Speakers, Presenters Announced For Jewelry Industry Summit

Finance and Trade
03/02/2016 10:45

The Jewelry Industry Summit, an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing in the jewelry industry, has announced some of names of speakers and session presenters for its March 11-13 conference in New York. “The summit is organized to hear all viewpoints, from miners to retailers,” said Barbara Wheat, executive vice president of the Natural Color Diamond Association, who is a member of the planning committee.

Among the best-known speakers so far confirmed as taking part are Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) executive director Dorothée Gizenga and Erik Jens, CEO of ABN AMRO’s international diamond and jewelry group. The conference will also feature poster sessions with confirmed presenters including the Alliance for Responsible Mining, the Diamond Development Initiative, the Diamond Empowerment Fund, the Responsible Jewellery Council and the Richline Group.