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We were together again - in person!
AGA Las Vegas Conference

Thursday, June 9, 2022
1:30 - 5:00 pm

Cocktail and Networking Reception followed the conference

Conference Handout...

A diamond focused education event, these industry giants, our presenters, delivered cutting edge news and ground-breaking technologies happening now across the diamond sector worldwide. A fitting return to AGA’s first in-person event after two years.

Martin Rapaport, Chairman of the Rapaport Group (bio)

State of the Diamond Industry

The diamond trade is undergoing extreme disruption. We are heading into a perfect storm with new realities, challenges, and opportunities. The Russian Invasion, Surging Inflation, Higher Interest Rates, Socially Responsible Consumers.

Tom Moses Dr. Yun Luo

Tom Moses, Senior Vice-President GIA (bio)

Dr. Yun Luo, Director, Metrology and Quality Control (bio)

Fluorescence Impact on Diamond Appearance

For decades, the negative perception of the effect of fluorescence on diamond appearance has been a hot topic of debate. With recent technological advances, a GIA team investigates measurements to quantitatively characterize the relationship between the intensity of a diamond’s blue fluorescence and its effect on face-up and table-down color, brightness, and transparency. This presentation hopes to reduce the confusion and biases in the industry and serve as a scientific foundation when discussing diamond fluorescence.

David Block, Chief Executive Officer, Sarine Technologies Ltd. (bio)

Technology Driven Innovation in the Diamond Industry

This presentation delivered insight into Sarine’s groundbreaking technology and applications of artificial intelligence (AI) diamond grading. Sarine is notably the first in technology based, AI driven polished diamond grading. Sarine’s technology innovations including an end-to-end solution for diamond traceability,


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