Opening Ceremony Speaker


Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri

President of CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation


Dr. Cavalieri has served for the past 18 years as president of CIBJO, The World Jewellery Confederation, which is the body that unites national jewellery and gemstone associations from more than 40 countries around the world, and also includes many of the industry’s major international corporations and international representative associations. In July 2006, he was responsible for the organization receiving “Special Consultative Status” with United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), making it the first and only jewellery and gemstone representative to be officially recognized by the international body.


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Impressions from the first EGS 2007 in Idar-Oberstein

Register for the European Gemmological Symposium
on May 24 – 26, 2019 in Idar-Oberstein.

During the two days’ conference, you will enjoy numerous internationally recognized and distinguished speakers, as well as a broad spectrum of subjects including diamonds, coloured stone, pearls and jewellery.

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