Wednesday, September 07, 2011

#FGS2011 Thursday classes


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




Thursday, 8 September
8:30-10:00am
T-200Opening Session and Keynote AddressDavid S. FerrieroGeneral Sessions
10:00am

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
11:00am-12:00pm
T-201Illinois Migration & Settlement PatternsRev. Dr. David McDonaldIn the Heartland
T-202Genealogy Treasure: The Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center
Sponsored by Missouri History Muesum
Dennis NorthcottPlaces to Discover
T-203Saving a Life: Your Family's Health HistoryDonna M. MoughtyStrategies and Techniques
T-204Restoring Documents With Your ComputerEric Curtis BasirTechnology
T-205Overlooked War of 1812 Records in the National ArchivesMarie Varrelman MelchioriOur Military Ancestors
T-206The Jones Jinx: Tracing Common SurnamesThomas JonesStrategies and Techniques
T-207Religious Migration History and Genealogy
Sponsored by FamilySearch
David DiltsMigration and Immigration - Sponsored by FamilySearch
T-208Getting to Know ICAPGen
Sponsored by International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Kelly R. SummersICAPGen
T-209Social History and Genealogy: Writing a Family Narrative SOLD OUTDiane VanSkiver GagelWorkshops
12:15-1:45pm
T-210Veterans I Have Known - Billy Yank: Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) LuncheonCraig R. ScottLuncheons
T-211My Worst Day in Genealogy: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYGBS) LuncheonLauren MaehrleinLuncheons
T-212Strange, But True, Stories of the Civil War: Illinois State Genealogical Society (ISGS) LuncheonDr. Michael LockettLuncheons
T-213Get Off That Fence and Start Writing!: International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) LuncheonPat Richley (DearMYRTLE)Luncheons
2:00-3:00pm
T-209Social History and Genealogy: Writing a Family Narrative (cont.) SOLD OUTDiane VanSkiver GagelWorkshops
T-214Missouri: The Show Me State
Sponsored by Missouri State Archives
Ann Carter FlemingIn the Heartland
T-215Genealogical Resources at the Illinois State Archives
Sponsored by Illinois State Archives
Gregg CoxPlaces to Discover
T-216Building a House HistoryCath Madden TrindleStrategies and Techniques
T-217Searching Your African-American Roots on Ancestry
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comTechnology
T-218Reasons for Not Serving in the Civil WarCraig R. ScottOur Military Ancestors
T-219Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past, Present, and FutureLisa A. AlzoStrategies and Techniques
T-220Travelers from the North: Canadian Border Crossings
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Linda TurnerMigration and Immigration - Sponsored by FamilySearch
T-221Citing Your Sources
Sponsored by International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Russell LynchICAPGen
2:00-6:00pm
T-239German Workshop
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Tamra L. StansfieldWorkshops
3:30-4:30pm
T-222Iowa History and ResourcesRev. Dr. David McDonaldIn the Heartland
T-223Genealogical Resources at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Sponsored by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Dennis SuttlesPlaces to Discover
T-224Where Did They Go? - Americans in BritainAudrey CollinsStrategies and Techniques
T-225Online Member Trees: Ancestry's Powerful Tool Keeps Getting Better!
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comTechnology
T-226Working the National Archives Pension IndexesMarie Varrelman MelchioriOur Military Ancestors
T-227The Curious Case of the Disappearing DudeDebra S. MieszalaFamily History Essentials
T-228Discovering Old World Origins with US Records
Sponsored by FamilySearch
David OuimetteMigration and Immigration - Sponsored by FamilySearch
T-229ICAPGen Application Forms
Sponsored by International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Kelly R. SummersICAPGen
3:30-6:00pm
T-230Writing Your Family History Using Microsoft Word SOLD OUTMichael J. LeclercWorkshops
5:00-6:00pm
T-231Pioneer Women on the Midwestern FrontierLaura PrescottIn the Heartland
T-232The Primitive Baptist Library: Preserving Our Pioneer HeritageElder Robert WebbPlaces to Discover
T-233Locating and Using Oral History CollectionsTimothy PinnickStrategies and Techniques
T-234Family Tree Maker for the Intermediate and Advanced User
Sponsored by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.comTechnology
T-235Researching Your World War I AncestorCraig R. ScottOur Military Ancestors
T-236Going Beyond the Bare Bones: Reconstructing Your Ancestors' LivesThomas JonesStrategies and Techniques
T-237Migration Through Canals and Waterways
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Carol SmithMigration and Immigration - Sponsored by FamilySearch
T-238Writing a Quality Client Report
Sponsored by International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
Linda TurnerICAPGen

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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