Amsterdam 1998

Parlement Lycéen Européen des écoles de bijouterie et métiers d'art presents

We all wish to thank the staff and students of the Vakschool voor Edelsmeden who organized this excellent meeting. We will remember the hospitality of the Dutch people, Amsterdam with its fresh attitude to life, the great food and the many bicycles - the future of a modern transportation system!

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new_redPicture Gallery of the Meeting in Amsterdam

The Canadian Institute of Gemmology is a permanent official observer of the Parlement. C.I.G. students can participate free at all events (only transportation costs must be paid by the student). The next European meeting takes place in Kaiserslautern, Germany in 1999. The Parliament was established by the European Community and has presently members from 14 European countries. The 1997 meeting took place in Lisbon, Portugal.

Program of the Parlement Lycéen Européen, May 16 - 21,1998 in Amsterdam

Saturday,16 May
Arrival of delegations. Hotel check inn.

19.00 Reception at the school

19.30 Gathering during informal dinner

22.30 End of the evening, departure to hotels

Sunday,17 May
10.00 Visit to Gassan diamonds

11.30 Boattrip through the Amsterdam canals..

13.00 Lunch
14.00 Workshops: Delft casting method, Anodising, Laserwelding, Engraving

18.30 Surinam dinner

20.00 Amsterdam by foot - exploration of Amsterdam by night

Monday,18 May
09.00 Official opening of sixth meeting of the P.L.E. Introduction of new delegations.

10.30 Coffeebreak

11.00 Lecture by Mr. Deau of the assay office on assaying in Europe

12.00 Tour through the school

13.30 Lunchbreak

14.30 Work by the technical committee and Presse Lyceen; workshops for the students.

19.00 Dinner in musical ambiance and the nomination of the winners of the Leonardo da Vinci Contest

Tuesday,19 May
08.30 Jury evaluation of Leonardo da Vincini contest.

09.30 Opening of the Exhibition (open to the public from Tu. 19/5 11.30 hrs till Wed 20/5 17.00 furs)

11.00 Gathering of committees in combination with workshops for students.

13.30 Cultural and artistic discovery of the Netherlands. Visit of our sister school in Schoonhoven.

19.30 Dinner in the country.

Wednesdav. 20 Mav
09.00 Lecture by Paul Derrez. Visit to the Rijksmuseum

14.00 Multimedia Presentation (English/French) by Mr. Wolfgang Kuehn (Canadian Institute of Gemmology): Treatments of Emeralds and Diamonds

15.00 Presentation electronic dictionary (Le Arti Orafe Vincenza Italie)

16.00 Teabreak

16.30 - 18.30 Meeting with all the participants (conclusions, proposals, press release)

20.00 Farewell party

Thursday, 21 May

Departure of delegations.

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