I have just registered for the 17th annual BIFHSGO conference tobe held in Ottawa from September 14th to the 16th. This year’s theme is Scotland.
On Day 1 I plan to attend 4 lectures –
An Introduction to Researching Scottish Family History – presented by Chris Paton
Lord Selkirk and the Settlement of Scottish Highlanders in Canada – presented by Lucille Campey
After the lunch break, I will take in two more lectures, and they are –
Scottish House and Land History – presented by Chris Paton
Online Books: Are they Really Good Resources? – presented by Tony Bandy
And I will top off the day by having a “get together” supper held at the Bay Street Bistro where my husband and myself usually have good food and conversation with fellow genealogists.
Then on Sunday, I will attend –
Seeking a Better Future; The English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec – presented by Lucille Campey
The Good Commonwealth – presented by Chris Paton
I will enjoy lunch, and then I will attend the following sessions in the afternoon -
The Scots in Ontario – a New Look at the Data – presented by Lucille Campey
The Mount Stewart Murder – presented by Chris Paton
All of the lecture abstracts are at www.bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=98.
The biographies of each of the speakers is at www.bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=94
I will post my reactions to the different lectures that I plan to attend on Monday, September 17th.