May 1-3, 2023   |    Louisville, KY

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Conclave provides educational breakout sessions led by prominent professionals and industry subject matter experts. Topics range from gemology to appraising, sales and marketing, business management, ethics, technology, and more! In addition, see below for more educational offerings. 


Conclave includes robust education featuring expert keynote and featured speakers! Plus, Conclave is staying true to its roots with several member-led breakout sessions.


The hands-on labs are often the most popular sessions at Conclave! You’ll get gemology updates and insights from world-renowned experts. The labs are on a first-come, first-served basis. Once all seats are filled, the doors will be closed.

To ensure the health and safety of our community, additional protocols will be in place for those who wish to attend GIA-sponsored hands-on labs. Please refer to the Health & Safety Protocols for more details.


Stay up to date on the AGS Appraisal Standards with these expert-led programs and sessions!

The Certified Gemologist® Appraiser Program is required for the prestigious title of Certified Gemologist® Appraiser and is offered exclusively at Conclave. Visit to learn more.

It’s important to know how changes in the jewelry industry impact the way you perform appraisals in accordance with AGS Appraisal Standards. There are many options to further your appraisal knowledge and education at Conclave.