Monday, July 14, 2014

Ontario Genealogical Society Monthly Webinar Series: 2015 Call for Papers


The Ontario Genealogical Society is now accepting proposals for the OGS Monthly Webinar Series 2015. We are looking for interesting one-hour webinar presentations.

Topics of interest

We invite proposals on a wide range of topics, in particular:

  • Ontario-specific topics (laws, records, land, history, etc.)
  • Ethnic research (Scottish, Irish, English, African-Canadian, German, etc.)
  • Canadian military research
  • Loyalist research
  • Ontario land research
  • DNA/genetic genealogy
  • Methodology and skill-building
  • Technology and trends in genealogy
  • Interesting case studies (Ontario specific)
  • Organization and project/time management

Submission guidelines

Each submission should include:

  • Speaker’s name, address, phone number, and email address
  • Lecture title and a brief but comprehensive outline (single page maximum)
  • Lecture summary for conference brochure (25 words or less)
  • Suggested audience level: B, B/I, I, I/A, A, or All
  • Brief speaker biography (50 words or less)
  • Resume of prior speaking experience

Please submit proposals in PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Use your last name and shortened title as a file name. Speakers may submit up to four proposals for consideration. Submit each proposal via email to webinar@ogs.on.ca no later than August 15, 2014.
Selected speakers will be notified in September. Further information will be provided at that time.

Compensation

Selected speakers receive an honorarium for each webinar presentation.

About the Ontario Genealogical Society

The Ontario Genealogical Society, founded in 1961, is the leading society in all aspects of Ontario related family history research, preservation and communication. Our mission is to encourage, bring together and assist those interested in the pursuit of family history and to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage. The Ontario Genealogical Society is the largest genealogical society in Canada. Visit us at www.ogs.on.ca.