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AGA Tucson Conference & Gala Dinner, Dance & Auction - Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Prominent Researchers to Headline Annual Tucson Conference

The AGA announces that Dr. Lore Kiefert, Chief Gemmologist Gübelin Gem Lab Ltd., Luzern, Switzerland, Shane McClure, GIA's director of West Coast identification services and Christopher Smith, President of American Gemological Laboratories are confirmed presenters for the annual Tucson conference. These highly respected researchers join an already packed lineup of confirmed speakers scheduled to appear at what has become the educational highlight of Tucson.

Topics include the following.


Christopher Smith - bio

Lore Kiefert - bio

Victor Tuzlukov - bio

Dona Dirlam - bio

Shane McClure - bio

Jeffery Bergman - bio

Danny Sanchez - bio

Edward Boehm - bio

Stay tuned for more details of the AGA Conference


About the AGA Conference & Gala - Register Now...

Conference check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Conference sessions run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Continental breakfast, light lunch & Gala ticket are included with the conference fee. The annual AGA membership meeting will be held during the lunch break of the conference.

The evening will conclude with a festive dinner and awards ceremony, honoring the 2015 winner of the prestigious Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology.

The Gala Champagne Reception is from 6:30 to 7:30 pm followed by the Gala Dinner Dance, Bonanno Award Ceremony & Auction from 7:30 to 11:00 p.m.

Gala Dinner Dance Tickets Only

If you wish to attend our Annual Gala Dinner Dance but not the conference, tickets are also available.

Early pricing for Gala Only Tickets:
AGA & Gem-A Members: $75, Non-Members: $95

Late pricing for Gala Only: $95 & $105

Conference Fees - Early Registration until January 15, 2015

Conference registration includes continental breakfast, light lunch and the AGA Annual Dinner Gala featuring great networking opportunities, auction, live band, dance floor and the presentation of the Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology.

Early Registration Fees:
AGA & Gem-A Members: $195
Non-Members: $240

Register Now...

Registration after January 15, 2015:
AGA & Gem-A Members: $230
Non-Members: $280

LOCATION: Marriott University Park Hotel Conference Center,
880 E. Second Street, Tucson, Arizona (map)

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