History & Genealogy Expo Sydney 2010 - The Program

  • The Sydney Expo will feature 40 talks by over 20 presenters
  • There is a charge to attend each talk
     - talks by Chris Paton, special Scottish presenter - $10 each
     - all other talks - $5 each
  • Two theatres will be used on Friday and three on Saturday. The theatres each seat 100 . Tickets will be available for purchase at the registration desk on the weekend.
  • You will receive a confirmation of your Expo booking with talks you have booked. Please print this and bring it with you to facilitate entry
  • Note there are some steps into the exhibition area and all theatres. For those who cannot negotiate steps, there are other ways to get into the rooms.

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PROGRAM FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER 2010

 

LINDEN ROOM

MACQUARIE ROOM

9.00am

 Exhibition throughout the day

10.00am Caring for Your family history archives - Shauna Hicks State Records of New South Wales - Lindsay Allen
11.00am Discover Scottish family history - Chris Paton Your story, our history – Family History records in the National Archives - Fiona Burn
12 noon The SAG treasure chest: how the Society's collections can help you - Heather Garnsey Gallipoli and the Spirits of Gallipoli project -  Kim Phillips
12.45pm Findmypast.co.uk - Rosemary Kopittke Social Media for Family Historians - Carole Riley
1.30pm FamilySearch: Ancestors at your fingertips - Paul Parton Which genealogy program? - Kerry Farmer
2.30pm Discover Scottish land records - Chris Paton Look Local: it's not all on the web - Susie Zada
3.30pm How to get more family tree time: tips for the time poor! - Megan Gibson Telling your story: producing a video documentary - Mike Murray
4.15pm Family history on the cheap - Shauna Hicks History & heritage cruising and touring - Jacqui Haraldstad & Liz Doyle
6.00pm

 Exhibition closes 

6.00-7.30pm

meal at the RSL for those who wish to join us

PROGRAM SATURDAY 23 OCTOBER 2010

 

LINDEN ROOM

MACQUARIE ROOM

HUNTER ROOM

9.00am

Exhibition throughout the day

9.30am NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages: Understanding transcriptions and index search - Joy Murrin Which genealogy program? - Kerry Farmer Immigration from Ireland - Perry McIntyre
10.30am Discover Scottish family history - Chris Paton The Mitchell Library and its collections - Paul Brunton Pauper migration to Australia - Ray Thorburn
11.30am The SAG treasure chest: how the Society's collections can help you - Heather Garnsey Family history on the cheap - Shauna Hicks Researching Families in British India - Sylvia Murphy
12.15pm Findmypast.com.au -  Rosemary Kopittke The saga of Australia's circus people - Mark St Leon History & heritage cruising and touring - Jacqui Haraldstad & Liz Doyle
1.00pm FamilySearch: More records to more people, faster - Paul Parton The National Library: family historians' treasure trove - Jennifer Higgins
Convict transportation overview - Ray Thorburn
2.00pm Discover Scottish church records - Chris Paton Sewerage records: an untapped magnificent resource - Susie Zada Behind the Scenes on Who Do You Think You Are? - Megan Gibson
3.00pm Social Media for Family Historians - Carole Riley Researching Irish convicts before 1800 - Cassie Mercer (Irish Wattle) Taking a lead from government & police gazettes - Vicki Eldridge
3.45pm What was the voyage really like? - Shauna Hicks DNA and genealogy – Kerry Farmer London: Tyranny of Cost & Distance - Neil Chippendale
5.00pm

Exhibition closes

       


 

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