2018 GIA SymposiumNew Challenges. Creating Opportunities.

October 7-9, 2018

Symposium has revealed the discoveries, opportunities and insights that move businesses forward. Offering expert presentations, panel sessions and networking opportunities, Symposium unites scientists and business leaders to meet the challenges facing the gem and jewelry industry.

GIA Lab classes

GIA Research Track

GIA’s research team and scientists from around the world present the latest findings in gemological research, centered on the theme “New Challenges. Creating Opportunities.”

Harvard Business Track

Harvard Business School (HBS) professors lead an exploration into Authentic Leadership, Disruptive Innovation and Customer Centricity, using the famed case-study method employed in all HBS programs.

Symposium News

Symposium Feature ArticleThe Future Belongs to Those Who Adapt

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Press ReleaseIndustry Leaders See Challenges and Opportunities

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Symposium Highlights

New Challenges. Creating Opportunities.View highlights from the 2018 GIA Symposium

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Opening Session: The Music ParadigmAn innovative learning program that transfers the conductor’s insight into lessons on leadership and collaboration.

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Closing Session Announced – Futurescape ForumA landmark event that will change how you think about the industry’s trajectory.

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