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Friday, June 5

 Workshop 1Workshop 2Workshop 3Workshop 4Workshop 5
9:00-12:00Findmypast: Your Source for British and Irish Research
Beginner
Jen Baldwin
DNA 101: New and Improved, again.

Beginner

Mags Gaulden
Who Do You Think You Are?

All

Carol St. Clair
Be a Good Ancestor: How to Leave Your Story for Future Generations
All
Lynn Palermo
Google for Genealogists: Maps, Satellite
Beginner/Intermediate

Lianne Kruger
10:15-10:45BREAK
12:00MARKETPLACE OPENS
12:00-1:30LUNCH
1:30-4:30One Place Studies: Examining the Intricate Details of Your Ancestor's Community

Beginner/Intermediate

Jen Baldwin
DNA 201.4 - The Tools Session



Intermediate/Advanced

Mags Gaulden
Don't Copy Wrong, Copyright: the Workshop


Beginner/Intermediate
Elise C. Cole
Work Smarter: Tech Tools for Writing Your Family History (hands-on)


All
Lynn Palermo
How to Start A Family History Blog (and Why You Might Want To) Makeover Secrets For a More Beautiful and Functional Blog
All

Elizabeth O'Neal & Laura Hedgecock
2:45-3:15BREAK
5:00MARKETPLACE CLOSES
5:00-7:00BBQ Dinner
7:00-9:00OPENING SESSION
Jen Baldwin
The Spirit of the Next Generation: Why Age Doesn't Matter in Genealogy

Saturday, June 6

 Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4Session 5
8:30-9:30PLENARY
Adam Bunch
Telling Old Stories with New Media
9:30-10:00BREAK
10:00MARKETPLACE OPENS
10:00-11:30AGM
11:30-1:00LUNCH
SPONSORED LUNCH (tickets required)
1:00-2:00Seeing Clear Across the Border: Palatine Loyalists from the Hudson Valley
Beginner/Intermediate
Garry Finkell
The NEW MyHeritage SuperSearch: Discover Your Missing Relatives and Their History
All
Daniel Horowitz
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Photographing Gravestones
Beginner/Intermediate
Dave Hook
Treasures in The Misc Collection


Beginner/Intermediate

Linda Corupe
A Sense of Place and Time - Putting Your Ancestors in Context

Intermediate
Dave Obee
2:00-2:30BREAK
2:30-3:30PERSI Across the Generations

Beginner/Intermediate

Jen Baldwin
Our Online Genetic Footprint: DNA Databases
All
Mags Gaulden
Hamilton Roots: Tracing your Tree at the Public Library
Beginner
Kaye Prince-Hollenberg
From Grandmother to First European Land Owner of Canada
Beginner
Lianne Kruger
Breaking Down Brick Walls with Facebook
Beginner
Lynn Palermo
3:30-4:00BREAK
4:00-5:00A Little Technology Goes a Long Way

Beginner

Kae Elgie
Introduction to Research in Spain

Beginner/Intermediate

Victor Corrales
Dutch Research from a Distance: Tools You Can Use
Beginner/Intermediate
Sue DeGroot
What's New in Family Tree Maker: Interactive Discussion
All
Mark Olsen
First Nations Genealogy: Sources at Library and Archives Canada
Intermediate
Emily Potter & Nicholas Lockhead
5:00MARKETPLACE CLOSES
6:30BANQUET
Adam Bunch
Bringing the Dead to Life

Sunday, June 7

Notice of schedule change: Lynn Palmero’s session is now at 9:00 am and Linda Corupe’s session is at 10:30 am.

 Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4Session 5
7:30 - 9:00Irish SIG Breakfast & AGM
9:00MARKETPLACE OPENS
9:00-10:00Going Totally Offline, Almost - On-site researching in Libraries and Archives
Beginner/Intermediate
Alan Campbell
When You're Gone: Creating a Legacy Plan for your Genealogy Research
Intermediate
Lynn Palermo
From Volyhnia to Alberta: Tracing Lilge's Original 100
All
Jen Baldwin
Tracing Forward to Find a Distant Cousin
Intermediate
Dave Obee
Using eBay, Etsy, and Other Sites to Find Family History Treasures
All
Elizabeth O'Neal
10:00-10:30BREAK
10:30-11:30City Directories in Canada

Intermediate

Dave Obee
When Red Tape is a Good Thing

Intermediate

Linda Corupe
Métis Nation Genealogy: Sources at Library and Archives Canada
Intermediate
Emily Potter & Nicholas Lockhead
Keep Track of Every Note with Evernote
Beginner
Lianne Kruger
How to Include Yourself in the Family (History) Portrait
All
Laura Hedgecock
11:30-1:00LUNCH
1:00-2:00Researching Land Records in your Pajamas
Beginner/Intermediate
Linda Corupe
Research and Share the Social Media Way
Beginner
Lianne Kruger
Reconstructing your Ancestor's Urban Life
All
Jane MacNamara
Upper Canada Sundries - An Under-used Genealogical Goldmine
Intermediate/Advanced
Janice Nickerson
Quebec Notarial Records on Ancestry

All

Johanne Gervais

2:00-2:30BREAK
2:30-3:30I Just Can't Get Enough of Eastern Europe

Intermediate

Eva Kujawa
Learning about Ontario History from the Friends

Beginner

Allana Mayer
Tracking Down and Digitizing the Women's Institutes Tweedsmuirs

Beginner

Alyssa Gomori
Navigating the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)
All
Johanne Gervais
Introduction to Jewish Genealogical Research

Beginner

Bill Gladstone
3:00MARKETPLACE CLOSES
3:30-4:00CLOSING SESSION
Jen Baldwin
A Narrative Worth Telling: The Emotive Journey of Family History
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