Welcome to Congress

Registration completed, bags collected and blogger beads have been donned. The crowds gathered and the conversations began…in fact the bus to the Australian War Memorial for the welcome did sound like a flock of happy lorikeets settling into the gum tree for the evening <smile>. The buzz didn’t cease as we entered the hall dominated … More Welcome to Congress

All App’d up for Congress in five more days

My email this morning included one from Congress 2015 convenor, Kerrie Gray…the new Congress app (on Android and Apple) is now available. Over my morning coffee I downloaded the app to my iPad, and added the sessions, and keynotes, that I was attending. Kerrie offered these useful guidelines for adding presentations to the “My Program” … More All App’d up for Congress in five more days

Meet Congress 2015 Speaker: Grace Karskens

Today’s Congress 2015 speaker interview is with Grace Karskens from the University of New South Wales, one of the keynote presenters. I’m excited about her presentation and think it will offer much food for thought for all of us. I wonder if you could tell us a little about your background?  Are you a genealogist, researcher, … More Meet Congress 2015 Speaker: Grace Karskens