Friday, September 09, 2011

#FGS2011 Saturday classes


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




Saturday, 10 September
8:00-9:00am
S-400Photo Restoration from Start to Finish DemonstrationEric Curtis BasirTechnology
S-401Don't Get Burned: Getting Around the Great Chicago Fire of 1871Tony BurroughsIn the Heartland
S-402Land, Tax, and Court Records: Used Together Enhance Genealogical DataCath Madden TrindleFamily History Essentials
S-403U.S. Naturalization Records
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Carol SmithRecords, Records, Records
S-404The ParishAudrey CollinsThey Came From
S-405Genealogy in Alphabetical Order: Using Indexes EffectivelyJames L. HansenStrategies and Techniques
S-406Mennonite Research: The Forgotten Swiss GermansMichael D. LacopoBeginnings and Beliefs
S-407Digital ScrapbookingLinda Woodward GeigerWriting and Sharing
8:00-10:30am
S-408Think Like A Targeted Marketer: One Marketing Plan Does NOT Fit All
Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists (APG Professional Management Conference Session)
Natasha CrainAPG PMC
9:30-10:30am
S-409Build A Genealogy BlogThomas MacEnteeTechnology
S-410Porkopolis to Bonanza Farms: Midwest Historical Geography for GenealogistsJ. H. FonkertIn the Heartland
S-411Options in Post-Adoption ResearchDebra S. MieszalaStrategies and Techniques
S-412Successful Cemetery StalkingGeorge G. MorganRecords, Records, Records
S-413Irish Maps and Tools for Finding the Right PlacePaul MilnerThey Came From
S-414Developing Effective Research Strategies
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Linda TurnerStrategies and Techniques
S-415Researching Midwestern and Plains States American IndiansPaula Stuart-WarrenBeginnings and Beliefs
S-416Write Your Family History Step by StepLisa A. AlzoWriting and Sharing
11:00am-12:00pm
S-417Getting the Most of Your Mac for GenealogistsMichael J. LeclercTechnology
S-418Michigan Roots: Genealogy Research in the Wolverine StateKris W. RzepczynskiIn the Heartland
S-419Discovering the Goldmine of Knowledge in Court Records
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Anne RoachFamily History Essentials
S-420So You Can't Read a Foreign Language: Deciphering Vital Records - Tips and TechniquesC. Ann StaleyRecords, Records, Records
S-421Researching Your New York Ancestors through NewYorkAncestors.org
Sponsored by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Christopher C. ChildThey Came From
S-422Evidence: Guidelines for Evaluating Genealogical SourcesLinda Woodward GeigerStrategies and Techniques
S-423Slave Research: A Closer Look at FreedomDeborah AbbottBeginnings and Beliefs
S-424A Dozen Ways to Jumpstart Your Family History ProjectLoretto D. SzucsWriting and Sharing
S-425Developing a Basic Research Plan SOLD OUTJ. Mark LoweWorkshops
12:15-1:45pm
S-426After Teaching Middle School, I Can Do ANYTHING: Advice on Public Speaker: Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG) LuncheonTimothy PinnickLuncheons
S-427What FamilySearch is Doing for Researchers in the Mid-West: FamilySearch LuncheonDavid RencherLuncheons
S-428How My Illinois Germany Ancestors Have Made Me a Better Genealogist: National Genealogical Society (NGS) LuncheonJanet A. AlpertLuncheons
S-429The Secretive Preston: International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH) LuncheonAnn WellsLuncheons
2:00-3:00pm
S-425Developing a Basic Research Plan (cont.) SOLD OUTJ. Mark LoweWorkshops
S-430Beyond Database Programs: Technology Tools to Help Manage Your ResearchDrew SmithTechnology
S-431The Lincolns: An Extraordinary Family's Typical Story
Sponsored by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Rev. Dr. David McDonaldIn the Heartland
S-432Online, On Microfilm, And In Print: Finding Ancestors in NewspapersJames L. HansenFamily History Essentials
S-433The Homestead Records at Footnote.comRoberta "Bobbi" KingRecords, Records, Records
S-434Locating American Scots-Irish Families in the Records of Ireland and ScotlandDean J. HunterThey Came From
S-435Burned Counties Research
Sponsored by FamilySearch
David DiltsStrategies and Techniques
S-436Indian Princess or Native Heritage? Tradition or Fact?Paula Stuart-WarrenBeginnings and Beliefs
S-437The Place of Place in Your Family History Narrative: Anchoring Your Family History in Its Setting
Sponsored by International Society of Family History Writers and Editors
Dawn ThurstonWriting and Sharing
3:30-4:30pm
S-438Hidden Delights: The Website of The National Archives (UK)Audrey CollinsTechnology
S-439Discovering Midwestern RepositoriesLoretto D. SzucsIn the Heartland
S-440The Circle of Life: Genealogy Research with Vital RecordsKris W. RzepczynskiFamily History Essentials
S-441U.S. Census Agricultural Schedules: Placing Your Farming Ancestor in ContextGeorge G. MorganRecords, Records, Records
S-442Dutch Treat: Strategies for Finding Ancestors in The NetherlandsJ. H. FonkertThey Came From
S-443The Genealogical Proof Standard: What It Is and What It Is Not
Sponsored by BCG Education Fund
Thomas JonesStrategies and Techniques
S-444Using German Church Records
Sponsored by National Society Palatines to America
Michael D. LacopoBeginnings and Beliefs
S-445"If it is to be, it's up to me!" Take Responsibility to Ensure Your Descendants Have Your Records
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Scott SimkinsWriting and Sharing
3:30-6:00pm
S-446Windows on the Past: Dating, Identifying, and Caring for Historic Photographs. 2 hoursDiane VanSkiver GagelWorkshops
5:00-6:00pm
S-447Twitter - It's Not Just "What I Had For Breakfast" AnymoreThomas MacEnteeTechnology
S-448Examining African American MigrationsTimothy PinnickIn the Heartland
S-449Where Do I Go From Here?Pamela Boyer SayreFamily History Essentials
S-450The 1940 Census
Sponsored by National Archives and Records Administration
Constance PotterRecords, Records, Records
S-451Scotland's Old Parish Registers: How to Access, Use, and InterpretPaul MilnerThey Came From
S-452How Mature are you (Genealogically)?
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Robert RaymondStrategies and Techniques
S-453Circuit Riders and the Early Methodist ChurchJ. Mark LoweBeginnings and Beliefs
S-454Using Diaries and Journals to Add Personality to Your ResearchLaura PrescottWriting and Sharing

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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