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Researching abroad: British Isles & European ancestors - Sydney

Event Information

When
  • 15 Aug 2017 9:00am - 16 Aug 2017 4:30pm
Where
  • Parramatta RSL Club, Corner Macquarie & O’Connell Streets
  • Parramatta
  • New South Wales
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)

SydneyFeatures
  • 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 Sydney
 
Sydney seminar
 

When and where

WHEN: Tuesday 15 August 2017, 9am-4.50pm
            Wednesday 16 August 2017, 9am-4.35pm

WHERE: Parramatta RSL ClubParramatta RSL
               
Corner Macquarie & O’Connell Streets
                Parramatta, NSW 2150


Booking

PRE-BOOKINGS HAVE CLOSED BUT YOU MAY STILL ATTEND AND REGSTER ON THE DAY
- both days - $90
- one day (Tue or Wed) - $60
  • Pre-booked - by 10pm Wed 9 Aug 2017 (NOW CLOSED) 
    - both days - $87
    - one day (Tue or Wed) - $57
    NOTE: only those pre-booked will be in the main prize draw

book now  CLICK HERE or the icon at the left to book your place (NOW CLOSED) 


Program
Preliminary - subject to minor change

Tuesday 15 August 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.45amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.50amArchives, libraries & institutions for genealogical researchers in Germany (Dirk Weissleder)
10.40ambreak and exhibition
11.10amIntroduction to European research (Dirk Weissleder)
12.10pmEuropean resources at the Society of Australian Genealogists
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 1
2.30pmThe International German Genealogical Partnership (Dirk Weissleder)
2.45pmUsing DNA to solve genealogical puzzles (Kerry Farmer)
3.35pmbreak and exhibition
4.00pmResearch trip: activities and examples in the ancestral home village (Dirk Weissleder)
4.50pmclose

Wednesday 16 August 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.45amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.50amA beginner’s guide to British and Irish genealogy (Chris Paton)
10.40ambreak and exhibition
11.10amDiscover Scottish church records (Chris Paton)
12.10pmBritish Isles resources at the  Society of Australian Genealogists                                 
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmMyHeritage: unique matching technologies for genealogy discoveries 2
2.15pmIrish family history resources online (Chris Paton)
3.05pmprize draw
3.15pmbreak and exhibition
3.30pmLiving DNA presentation
3.45pmDiscover Irish land records (Chris Paton)
4.35pmclose

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 - the club’s multi-storey car park opposite the clubhouse provides ample parking for members and guests free of charge

Access - there is a small flight of stairs to negotiate to get to the Auditorium. A chair lift can help those who can't use the stairs, but this is not suitable for those who cannot get out of a wheelchair


Sponsors and exhibitors

MyHeritage    Living DNA    Family Hiistorian  GAGHA

 

BDA   Openbook    StoriesKept    Mentis

 

SAG logo   FamilySearch   Gen-eboooks   Gould Digital 

Gould      ADBA     UTP     UTP cruises

Finders Cafe   Teapot   Vicgum

 

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