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2024 Conference Details & Schedule

Cari Taplin brings us an exciting list of presentations that can be of help to an genealogists, from the recently new to experienced researchers.   

Topics Include

Using Timelines to Analyze Your Research – In-depth and difficult research tasks create large amounts of data to compare and analyze. Discover analysis methods using tables and timelines to solve problems.

From Deeds to Dirt: Case Studies in Analyzing Research With Maps – Our ancestors existed in a time and a place. Maps are one way to give the names and dates in our genealogical research more life, context, and excitement.

How’d You Find That? Tips for Locating Obscure or Hidden Records – These “out there” records can solve tough problems. How do you find them? 

An Obituary Obsession – Exploring obituaries as a starting point in genealogy research. Cari shares tips and nuances from her collection of 200 obituaries. 

Light Breakfast, Lunch, and Breaks

Your registration includes the following:

  • Light Breakfast - Rolls, fruit. juice and coffee.
  • Breaks – A morning and afternoon break between classes let you stretch and visit with friends.
  • Lunch – Enjoy lunch and visit with friends in the hall. 

Conference Schedule (8:00 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.)

 8:00 - 8:45 A.M.  Registration
 8:00 - 8:45   Light Breakfast
 8:45 - 9:00  Welcome and Announcements
 9:00 - 10:00 Using Timelines to Analyze Your Research.
 10:00 - 10:30  Break - Visit with Vendors
 10:30 - 11:30 From Deeds to Dirt: Case Studies in Analyzing Research With Maps.
 11:30 - 12:30 Catered Lunch - Visit with Vendors
 12:30 - 1:30 How’d You Find That?!? Tips for Locating Obscure or Hidden Records.
 1:30 - 2:00  Break - Visit with Vendors
 2:00 - 3:00  An Obituary Obsession
 3:00 - 3:15  Questions and Answers & Adjournment

Registration is open to the public beginning June 1st. Registration includes all of the lectures, a syllabus, handouts, 2 raffle tickets, light breakfast and box lunch. Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase. Our popular raffle includes books, software, and genealogy items that every genealogist needs. Registration fee is non-refundable. Walk-in registrations will be accepted the day of the event @ $85. (Lunch and syllabus not guaranteed for Walk-ins). For your comfort, please bring a light jacket or sweater.

Registration – Overview —  Location and Map

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