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ASA to Offer Discounted Registration for GIA Students to IACĀ“14

by Todd Paradis | Jun 11, 2014

The American Society of Appraisers announces the offering of discounted registration prices for Gemological Institute of America (GIA) students to the upcoming 2014 International Appraisers Conference (IAC´14) to be held September 14-17 in Savannah, GA.

The 77th annual conference continues a proud tradition of providing high-level education and networking for appraisal experts. Offering innovative sessions and valuable insight into the profession, the IAC´14 features more than 40 sessions led by appraisal experts representing all appraisal disciplines—at the IAC´14, there is something for everyone—including students.

GIA students can expect to experience:
  • Informative educational sessions exploring the most current gems & jewelry valuation topics, issues and trends, including sessions on: Diamonds, Emeralds and Pearls; Estate Jewelry and American Federal Period Silver; Gem Lab Lighting and Provenance, Branding and Consulting.
  • Extensive networking opportunities with ASA Master Gemologist Appraisers® and valuation professionals of multiple disciplines.
  • Opportunities to attend special events like the Historical Tour, Awards Luncheon or President’s Networking Reception.

Special discounted registration prices for GIA students are available for Monday, September 15 at $175 and Tuesday, September 16 at $75. The one day registration fee includes the selected day’s conference sessions and materials, breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch (if applicable). See Conference Schedule for listing of sessions and events.

A GIA student conference flyer with registration form is available onsite at GIA’s Carlsbad and New York City campuses, or by contacting Christina M. Woolford, ASA, MGA by e-mail at or by phone at (804 ) 288-3793.

In addition to inviting students to attend the IAC´14, ASA also invites students to consider the Society’s special affiliate program just for students with valuable benefits offering savings on education classes and webinars; networking; subscriptions to ASA publications; listserves; benefit partner programs and education grants. For more information about ASA’s student affiliate program e-mail or call (800) 272-8258.