One World - One Family Conference Announced

One World - One Family Conference Announced
One World-One Family, Discover Your Family Roots announced their conference by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Kitchener Ontario Stake). The registration is only $20 and this includes a box lunch. Registration can be done online.

They have a great lineup of speakers and workshops! Some of the featured speakers are
  • Paul F. Smart (Keynote Address) - FamilySearch, Salt Lake City (retired) and specialist in British Family History
  • J. Brian Gilchrist (Plenary Address) - One of Canada's leading genealogical authorities
and Special Addresses by
  • Stephen Woodworth - Member of Parliament, Kitchener Centre
  • Ken Seiling - Chair, Waterloo Region

Here are other great speakers and topics that will be covered:
  • 200,000 Resources on the Genealogy Research Library by Noel Elliot
  • Beginning Family History Research by Claire Nabrotzky
  • Canada 150: Writing Your Family History by Harry van Bommel, M.Ad.Ed., CTDP
  • Digital Record Keeping in Genealogy by Shirley-Ann Pyefinch
  • Discovering My Mennonite Past by Helen Warner
  • Documenting your Ancestors During the War of 1812 by J. Brian Gilchrist
  • French-Canadian Research by Noel Elliot
  • How Can I Do British Research from Home? by Paul F. Smart
  • How to Find your First Nations Ancestors by Priscilla Tobey
  • How to Make an Interactive Family History Blog by Dara Tomasson
  • Indexing - Assisting in the Digital Revolution by Joe and Monika Brooks
  • Keynote Address: New and Improved Sources and Resources at Family Search by Paul F. Smart
  • New Canadian Research Tools by J. Brian Gilchrist
  • Plenary Address: Believe it or Not: It all Happened During 40 years of Family History by J. Brian Gilchrist
  • Publishing Your Family History by William Goddard
  • Reading German Genealogical Records by Joe Gerrath
  • Resources for Spanish Family History Research by Carace Piedra
  • The Best Approach for British Research for Canadians by Paul F. Smart
  • The Difference between Chinese and Other Records by Sheila Hsia
  • The Difference between Chinese and Other Records - Questions & Answers by Sheila Hsia
  • The Safe Manipulation of GEDCOM Files by Don Wright
  • Waterloo Region Generations: A project to record the family history of those who once lived in the Waterloo Region by Darryl Bonk

There is a One World One Family Facebook and Twitter page to keep up to date on the conference.

For those living in the area and able to attend this conference, it is a great opportunity to learn form some great genealogical speakers and network with others in the area. If you would like to get more information on this conference, the contact information is as follows:

Phone: (416) 273-8816 / (519) 836-8499 or Email:

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