Indian River Genealogy Conference Registration - 25 April 2020
This form is for pre-registration for the 4th Annual Indian River Genealogy Conference to be held at 3960 12th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960 on 25 April 2020. The conference is free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but by pre-registering, you will receive an email with a link to download the handouts approximately two weeks before the conference. Print copies of conference materials will not be available at the conference.
Affiliation - Please indicate if you are a member of a Genealogical Society or other organization.
Indian River Genealogical Society
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
For more information on the conference and details about the classes, follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IRGConf
8:00 - 9:00 - Registration
9:00 - 9:15 - Welcome and opening remarks in Chapel
9:30 - 10:30 - Session 1
10:45 - 11:45 - Session 2
11:45 - 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 - Session 3
2:15 - 3:15 - Session 4
3:30 - 4:30 - Session 5
Indicate your preference of classes below.
This does not guarantee a seat in the class nor does it require you to attend the class. It will be used to determine the amount of interest in the class for the purposes of assigning rooms with the appropriate amount of seating. Schedules are subject to change.
Session 1 - 9:30 - 10:30
More Useful Tools Helping to Break Down My Brick Walls - Bob Inhoff
Googling Your Family: Using the Whole Google Website - Ann Staley
Engaging the Next Generation of Genealogists - Keire Murphy
Session 2 - 10:45 - 11:45
Disaster Proofing Your Genealogy - Miles Meyer
The Mayflower Genealogical Journey: Virtual Records and Their Accepted Cousins - Kurt Bressner
Overcoming the First Brick Wall and Other Conundrums - Keira Murphy
Lunch Break - Brainstorming Session
During the lunch break we will have a brainstorming session to discuss ways how we, as family history researchers, can encourage community involvement. Do you have ideas on outreach, events, or ways to reach parts of your community? Join us for a 45 minute discussion and learn how you can be more involved in your community.
Are you interested in joining the Lunch Break Brainstorming Session?
Yes, I would like to help.
Session 3 - 1:00 - 2:00
Thinking Outside the Box: Using Non-Genealogy Websites in Your Research - Miles Meyer
Overlooked Research Sources: A Gold Mine Waiting to be Discovered - Ann Staley
Genealogists For Life: Multi-Generational Activities to Enrich Your Genealogy - Keira Murphy
Session 4 - 2:15 - 3:15
Digging Up Your Ancestors: Using Online Cemetery Databases - Miles Meyer
America's New Deal: The WPA's Federal Project Number One - Ann Staley
You've Done the Research, Now What? - Keira Murp[hy
Session 5 - 3:30 - 4:30
Locating Hometown Newspapers to Tell Their Stories - Miles Meyer
Whole No Holes: Complete Census Research - Not Swiss Cheese - Ann Staley
A Tale of Two Georgs - David Attride
Your registration for the conference gives the conference sponsors permission to use images of you participating in this conference for promotional purposes.
The conference is a partnership between the Indian River Genealogical Society and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vero Beach Family History Center. Conference location: 3960 12th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
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