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2018 Seminar - Seattle - Sep 2018
2018 UTP cruise - Alaska - Sep 2018
2019 UTP cruise - Mar 2019


 

Exploring family & local history - Adelaide 2018

Event Information

When
  • 18 May 2018 9:00am - 19 May 2018 4:45pm
Where
  • City Mazda Stadium (West Adelaide Football Club) 57 Milner Road
  • Richmond
  • South Australia
Other Information
  • Cost: $87 for both days, $57 for one day
Contact

English family history research - researching a health history
pandemic influenza in Australia in 1918-19 with a South Australian focus
DNA - military - German - adoption & foster records
historical gems from the streets of Adelaide
getting the most out of your photos - genealogy software … and more

This two-day Exploring family & local history seminar is part of South Australia's History Festival 2018, a month-long program of over 600 events – tours, talks, walks, exhibitions, concerts – about all kinds of history.


4 top reasons to be there

  1. LEARN - over two days to learn from leading historians and genealogists
  2. A WIDE VARIETY OF TOPICS - something for everyone
  3. NETWORK - two days to interact with exhibitors and others with similar interests
  4. SAVE - with seminar specials and hundreds of $$$ worth of prizes

When and where

Friday and Saturday 18-19 May 2018, 9am-4.45pm

City Mazda Stadium (West Adelaide Football Club) 57 Milner Road, Richmond SA


Presenters

Click here for more information on presenters and their topics [link to come]

Principal speaker

HelenHelen Smith (Qld) - popular speaker at events in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, US and Canada.

Other speakers

John Donaldson (Vic)
Doug Elms (Vic)
Neil Smith (Vic) - military historian
Dr Jeff Nicholas - author of Behind the Streets of Adelaide
Genealogy SA speaker - Nancy Baldock
State Library of South Australia speaker - to be confirmed


Booking

COST
Both days - $87         one day (Fri or Sat) - $57

CLICK HERE or the icon below to go to the booking page

book 


Program - provisional, subject to change

Friday 18 May 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.25amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.30am




Getting the most out of your DNA matches - Helen Smith
   - Ancestry DNA matches
   - Family Tree DNA matches
   - MyHeritage DNA matches
   - with brief reference to Living DNA
11.00ambreak and exhibition
11.30amMilitary topic 1 TBA - Neil Smith
12.15pmPandemic influenza in Australia in 1918-19 with a South Australia focus - Helen Smith                     
1.00pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmAdoption & foster records - Nancy Baldock (Genealogy SA)
2.30pmtopic TBA (State Library of SA) - to be confirmed
3.00pmtopic TBA 
3.45pmbreak and exhibition
4.00pmIntroducing VicGUM - VicGUM
4.15pmGedmatch: helping hand for genetic genealogists - Helen Smith
4.55pmclose

Saturday 19 May 2017

9.00amregistration and exhibition
9.25amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.30amThe English parish chest: more than just hatch, match and dispatch - Helen Smith                               
10.15amSome historical gems from the streets of Adelaide  - Dr Jeff Nicholas
11.00ambreak and exhibition
11.30amMilitary topic 2 TBA - Neil Smith                                          
12.15pm9 reasons to join a society - Helen Smith
12.25pmGould / Unlock the Past - more than just a bookseller and events organiser                
12.40pmprize draw
12.50pmlunch break and exhibition
2.00pmGerman topic TBA - Lutheran Archives
2.30pmThe poor are always with us: English poor laws pre 1834 and the workhouse - Helen Smith
3.20pmResearching a health history - Helen Smith
3.50pmbreak and exhibition
4.00pmDetect that photo: getting the most out of your photos - Helen Smith
4.50pmclose

Other information 

Exhibition - an exhibition with information and sales tables will be open in all breaks and before the first presentations each date. Check out the seminar specials.

Food - this is not included in the seminar cost. The Club has a bistro and bar for meals and drinks

Parking - free onsite


Sponsors and exhibitors (some to be confirmed)

Genealogy SA      Openbook      SLSA

Lutheran Archives   Dragon Genealogy  Torrens Press   

Familyhistory.link   Gen-eboooks      Gould Digital 

Gould   ADBA  UTP      UTP cruises

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