Only 20 more days until FGS 2011!
That means I should be giving some serious thought to my post-conference research but before I start working on that plan, here is a look at how I'm planning to spend Thursday, September 8 in Springfield.
8:30-10:00 - Opening Session and Keynote Address - Keynote Speaker, David S. Ferrier, Archivist of the United States
10:00 - Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
11:00-12:00 - Illinois Migration and Settlement Patterns - Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG
12:15 - Luncheon - Get Off That Fence and Start Writing, International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) Luncheon - Pat Richley-Erickson (DearMYRTLE)
2:00-3:00 - Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past. Present and Future - Lisa Alzo
3:30-4:30 - The Case of the Disappearing Dude - Debra S. Mieszala, CG
5:00-6:00 - Going Beyond the Bare Bones: Reconstructing Your Ancestors' Lives - Thomas Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA
6:00-8:00 - Exhibit Hall - Society Showcase and Door-prize Drawings
The full conference schedule is available on the FGS website as is a brief bio for each speaker. Don't forget, Saturday, August 20 is the last day to pre-register or purchase
tickets for events, luncheons and workshops.
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Disclosure: I am an Official Blogger for FGS 2011.