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Friday’s Activities

(October 12, 2018)

Time

Session

Title

Speaker

Room

7:30am-8:30am

 

Breakfast

 

 

8:00 – 4:00pm

 

Conference Registration

 

TBD

8:30am - 9:00am   Ancestral Libation    

8:45am-9:15am

F-1

OPENING PLENARY SESSION  

In Search of Shared History

Dr. Allison Dorsey

 

9:15am-10:15am

F-2

 TBD

TBD

Grand Ballroom

10:30am-1:30am

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS-I

 

 

 

F-3

Genealogy Site Security Considerations

Dean Henry

TBD

 

F-4

Let’s Get Organized

Joyce Mosley

TBD

 

F-5

 The Beginner’s Genetic Genealogy 

 Shannon Christmas

TBD

 

F-6

Re-Discovering Camptown: Preserving African American History at Local Cemeteries

Robert Bubb

TBD

11:45am-1:15pm

F-7

AUTHOR’S LUNCHEON:

The Winners of the 2018 International

AAHGS Book Awards

Ric Murphy Moderator

Grand Ballroom

1:30pm-2:30pm

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS-II

 

 

 

F-8

Combining Traditional Research With DNA To Grow Your Family Tree

Karen Burney

TBD

 

F-9

Family Reunions: Telling the Story

Dr. Iona Vargus

TBD

 

F-10

Reframing Our Historical Lens: Reshaping The Epicenter Of African American History

Dr. Samuel T. Livingston

TBD

 

F-11

Georgia Supreme Court Case of Alison vs Settle, 1850:  A Peep into the Enslaved Life of My Great Great Grandmother

Dr. Paula Whatley Matabane

TBD

2:45pm-3:45pm

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS-III

 

 

 

F-12

Finding Revolutionary Ancestors: Understanding Your Resources

Adrienne Whaley

TBD

 

F-13

Who Were "Felix Richards Slaves"? Identifying Enslaved People Photographed Near Alexandria, Virginia

Amy Bertsch

TBD

 

F-14

Building a Slavery Database - Presentation Narrative (Pennsylvania)

Justin McHenry

TBD

 

F-15

Help Me to find my People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery

Heather Williams

TBD

4:00pm-5:00pm

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS-IV

 

 

 

F-16

Funeral Programs -- more than a genealogy tool

Margaret Jerrido

TBD

 

F-17

The Louisiana 16: History of Domestic Slave Trade, Researching Ancestors, Tracking Living Descendants

Zann Nelson

TBD

 

F-18

Using Court Records To Uncover The Lives of Slaves

Robin N. Smith

TBD

 

F-19

Beyond Subscriptions: 25 + Free Genealogy Websites

Cherie Bush

TBD

7:00pm-9:00pm

F-20

DINNER

Slavery and the Black Laws of the Northern States

Judy G. Russell

Grand Ballroom