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Register now for OGS Conference 2023!

The Ontario Genealogical Society’s annual Conference is taking place in September this year, with the theme of Diversity in Genealogy and a particular focus on the Grand River and the communities along its banks.

Over three days from September 8 to 10, Conference 2023 will offer 24 hour-long sessions, a plenary keynote presentation, an open-chat genealogy lounge with expert historians, information on many of Ontario’s heritage organizations, an interactive genealogy road-trip map for Brant County, and more. Among over 20 different speakers featured at Conference 2023, 6 are Toronto Branch members, who’ll be presenting on a range of fascinating topics:

Beth Adams: The wedge between truth and lore

Linda CorupeBecoming Canadian and Voting for genealogy

John Davis: The Haldimand Tract land records: How they are different

Jane MacNamara: Did your ancestor lease land in Upper Canada and Grand plans for the Grand River

Gordon McBean: Facial recognition in genealogy, not just CSI anymore!

Janice NickersonEarly Japanese families in Ontario

This will be a fully virtual conference, with all sessions available for $85, or just $70 if you are an OGS member. Add a special hands-on Friday workshop on making the most of Findmypast for an extra $25.

Find out more and register now for OGS Conference 2023 – Diversity in Genealogy.

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