History & Genealogy Roadshow 2010 - Sydney

Registration

  • 1 Day only: $45
  • Both days: $60
  • Pre registrations have closed, however there is still room for people to come on the day and register (prices as above).

Time & Date

  • 19 & 20 November 2010
  • 8.30am to 5.30pm both days

Speaking Program

If you do not wish to attend all the talks there will be opportunity to speak to the various presenters and see demonstrations in the exhibition area featuring the major event sponsors.

SYDNEY - Friday 19 November
    THEATRE 1 THEATRE 2
8.30am 9.00am Registration and displays
9.00am 9.45am Findmypast.co.uk - Elaine Collins Getting to know the State Records of NSW - Gail Davis
10.00am 10.45am Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis ScotlandsPeople: the place to launch your Scottish research - Rosemary Kopittke
10.45am 11.30am Break and displays
11.30am 12.15pm Google Your Family Tree: the basics - Dan Lynch Treasures of the National Library of Australia - Shauna Hicks
12.15pm 1.45pm Lunch and displays
1.45pm 2.30pm Findmypast.com.au: what is there, what is coming and how to use it - Rosemary Kopittke The British parish chest - Jeremy Palmer
2.45pm 3.30pm I Found It Once, Why Can’t I Find It Again! - Louise St Denis Google Your Family Tree: Images and Video - Dan Lynch
3.30pm 4.00pm Break and displays
4.00pm 4.45pm Google Your Family Tree: advanced - Dan Lynch You Can't Do It All Online: Where Else Can I Search For Ancestors - Shauna Hicks
4.45pm 5.30pm Exhibition and option to stay on for evening meal
SYDNEY - Saturday 20 November
8.30am 9.00am Registration and displays
9.00am 9.45am Findmypast.co.uk - Elaine Collins The SAG treasure chest: how the Society's collections can help you - Heather Garnsey
10.00am 10.45am Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis The 21st century genealogist: combining both new and old tools to get results - Jill Ball
10.45am 11.30am Break and displays
11.30am 12.15pm Google Your Family Tree: the basics - Dan Lynch Archives you may not know - but should! - Shauna Hicks
12.15pm 1.45pm Lunch and displays
1.45pm 2.30pm Findmypast.com.au: what is there, what is coming and how to use it - Rosemary Kopittke Google Your Family Tree: other Google tools for historians - Dan Lynch
2.45pm 3.30pm I Found It Once, Why Can’t I Find It Again! - Louise St Denis Tracing your Irish Ancestry - Jeremy Palmer
3.30pm 4.00pm Break and displays
4.00pm 4.45pm Google Your Family Tree: advanced - Dan Lynch
4.45pm 5.30pm Exhibition

Exhibition

An exhibition of our partners and sponsors, as well as product demonstrations, will be open throughout the day, featuring

  • Clean Cruising & Unlock The Past History and Genealogy Cruise 2011
  • Family Historian (genealogy software)
  • Family Photo Book
  • Findmypast.com.au
  • Findmypast.co.uk
  • Google Your Family Tree
  • Gould Genealogy & History
  • Inside History
  • National Institute for Genealogical Studies
  • Society of Australian Genealogists
  • State Records of New South Wales
  • Unlock the Past Publishing - including new handbook History & Genealogy 2011: Australia & New Zealand

Venue

The Grand Pittwater Function Centre (North Ryde RSL Community Club).

Location

Cnr Magdala & Pittwater Roads, North Ryde, NSW. Centrally located only 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD and at the end of the M2/M7 motorway, between Victoria and Epping Roads, the Grand Pittwater is easily accessible from all part of Sydney. Entry to the venue is off Magdala Road.


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Speaking Program 

If you do not wish to attend all the talks there will be opportunity to speak to the various presenters and see demonstrations in the exhibition area featuring the major event sponsors.

Transportation Details

  • Cars: Free onsite parking is available.
  • Bus: to Epping Road, walk up Pittwater Road approx. 200m.
  • Train: 800m walk from North Ryde train station.

Meals & Refreshments

The venue boasts four bars.

  • Sanctuary Bar: 9.30am to 3pm
  • Marble Bar Café: 11am - 10.30pm
  • Atrium Brasserie: 12 - 3pm; 5.30 - 10.30pm
  • Emperors Table: 12 - 2.30pm; 5.30 - 12am.

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