Category Archives: Conferences

United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada conference

The United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada’s (UELAC) annual conference takes place June 5 – 8 in Toronto and will mark the organization’s 100th anniversary. On Thursday, June 5, UELAC will launch a book about its history, Loyally Yours, and Jennifer DeBruin … Continue reading

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Free family history conference in Ottawa

The Ottawa Stake Family History Centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents Voices from the Dust, a free family history conference, on Saturday, May 17, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., at 1017 Prince of Wales Drive. Presenters and … Continue reading

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Registration for BIFHSGO’s conference now open

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa has  opened registration for its 20th Annual Conference that will take place at Library and Archives Canada from September 19 – 21, 2014. The conference presentations will focus on, but are not … Continue reading

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Free online OGS conference panel discussion on social media

Don’t call me Saturday morning because I’ll be watching some of my favourite genealogists talk about social media at the Ontario Genealogical Society conference — for free on YouTube or Google hangout. No registration needed. The Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2014 hosted by … Continue reading

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OGS conference pre-registration ends Tuesday

Pre-registration for the Ontario Genealogical Society’s conference, Genealogy Without Borders, ends Tuesday, April 28. The conference will be held May 1 – 4, 2014 at Brock Unviersity in St. Catharines. More than 30 speakers and panelists will cover topics from migration … Continue reading

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BIFHSGO announces conference speakers

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) has announced the speakers for its annual conference, to be held September 19 – 21, 2014 at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. For its 20th anniversary year, the society will … Continue reading

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Thought-provoking advice for conference organizers and speakers

I like to attend genealogy conferences to learn and network and, this fall, I plan to speak at one. That is why librarian Mary Ellen Bates’ Conference Manifesto caught my eye. She tells conference organizers and speakers that the traditional conference is going away “because … Continue reading

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