AM – 12:05 PM
Chunhui Zhou – A Brief History of Pearl Testing Through Gems & Gemology · 1:15 – 1:45 PM
Stuart Robertson – Pearls: Their Market and Price Trends · 1:50 – 2:20 PM
Hisano Shepherd, Reinventing the Pearl · 2:25 – 2:55 PM
Movie: "Power of Pearl" · 3:30 – 5:00 PM



2018
Dr. Raquel Alonso-Perez, keynote speaker – The Mozambique Belt – abstract »
Meg Berry – Creating a World-Class Tanzanite Collection: From Sourcing to Suite-ing – abstract »
Bruce and Judith Bridges, keynote speakers – 50 Years of Tsavorite and Tanzanite – abstract »
Robert Gessner – Tanzanite: Geology and Gemology – abstract »
Bill and Will Larson – Collecting Tanzanite and Tsavorite Crystals – abstract »
Shane F. McClure – Treatments of Tanzanite and Tsavorite – abstract »
Nathan Renfro – The Microworld of Tanzanite and Tsavorite – abstract »
Stuart Robertson – Tanzanite Price Trends – Past, Present and Future – abstract »
Dr. George Rossman – Additional Remarks on Tanzanite and Tsavorite – abstract »



2017
Edward Boehm – Sapphire Origin Determination: Past and Present
Dr. John Emmett – All the Colors of Corundum
Dr. George Harlow – Syenite-Hosted Sapphires – What's Going On
Alan Hart – Sapphires in the Crown Jewels
Richard Hughes – Sapphire Around the World
Carl Larson – Sapphire: Cut Gems and Crystals from a Collector's Perspective
Glenn Lehrer – The Art and Science of Faceting and Carving Sapphire
Shane McClure – Sapphire Treatments and Their Detection
Nathan Renfro – The Microworld of Sapphires
Dr. George Rossman – Added Attractions on Color in Corundum
Dr. William "Skip" Simmons – Mineralogy and Crystallography of Sapphire
Lisbet Thoresen – Archaeogemology of Sapphire