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Special Presentations 2024

A link to Linda’s presentation is available on the Members only page for OCAPG members who were unable to attend the live presentation.

Consider joining OCAPG to attend events like this one for free. Membership is $12 per year for APG members and you don’t have to live in Ontario. Here’s how to join: https://apgcan.org/join-us/

Activities 2024

What’s new with our members? Plus other genealogy news and events of interest.

All times are EDT unless otherwise noted.

January 2024:

February 2024:

Thomas MacEntee – Wed. Feb 14 at 2:00 p.m., “AI and Genealogy: Trouble ahead?”, Legacy Family Tree webinar

Jane Simpson – Sun. Feb 18 at 2:00 p.m. – will present her latest book, Shades of Allegiance: Hidden Loyalties of the Giraud/Gerow Family in the American Revolution., Kawartha Branch, UELAC

Elizabeth Shown Mills– Feb 23rd at 2:00 p.m., “Finding Females: Wives, Mothers, Daughters, Sisters & Paramours“, Legacy Family Tree Webinar

ROOTS TECH 2024 – Feb 29 – March 2, 2024, virtual and in-person event in Salt Lake City

March 2024:

OGS 2024  call for Candidates for the Board of Directors is open – deadline for submission of applications is March 30th at 11:59 p.m.

Kathryn Lake Hogan – Thurs. Mar 7th at 7:00 p.m. “Oh, Canadiana!”,  OGS webinar

April 2024:

Linda Yip, Wed. April 3rd at 7:30 p.m., “Take Control of the Chaos: Getting Your Genealogy Business Organized with Project Management Software”, online presentation OCAPG  Register here 

Judy G. Russell, Thurs. April 11 at 5:00 p.m., “Silent Storytellers: A Genealogist’s Guide to Cemetery Photography“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

Johanne Gervais, Fri. April 19 at 2:00 p.m. “Tools to research your French Canadian Ancestors“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

 May 2024:

Linda Yip, Wed. May 8th at 8:00 p.m., Legacy Family Tree Webinar,  Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy – lessons learned from a Chinese genealogist

Kaye Prince- Hollenberg,  Wed. May 15 at 12:00 p.m.  APG Professional Development Cttee.,  Preparing for In-Person Research: How to Win Over the Record Keepers 

Elizabeth Shown Mills, Fri. May 24 at 2:00 p.m., “ Identity Crises: Right Name, Wrong Man? Wrong Name, Right Man?“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

June 2024:
UELAC Dominion Conference,”…The Story Continues”- Jun 6-9, 2024, Virtual and in-person Cornwall, Ontario
OGS Conference 2024,   “An Interactive Experience: Explore, Engage, Enjoy”,  Jun 14-16, 2024, Toronto, Ontario

Special Note: APGCAN formerly OCAPG, is a Presenting Partner with APG at the OGS conference in Toronto

July 2024:

Natalie Bodle – Thurs. Jul 4  at 7:00 p.m. “Unearthing the Treasures of the Irish Register of Deeds“, OGS webinar

August 2024:
Janice NickersonFri, Aug 16 at 2:00 p.m. EDT, Six MORE Free Websites Every Ontario Genealogist Needs“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

Kaye Prince- Hollenberg,  Mon. Aug 19 at 4:30 p.m. .” Landscape of Dreams: Jewish Genealogy in Canada”, 44th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kaye Prince- Hollenberg,  Tues. Aug 20 at 3:15 p.m., “Holocaust Compensation and the United Restitution Organization” ,44th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

September 2024:
APG annual Professional Management Conference,  Sept. 19-21

Kaye Prince- Hollenberg,  Sat. Sept 14 ,“Landscape of Dreams: Jewish Genealogy in Canada”, Norfolk County Genealogy Symposium, Norfolk County Archives

October 2024:
Kendra Gaede
, Sat. Oct 5,11:00 a.m. MDT, “Western Canadian Military Records for Beginners: Honouring our ancestors by exploring their service”, Family Roots Genealogy Conference, presented by the Alberta Family Histories Society, Blackfoot Hotel, Calgary

Kendra Gaede, Sat. Oct 5, 2:30 p.m. MDT, “Western Canadian Immigration Documents for the Family Historian, Family Roots Genealogy Conference, presented by the Alberta Family Histories Society, Blackfoot Hotel, Calgary

November 2024:

December 2024: