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Conference Speaker: Ruth Blair

The countdown is on to Conference 2011. Our Golden Anniversary Conference will take place May 13 – 15 at the Hamilton Convention Centre in Hamilton Ontario. On top of being a gala celebration of 50 years of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this conference is proud to feature 21 expert genealogical speakers.











Ruth Blair

Ruth Blair, a Professional Genealogist, has written two books and earned three Professional Learning Certificates in Genealogical Studies from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

Please visit her at her website:

 Recent Engagements:
OGS 2010 Conference – “Searching Modern Records in an Era of Privacy Legislation: A Case Study”
OLA Pre Conference Day to OGS 2010 Conference – “Genealogy 101: Basic Terminology and Definitions”
Oakville Public Library November 2009 – “I Want to Research my Family History – Where do I Start?”
OGS 2009 Conference – “Irish Research from Ontario” (workshop); “Beginning your Scottish Research Online” (lecture)

Ruth Blair will educate us in the following sessions:

102: A Brick Wall Chisel:  the cluster research project
1106: Maiden Aunts of the 20th Century
1301: The Whys and Wherefores of Scottish Emigration


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