History & Genealogy Roadshow 2010 - Melbourne

Registration

  • 1 Day only: $45
  • Both days: $60
  • Pre registrations have closed, however there is still room for people to come on the day and register (prices as above).

Time & Date

  • 12 - 13 November 2010
  • 8.30am to 4pm

Please note: apart from a coffee cart there will be no food available at the venue. You may bring your own to eat in the grounds outside. There are a number of eating places, including restaurants and cafes across the road from the Centre (enlarge the Google map below to see some of these).

Program 

If you do not wish to attend all the talks there will be opportunity to speak to the various presenters and see demonstrations in the exhibition area featuring the major event sponsors.

MELBOURNE - Friday 12 November
    THEATRE 1 THEATRE 2
8.30am 9.00am Registration and displays
9.00am 9.45am Findmypast.co.uk - Elaine Collins Happy hunting grounds - asylums for missing ancestors - Shauna Hicks
10.00am 10.45am Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies: Who we are and benefits of membership - Linda Gray
10.45am 11.15am Break and displays
11.15am 12noon Google Your Family Tree: the basics - Dan Lynch Treasures of the National Library of Australia - Shauna Hicks
12noon 1.15pm Lunch and displays
1.15pm 2.00pm Findmypast.com.au: what is there, what is coming and how to use it - Rosemary Kopittke Google Your Family Tree: Images and Video - Dan Lynch
2.15pm 3.00m I Found It Once, Why Can’t I Find It Again! - Louise St Denis Public Record Office Victoria: services and collections - James McKinnon
3.15pm 4.00pm Google Your Family Tree: advanced - Dan Lynch Making the most of Australian census records - Katie Flack, State Library of Victoria
MELBOURNE - Saturday 13 November
8.30am 9.00am Registration and displays
9.00am 9.45am Findmypast.co.uk - Elaine Collins Archives you may not know - but should! - Shauna Hicks
10.00am 10.45am Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis Genealogical Society of Victoria: GSV @ Home - Susie Zada
10.45am 11.15am Break and displays
11.15am 12noon Google Your Family Tree: the basics - Dan Lynch Family history & sports archives - Bruce Smith
12noon 1.30pm Lunch and displays
1.30pm 2.15pm Findmypast.com.au: what is there, what is coming and how to use it - Rosemary Kopittke Google Your Family Tree: other Google tools for historians - Dan Lynch
2.30pm 3.15pm I Found It Once, Why Can’t I Find It Again! - Louise St Denis Look local: it's not all on the web - Susie Zada
3.30pm 3.45pm Break and displays

Exhibition

An exhibition of our partners and sponsors, as well as product demonstrations, will be open throughout the day, featuring
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies

  • Clean Cruising & Unlock The Past History and Genealogy Cruise 2011
  • Family Historian (genealogy software)
  • Family Photo Book
  • Findmypast.com.au
  • Findmypast.co.uk
  • Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc
  • Google Your Family Tree
  • Gould Genealogy & History
  • Inside History
  • National Institute for Genealogical Studies
  • Public Records Office of Victoria
  • State Library of Victoria
  • Unlock the Past Publishing - including new handbook History & Genealogy 2011: Australia & New Zealand

Venue

The Centre Ivanhoe is one of Melbourne's finest examples of Art Deco Architecture Function Centres in Melbourne, making it one of Victoria's unique venues. Combining authentic grandeur with warmth and elegance, it is an ideal function centre to host an event in the inner Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. Built in 1937 the venue was formerly the Heidelberg Town Hall and Municipal Offices. It has since been refurbished and has hosted a variety corporate or private events.

Location

275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, Victoria.



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Transportation Details

  • Cars: Free onsite parking is available for approx. 200 cars. Please be aware that parking passes provided have 3 hour limits for Friday (no limit Saturday).
  • Bus: Bus 549 stops on Upper Heidelberg Rd & Ivanhoe Pde.
  • Train: Ivanhoe station is a 300m walk to the Centre.

Meals & Refreshments

A coffee cart will be available within the Centre, catering for hot drinks only. Situated across the road are several eating places, including restaurants and cafes. Alternatively there are grassed areas surrounding the venue providing the ideal location for packed lunched. **Please note that the venue does not allow food to be eaten inside (apart from snacks).

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