Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification Limited (HKTIC) celebrated the 36th Anniversary in the Annual General Meeting and Annual Gathering held on 8th Dec 2016. Before the dinner, I took photos with my TIC friends. (Left: Ir. Dr. Peter Lai (HKQF ITAC), Mr. K. Gabuji (HKAS Technical Assessor), Mr. Anthony Mak (GM, International Sales and Business Development, HKSTC) and I (HKSTP))
(Left: Mr. Fung Kam Wing (Manager, Env Analysis, HKPC), I, Mr. Arthur SY Lam (GM, Business Development, CMATCL) and Mr. Anthony Mak (HKSTC))
Then Gabuji and I took a photo with Mr. W.W. Wong (Executive Administrator, HKAS).
After that I took a photo with Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL) and Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC). They both were great men in the TIC industry.
Firstly, Mr Harry Yeung (Chief Operations Officer, HKSTC), who was the new chairman of HKTIC, gave a welcome speech to us. He said HKTIC would continuously collaboration with HKCTC, foreign research institutions and industries to promote TIC in Hong Kong.
Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng (Director, Guild Gem Laboratories (HK)) was our guest speaker and his presentation entitled “Authentication Techniques for Gemstones”. The genstone’s “5 Emperors, 1 King and 1 Queen” (五皇一王一后) collectively were “Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Emerald, Chrysoberyl, Fei Cui (Jadeite Jade) and Pearl”.
Then Dr. Ng introduced different diamond and pearl to us. He said many Gemstones were fake or Artificial. Some forged technical was very advance that the traditional testing methodology did not work. In natural, stones were not distinct to be real or fake. They were classified as:
- Natural stone
- Treated stone included Composite stone (Doublet and Triplet)
- Synthetic stone / Artificial stone (Man made stone)
- Simulated stone / Imitation
The following diagrams showed the sapphires after heat treatment, traditional testing equipment and certificates. A very beautiful and professional certificate with the gemstones was a normal.
After that Dr. Ng introduced different authentication technique included FTIR, Raman, UV-Vis, XRF-chemical analyses, LA-ICP-MS,
Mr Felix Chan (Immediate Past Chairman, HKTIC) presented a certificate to Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng.
After the presentation, we took a group photo. Firstly, all guests and committee members took a photo.
(Left row 2: XXX, Mr. Long Wai Kwok (VTC), Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL), Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC), Ms. Christina Law (ITS), Mr. Matthew Yien (HKQF – ITAC Secretary), Dr. George Lau (OUHK), XXX, XXX, XXX, XXX, Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng)(Left row 1: Mr. Tsang Kam-lam (HKPC), Mr. W.W. Wong (HKAS), XXX, Mr Harry Yeung (HKSTC), Professor Albert Cheung-Hoi YU (HKCTC), Mr Felix Chan (Fugro), Ms. Camdy Chow (TUV), XXX and Ms. Fung Ka-Wing (HKQF))
Group photo of Table 1 (HKTIC General Committee member)
Group photo in Table 2
Group photo in Table 3
Group photo in Table 4
Group photo in Table 5
Dinner started and I took a group photo in Table 4.(Left: Mr. K. Gabuji, I, Mr. Anthony Mak, Mr. Stephen Chan (GM, Jonesone Env Tech Ltd.), Mr. Cheung Chung Cheung (Manager, Calibration & Testing Laboratory, Sun Creation), XXX, Mr. Fung Kam Wing (HKPC) and Mr. Simon Yan (Project Manager, The Lab (Asia) Ltd.))
HKTIC - http://www.hktic.org/
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