European Gemmological Symposium 2019 

As participant you will benefit from:

  • Internationally recognized and distinguished speakers
  • Lectures on diamonds, coloured stones, pearls and jewellery
  • Networking possibilities within the industry
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European Gemmological Symposium

The first European Gemmological Symposium (EGS) took place in 2007 in Idar-Oberstein for the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the German Gemmological Association. Further conferences were held in Paris, London, Bern, Leiden and Zermatt. EGS 2019 will once again be organized in Idar-Oberstein for the 50th anniversary of the German Foundation for Gemstone Research - DSEF German Gem Lab.


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. The detailed program will be available shortly.

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The following speakers have confirmed their attendance

During the two event days, the following speakers will present their current gemmological research results:

Ahmadan Abduriyim (Japan), Robert Chodelka (Switzerland), Branco Deljanin (Canada), Emmanuel Fritsch (France), Tobias Häger (Germany), Jürgen Henn (Germany), Michael Krzemnicki (Switzerland), Claudio Milisenda (Germany), Daniel Nyfeler (Switzerland), Federico Pezzotta (Italy), Ken Scarratt (Bahrain), Andy Shen (China), Jim Shigley (USA) and Tom Stephan (Germany).

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Impressions from the first EGS 2007 in Idar-Oberstein

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

All those who preregistered will receive first hand registration information individually as soon as available.

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