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2020 GAA Federal Conference

 

Gemmological Association of Australia

74th Federal Conference and AGM

21 – 24 May 2020

at Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough Beach, Perth WA

 
Hosted by GAA WA Division Inc.
 
All members and guests are invited to attend the Annual Federal Conference and the Annual General Meeting. The program includes:
  • 21–22 May Committee meetings and Federal Council Meeting
  • 23 May AGM and Gemmology Seminar, Conference Dinner & Awards
  • 24 May Social program
 
The exciting scientific program for the Gemmology Seminar features two International speakers and other Australian experts in the field.
 
Dr Karl Schmetzer (Gemmological Researcher and Consultant, Petershausen, Germany) will present the Margaret Braine Memorial Lecture, entitled “The Late 14th-Century Royal Crown of Blanche of Lancaster – History and Gemstone Decoration.”
 
  

Robin Hansen (Curator, Minerals and Gemstones, Natural History Museum, London) will present “Gemmological Highlights of the Mathews Collection, Natural History Museum, London”.