We have just received the summer program of the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. The program is as follows -
Registration is now open for Genetic Genealogy, a full-day workshop to be held on Saturday 6 June 2015 at North York Central Library, co-sponsored by Toronto Branch and the Library’s Canadiana Department.
This workshop will cover the main types of DNA testing available to genealogists, different analytical techniques and how the results from genetic testing are used in conducting or supporting family history research. Our keynote speaker will be Irish genetic genealogy expert Dr. Maurice Gleeson.
Early-bird rates apply until 9 May and OGS members enjoy additional discounts.
For full program and speaker details and to register online, visit http://torontofamilyhistory.org/learn/workshops/genetic-genealogy/
Toronto Branch and the Canadiana Department of North York Central Library will also be co-sponsoring a one-day workshop on Atlantic Canada Genealogy on 17 October 2015.
The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Terrence M. Punch of Halifax, Nova Scotia. We are now looking for other speakers who would like to be part of this workshop.
The deadline for submission of proposals is 16 May 2015.
The full Call for Speakers can be found at http://torontofamilyhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Call-for-Speakers-Atlantic-Canada-Genealogy.pdf.
The website is at http://torontofamilyhistory.org/
Their Facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/TOFamilyHistory