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RAHS REGIONAL SEMINAR Port Macquarie – 2 days

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by admin

When: Back to Calendar March 21, 2014 – March 22, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Renaissance Room, Port Macquarie Panthers,
1 Bay Street
Settlement City Shopping Centre,Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Australia
Cost: Cost: $30.00/day or $50.00 for both days (including lunch)
Contact: Bookings Essential: History House
02 9247 8001
history@rahs.org.au

Click here to download the Seminar programme.

Click here to download Seminar registration form.

 

Friday, 21st March 2014

 

Friday 21st March 2014

9.00am                           Welcome by President of RAHS

9.10am – 10.30am      2 speakers (40 mins. each, with questions) Chair: Christine Wright

(1)    Christine Wright - Wellington’s Men in Australia (including Archibald Innes)

(2)   Perry McIntyre  – Religion and Medicine in Port Macquarie: a place of secondary punishment

10.30am – 11.00am    Morning tea – chat

11.00am – 12.30pm    2 speakers (45 mins each, with questions) Chair: Anne-Maree Whitaker

(1) Christine Yeats  – Digitisation: Tips and tactics for getting started on your digitisation project

(2)  Suzanne Holohan, Executive Officer RAHS.  Suzanne will speak on (1) Grants and (2) Social Media, as used by the RAHS, as well as hints for local societies

12.30pm – 1.30pm      Lunch (included) – sandwiches/fruit plate, tea/coffee

1.30pm – 2.15pm         Siobhan Lavelle – Port Macquarie archaeology – Chair: Kathrine Reynolds

2.15pm – 2.45pm         Q & A Session w. RAHS Staff and Councillors. Suzanne will give a short talk on significance assessment, and then open the floor to general questions. Have your questions ready!

2.45pm – 3.15pm         Afternoon tea

4.00pm – 6.00pm       Hands-on Tutorial (please note: this workshop is fully booked) – Port Macquarie Library – Ancestry Workshop with Christine Yeats on wills and use of Ancestry Portal (subject to Library’s ability to use Ancestry on 14 machines)

OR

4.00pm – 5.00pm       Tour of Historic Precinct: Courthouse and Glasshouse (self-guided)

5.00pm – 6.00pm       Self-Guided visit to Port Macquarie Historical Society museum and collections

             6.00pm – 7.00pm       Reception Port Macquarie Museum hosted by Port Macquarie Historical Society; invitations to Mayor and Councillors, local members of Parliament.   

 

Saturday 22nd March 2014

9.00am – 11.00am     3 speakers     Chair: Christine Yeats

(1)     Linda Emery, Researcher for Who Do You Think You Are? (50 mins)

(2)    Anne-Maree Whitaker – How to write Thematic History (35 mins)

(3)    Kathrine Reynolds – Dark Tales: Crime and a Port Macquarie Gaoler’s Life (35 mins)

11am – 11.30am           Morning tea – chat

11.30am – 1.00pm      2 speakers (45 mins. each, with questions)   Chair: Christine Yeats

(1)      Clive Smith, Port Macquarie, on the problems of researching from a remote/regional location

(2)     Eric Claussen, NPWS Port Macquarie – computer modelling of Lake Innes Ruins

1pm – 2pm                    Lunch (included) – sandwiches/fruit plate, tea/coffee

2pm – 3.15pm              Land Titles Workshop Part 1 – Terry Kass      Chair: Christine Wright

3.15pm – 3.45pm       Afternoon Tea

3.45pm – 5pm             Land Titles Workshop Part 2 – Terry Kass

Please note: Seminar program is subject to change and any updates will be made to this page.

Click here to download Seminar registration form.


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When: Back to Calendar March 21, 2014 – March 22, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Renaissance Room, Port Macquarie Panthers,
1 Bay Street
Settlement City Shopping Centre,Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Australia
Cost: Cost: $30.00/day or $50.00 for both days (including lunch)
Contact: Bookings Essential: History House
02 9247 8001
history@rahs.org.au

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