2019 Polish Genealogy Conference
Schedule

Friday, October 18

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Registration

5:15 – 5:30 p.m.                      Opening Remarks       

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE  TITLE

5:45 – 7:00 Maureen Taylor  Photo Detecting 101
5:45 – 7:00 Matthew Bielawa and Jonathan Shea Introduction to Polish and Eastern European Family History:  Part I
7:00 – 7:30                 Refreshments                                                                                             Finger sandwiches, coffee and tea are Included in the
                                                                                                                                                        price of the conference registration

                                   View Exhibits                                         
7:45 – 9:00 Daniel Bućko Inaccuracies, Errors and Conflicts of Information in Polish Vital Records and How to Resolve These Problems
7:45 – 9:00 Matthew Bielawa and Jonathan Shea Introduction to Polish and Eastern European Family History:  Part II

Saturday, October 19

7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.            Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.            Opening Remarks  

TIME

SPEAKER

LECTURE  TITLE

9:30 – 10:45 Blaine Bettinger Introduction to DNA
9:30 – 10:45 Thomas Sadauskas A History of Ellis Island – Separating the Myth from Reality and What Really Happened There
11:00 – 12:15 Dr. Mieczyslaw B. Biskupski Who Created Modern Poland?
11:00 – 12:15 Maureen Taylor Advanced Photo Detecting:  Cracking the Cold Case
12:15 – 1:30                Lunch and View Exhibits                     A luncheon is included in the price of the conference registration
1:45 – 3:00 Blaine Bettinger Phasing and Mapping Your DNA
1:45 – 3:00 Thomas Sadauskas How Your Ancestors Came to America and Finding Their Records (1890 to 1950)
3:15 – 4:30 Daniel Bućko The Genealogical Value of Royal and Government Estate Inventories
4:30 – 6:00 Consultations With The Experts To Be Announced at time of Conference
4:30 – 6:00 View Conference Research Center and exhibits