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GIA, JA form strategic partnership

Nonprofit groups will collaborate on education, certification, public affairs and more

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and Jewelers of America (JA) have agreed to work together on a variety of projects, starting in 2009, to better fulfill the missions of both nonprofit organizations and directly benefit their constituencies.

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NRF Partners with Department of Homeland Security and ICSC to create Emergency Response Guide for retailers

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - As a part of its efforts to educate and protect retail customers, merchandise and employees, the National Retail Federation's (NRF) loss prevention team partnered with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to create emergency response protocols for retailers to react, respond, and recover from active shooter incidents.*

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GIA’s first Law Enforcement Class graduates

Forms first Law Enforcement Alumni Chapter

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - The Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) first class made up entirely of law enforcement officials recently graduated, following an intensive two-week course of training on gemological identification and fraud prevention.

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Catalog In Motion®: Questions lead to answers. Answers lead to ideas. Ideas lead to growth.

It's time - the one-and-only Catalog In Motion® show takes place February 6-9, 2009, at the Tucson East Hilton. Hosted by Rio Grande, this hands-on tools, equipment and techniques showcase for jewelry-makers is held during the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. Through a continuous combination of product demonstrations, seminars, classes and face-to-face conversations, attendees discover innovative answers to their questions as they see and try out the latest tools and techniques alongside industry experts. Admission to the show is free.

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ACE™ It Conferences by NAJA

Appraisers Continuing Education

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) has announced its 31st annual Winter ACETM It Education Conference to be held in Tucson, Arizona, February 2-3, 2009.

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AGA’s annual Tucson Conference to focus on latest research findings on diamonds and colored gems

The Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA) will hold an important full day conference in Tucson on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at the Marriott University Park. The conference will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm followed by a gala dinner dance and awards ceremony. Topics include: Interesting Submissions to the Lab & Groundbreaking News on Tanzanite; The Heating of Corundum - From the Naked Eye to the Spectrometer; Beryls: Natural and Synthetic; Findings from the Task Force on Lighting and Diamond Grading; and Seen Through the Microscope.

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