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CANCELLED 2020 GAA Federal Conference

 

CANCELLED DUE TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS

 

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 exciting scientific program for the Gemmology Seminar features two International speakers and Australian experts on diamonds, zircons and tourmaline.
 
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”. (Charles Mathews Senior was a legendary lapidiarist in Hatton Gardens.)