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ICA Announces Schedule and Speakers for 2023 ICA Congress

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) is pleased to announce the schedule and speaker line-up for the 2023 ICA Congress. The featured speakers for the four-day event include Dr. Jeffrey Post, PhD, Curator-in-Charge, National Gem and Mineral Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History; Tom Moses, Executive Vice President and Chief Laboratory and Research Officer, Gemological Institute of America; and Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, PhD, President, CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation. The Master of Ceremonies is Rui Galopim de Carvalho, FGA DGA, renowned gemstone education expert, international lecturer, and author. The 2023 ICA Congress is February 14 – 17, 2023, at the Almas Conference Centre in Dubai, UAE. The full schedule and speaker list can be found here. https://icacongress.com/agenda/

“After a brief hiatus, due to travel-restrictions, we are thrilled to resume our biannual ICA Congress,” said Douglas K. Hucker, ICA CEO. “The Congress is an important event that allows industry leaders worldwide to share ideas and strategies to ensure the continued success of the global colored gemstone market, so it’s fitting that this year’s theme is the Future of Coloured Gemstones. We are grateful to the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) for co-hosting this year’s Congress.” Hucker continued, “We are excited to present the outstanding schedule of speakers and presenters; we have some of the foremost experts in many aspects of our industry ready to share their knowledge and expertise.”

For registration information for the 2023 ICA Congress, click here. Early bird pricing starts at $1,000 (USD) and is available through December 15, 2022. ICA would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor A V Globale and all the generous sponsors for their support.

Before the ICA Congress, you can meet ICA Members in Tucson, Arizona at the GJX Show, January 31 – February 5, 2023. You can also find ICA at Booth 21 at the AGTA GemFair™ Tucson. For more information on the GJX Show and other ICA Tucson events, visit our website at www.gemstone.org.