The following announcement has been released by the Ontario Genealogical Society about this year's conference:
"Online registration is
now open for this year's Ontario Genealogical Society annual conference, "Tracks
through Time" from May 29-31, 2015, at Georgian College Campus, Barrie, ON,
The conference theme "Tracks through Time" originates from the
130th Anniversary of the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway across
Canada. Many family historians have their roots in the immigrant laborers who
built this railway across our vast country. Other ancestors were tempted by the
transportation routes and migration opportunities allowed by its completion.
Still others worked for the railway company itself over the years to follow. As
researchers, we "track" our family history through time in many ways, always
attempting to ensure we are "tracking" the right people from the right line. The
variations on "Tracks through Time" are endless.
and registration details to join hundreds of other family historians seeking
new methods and record groups for "Tracking their Families though
Follow updates on the OGS
and watch for video interviews with some of the Conference Speakers on the OGS
The addition of the short videos on the Society's YouTube channel are a great innovation allowing participants the chance of getting to know some of the conference speakers in advance. So far, two such videos have been posted; one featuring Janet Few and a second featuring Thomas MacEntee.
The program has much to offer genealogists, from beginner to advanced.