Dr. Claudio C. Milisenda

Managing Director of DSEF German Gem Lab, Idar-Oberstein

Dr. Claudio C. Milisenda received his Ph.D. in earth science from the Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry and the University of Mainz in 1991. He joined the German Gemmological Association (DGemG) and the German Gemstone Foundation in 1993. In 1996, he was appointed director of the German Foundation for Gemstone Research, also referred to as the DSEF German Gem Lab, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. Dr. Milisenda is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the German Gemmological Association and worked for more than a decade as an instructor of the DGemG Gemmology Diploma Courses. He is a delegate of Germany to the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and the International Gemmological Conference, as well as a member of the Laboratory Manual Harmonization Committee (LMHC). Dr. Milisenda has conducted on-site research in Europe, Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles on mineralogy, geology, geochemistry and gemmology in magazines and journals worldwide.

2019 Tucson Conference

About the AGA Conference & Gala - Topic & Speaker Info

February 6, 2019
Check-in: 8:00 am, Program: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Reception: 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Gala Dinner Dance: 7:30 - 11:00 pm

Continental breakfast, light lunch & Gala ticket are included with the conference fee.

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

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