04 May 2015

BIFHSGO Conference 2015 Speakers

Now it's officially posted on the society website I can blog about the BIFHSGO conference, 18-20 September 2015.

Program chair Jane Down has organized a great contingent of speakers: In alphabetical order, the stars are:

Janet Few, voted the UK #1 Rockstar genealogist in 2014, will give two talks live and in person: Harnessing the Facebook Generation: How to Encourage Young People to Take an Interest in Family History; and Putting Your Ancestors in Their Place: Reconstructing Nineteenth-Century Communities.

Thomas MacEntee,
top ten tanked Rockstar genealogist in Australia/New Zealand and the USA, and third ranked in Canada in 2015, will present Genealogy: The Future is Now,  Evernote for Genealogists, Self-Publishing for Genealogists: Tips, Tricks, and Tools and Managing the Genealogy Data Monster.

Chris Paton
 who tied for first place as British Commonwealth Rockstar genealogist 2014, will present Using Scottish Land Records, Scottish Inheritance Records,
and, Scottish Marriage: Instantly Buckled for Life.

Maureen Taylor, internationally known speaker and author on photo identification, photograph preservation will present  Selfies, Mugshots and Instant Pictures: Early Photography and Your Family as the Don Whiteside Memorial Lecture, Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to the Present, Google Images and Beyond, Kodak Moments and Technicolor Dreams: 20th Century Photos and Films in the Family Archive

An additional roster of expert speakers will be detailed in a forthcoming post, or find out full details on all the speakers now at http://www.bifhsgo.ca/aem.php?eid=1.

1 comment:

Mike More said...

Great line-up. Janet Few and Thomas MacEntee are also among the speakers at the OGS Conference in Barrie later this month (http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference/)