2017 Conference Programme

 

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You will receive a full programme on arrival. 

You are not required to select which presentations you will attend as there will be ample room for everyone at all sessions. 

 

 


Friday 2nd June 

 TIME  ACTIVITY   

4.40pm

Registration

Tasman Foyer

5.00pm

Welcome

 

6.00pm

Races - Dinner - Entertainment

An evening’s entertainment at Auckland’s Trotting Meeting - Learn about “the Trots”... Betting optional

 

 

 

Saturday 3rd June

TIME

ACTIVITY

PRESENTATION

8.00am 

Registration Open

Tasman Foyer

9.00-9.30

Conference Opening

Tasman

9.30-10.30

Plenary

Ian Waller - What Happened to Lucy

10.30-11.00

Morning Tea

Lyell Creek

11.00-12.00

Lecture

Diahan Southard - Let Your DNA Tell Your Story

11.00-12.00

Lecture

Dick Eastman - Using Online Genealogy Programs

  11.00-12.00

 Lecture

 Fintan Mullan - Irish genealogical essentials:  Census substitutes and other important sources for the early eighteenth and nineteenth century. 

 12.00-12.50

Lunch

Lyell Creek

12.50-1.50

Lecture sponsored by FamilySearch

Elder George Harvey - How to use FamilySearch Tools effectively

12.50-1.50

Lecture

Judy Russell - When Worlds Collide:   Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records

 12.50-1.50

Lecture

  Fintan Mullan - Tracing Farming Families in the 18th & 19th Century using Landed Estate Records in Ireland. 

1.50-2.00

Transition

 

2.00-3.00

Lecture

Ian Waller - Where there’s a Will

 2.00-3.00

 Lecture

 Fintan Mullan - The Ulster Plantation:  Sources for 17th Century Families in Ireland (not just Ulster). 

2.00-3.00

Lecture

Neville Thomas - The British in India

3.00-3.30

Afternoon Tea

Lyell Creek

3.30-4.30

Lecture

Graeme Wilson & Jordi Garcia - Researching a New Zealander’s War Service Part 1

 3.30-4.30

 Lecture

 Fintan Mullan - The Irish Poor Law & Local Government records:  Board of Guardians,  Workhouse Registers and Grand Jury records. 

3.30-4.30

Lecture

Dick Eastman - Mobile Apps for Genealogy

4.30-4.40

Transition

 

4.40-5.40

Lecture

Graeme Wilson & Jordi Garcia - Researching a New Zealander’s War Service Part 2

 4.40-5.40

 Lecture

  Fintan Mullan  - The Registry of Deeds: Ireland genealogy's best kept secret. 

4.40-5.40

Lecture

Diahan Southard - Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy 

5.40-7.00

Relax,  Mix and Mingle, Trade Displays open

Lyell Creek Bar Open (pay)

7.00-10.00

Conference Dinner

Top of the Park and Entertainment

 

 

Sunday 4th June

TIME ACTIVITY PRESENTATION
9.00am Conference Registration Tasman Foyer
9.00am AGM Registration Tasman Foyer
9.30-12.30  NZSG AGM NZSG Board
 12.30-1.20 Lunch  Lyell Creek  
1.20-2.20 Lecture

Judy RussellStaying Out of Trouble - The Rights and Responsibilities of Today’s Genealogists

1.20-2.20 Lecture

Fiona BrookerExtra, Extra, Read All About It

 2.20-2.30  Transition  
2.30-3.30 Lecture

Diahan SouthardMaking YDNA and mtDNA Part of Your Family History 

2.30-3.30 Lecture

Seán BrosnahanRebel hearts: New Zealand’s Fenian Families & The Easter Rising

 3.30-4.00 Afternoon Tea   Lyell Creek 

4.00-5.00

Lecture

Ian WallerBest Foot Forward:  Shoemaker and Cordwainer

4.00-5.00

Lecture

Dick EastmanUsing MyHeritage.com Effectively

 5.00-5.10 Transition  
5.10-6.10 Lecture

Judy RussellThe Ethical Genealogist

5.10-6.10 Lecture

Christine EdneyHow to Access the Records Held by the New Zealand Defence Force

6.10-7.00  Relax, Mix & Mingle,  Trade Displays Open   Lyell Creek Bar Open for purchases
 7.00-10.00  Sunday Dinner & Entertainment  Top of the Park,  Entertainment -Ian Waller - There's None As Quere As Folk

 

 

 

Monday,  5th June 

TIME  ACTIVITY  PRESENTATION
8.30am Registration Tasman Foyer
9.00-10.00

Lecture

Diahan Southard - Genetic Genealogy Advanced.  Have you mastered the basics of autosomal DNA testing? 

9.00-10.00

Lecture

Jason Reeve - What's New at Ancestry.com  and  An Introduction to AncestryDNA (Including Q&A)

10.00-10.30   Morning Tea  Lyell Creek 
10.30-11.30 Lecture

Fiona Brooker Are You the CMO of Your Family?

10.30-11.30 Lecture

Dick EastmanFinding Genealogy eBooks For Free And For Pay

11.30-11.40   Transition  

11.40-12.40

Lecture

Seán BrosnahanScottish Collections, Scottish Connections

11.40-12.40

Lecture

Judy RussellPicture This! Images We Can Freely Use

 12.40-1.30  Lunch  Lyell Creek 

1.30-2.30

Plenary 

Ian WallerSold Separated and Divorced

 2.30-3.00  Conference Closing  

 

29/03/2017