23 January 2015

Gene-O-Rama 2015

Registration for Gene-O-Rama 2015 is now open. It will be held March 27-28, at the Confederation Education Centre 1645 Woodroffe Avenue Ottawa. Details are at http://ogsottawa.on.ca/gene-o-rama/

17 January 2015

Ottawa Branch January Presentation

On Sat, 24 January, 1pm in the City of Ottawa Archives (Room 115), Elizabeth Kipp will be talking about One Name Studies. Elizabeth will provide an examination of several different sites for surname studies and discuss how to choose the best. 

This meeting will be simulcast for members who can't join us in person. To join the meeting, go to: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/ottawaogs/ 
If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before: Test your connection: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html
Following the monthly presentation, the Computer Special Interest Group will meet in the same room.

The day will start at 10:30am with Genealogy: Back to Basics - Getting Started?

Ontario Genealogical Society Conference Survey

The OGS Conference Advisory Committee is looking for your input into future Society Conferences. This survey is open to members and non-members as well as those who have not yet attended the annual Conference. Please take a few minutes and fill it out online. Thank you.

12 January 2015

Genealogy Roadshow starts 13 Jan

Jim Stanzell just reminded me that season two of PBS’ Genealogy Roadshow premieres Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. ET and airs every Tuesday through February 24.The show's website is at http://www.pbs.org/genealogy-roadshow/home/