Program

We’re delighted to present our Program 2017 NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Conference Program

With the exception of the Conference Dinner all events will be held in the City’s Cultural Precinct on the corner of Byng Street and Lords Place (Orange Civic Theatre/Orange City Library/Orange Regional Museum/Orange Regional Gallery)

Thursday 21 September:

6 pm – 7 .30 pm – Welcome Reception – Orange Regional Gallery

Friday 22 September:    

9 am + Registration

9 am – 4 pm Family History Fair – Orange City Library

Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: All workshops are now Fully Booked

10 am – 3 pm – Connecting Culture: tracing ancestors – Indigenous Services Team, State Library of New South Wales FULLY BOOKED

10 am – 1 pm – Chatting to your ancestors – Kim Kelly FULLY BOOKED

10 am – 12 noon – Adding DNA to the Genealogists Toolkit – Veronica Williams FULLY BOOKED

10 am – 1 pm  – Copyright for Genealogists – Jessica Coates FULLY BOOKED

10 am – 12 noon – Photography+Time=History – Glenn Mickle FULLY BOOKED

10 m – 12 noon Eat your history – Jacqui Newling FULLY BOOKED

1 pm – 3 pm – DNA Analysis – Key Concepts – Veronica Williams FULLY BOOKED

1 pm – 2 pm – Estate planning for your research – Heather Garnsey FULLY BOOKED

2 pm – 3 pm Preserving your family history – Allison Campbell FULLY BOOKED

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm  – NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies
Forum

7.30 pm – 9.30 pm The Story Only I can Tell (Orange Civic Theatre)

Saturday 23 September:

8 am + Registration

9 – 9.15 am – Welcome

9.15 – 10 am Roses from the Heart – Christina Henri

10 – 10.30 am William Yang in Conversation with ABC Radio’s Melanie Pearce.

10.30  – 11.15 am Morning tea in the exhibition area

11.15 – 12 noon – Opening the cage on your gaolbird ancestor – Gail Davis

12 – 12.45 pm – A tongue on the table: telling the family story through food – Jacqui Newling

12.45 – 1.45 pm – Lunch

1.45 pm – 2.30 pm – Cracking the code: dating Australian portraits through dress – Margot Riley

2.30 – 3.15 pm – Whatever happened to Ann Kenny? – Perry McIntyre

3.15 pm – Afternoon tea in the exhibition area

4pm – NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies AGM

6.30 pm Conference Dinner (Orange Ex-Services Club) 

Sunday 24 September:

9 – 10 am – Why look back? – William McInnes

10 – 10.30 am – Strong Women – the scandalous pre-history of the Hydro Majestic – Catherine Bishop

10.30 – 11 am – Morning Tea

11 – 11.45 am Weaving your family history on the web – Shauna Hicks

11.45 am – 12.15 pm – Visualising History: the ANU Archives Centre and the Tooth & Co. Ltd. Hotels Project –Catherine Ziegler

12.15 – 12.30 – Conference Close

2 – 4 pm – Duntryleague – Join us at historic Duntryleague, originally home of the Dalton Family. The Orange and District Historical Society will give you a background talk on the Dalton’s before tours of the mansion followed by afternoon tea. $20 per person payable at the Conference.

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