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JVA Registered Valuer® Conference for Jewellery and Watch Valuers

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JVA Registered Valuer® Conference .. Loughborough 9th ~ 11th September 2022

With a combined programme of presentations by some of the world’s finest authorities and the essential hands-on workshop element, the JVA Conference is an education experience and networking opportunity not to be missed! Whether you are just starting out or have been valuing jewellery, watches or silverware for many years, or any stage in between, the JVA conference has something for all abilities. 

The JVA is the leading independent association for professional valuers providing the most current, up to date and relevant training for its members, students and those wishing to pursue this fascinating, yet challenging, profession. 

During the three-day conference, delegates will be able to attend presentations by leading industry experts, get hands-on practice in relevant and engaging workshops and network with colleagues and friends during the breaks and evening meals.

Holywell Park, situated within Loughborough University, synonymous with the sharing of knowledge, learning and developing skills, complements the JVA perfectly:

  • Academic - the essential building blocks for Continuing Professional Development
  • Professional - the key attribute required of a JVA Registered Valuer®
  • Personal - the unquestionable benefits facilitated by networking with industry colleagues

Leading industry speakers will be attending from the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA, all working together to deliver an engaging, dynamic and memorable Conference from which we will all benefit.

 

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The JVA will be using Holywell Park for the duration of the weekend embracing all main presentations and workshops in addition to lunch and coffee breaks. Professional valuers, aspiring valuers, and students, together with associated industry professionals, will be able to tailor their Conference experience by selecting from a variety of main presentations and hands-on workshops, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable speakers.

Over the coming days and weeks we will be showcasing our keynote speakers and exciting new workshops for 2022. We can't wait to welcome you back to Holywell Park in September for what is guaranteed to be another outstanding conference!

From Friday 9th September until the conference draws to a close on Sunday 11th September at 6.15pm, we have an exciting programme of talks and workshops lined up designed to suit all abilities.

Lunch and coffee breaks are great networking opportunities where you can be reunited with old friends, make new acquaintances, and build personal and professional relationships that will last a lifetime.

We will be dining in the Burleigh Court Restaurant on Friday and Saturday evenings, a time to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow delegates.

For those that may have missed last year, you may want to take a peak here to see what you missed ... 

Please welcome our speakers for 2022 ...

Helen Molesworth
Helen Molesworth FGA
'From Pebbles to Princesses'
Julia Griffith The Gem Academy
Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG 
The Gem Academy
Three things Jewellery Valuers should know about Laboratory-Grown Diamonds
Rui Galopim
Rui Galopim de Carvalho FGA DGA
Lalique and his Gemstones
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Ilana Belsky
Ilana Belsky
Belsky Diamonds
'Diamond Cutting in the UK, the present and the future'
John Benjamin FGA DGA SJVA
John Benjamin FGA DGA SJVA
John C. Benjamin Limited
'At the Sign of the Falcon'; The Life and Work of Henry George Murphy​​​​​
Jonathan Lambert
Jonathan Lambert SJVA
'The Jewels of the Craft'
Kym Hughes
Kym Hughes FGA FGAA IMJVA
Symmetry Gemmological & Valuation Services
'The Challenge of Argyle Pink Diamonds'

 

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