Program

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

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 pm – Welcome Reception – Orange Regional Museum

Friday 22 September:    

9 am + Registration

9 am – 4 pm Family History Fair

Workshops

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

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

10 am – 12 noon – DNA 101 – Veronica Williams

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

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

10 m – 12 noon Eat your history – Jacqui Newling

1 pm – 3 pm – DNA Next Steps – Veronica Williams

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

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

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 – 1.30 am Case studies from the Associations – Various Speakers

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 – Examining the Chinese Connection – a conversation – TBC

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. Cost will apply, yet to be decided.