Call for Papers: Ohio Genealogical Society
Navigating the Past: Charting a Course for Your Family Tree
The Ohio Genealogical Society is accepting proposals for its annual conference, 14-16 April 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel/Conference Center in Cincinnati. Sessions will be one-hour long, which includes a ten-minute question and answer period. Topics suitable for two-hour workshops will also be considered. Deadline for proposals is 30 June 2007.
Possible lecture topics include beginning genealogy, records, methodology, technology, migration, immigration, military, preservation, writing and publishing. Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana resources are of interest, along with ethnic topics for, but not limited to, German, Irish, English, African American and Jewish research.
Proposals should include the following information:
-Title of presentation and brief but concise outline
-Short summary of presentation for program brochure [50 word maximum]
-Audience level - beginner, intermediate, advanced, all
-Audio-visual requirements for each lecture
-Speaker's full name, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers
-Brief speaker biography
-Resume of speakers recent lecture experience
Speakers will receive an honorarium, hotel accommodations and per diem based on the number of presentations, plus travel expenses and conference registration.
Any number of proposals may be submitted. Mail two copies of each proposal, or send electronically to:
OGS 2008 Program Chair
7813 Gail Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45236-2331