Auckland Family History Expo 2017

Auckland Libraries and the Genealogical Computing Group are hosting the Auckland Family History Expo again from 5pm, Friday 11 August through till 6pm Sunday 13 August at the Fickling Convention Centre at Three Kings.

Dirk Weissleder
Chris Paton

This year, our international
guest speakers are Chris Paton (Scottish/Irish),
Dirk Weissleder (German/European) and Helen Smith (Australia/British).

Helen Smith

Friday night's programme

Friday 5pm-6pm: Reception. Mix and mingle with tea, coffee, beverages and canapés. Seats confirmed on receipt of payment.
Submit bookings by email with “Family History Expo welcome event” in subject line, including names of attendees to
6pm-7pm: Welcome and opening address followed by: Chris Paton, Genealogy without borders.
7pm-7.30pm: Living DNA: High definition Ancestral DNA testing (live webinar from the UK).
7.30pm-8.30pm: Chris Paton, Dirk Weissleder and Helen Smith, panel discussion and Q&A session: The future of family history.

Satuday and Sunday are free. We have over over 40 seminars and workshops and more than 24 family history exhibitors including:
  • Ancestry
  • Auckland Council Libraries
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Beehive Books/HOG Tours 
  • Chinese genealogy researchers 
  • Families in British India (FIBIS) 
  • FamilySearch 
  • FamNet/Jazz Software 
  • Guild of One Name Studies (GOONS),
  • Kippenberger Research Library - National Army Museum - Waiouru 
  • Indian genealogy / West Research Centre
  • My Heritage 
  • New Zealand Fencible Society Inc
  • New Zealand Micrographics/Recollect 
  • New Zealand Military Historical Society,
  • New Zealand Society of Genealogists Head Office and Interest Groups:
    English, European, Irish, Maori, Pacific Island, Scottish; 
  • Unlock the Past/Gould Genealogy
  • Wales – New Zealand Family History Society.

Download a .pdf of the full programme here


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