Monday, February 24, 2014

Reminder: OCCGS Genealogy BASH is Saturday, 1 March 2014 in Huntington Beach, California

If you reside in Southern California, I hope that you have put the OCCGS Genealogy BASH and Book Faire on your calendar - it's Saturday, 1 March 2014 at the Huntington Beach (California) Central Library (7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach CA 92648) from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

This is an all-day conference with four session times, 18 genealogy classes and 9 speakers.  The Book Faire will be in Room E from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The BASH sponsor is Legacy Family Tree, and there will be experts available to answer questions about their software product.  There will be other exhibitors also.

Registration for the Genealogy BASH and Book Faire can be done online or by postal mail - see the registration page at  The registration fee is $45 for OCCGS members, $55 for non-OCCGS members, and $10 for a box lunch.  

Here is the flyer (download it here) announcing the details:

The nine speakers, times and their topics, are:

*  Barbara Renick (Theater): 
1:00 p.m.:  How Money Affected Our Ancestors
2:30 p.m.:  Genealogy and Technology: State of the Union

*  Hank Jones (Theater):
9:15 a.m.:  When the Sources Are Wrong
10:45 a.m.: Tracing the Origins of 18th Century Palatine and Other Immigrants

*  Geoff Rasmussen (Room C):
9:15 a.m.:  Genealogist's Guide to Working With Digital Images
10:45 a.m.: Organizing, Planning and Sharing Using Legacy Family Tree

*  Gena Philibert-Ortega (Room B):
10:45 a.m.:  Elusive Genealogy Sources
1:00 p.m.: The Secret Lives of Women: Research Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind
2:30 p.m.: Enhancing Your Genealogy Using American Memory

*  Colleen Fitzpatrick (Maddy Room):
9:15 a.m.:  A Different Kind of DNA Talk
10:45 a.m.: How DNA Can Help You With Your Family History

*  CeCe Moore (Room C):
1:00 p.m.: Chromosome Mapping With Autosomal DNA: Discovering the Ancestors in You
2:30 p.m.: Real World Stories From the Desk of a DNA Detective

*  Morris Thurston (Room B):
9:15 a.m.: Telling Your Family Story Using Google Earth

*  Linda Serna (Maddy Room):
1:00 p.m.: Using Online Sources to Expand Your Family Story
2:30 p.m.: Foreign Research

*  Chris Hansen and Lloyd Budwig (Balboa Room):
9:15 a.m.: Beginning Genealogy (FREE)
1:00 p.m.: Beginning Genealogy (FREE)

*  Randy Seaver (Talbert Room):
1:00 p.m.: Understanding the Genealogical Proof Standard
2:30 p.m.: Crafting Source Citations the Easy Way

You can read the presentation summaries on the Lecture Summaries page and theSpeaker Biographies here.

I look forward to this all-day seminar each year and making two presentations.  This is the second year - I had a great time last year doing two other presentations.  I hope to see two morning presentations but haven't decided which ones to attend yet.  I also look forward to browsing the genealogy collection at the Huntington Beach library again. 

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Home KG said...

March would be very important for people who are linked with OCCGS. I wish best of luck them.

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