In anticipation of the upcoming Dupuis Fall Auction on November 24th, the GIA Ontario Alumni Association, in partnership with the Diamond Bourse of Canada, invites you to join guest presenter Duncan Parker for an evening dedicated to
The Fine Jewellery Auction Industry
This educational and networking opportunity will also allow non-Bourse members to discover the organization’s facility and daily operations, as well as exchange with key industry peers and colleagues
on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013, from 7pm to 9pm
at the Diamond Bourse facility located at: 27 Queen Street East, suite #701
Member/Student Fee: $10 – Guest Fee: $15 (Cash payment at event)
Due to high demand in past events and limited seating, RSVP is required: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us as we learn how an auction works, how to recognize types and periods of jewels, as well as the role that gemmologists play in the auction process. Duncan will also share key information about items that are generally of most note at an auction, as well as specific examples from the upcoming Dupuis Fall auction.
About the presenter:
Duncan Parker is Vice President at Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers. He is also President of The Canadian Gemmological Association, President of Jewellers Vigilance Canada, as well as former partner at Harold Weinstein Gemmological Laboratory, and long-time educator at the Canadian Gemmological Association, George Brown College, and Ryerson University’s Life Institute.
Please join us for a memorable evening!