Dutch Family History Lectures
Call for Speakers
Extended Deadline: 1 June 2009
The Ontario Genealogical Society’s Toronto Branch will host the Society’s annual conference on May 14-16, 2010, at the Doubletree by Hilton –
The Ontario Genealogical Society, founded in 1961, is a not-for-profit organization with more than 4,500 members. The umbrella Conference theme will be “Essentials, Innovations and Delights”.
We are looking for proposals for presentations on any aspect of Dutch family history, including (but not limited to) sources, research techniques, historical background, Dutch migration or settlement in Canada or other parts of the world, language or paleography, libraries, archives, and online resources.
Lectures will be one hour long, including 5-10 minutes for questions. Workshop proposals should allow for a three-hour session with one 20-minute break. All presentations should have a visual component. Speakers will be required to submit Syllabus material in early 2010.
Speakers will receive an honorarium, plus appropriate expenses and complimentary registration for the Conference.
Please submit your proposals by e-mail. Be sure to include your full name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, website address (if applicable) and biographical information, including recent speaking credits. For each proposal, please provide a unique title, a detailed outline up to 250 words, a summary of 50 words or less suitable for publicity, identification of the intended audience (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and A/V requirements. Multiple proposals are encouraged, but only one per page, please.
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS FOR DUTCH LECTURES: 1 June 2009
NB The deadline for other speaking proposals to the umbrella Conference remains unchanged at 1 May 2009.
To submit proposals or ask a question about the event, please contact the Conference 2010 Program Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Ontario Genealogical Society and Toronto Branch respectively, please visit:www.ogs.on.ca www.torontofamilyhistory.org.