Unlock the Past Regional Roadshow - Brisbane to Gladstone

Event Information

When
  • 10 Jul 2010 (All day)
Where
  • Brisbane to Gladstone
  • Queensland
Other Information
Contact

5-10 July 2010

Presenters: Eric Kopittke (biography and topics) and Rosemary Kopittke (biography and topics)

Eric and Rosemary will be presenting at a number of venues between Brisbane and Gladstone as follows:

  • Cooroy - Monday 5 July Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group. Public meeting at the Cooroy Library from 9:00am to 12 noon. Eric's will speak on Locating Your Ancestor's Place of Origin in Germany, and Rosemary on Australian Government, Police and Education Gazettes. (see separate listing for full details)
  • Hervey Bay - Wednesday 7 July - Hervey Bay Family History Association. Public meeting to be held at Hervey House, RSL Club, Torquay Road, Pialba. Eric will speak on Internet Resources for German Research and Rosemary on Australian Government, Police and Education Gazettes. (see separate listing for full details)
  • Bundaberg - Thursday 8 July - Bundaberg Genealogical Association. Public meeting to be held at the Bundaberg Genealogical Association Library Rooms, Kendalls Road, Bundaberg (opposite the Bundaberg Airport entrance). Eric will speak on Internet Resources for German Research and Rosemary on Australian Government, Police and Education Gazettes. (see separate listing for full details)
  • Gladstone - Saturday 10 July - Genealogical Society Gladstone District. Eric will speak on Starting to Research Your German Families and German Records - What Can I Find? and Rosemary on Australian Government, Police and Education Gazettes, Find My Past in Australasia and ScotlandsPeople. (see separate listing for full details)

At each venue all those attending will receive a discount voucher pack and there will be lucky door prizes as well from Gould Genealogy & History, FindMyPast and other Unlock the Past sponsors.

The general format of a regional roadshow is

  • to travel from one town to another on successive days - normally 4 or 5 days
  • be available for informal discussions or set meetings in the morning/afternoon with your society or organisation and any others in the town with an interest in history, genealogy and heritage
  • speak at an afternoon/evening meeting - usually 2 one hour talks
  • if a day of the roadshow falls on a Saturday a seminar may be suitable - with more time available

Benefits of being involved

  • expertise comes to you
  • publicity for supporting organisations - possibly introducing new members
  • get the latest information on developments in a fast changing scene (resource wise)
  • a selection of products to show and sell, with some roadshow specials
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