23rd FEEG Symposium - January 29th - 30th 2022 in Paris - 




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Confirmed speakers : 

About Rui: having enrolled in the Geology Course at the University of Lisbon, where his graduation Seminar was on the colour in tourmaline, Rui got his FGA and DGA diplomas at Gem-A.  He is the founder and editor of Portugal Gemas and vice-president of the Coral Commission for "CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation".  He serves as Associate Editor of the peer reviewed gemmological magazine "The Journal of Gemmology" and contributor at the "Gems & Jewellery" News. Regular speaker on gemmologial international events.  In a word: "Passionate".  

About Tom: M.Sc. Geologist, Research Scientist, Educater, Lecturer, works at the German Gemmological Association (DGemG).  Writer of articles in the "Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gemmologischen Gesellschaft" and contributions in the  "Gem Notes" of the "Journal of Gemmology"

About Hanco: PhD in Gemmology and Mineralogy, Director of the Gemmological Laboratory of the Netherlands, Researcher, Lecturer and Author of numerous peer reviewed gemmological articles in Gems & Gemology and the Journal of Gemmology. He is a world-wide authority for his research on emeralds, especifically the emeralds of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Winner of the G&G "Dr. Edward Gübelin most valuable Article Award " for his article “Copper-bearing Tourmaline from Mozambique”  in 2008. Hanco is also President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) Gemmological Commission.

About Emmanuel: Dr. Emmanuel Fritsch, is a professor of physics at the University of Nantes. He holds a geological engineering degree from the ENSG, Nancy, and a Ph.D. from the Sorbonne in Paris. He worked for nearly ten years at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and has been GIA Research Manager from 1992 to 1995. His research is currently conducted at the Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel (IMN-CNRS) in Nantes. He is the author of numerous publications in international peer reviewed journals.  He was awarded both the "Antonio C. Bonanno Award" for excellence in gemology and the Honorary Fellowship Diploma from GEM-A in 2013.


The highlight of our happening will be the annual Diploma Ceremony during which the new European Gemmologists will receive their well deserved European Gemmologist Diploma.  The Diploma Ceremony will be animated by Rui Gallopim de Carvalho and Guy Lalous Chairman of FEEG. 

Confirmed workshops

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