Conference Schedule
 
       Conference Kick-Off:  Saturday, October 31st, 2020 
                              (note changes, as of 10/23/20 - new start time 09:30 AM)
 
Schedule
9:30am – 5:30pm (Central time)
 
9:30-10:00 am
 
 
Introductory Remarks
 - Welcome, logistics for the day 
 - Humanities KS support, "Tell Me a Story" video 
 - Passports to the Past: Discovering Your Family Stories 
  
 
 
Barb LaClair
10:00 – 11:00 am
Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors (Presentation + Q&A)
Lisa Alzo
11:00-11:15 am
Break – sponsor ads, doorprizes, exhibitors, etc
(Scrolling slideshow)
11:15 – 12:15
Silent Voices: Telling the Stories of Your Female Ancestors (Presentation + Q&A)
Lisa Alzo
12:15 – 1:00 pm
Lunch Break with Genealogy Trivia   
Everyone
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Packrat or Genealogist? Effective Methods for Organizing Your Family History Research (Presentation + Q&A)
Lisa Alzo
2:00 – 2:15 pm
Break – sponsor ads, doorprizes, exhibitors, etc
(Scrolling slideshow)
2:15 – 3:15pm
Show, Don’t Tell: Creative Nonfiction Writing for Genealogists (Presentation + Q&A)
Lisa Alzo
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Break – sponsor ads, doorprizes, exhibitors, etc.
(Scrolling slideshow)
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Closing Session – Why Family History Matters
Leo Oliva
 
4:40 – 5:30
Social reception hour – Meet & Mingle Bingo
Join us in a fun game of virtual Ancestor Bingo - meet and mingle with other conference participants!
Everyone  (audio & video enabled)
 

 
Saturday, November 7th,  1:00 - 2:30 pm 
 
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop, led by Kim Stanley.  Real-time, interactive, Zoom session. 

 
November 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021
 
On-demand access to pre-recorded Breakout Sessions and Recorded Sessions from the kick-off day.  View at your convenience, as many as you want, as many times as you want!

 
November 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021
 
Virtual Exhibit Hall Open!  Visit and support our exhibitors. We want to make their participation worthwhile so that they will come back next year!