April 20 and 21, 2018

The Beach Club Resort
181 Beachside Drive,
Parksville, BC





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)

Please click here for a list of speaker topics.

Early Bird Registration

Please note that you will be taken to an Eventbrite page to register.

Regular Pricing
January 16, 2018 – April 6, 2018
QBFHS Members
Non-QBFHS Members
Full Conference (two days)
One day (choose either day 1 or day 2)
Full Conference (two days)
One day (choose either day 1 or day 2)

 Please click on the links below for additional conference information

Conference Schedule
The Beach Club Resort accommodations
Conference Sponsors and Donors


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