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Count Down to OGS Conference 2014 is ON!

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Ontario Genealogical Society
Spring is finally here and that means there are only four more weeks until Conference 2014 at Brock University. Check out the Conference website for a slate of speakerstour information, and the terrific marketplace.

Those registrants wishing to order meals must register before APRIL 17th.

Register Now: http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference2014/register.php

Check out what OGS Niagara Conference 2014 has to offer

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

If you haven’t registered for Conference 2014 yet, now is the time. Early Bird rates apply until the end of the month and you’ll have the chance to explore all sorts of exciting genealogical activities.
Two Days of Tours to choose from
A schedule of terrific speakers
Workshops and lectures
All in beautiful Niagara Region

Register now to take advantage of all that OGS Conference 2014 has to offer!

Shuttle Buses for Conference Registrants

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

The Conference 2014 committee is making arrangements for shuttle buses to operate between the Conference at Brock University and the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus of Niagara College. More details on the shuttles and costs will be available shortly.

Registrants who will not be bringing their own vehicle to Conference are advised to book their accommodations at the Niagara on the Lake location: http://www.stayrcc.com/properties/view/index/Niagara-on-the-Lake/ 

Register for Conference 2014 before the Early Bird Deadline for a Better Deal

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Early Bird pricing for Conference 2014 will end on Feb. 28th, 2014.

Until then a full weekend package (covering Friday night, Saturday and Sunday lectures) is only $120 for members and $150 for non members.

Check out the Conference website for more details, to download the brochure and to register online.

Experience OGS Conference 2014 Online!

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

If you’ve always wanted to attend Conference but the distance has made it impossible, there is now a way to experience some of the benefits of an OGS Conference from your own home.

Seven of our lecture sessions will be available online via live streaming during the Conference weekend and can be registered for separately.

Sign up for one or more sessions and experience Conference from home for the first time. Webinar Registration:http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference2014/registerweb.php

FYI: Registration for OGS Niagara Branch Conference 2014 NOW OPEN!!

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Well it is time!! OGS Conference 2014 Registration has opened!! Please read all instructions before proceeding to make the registration process work for you. Click on the link below to begin.

http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference2014/register.php

A first for OGS Conferences, Niagara Branch Conference 2014 is Pleased to offer

LIVE STREAMING OF SESSIONS

If you have never attended an OGS Conference due to distance or cost

YOU CAN NOW JOIN IN!!

The AGM and Branch Executive Meeting will be hosted and live-streamed on Adobe Connect FREE for all.

The Plenary: Social Media Panel will be broadcasted via Google+ hangout.

Watch the Conference Website for further details & instructions.

You must register online to view the Sessions offered by the following Speakers:

Speakers streaming in:

Luana Darby (Ohio)

  • Audrey Collins (England)
  • Dave Obee (British Columbia)
  • David Holman (England)

Speakers streaming out:

  • Stephen Young
  • Chris Paton
  • Lesley Anderson

Whether it be in person or online, we look forward to welcoming you to Conference 2014.

FYI: Exciting News About OGS Niagara Conference 2014

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Wondering what surprises and delights OGS Conference 2014 will have in store for you? Wonder no more. Niagara Peninsula Branch will be releasing their Conference Program and line-up of Speakers this evening on their Conference 2014 website.

Let the planning begin!

Conference Niagara 2014 Needs Your Opinion

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Here we go again — we have removed and added two new tours! As we are busy preparing for conference, we have come to the spot were we have to decide about which tours to offer. We know what we like for the tours but we really would like to know which ones you like. We are also thinking about offering tours on Thursday and Friday, comments are welcome.

Please visit the Conference 2014 website at www.ogs.on.ca/conference2014/index.php and select “Tours Survey.” You can view and read about the five possible tours and make your opinion count with the poll on the webpage.

Thanks for being involved and sharing your opinion. – The Conference 2014 Committee

FYI: Conference 2014 Tour Survey Results Are In

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

The Conference Committee would like to thank all those who voted for the tours options and thank you for your comments. This survey was to get a better understanding of the research needs of those who attend conferences. We will use this information to continue to develop the tours.

We believe you will truly enjoy the final choices. Please watch our website or ‘Like Us’ on Facebook to get the latest information about the OGS Niagara Conference 2014. Your comments are always welcome at:conference2014@ogs.on.ca

Attending Next Year’s OGS Conference? Conference 2014 Needs Your Opinion

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

As we are busy preparing for conference, we have come to the spot where we have to decide about which tours to offer. We know what we like for the tours but we really would like to know which ones you like. We are also thinking about offering tours on Thursday and Friday, comments are welcome.

Please visit Conference 2014 website at:http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference2014/index.php. If you select Tours Survey, you can view and read about the five tours and make your opinion count with the poll on the webpage.

Thanks for being involved and your opinion.

-The Conference 2014 Committee