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Researching abroad: British Isles & European ancestors - Brisbane

Event Information

When
  • 8 Aug 2017 9:00am - 9 Aug 2017 4:30pm
Where
  • Kedron-Wavell Services Club, 21 Kittyhawk Drive
  • Chermside South
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: $87 for both days, $57 for one day
Contact

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with leading international genealogists
Chris Paton
 (Scotland) and Dirk Weissleder (Germany)

BrisbaneFeatures
  • eight main presentations over two days
  • supporting shorter presentations by local and sponsoring partners
  • an exhibition by event partners
  • special offers and hundreds of dollars worth of prizes
CLICK HERE for speaker biographies and other cities the roadshow covers
CLICK HERE or the image at the right to download a program leaflet for Brisbane
 
Brisbane
 

When and where

Kedron-WavellWHEN: Tuesday-Wednesday 8-9 August 2017, 9am-4.50pm each day

WHERE: Kedron-Wavell Services Club
             21 Kittyhawk Drive
             Chermside South Qld, 4032


Booking

  • Pre-booked - by Fri 4 Aug 6pm (extended 4 days)
    - both days - $87
    - one day (Tue or Wed) - $57
    NOTE: only those pre-booked will be in the main prize draw (expected to total $1500 or more)
  • On the day
    - both days - $90
    - one day (Tue or Wed) - $60

book now  CLICK HERE or the icon at the left to book your place


Program
Preliminary - subject to minor change

Tuesday 8 August 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.45amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.50amBritish and Irish newspapers (Chris Paton)
10.40ambreak and exhibition
11.10amScottish research resources before 1800 (Chris Paton)
12.10pmBritish Isles resources at the Genealogical Society of Queensland                             
12.20pm British Isles resources at the Queensland Family History Society
12.30pmBritish Isles resources at the State Library
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 1
2.30pmIrish family history resources online (Chris Paton)
3.20pm prize draw
3.30pmbreak and exhibition
3.45pm Living DNA presentation
4.00pmDown and out in Scotland: researching ancestral crisis (Chris Paton)
4.50pmclose

Wednesday 9 August 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.45amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.50amPrimary and secondary sources on genealogy in Germany (Dirk Weissleder) 
10.40ambreak and exhibition
11.10amIntroduction to European research (Weissleder)
12.10pmEuropean resources at the Genealogical Society of Queensland
12.20pm European resources at the Queensland Family History Society
12.30pmEuropean resources at the State Library
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 2
2.15pmThe International German Genealogical Partnership (Dirk Weissleder)
2.30pmUsing DNA to solve genealogical puzzles (Helen Smith)
3.20pmbreak and exhibition
3.40pmArchives, libraries & institutions for genealogical researchers in Germany (Dirk Weissleder)
4.30pmclose

Other information 

Exhibition - an exhibition with information and sales tables will be open in all breaks and before the first presentations each date

Food - this is not included in the seminar cost. We recommend the club's restaurant, cafe and bar for food and drink at the venue

Parking - there is ample onsite parking


Sponsors and exhibitors

MyHeritage    Living DNA    Family Hiistorian  GAGHA

BDA   Openbook    StoriesKept    Mentis

GSQ      QFHS     Gen-eboooks     Gould Digital 

Gould      ADBA     UTP     UTP cruises

Finders Cafe   Ryerson   Teapot   Vicgum

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