Tuesday, September 06, 2011

#FGS2011 Wednesday classes

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

Wednesday, 7 September 2011
8:30-9:15am
W-100Plenary Session: How Will Our Society Survive? Do We Alter, Mutate, Modify, Shift or Switch?David RencherGeneral Sessions
9:30-10:30am
W-101Delegate 101FGS Officers
W-103The Dollars and Cents of FundraisingCurt B. WitcherFocus on Societies: Reaching Out
W-104But It's My Family: Copyright Issues for GenealogistsCath Madden TrindleFocus on Societies: Technology and Publishing
W-105Tour Guide and Travel Agent: Planning Your Society's Next Research TripD. Joshua TaylorFocus on Societies: Program
W-106Bylaws and Standing Rules: A New Direction for AAGSDeborah AbbottFocus on Societies: Organization
W-107Editing the Society NewsletterDavid OuimetteFocus on Societies: FamilySearch Sponsored
11:00am-12:00pm
W-108How to Develop and Implement Affordable Membership BenefitsGeorge G. MorganFocus on Societies: Projects
W-109Organizing and Carrying Out a Society ProjectC. Ann StaleyFocus on Societies: Projects
W-11021st Century Marketing Techniques for Genealogists/Genealogical SocietiesThomas MacEnteeFocus on Societies: Reaching Out
W-111Building an Effective Society Web SiteAmy Johnson CrowFocus on Societies: Technology and Publishing
W-112Reaping the Rewards of Your Annual SeminarDonna M. MoughtyFocus on Societies: Program
W-113Internet Collaborative Tools for Genealogical SocietiesJane G. HaldemanFocus on Societies: Organization
W-114Reports and Charts for your Society's Board and Membership
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Jake GehringFocus on Societies: FamilySearch Sponsored
12:15-1:45pm
W-115Community Connection: Why Record Custodians need to be working on a global basis: Focus on Societies LuncheonRansom LoveLuncheons
2:00-3:00pm
W-116Fiscal Considerations for Your Non-Profit Society BoardCath Madden TrindleFocus on Societies: Organization
W-117How to Manage a Large Genealogy Database ProjectLaura PrescottFocus on Societies: Projects
W-118Engaging a New Generation of GenealogistsD. Joshua TaylorFocus on Societies: Reaching Out
W-119Effective Editing and WritingPamela Boyer SayreFocus on Societies: Technology and Publishing
W-120Publicity for Society Events: Simply SuperchargedPaula Stuart-WarrenFocus on Societies: Program
W-121Becoming the Outstanding Leader Your Society NeedsCurt B. WitcherFocus on Societies: Organization
W-122Finally, a Society Website Anyone Can ManageRobert RaymondFocus on Societies: FamilySearch Sponsored
3:30-4:30pm
W-123Brainstorming Session - LeadershipFGSFocus on Societies: Organization
W-124Starting and Maintaining a Pioneer Descendants ProgramC. Ann StaleyFocus on Societies: Projects
W-125RPAC SessionTBAFocus on Societies: Reaching Out
W-126Printed vs. Online Publishing for SocietiesDonna M. MoughtyFocus on Societies: Technology and Publishing
W-127Brainstorming Session - Education and ProgramsFGSFocus on Societies: Program
W-128Finding and Keeping VolunteersAmy Johnson CrowFocus on Societies: Organization
W-129Energize Your Society with an Indexing Project
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Jake GehringFocus on Societies: FamilySearch Sponsored
5:00-6:00pm
W-130Operational Manual or Handbook: Guidelines at Your Volunteers' FingertipsPaula Stuart-WarrenFocus on Societies: Organization
W-131Brainstorming Session - ProjectsFGSFocus on Societies: Projects
W-132Brainstorming Session - Reaching OutFGSFocus on Societies: Reaching Out
W-133Designing a PublicationPamela Boyer SayreFocus on Societies: Technology and Publishing
W-134Building a Society Education Program for Genealogists and Family HistoriansJ. H. FonkertFocus on Societies: Program
W-135Brainstorming Session: Marketing Your SocietyFGSFocus on Societies: Organization
W-136Somebody Is Taking Care of Our Societies' Documents... Right?
Sponsored by FamilySearch
Scott SimkinsFocus on Societies: FamilySearch Sponsored
6:00-8:00pm
W-137An Old Fashioned Prairie Social SOLD OUTIllinois State Genealogical SocietyGeneral 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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