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Friday, June 21

 Workshop 1Workshop 2Workshop 3Workshop 4Workshop 5Workshop 6
9:00-12:00Writing Ancestor Profiles – When You’re Overwhelmed with Where to Begin Writing
Lynn Palermo
Sponsored by the Brant County Branch
The How's and Why's of Blogging
Lianne Kruger
DNA 101 – Where to, How to and Why to Test
Mags Gaulden
Virtual Family Reunions: Embrace Social Media to Reunite Your Distant Cousins
David Allen Lambert
How to Trace your UK Ancestry
Kirsty Gray
Sponsored by the British Home Child Special Interest Group
Descendancy Research: Branching Out on Your Family Tree
Stephen Young
10:15-10:45BREAK
12:00-1:30LUNCH
1:30-4:30Don’t Just Dream It. Plan It. Do It. Creating an Heirloom Family History Book
Lynn Palermo
Personal Genealogical Forms in Word
Lianne Kruger
DNA 301 – Above and Beyond the Basics
Mags Gaulden
Handwriting Analysis: The Secrets to Understanding Victorian Penmanship
Carol St. Clair
Sponsored by the Quinte Branch
Using Family Reconstruction to Break Down Brick Walls
Kirsty Gray
Lots, Concessions, and Landscape: Understanding Ontario Land Registry Records
Jane MacNamara - FULL
Sponsored by the Oxford County Branch
2:45-3:00BREAK
5:00-7:00BBQ
7:00-9:00OPENING SESSION
David Allen Lambert
Charity Begins in Our Home

Saturday, June 22

 Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4Session 5
8:30-9:30PLENARY
Mags Gaulden and Maya Hirschman
Mapping Secrets: Two Wars, Two Canadian Soldiers
9:30-10:00BREAK
10:00-11:30AGM
11:30-1:00LUNCH*Ancestry.ca Sponsored Paid Lunch: Lunch & Learn with Lesley Anderson
1:00-2:00The ABC's of Y DNA
Jim Brewster
Researching Canadian and American World War I Veterans
David Allen Lambert
Sponsored by the Haldimand-Norfolk Virtual Branches
Before Ontario: Researching in Upper Canada and Canada West
Kathryn Lake Hogan
Sponsored by the Essex County Branch
Scottish Research from Afar
Ruth Blair
Sponsored by the Scottish Special Interest Group
The French Canadian Disease
Johanne Gervais
2:00-2:30BREAK
2:30-3:30Finding Your Ancestors in the Asylum (England & Wales)
Kirsty Gray
Sponsored by the Sudbury District Branch, celebrating its 40th anniversary year!
Y Haplogroups and the Peopling of Europe
Jim Brewster
One Book at a Time: Publishing Your Family History on Demand
Jane MacNamara
Library and Archives Canada: Overlooked Treasures for Family History and Genealogy
Glenn Wright
Sponsored by the Ottawa Branch
(Re)Building Your Eastern European Ancestral Village
Michelle L. Chubenko
3:30-4:00BREAK
4:00-5:00The Doctor Is In
Linda Corupe
Get with the Plan: 7 Simple Steps to a Research Strategy
Lynn Palermo
Sponsored by the Waterloo Virtual Branch
¿Habla español? – Break Down the Language Barrier on Hispanic Research
Victor Corrales
Death Online: Beyond Parish Registers and Civil Registration
Marian Press
Sponsored by the York Region Branch
An African-Canadian Family History Mystery
Mags Gaulden
6:30BANQUET
Stephen Young
Family History and Journals

Sunday, June 23

 Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4Session 5
7:30 - 9:00Irish SIG Breakfast & AGM
9:00-10:00Before They Were Loyalists: Researching Colonial New England and New York Ancestors
David Allen Lambert
Sponsored by the Hamilton Virtual Branch
Making Her Presence Known
Linda Corupe
Oh, the Places You’ll Go When You Get Out of Your Armchair
Lynn Palermo
Sponsored by the Kawartha Branch
Using the National Registration of 1940 to Breakdown Genealogical Barriers
Terry Schwan
Sponsored by the Wellington Branch
“Genealogical Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” – No Apologies to AC/DC
Elise C. Cole
10:00-10:30BREAK
10:30-11:30The Expanding World of Digital Newspapers: Where are We in 2019?
Marian Press
Great Expectations: A Tale of Two Countries
John Reid & Glenn Wright
How to Start Your Research in the Netherlands
John Boeren
Getting Your Results Is Just the Beginning
Jim Brewster
Defending Canada
Kathryn Lake Hogan
Sponsored by the Niagara Peninsula Branch
11:30-1:00LUNCH
1:00-2:00Post-WWII Immigration: Using the Digital Resources of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Michelle L. Chubenko
Researching your Irish Family History from this Side of the Pond
Ruth Blair
Sponsored by the Ireland Special Interest Group
Get the most out of your DNA matches with Network Graphing
Ellen Maki
Don't Copy Wrong: Copyright!
Elise C. Cole
Sponsored by the Halton-Peel Branch
Physical to Digital: The Birth of the Québec Genealogical eSociety
Johanne Gervais
2:00-2:30BREAK
2:30-3:30Records of Migration and Settlement at the Archives of Ontario
Jane MacNamara
How to Use YouTube to Share Your Family History
Lianne Kruger
WWII Displaced Persons: A Stateless People
Michelle L. Chubenko
Introduction to Researching your East European Ancestors
Eva Kujawa
The Disguised Origin of George R. Young
Stephen Young
3:30-4:00CLOSING SESSION
David Allen Lambert
What Time is it on Your Genealogical Clock?