Conference Schedule


Friday, October 13, 2017

 

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.       Registration

5:15 - 5:30 p.m.       Opening Remarks - Stanley Room 313
 

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE TITLE

5:45 - 7:00 p.m.

Michelle Chubenko

Jersey Roots:  Touring the Garden State

5:45 - 7:00 p.m.

Matthew Bielawa and
Jonathan Shea

Introduction to Polish and Eastern European Family History:  Part I

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Refreshments and
View Exhibits

Finger sandwiches, coffee and tea are
included in the price of the conference
registration

7:45 - 9:00 p.m.

Tadeusz Piłat

Greek Catholics in Poland and Family
Research

7:45 - 9:00 p.m.

Matthew Bielawa and
Jonathan Shea

Introduction to Polish and Eastern Europe Family History:  Part II

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

 

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.       Registration

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.       Opening Remarks - Stanley Room 313

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE TITLE

9:30 - 10:45 a.m

David Ouimette

From Wojtowa to Chicopee:  The Story
of Polish Immigrant Millworkers

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Julie Szczepankiewicz

The Ins and Outs of Geneteka:  How it
Works and How to Use It Most Effectively

11:00 - 12:15 p.m  

Dr. Mieczslaw Biskupski

Did Pilsudski Raise a Polish Army
in America?

11:00 - 12:15 p.m

Michelle Chubenko

Ukrainian Genealogy:  Discovery Online Resources

12:15 - 1:30 p.m Lunch and View Exhibits  A Polish-American luncheon is included
 in the price of the conference
 registration.


1:45 - 3:00 p.m. David Ouimette Overcoming Spelling Problems and Unlocking the Power of Names

1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Thomas Sadauskas Europe's World War II Displace Persons (DPs):  Their Little Known Story

3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Tadeusz Piłat Military Conscription Lists in the Kingdom of Poland and Genealogical Research

3:15 - 5:00 p.m. View Conference Research Center and Exhibits

Stanley Room 313
3:15 - 5:00 p.m. Consultations To Be Announced at Time of Conference