Schedule

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Track: Getting Started

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Research 101: Tools and Techniques for Beginning Genealogist Alice Childs, AG
10:30 AM Census 101: Basics, Benefits, and Cautions Kathryn Grant
1:00 PM Need to Unlock Genealogy Doors? Effective Searching and Browsing could be the Key Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA
2:30 PM Where in the World? How to Tackle New Research Locations Cheri Hudson Passey
3:45 PM Avoiding the rabbit hole: How to stay focused in family history research Julia A. Anderson, MA, AG
3:45 PM Avoiding the rabbit hole: How to stay focused in family history research Julia A. Anderson, MA, AG
6:00 PM Keynote: Climb to New Heights in Genealogical Education Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA

 

 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Track: Methodology I

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Climbing to the Summit: Take Your Time so You Don't get out of Breath before you Arrive Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA
10:30 AM Did Your Ancestor have Friends, Associates, and Neighbors? Yes! Shaunese Luthy
1:00 PM Who Needed it Anyway? Researching Around the Missing 1890 Census Sara Cochran
2:30 PM Colonial Research: Beginning at the Beginning Patti Gellespie
3:45 PM Using Evidence Analysis in a Timeline to Separate Individuals of the Same Name Diana Elder, AG

Track: Writing/Storytelling

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM From a Box in the Closet to a Treasured Family Heirloom Lianne Kruger
10:30 AM Publishing Your Family History Diane Henriks
1:00 PM Breathing New Life into Your Boring Ancestors Melissa Barker, The Archive Lady, Certified Archives Manager
2:30 PM Write and Format Your Genealogy in a Research Report Lianne Kruger
3:45 PM How to Do Oral History Interviews Rhonda Lauritzen

Track: European Research

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Researching Welsh Ancestors and Relatives Penny Walters, PhD, MSc, BSc Hons, Grad IPM, Dip HEd, PGCE I, PGCert Genealogy, FHEA
10:30 AM Researching Ancestral Locations in Prussia Nancy E. Loe, MA, MLS
1:00 PM Italian Genealogy 101 Alec Ferretti
2:30 PM Discovering England Resources in County Record Offices Karen Kowallis, MEd
3:45 PM Three Free Websites for Researching Your Scandinavian Ancestry Savannah Larson

 

 

Friday, September 16, 2022

Track: DNA

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Taking Your First Steps with DNA Testing Carol Genung
10:30 AM Organizing and Mapping Your DNA Matches with DNA Painter Patricia B. Coleman, PhD
1:00 PM Mixing DNA with a Paper Trail Penny Walters, PhD, MSc, BSc Hons, Grad IPM, Dip HEd, PGCE I, PGCert Genealogy, FHEA
2:30 PM Test the Limits of Your Genealogy with DNA Testing Company Tools Carol Genung
3:45 PM Who is That Mystery DNA Match?: Solving A Genetic Genealogy Brick Wall Diane Henriks

Track: Records

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Moonshine and Stills: Finding Archived Records for Your Moonshiner Ancestors Melissa Barker, The Archive Lady, Certified Archives Manager
10:30 AM The Power of Probates Zachary Hamilton
1:00 PM Patents: Your Ancestor the Inventor Christine Cohen
2:30 PM Treasures in Township Records Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS
3:45 PM Let's Get Lost in Ledgers - So Much Genealogically-Leverageable Data Waiting to be Discovered Diane L. Richard, MEng, MBA

Track: Cultural Research

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM William Ecklet and Charles Arthur: One Man, Two Lives Patti Gillespie
10:30 AM Jewish Research in Eastern Europe: Challenges and Tips Alina Khuda
1:00 PM Designing More Culturally Inclusive Presentations Janice Lovelace, PhD
2:30 PM Freedman's Bank Records - Though Short-Lived, Impacted the Lives of Many Diane L. Richard, MEng, MBA
3:45 PM Latin American Genealogy 101 Alec Ferretti

 

 

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Track: Methodology II

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM 5 Elements for Sound Research: A Guide to Applying the Genealogical Proof Standard Cheri Hudson Passey
10:30 AM Stock Marks Aren't Just Animal Brands: Use Them to Identify People Also! Diane L. Richard, MEng, MBA
1:00 PM Power of Place - Telling the Stories of Buildings and Places Rhonda Lauritzen
2:30 PM Let's Get Social: Finding Female Ancestors in Their Clubs and Societies Lisa Lisson
3:45 PM Proving Long-Lost Family the Indirect Way: Finding F. N. Raymond's Rejected Ancestors Patti Gillespie

Track: Online Research

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM Untangling Sticky Problems in Family Tree Kathryn Grant
10:30 AM Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively Sara Cochran
1:00 PM Traveling Back in Time Using Google Earth Pro Marie Palmer, MLIS, Bed, BASc
2:30 PM A Hop, a Skip, and a Jump: How to Navigate FamilySearch's Browse-Only Collections More Effectively Alice Childs, AG
3:45 PM Community Research Using the National Register of Historic Places and the Historical Marker Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS

Track:Immigration and Migration

Time Presentation Presenter
9:00 AM The Overland Trails: Westward Migration in the 19th Century Amber Oldenburg
10:30 AM The Mississippi River: Migration, Commerce, Travel, and Exploration Zachary Hamilton
1:00 PM Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Dutch Migration Patterns Mary Risseeuw
2:30 PM European Immigrant Ancestors: Why They Left and How They Got Here, 1820-1920 Nancy E. Loe, MA, MLS
3:45 PM Immigrant Letters, Memoirs and Travel Journals Mary Risseeuw