Toronto Branch workshops are full-day affairs, where you’ll have the opportunity to attend a number of sessions by several speakers. Workshops focus on one geographic region, subject area, or type of research.
Workshops are big events, with 100 or more participants. But there are lots of opportunities to ask questions and share information with the group. Many workshops feature one or two “big name” speakers who are renowned for their expertise—some from the British Isles, the United States, or other parts of Canada—but some of the best speakers are members of Toronto Branch.
Each year Toronto Branch’s education committee plans one or two workshops and invites proposals for presentations. The selection committee puts together a program to appeal to researchers with a variety of skill levels and interests.
Our workshops are popular! We recommend that you register early. It is quick and easy with our online system. You can pay with your credit card, PayPal account, or print the form and send us a cheque. (Just follow the links for each workshop.)
2014 workshops coming up:
Using Legacy Family Tree Software (September 20, 2014). Workshop Leader: Geoff Rasmussen. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
Industrial England (November 1, 2014). Keynote Speaker: Kirsty Gray.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
LOOKING AHEAD TO 2015 …
The following workshops are being developed:
Searching for Ontario Ancestors (April 11, 2015)
Genetic Genealogy (June 6, 2015) Keynote Speaker: Maurice Gleeson
Irish Genealogy: Focus on Ulster (September 19, 2015) Lead Speakers: William Roulston and Chris Paton
Members of Toronto Branch OGS are first in line to hear about educational events, and benefit from a lower registration fee. We’d love to have you join us!