Friday, May 10, 2019

Genealogy with a Canadian Twist: Call for Presenters



Looking4Ancestors is pleased to announce a Call for Presenters for Genealogy with a Canadian Twist.
Proposals will be accepted from May 10 through May 31, 2019.

Kathryn Lake Hogan is the host, moderator and producer of Canada's only weekly genealogy webinar that focuses on Canadian genealogy and genealogy from a Canadian perspective. Our attendees from all over the world - Canada, USA, Germany, Australia, England - join us just about every Thursday at 1:00 pm Eastern.


  • Speakers interested in presenting a webinar for 2019 - 2020 must submit their proposals online. 
  • Preference will be given to speakers who specialize in Canadian genealogy and/or are Canadian and/or live in Canada. 
  • Looking4Ancestors welcomes submissions of all topics. New presentations are encouraged.
  • Speakers may submit up to 4 presentation proposals. Presentations may cover any relevant genealogy or family history topic but MUST include Canadian records and/or examples. 


Presentation Topics
The following topics have been requested by our webinar audience:

  • Immigration / Migration / Settlement of Ethnic and Cultural groups to Canada, in particular Irish, German, Douhkbor, Ukrainian, Scandinavian.
  • DNA: beginner and intermediate topics about DNA, which tests to use, what the results mean, etc.
  • Canadian Record Groups, especially land records, court records, and/or unusual records.
  • Technology: ways to use technology in genealogy, new products, software, etc.
  • Research in the Prairie Provinces
  • Research in the Maritime Provinces
  • What's That App: 3 presenters are invited to show-off their favourite app for productivity, genealogy and fun/entertainment. Should you wish to submit for this topic include your 3 apps.


Presentation Length
Presentations should be 30-40 minutes long, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. 

Compensation
Invited speakers will receive an honourarium.

Additional Information
Our webinars are presented in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. 
Invitations to participate will be issued no later than June 7, 2019.  The deadline for acceptance and submission of signed speaker agreement is June 18, 2019.
Hand-out materials are due 3 days before scheduled webinar date.


© Copyright by Kathryn Lake Hogan, 2019. All Rights Reserved.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

This Week: Double the Webinars, Double the Genealogy

This week we are doubling the fun, doubling the genealogy, and doubling the learning with double the webinars. Two Genealogy with a Canadian Twist weekly webinars this week.

Episode 24: Just Across the Border 

You never know who you may find, or what you may find in border entry records. Discover why our ancestors may have crossed the Canada-USA border, and learn what information can be found in border entry records. 
Click here to register for this webinar

AND



Episode 25: Researching Your French Canadian Ancestors in Québec 
Guest presenter, Luana Darby, AG® will be sharing resources for researching your French-Canadian ancestors in 'la belle' province, Québec. Luana has had hands-on experience in Quebec researching the ancestors and stories of her husband and children.
Register for this webinar by clicking here

Webinar Details
Canada, United States and Mexico
Episode 24: Thursday, March 7
1:00 pm ET | 12:00 noon CT | 11:00 am MT | 10:00 am PT
AND
Episode 25:  Thursday, March 7
8:00 pm ET | 7:00 pm CT | 6:00 pm MT | 5:00 pm PT

United Kingdom
Episode 24: Thursday, March 7
6:00 pm BST
AND
Episode 25: Friday, March 8
1:00 am BST

Europe
Episode 24: Thursday, March 7
7:00 pm CET
AND
Episode 25: Friday, March 8
2:00 am CET

Australia and New Zealand
Episode 24: Friday, March 8
2:00 am AWST | 3:30 am ACST | 4:00 am AEST | 4:30  am ACDT | 5:00 am AEDT | 7:00 am NZDT
AND
Episode 25: Friday, March 8

9:00 am AWST | 10:30 am ACST | 11:00 am AEST | 11:30  am ACDT | 12:00 noon AEDT | 2:00 pm NZDT



© Copyright by Kathryn Lake Hogan, 2019. All Rights Reserved.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Marching Forward with Five New Episodes of Genealogy with a Canadian Twist



After 3 weeks of literally being sick and tired, I am BACK with new episodes of Genealogy with a Canadian Twist Weekly Webinars.

We are Marching forward with five webinars this month.
Click on the blue links to register for these free webinars.


March 7
Episode 24: Just Across the Border 

Discover why our ancestors may have crossed the Canada-USA border, and learn what information can be found in border entry records.

March 7
Episode 25: 
Researching Your French Canadian Ancestors in Québec 

Guest presenter, Luana Darby, AG® will be sharing resources for researching your French-Canadian ancestors in 'la belle' province, Québec. Luana has had hands-on experience in Quebec researching the ancestors and stories of her husband and children.
**This is a special evening webinar at 8:00 pm ET | 7:00 pm CT | 6:00 pm MT | 5:00 pm PT


March 14
Episode 26: 
Researching Black History in Canada: Part 2

In this second part of our series about Black History in Canada, we are focusing on the Underground Railroad, how to research our Black ancestors during this time period of Canadian history, and we'll discuss some Black Canadians who have made a difference in our country.

March 21
Episode 27:
 Researching Our Female Ancestors

This week we are researching our female ancestors. What was the role of Canadian women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? How did the First World War affect social, cultural and political roles of Canadian women?

March 28
Episode 28:
 Back to Basics - 1901 & 1911 Censuses of Canada

The 1901 and 1911 Censuses of Canada contain some of the best information that can be found about our ancestors. In this episode, we're digging into all the details about these two census records.

Webinar Details
Canada, United States and Mexico
Thursdays - March 7, 14, 21, 28
1:00 pm ET | 12:00 noon CT | 11:00 am MT | 10:00 am PT

United Kingdom
Thursdays - March 7, 14, 21, 28
6:00 pm BST

Europe
Thursdays - March 7, 14, 21, 28
7:00 pm CET

Australia and New Zealand
Fridays - March 8, 15, 22, 29
2:00 am AWST | 3:30 am ACST | 4:00 am AEST | 4:30  am ACDT | 5:00 am AEDT | 7:00 am NZDT



© Copyright by Kathryn Lake Hogan, 2019. All Rights Reserved.