Class Schedule 2017

This page allows you to review the planned schedule for each class, Please review the schedule and determine which classes you want to attend. For more information on each class, click on the class title, or go to the Class Description page.

Then go to the Registration page and select the classes from the schedule drop-down menus. 

Friday--  7:00 to 8:30 pm March 10, 2017

Keynote Speakers: David Obee

  Mary Kathryn Kozy

Saturday-- 8:00 to 8:30 am March 11, 2017

Registration and sign-in - (Displays will enhance the experience).

8:30 to 9:00 am March 11, 2017

Welcome session and conference information in the Chapel

9:00 to 10:25 am March 11, 2017

 British Columbia Vital Records-Essentials                       Brenda Smith

How Do I Get Started?                                                          Liane Lyle

Intro to Eastern European Family History                         Dave Obee

Can You Help Find Cousins? Autosomal DNA                   Mary Kathryn Kozy

Irish Research                                                                        Barbara Doell

Ontario Genealogical Sources                                            Janice Cushman

Roots Video -The Big4-Comparing Ancestry,FamilySearch,Findmypast,& MyHeritage    (Sunny Morton)-Online Video

Studies of WW II Veterans, Lest We Forget (The Last Full Measure of Their Devotion)      Ross Crapo


FHC Tour                                                                                   Assigned Guide

 10:35 am to 12:00 pm March 11, 2017

 Á la Carte: Using Maps in Family History                                 Brenda Smith

Photographic Memories                                                                 David Bly

Exploring Your American Roots: Oh, Say Can You See?        Jeannine Powell

Maternal/Paternal Lines: Using Y-DNA & mtDNA in Genealogy        Mary Kathryn Kozy

Awesome and Amazing Apps                                                       Dennis Hall

The Poor in England and How to Trace Them                        Carol Stiles

Write Now! How to write and share a compelling family history    Karen Inkster Vance

Roots Video - Censational Census Strategies      (Mary Kircher Roddy)- Online Video                                                                      

FHC Tour                                                                                  
Assigned Guide

1:00 to 1:50 pm March 11, 2017

 Talk to Me: Techniques for conducting a successful oral history interview     Karen Inkster Vance

Social Media For Family History: Why Bother?            Mary Kathryn Kozy

Icelandic Research  Cancelled                                      Fred Bjarnason

Family History on the Canadian Prairies                   Dave Obee

Organizing a trip to Salt Lake City                            Barbara Doell

Family Search, Let's Begin                                     Elaine Hall

Roots Video - Journaling Principles that Work        (Steve Reed)-Online Video

Legacy Family Tree                                                 Pat Remley

FHC Tour                                                               Assigned Guide

 2:00 to 2:50 pm March 11, 2017

Deciphering Old Handwriting: Paleography                              Janice Cushman

Finding Our Cousins: Beginning descendancy research        Steve & Nancy Morgan

Crowdsourcing Your Family Research                                    Dave Obee

The British Home Children: Young Immigrants to Canada          Carol Stiles

Ancestor's Database: Ancestral Quest                                    Sandra Gill

A Case Study of a Canadian Soldier                                        Richard Palfrey

Beginning Research in England                                                Christine Hitchmough

Using “Farm books of Norway” to aid in your research        Vida Gronnestad

FHC Tour                                                                                Assigned Guide


 3:00 to 3:50 pm March 11, 2017

Organize: The Second Prime Directive                       Brenda Smith

Roots Magic                                                           Elaine Hall

Make It Into a Book                                                   David Bly

Using your iPad to do family history                  Tim Pelton

Cemetery records: Digging Up The Dirt          Jeannine Powell

Ireland: Getting Started in Family History Research    Alison Lafferty

First Nations Research                                             John Carter

Indexing - Transcribing (Learn How To Do It)               Julie Keyes

FHC Tour                                                                Assigned Guide