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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)

Features
  • 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
 
Sydney seminar
 

When and where

WHEN: Tuesday-Wednesday 15-16 August 2017, 9am-4.30pm each day

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


Booking

  • Pre-booked - by 9pm Sun 6 Aug 2017
    - 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

Tuesday 15 August 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.45amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.50amArchives, libraries & institutions for genealogical researchers in Germany (Weissleder)
10.40ambreak and exhibition
11.10amIntroduction to European research (Weissleder)
12.10pmEuropean resources at the Society of Australian Genealogists
12.25pmEuropean resources at the State Library - to be confirmed
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmsponsor presentation
2.30pmDNA topic - to be confirmed
3.20pmbreak and exhibition
3.40pmResearch trip activities and examples in the ancestral home village (Weissleder)
4.30pmclose

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                                 
12.25pmBritish Isles resources at the State Library - to be confirmed
12.40pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmThe International German Genealogical Partnership (Weissleder)
2.15pmsponsor presentation
2.30pmIrish family history resources online (Chris Paton)
3.20pmbreak and exhibition
3.40pmDiscover Irish land records (Chris Paton)
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 - to be advised


Sponsors and exhibitors

SAG logo           Gen-eboooks     Gould Digital 

Gould      ADBA     UTP     UTP cruises

 

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