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Researching abroad: British Isles & European ancestors - Melbourne

Event Information

When
  • 18 Aug 2017 9:00am - 19 Aug 2017 4:30pm
Where
  • Veneto Club, 191 Bulleen Rd
  • Bulleen
  • Victoria
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)

MelbourneFeatures
  • 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 Melbourne
 
Brisbane
 

When and where

WHEN: Friday 18 August 2017, 9am-4.50pm
           Saturday 19 August 2017, 9am-4.30pm
Veneto

WHEREVeneto Club
             191 Bulleen Rd
             Bulleen VIC 3105


Booking

  • Pre-booked - by 10pm Mon 14 Aug 2017 (extended)
    - both days - $87
    - one day (Tue or Wed) - $57
    NOTE: only those pre-booked will be in the main prize draw
  • 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

Friday 18 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 Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies                             
12.25pm British Isles resources at the Genealogical Society of Victoria
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 1
2.30pmBritish censuses and substitutes (Chris Paton)
3.20pmprize draw
3.30pmbreak and exhibition
3.45pmLiving DNA presentation
4.00pmDiscover Irish land records (Chris Paton)
4.50pmclose

Saturday 19 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 (Dirk Weissleder)
12.10pmEuropean resources at the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
12.25pm European resources at the  Genealogical Society of Victoria
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmThe International German Genealogical Partnership (Dirk Weissleder)
2.15pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 2
2.30pmUsing DNA to solve genealogical puzzles (Patsy Daly)
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

Access - for those who need it there is a lift right next to the stair case to access both levels. There are also ramps leading to the function room as well as stairs.


Sponsors and exhibitors

 

MyHeritage    Living DNA    Family Hiistorian  GAGHA

 

BDA   Openbook    StoriesKept    Mentis

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies             GSV

Gen-eboooks     Gould Digital 

Gould      ADBA     UTP     UTP cruises

Finders Cafe   Teapot   Vicgum

 

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