Request for Lecture Proposals for the 34th Annual FSGS Conference
Submission Deadline: 28 May 2010
The Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS) is accepting program proposals for the 2010 Conference (the 34th Annual FSGS Conference) which is scheduled to be held 12-13 November 2010 in Sarasota, Florida.
Among the topics being considered are lectures on Computers/Technology, Beginning Genealogy, Online and General Research Sources, (i.e. New Family Search, Footnote, Ancestry.com, etc) Florida Research (i.e., history, available records, repositories) Ethnic or Religious Groups, Immigration/migration, Society Management (Including Society Websites, Technology and Publishing) and broader genealogical topics including methodology, problem solving, publishing, military records, land records, etc.
Proposals should include the following information:
Each session will be limited to one hour. Presentations should include a brief ten-minute question-and-answer period. Camera-ready syllabus material (due 1 October 2010) will be required for each presentation whether lecture, seminar or workshop. The syllabus will be distributed at the conference.
- The title of the lecture and a brief, but specific, outline and/or abstract.
- Short summary for the program schedule (one or two sentences).
- Audience skill level (i.e., beginner, intermediate, advanced or any mixture.)
- Speaker's name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.
- Brief speaker's biography (150 words or less)
- Brief resume of recent lecturers the speaker has given.
Each speaker will be limited to a maximum of three presentations; however, up to six proposals can be submitted. FSGS conference lecturers will receive a limited compensation package (available upon request).
Interested individuals should submit proposals and questions to the FSGS Conference Chair, Cindy Hineman, 10084 Meridian Way N, #1, 33410; Telephone—772 532-6288; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals may be submitted via e-mail in a PDF file or an MS-Word Doc file.