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September 8, 2021

Update: Eight-Time Olympic Medalist, Apolo Ohno, Will Kick-Off Conclave!

We’re pleased to announce an exciting change in the line-up at Conclave: eight-time Olympic medalist, Apolo Ohno, is our opening keynote! Henry Winkler is unable to join us, due to filming for his tv show, Barry. While we’ll miss Henry, we are thrilled that Apolo will kick things off on Sunday, September 12 as Conclave’s opening Keynote. Reinvention is at the core of Apolo Anton Ohno. He acquired and honed this skill with over a decade of Olympic speed skating competitions, during which he became the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian of all time. Apolo continually adapts that performance mindset

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Connect to Conclave With AGS Go

Our mobile app, AGS Go, now connects you with all things Conclave! Get up-to-date information on sessions, view the Schedule of Events, find out which AGS vendors are in the Networking Area and the AGS Suppliers’ Showcase, get quick access to the COVID-19 Protocols, and more! Already have AGS Go installed? Open AGS Go to access the Conclave module, tap on the Conclave icon, and then tap on AGS Conclave 2021. A login screen will appear. On the Login screen, input your Username, which is your Conclave Badge ID. This can be found on your registration confirmation. You’re ready to

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Five Don’t-Miss Hands-On Sessions with GIA

Conclave isn’t complete without experiencing one of GIA’s hands-on sessions! This is your opportunity to learn from some of GIA’s top gemology experts and research scientists about the country of origin determination for emeralds, rubies, and sapphires, and about one of the most underappreciated gemstones—spinel. Take a look at these terrific sessions taught by Aaron Palke, Senior Research Scientist, GIA Colored Stone Identification, and Nathan Renfro, Manager of Identification (Colored Stones) at GIA. Aaron Palke Nathan Renfro Sunday, September 12 / 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. / State Room 3 GIA Hands-On: Country of Origin Determination – Emerald Aaron Palke In the

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