The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society
Harvest Your Family Tree 2012
A Genealogical Conference and Marketplace
Friday September 28
- KDGS Library Open House.
- Three workshops at the Okanagan Regional Library, downtown branch.
- Using Legacy Genealogy software.-Marina CrawfordAn Introductory session on the popular " Legacy" genealogy software.
(Beginners or those new to Legacy; "Genealogy & Technology" stream)
- Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess - Donna Potter Phillips:What will become of you genealogy work when you are gone? If YOU don make the time and take the steps to leave a legacy the you will be leaving a mess... Where do think all of that wonderful stuff in thrift shops comes from???
(All levels; "Sources & Resources" stream.
- Before and Beyond the Internet - Lyn Meehan:Family historians have grown to depend upon the Internet. Fast-paced and ever-expanding, the information highway has placed vast amounts of information at our fingertips as never before. But some very valuable resources are not yet available electronically and are hidden from a reachable grasp. Lyn integrates archaic library science with that contemporary powerhouse, the Internet. Learn why genealogists cannot afford to sidestep "finger walking" through original archival material, reading scope notes, researching libraries and archives. requesting inter-library loans to continue exploration. ( All levels; "Sources & Resources" stream)
- Dinner & meet the speakers, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Saturday September 29
- Twenty-Four concurrent Workshops.
- Six professional speakers.
- Genealogical Marketplace.
Sunday September 30
- Historic Pioneer Cemetery Walking Tour
If you are not able to open the Registration Brochure, please email Conference@kdgs.ca and the brochure will be E-mailed to you in PDF format.