Thursday, September 08, 2011

#FGS2011 Friday classes


DearREADERS,
The Friday class sessions (read that "not including breakfast and luncheon sessions") at the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2011 Conference in Springfield, Illinois include:




Friday, 9 September
8:00-9:00am
F-300Records and Repositories at the Crossroads of America - Indiana ResearchCurt B. WitcherIn the Heartland
F-301Irish Emigration to North America: Before, during and after the FaminePaul MilnerThey Came From
F-302U.S. Territorial Papers, 1789-1873: Records of the FrontiersmenLinda Woodward GeigerRecords, Records, Records
F-303Considerations in Digital Preservation for GenealogistsD. Joshua TaylorTechnology
F-304After Mustering Out: Researching Civil War VeteransAmy Johnson CrowOur Military Ancestors
F-306Welcome to FamilySearch Indexing
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Devin AshbyTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-307I Tripped on the Way to the Podium
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Nancy Lee Waters LauerGSG Track
8:00-10:30am
F-305BCG Certification Seminar
Sponsored by Board for Certification of Genealogists
Thomas Jones, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, Elissa Scalise PowellStrategies and Techniques
8:00-12:00pm
F-308Swedish Workshop
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Geoffrey MorrisWorkshops
9:30-10:30am
F-309Pioneer Genealogy: Tracing your Ancestors on the Midwestern Frontier
Sponsored by American Society of Genealogists
James L. HansenIn the Heartland
F-310Demystifying Eastern European ResearchLisa A. AlzoThey Came From
F-311Navigating the 1890 Gap: Research with State Census RecordsKris W. RzepczynskiRecords, Records, Records
F-312From Land Records to Google Earth: Mapping your Family's PlaceJane G. HaldemanTechnology
F-313Somewhere in France: Researching WWIITony BurroughsOur Military Ancestors
F-314FamilySearch Community: Together We Can Find Our Ancestors
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Elaine HasletonTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-315Making PowerPoint Unique by Not Distracting
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Carrie CookGSG Track
11:00am-12:00pm
F-316Wisconsin: History and Resources for GenealogistsRev. Dr. David McDonaldIn the Heartland
F-317Immigration and Emigration Records on Ancestry.com
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comThey Came From
F-318Using Records in the National Archives: A Researcher's ViewMarie Varrelman MelchioriRecords, Records, Records
F-319Finding the World with WorldCatCurt B. WitcherTechnology
F-320Researching Your Indian Wars Ancestor before the Civil WarCraig R. ScottOur Military Ancestors
F-321Maximizing Your Reach: Research in University LibrariesTimothy PinnickStrategies and Techniques
F-322Effective Search Techniques and Sound Research Practices on FamilySearch
Sponsored by FamilySearch
David OuimetteTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-323The Value-Added Professional
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Fredrea Gregath CookGSG Track
12:15-1:45pm
F-324From the American Revolution to the 1940 Census: Weather and Family History (With a Nod to Natural Disasters): National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) LuncheonConstance PotterLuncheons
F-325From the 19th Century to Today and Beyond: Genealogy of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) LuncheonMichael J. LeclercLuncheons
F-326Discovering a Genealogical Treasure Trove with A.B. Caldwell: Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) LuncheonKenyatta D. BerryLuncheons
F-327President Lincoln's Answer to the Genealogist: International Commission for the Accrediation of Genealogists (ICAPGen) LuncheonJ. Mark LoweLuncheons
2:00-3:00pm
F-328Mid-West Research on Ancestry.com
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comIn the Heartland
F-329Beginning Swiss ResearchMichael D. LacopoThey Came From
F-330The "Draper Papers": Research in this (In)famous Manuscript CollectionJames L. HansenRecords, Records, Records
F-331Digital Research of African AmericansTony BurroughsTechnology
F-332The Small Business Administration and the Transitional Genealogist
Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists (APG Professional Management Conference Session)
Mary Clement DouglassAPG PMC
F-333Using "Correlation" to Reveal Facts that No Record StatesThomas JonesStrategies and Techniques
F-334What's New with the Family Tree at FamilySearch
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Dan LawyerTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-335How do you do that? Practical Suggestions for Prospective Genealogical Lecturers
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Jean Wilcox HibbenGSG Track
2:00-6:00pm
F-336German Workshop SOLD OUT
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Tamra L. StansfieldWorkshops
3:30-4:30pm
F-337Gateway to the West: Researching in OhioDiane VanSkiver GagelIn the Heartland
F-338Tracing Scots Irish AncestorsDean J. HunterThey Came From
F-339Open Forum with NARA
Sponsored by National Archives and Records Administration
NARARecords, Records, Records
F-340Family History in Your Cells: Using DNA for Genealogical ResearchDrew SmithTechnology
F-341Developing Genealogical Skills: Mentoring from Novice to Expert
Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists (APG Professional Management Conference Session)
Melinde Lutz SanbornAPG PMC
F-342Avoiding Pitfalls in New England Research
Sponsored by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Rhonda R. McClureStrategies and Techniques
F-343FamilySearch and Its Affiliate Community
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Tim CrossTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-344Something For Everyone! Or Not? Establishing the Right Presentation Mix
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Diana Crisman SmithGSG Track
5:00-6:00pm
F-345St Louis: The Gateway to the West
Sponsored by St. Louis Genealogical Society
Ann Carter FlemingIn the Heartland
F-346Finding Your Irish Ancestors on Ancestry.com
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comThey Came From
F-347Using City Directories: Following a Family's Migration from Ohio to IllinoisDeborah AbbottRecords, Records, Records
F-348Fixing Faded Color Photos with Adobe PhotoshopEric Curtis BasirTechnology
F-349Apps Galore for the Professional Genealogist
Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists (APG Professional Management Conference Session)
Pamela Boyer SayreAPG PMC
F-350Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and AssociatesDebra S. MieszalaStrategies and Techniques
F-351Dealing with Digital Artifacts
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Dan LawyerTechnology - Sponsored by FamilySearch
F-352Lecturer, Speaker, Teacher: What's The Difference?
Sponsored by Genealogical Speakers Guild
Gary M. SmithGSG Track
6:30-9:00pm
F-353FGS 35th Anniversary CelebrationHarold HolzerGeneral Sessions

There is still time to register at the door for the day or for the full conference held at the Springfield, Illinois Convention Center. When not speaking or taking a class, I'll be in the Official Bloggers area. Hope to see you there!

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
DearMYRTLE,
Your friend in genealogy.

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