Conference Schedule 2017

Pre-conference workshops will take place on Monday, July 17, and will run for two days. An additional fee is required to attend a workshop.

Monday, July 17th
9:00 a.m.– 12 noon Finding the Village of Origin, Day 1-Joanne M. Sher
Pre-conference Workshop
Location TBA
9:00 a.m.– 12 noon German Handwriting, Day 1-Milan Pohontsch
Pre-conference Workshop
Location TBA
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Finding the Village of Origin (Consultations)-Joanne M. Sher
Pre-conference Workshop
Family History Library
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Cyrillic, Day 1-Joe Everett
Pre-conference Workshop
Location TBA
Tuesday, July 18th
9:00 a.m.– 12 noon Finding the Village of Origin, Day 2-Joanne M. Sher
Pre-conference workshop
TBA
9:00 a.m.– 12 noon German Handwriting, Day 2-Milan Pohontsch
Pre-conference workshop
TBA
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Cyrillic, Day 2-Joe Everett
Pre-conference workshop
TBA
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Finding the Village of Origin (Consultations)-Joanne M. Sher
Pre-conference workshop
Family History Library
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Social Networking
Aspen
Wednesday, July 19th
8:30 a.m. Plenary Session
Welcome and Conference Business
Keynote: Accessing and Acquiring the Records of Eastern Europe: Work of the Family History Record Services 2012-2017–Greg Nelson
TBA
9:45 a.m. Polish: Introduction to Polish Research–Marek Koblanski TBA
9:45 a.m. German: Germanic Research for Beginners–Mindy Jacox TBA
9:45 a.m. Russian: Imperial Russian Records, Ecclesiastical–Thomas Edlund TBA
11:00 a.m. Polish: Languages in Polish Research–Marek Koblanski TBA
11:00 a.m. German: German Research on the Internet: An Overview–Baerbel Johnson TBA
11:00 a.m. Russian: Imperial Russian Records, Civil–Thomas Edlund TBA
1:30 p.m. Polish: Polish Historical Geography–Daniel Jones TBA
1:30 p.m. German: German Census Records, 1816-1916–Jilline Maynes TBA
1:30 p.m. Russian: Baltic Research–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
2:45 p.m. Polish: Polish Civil Registration–Daniel Jones TBA
2:45 p.m. German: Where Are They Really? Strategies & Hints for Finding Your Long-lost German Ancestors–Baerbel Johnson TBA
2:45 p.m. Russian/Ukraine: Ukraine Research–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
4:00 p.m. Polish: Squeezing Every Drop out of Polish Parish Registers–David Ouimette TBA
4:00 p.m. German: German Church Records & Beyond: Deepen Your Research Using a Variety of Town Records–Jilline Maynes TBA
4:00 p.m. Russian/Ukraine: Ukrainian Jewish Records–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
Thursday, July 20th
8:30 a.m. German: Historical Events that affect German Research–Fritz Juengling TBA
8:30 a.m. Austro-Hungarian: Balkan Research–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
8:30 a.m. Resources: International Tracing Service Records: Displaced Persons & Forced Laborers Plus–Cynthia Jacobson TBA
9:45 a.m. German: German Guilds–Fritz Juengling TBA
9:45 a.m. Austro-Hungarian: Slovak Research, Part 1–Lisa Alzo TBA
9:45 a.m. Resources: Russian Consulate Records–Joanne M. Sher TBA
11:00 a.m. German: Meyer’s Gazetteer Online, indexed & fully searchable–Careen Valentine TBA
11:00 a.m. Austro-Hungarian: Slovak Research, Part 2–Lisa Alzo TBA
11:00 a.m. Jewish: Basics of Jewish Genealogy–Joanne M. Sher TBA
1:30 p.m. German: German Research Strategies & Sources for Eastern Provinces, Part 1–Careen Valentine TBA
1:30 p.m. DNA: Genetic Genealogy: A Get to Know You Guide–Diahan Southard TBA
1:30 p.m. Austro-Hungarian: Finding Online Czech Records & Using GenTeam–Heidi Sugden TBA
2:45 p.m. German: German Research Strategies & Sources for Eastern Provinces, Part 2–Careen Valentine TBA
2:45 p.m. DNA: Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy–Diahan Southard TBA
2:45 p.m. Austro-Hungarian: Austrian Records & Resources–Heidi Sugden TBA
4:00 p.m. German: German Archives: Full of Hidden Treasures–Baerbel Johnson TBA
4:00 p.m. DNA: How DNA Made a Family Out of Strangers–Diahan Southard TBA
4:00 p.m. Austro-Hungarian: Austrian Empire Military Records–Thom Edlund TBA
Friday, July 21th
8:30 a.m. German: Spelling Variations in German Names–Mindy Jacox TBA
8:30 a.m. Polish: Searching the Polish State Archives–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
8:30 a.m. Austro-Hungarian: Hungarian Geography & Gazetteers-Kellie Hale TBA
9:45 a.m. Polish: German Research in Poland–Baerbel Johnson TBA
9:45 a.m. Austro–Hungarian: Hungarian Records, Part 1-Kellie Hale TBA
9:45 a.m. Germans in Russia: Russo-German Research, Part 1-Thom Edlund TBA
11:00 a.m. Polish: Jewish Records of Poland–Joanne M. Sher TBA
11:00 a.m. Austro–Hungarian: Hungarian Records, Part 2-Kellie Hale TBA
11:00 a.m. Germans in Russia: Russo-German Research, Part 2-Thom Edlund TBA
1:30 p.m. Resources: My Heritage: East European Databases & Translations–Jason Oler TBA
1:30 p.m. Germans in Russia: Germans in Lithuania: Migrations & History–Cynthia Jacobson TBA
1:30 p.m. Austro-Hungarian: Romania Research–Kahlile Bliss Mehr TBA
2:45 p.m. Resources: Results of Creating an Ethnic & Genealogical Blog–Cynthia Jacobson TBA
2:45 p.m. Russian: Reference Sources for Imperial Russian Research, Maps & Gazeetters–Thom Edlund TBA
4:00 p.m. Russian: 1897 Russian Imperial Census–Thom Edlund TBA
4:00 p.m. Jewish: Laws & Taxes Affecting European Jews-Joanne M. Sher TBA
6:30 p.m. Closing Banquet
Welcome
Door Prize Drawings
Keynote:TBA
Aspen