2021 Speakers

Drop in for one of our illustrated talks for a more in-depth look at the worlds of minerals, fossils, meteorites, and gemstones. All of the talks are included in the show admission fee, and seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Speaker Times


Thursday, 9/16
11:00 – Jeff Scovil, The World’s Most Colorful Mineral-Fluorite
12:00 – Lou Taylor, Colorado Fossil Discoveries: Old and New
1:00 – Ryan Bowling, Fantastic Fluorite Finds of the Alps

Friday, 9/17
11:00 - Peter Megaw, Mexican Fluorites
12:00 – Virgil Lueth, Exploration into the Cause of Color in Fluorite


Saturday, 9/18
11:00 – Dave Bunk, Colorado Fluorites
12:00 – Phil Simmons, New Mexico Fluorite


Sunday, 9/19
11:00 – Robert Carnein, Phenomenal Fluorite: Luminescence Phenomena in a Collector Favorite
12:00 – Jared Freiburg, Illinois Fluorite