April 20 and 21, 2018

The Beach Club Resort, 181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, British Columbia


Keynote speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Thomas  is an American genealogy professional who specializes in the use of technology and social media to improve research and to connect with others in the family history community. (click here for Thomas’ full bio)


Lesley Anderson

Lesley  has been involved with genealogy for more than forty-five years, beginning with researching her own family tree.  For the past ten years she has worked as the Canadian spokesperson for Ancestry.ca.   She also speaks at conferences and seminars as well as guest appearances on television and radio.  (click here for Lesley’s full bio)


Tara Shymanski

Tara is a professional genealogist.  Her career choice was influenced by researching her own family tree at the age of seventeen.  While Tara is a Canadian research specialist she also has extensive experience researching American and English records and knows exactly how to find those ever-so elusive documents.  (click here for Tara’s full bio)

Full conference details and registration information will be available at a later date.

 (for more information please contact conference2018@qbfhs.ca)