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Presenters

THE EXPERTS
Overseas Presenters
Carol Becker
United States
Married to a genealogist (Paul Milner)
James Beidler
United States
German genealogy
Mia Bennett
England
English & DNA expert
Kelli Bergheimer
United States
Writer, teacher, editor and speaker
Kevin Borland
United States
Genetic genealogy
Fiona Brooker
New Zealand
Professional Genealogist
Angie Bush
United States
DNA expert
Janine Cloud
USA
FTDNA Group Projects Manager
Maurice Gleeson
England
DNA & Irish expert
Daniel Horowitz
Israel
Genealogy expert at MyHeritage
Tahitia McCabe
Scotland
Head of Strathclyde Institute of Genealogical Studies
Paul Milner FUGA, M.Div.
United States
British Isles expert
Alan R. Moorhouse
England
One name studies & UK research
Paul Nixon
England
British Army historian
Michelle Patient
New Zealand
Talking Family History co-host
Chris Paton
Scotland
Scottish & Irish expert
Jonny Perl
Creator of DNA Painter
David Rencher
United States
Irish & FamilySearch expert
Judy Russell
United States
Methodology expert
Donna Rutherford
England
DNA expert
Wayne Shepheard
Canada
Helen Shields
England
Auntie Kate, alter ego of One-Placer Helen Shields
Sue Swalwell
England
A hunter of lost stories
Dr Penny Walters
England
Lecturer, speaker & writer
Australian Presenters
Carol Baxter
QLD
Internationally-acclaimed author and speaker
Louise Coakley
QLD
Genetic genealogist
Kerry Farmer
NSW
DNA, Australia, Scotland
Shauna Hicks
QLD
Archivist, speaker, author
Mel Hulbert
NSW
Educator and researcher, specialising in DNA
Jenny Joyce
NSW
Lecturer, teacher & writer
Eric Kopittke
QLD
German research expert
Rosemary Kopittke
QLD
Speaker, editor, author
Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
TAS
Social historian
Dr Perry McIntyre AM
NSW
Immigration to NSW of single females during the Irish Famine
Betty O’Neill
New South Wales
Family History Author
Jason Reeve
NSW
Ancestry Content Manager
Helen Smith
QLD
Professional genealogist
Jody Taylor
New South Wales
Veronica Williams
NSW
Enthusiastic genealogist with a special interest in genetic research

Book for FHDU 2022

Book now to jump onboard. You can book for the in-person event or the Virtual Plus or Virtual Basic to join us from home.

Attend in-person

Attend FHDU 2022 in-person at a great venue. Interact with speakers, exhibitors and hundreds of like-minded attendees at a real in-person event.

Enjoy 4 days of family history from over 30 speakers, on a wide variety of family history topics including:

  • attend up to 24 presentations over four days
  • watch up to 72+ presentations as recordings until 28 February 2023
  • entry into the AU$12,000 prize draw
  • access to the live exhibition at the event
  • access to the virtual exhibition until 28 February 2023
  • save with hundreds of $$$ in special offers
  • access to the exclusive discussion hub - interact online with speakers, exhibitors and other attendees - before, during and after the conference
  • 60-page FHDU 2022 guide and goodies bag

Book without risk:

  • cancel with full refund up to 31 July 2022
  • cancel with refund of the fee paid less $100 between 1 August and 25 October 2022 (you still get access to any pre-conference recorded presentations)
  • change to Virtual Plus or Virtual Basic up to 25 October 2022 for the cost difference

Rest assured, your safety is very important. We'll be taking all the recommended Covid-19 safety measures.

To book, simply fill out your details in the booking form and we'll keep you informed of developments.

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON

Virtual Plus

Enjoy all the benefits and extras of the in-person event, except for the in-person experience - and save on travel, accommodation and catering costs.

Includes:

  • watch live online up to 24 main theatre presentations over four days as they are given
  • watch up to 72+ presentations as recordings until 28 February 2023
  • entry into the AU$12,000 prize draw
  • access to the virtual exhibition until 28 February 2023
  • save with hundreds of $$$ in special offers
  • access to the exclusive discussion hub - interact online with speakers, exhibitors and other attendees - before, during and after the conference
  • 60 page FHDU 2022 guide and goodies bag - posted to you

Book without risk:

  • cancel with full refund up to 31 July 2022
  • cancel with refund of the fee paid less $100 between 1 August and 25 October 2022 (you still get access to any pre-conference recorded presentations)
  • change to In-person or Virtual Basic up to 25 October 2022 for the cost difference

To book, simply fill out your details in the booking form and we'll keep you informed of developments.

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON

Virtual Basic

The no-frills (cheapest) way to enjoy all 60+ presentations - as recordings at your convenience.

Includes:

  • watch up to 72+ presentations as recordings until 28 February 2023
  • choose any one or more tracks
  • save with the megabundle - all four tracks for less than the cost of three
  • access to the virtual exhibition until 28 February 2023
  • save with hundreds of $$$ in special offers
  • access to the exclusive discussion hub - interact online with speakers, exhibitors and other attendees - before, during and after the conference
  • 60 page FHDU 2022 guide - PDF download

Book without risk

  • cancel with full refund up to 31 July 2022
  • cancel with refund of the fee paid less $100 between 1 August and 25 October 2022 (you still get access to any pre-conference recorded presentations)
  • upgrade to In-person or Virtual Plus up to 25 October 2022 for the cost difference

To book, simply fill out your details on the booking form and we'll keep you informed of developments.

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON
FAQS

Questions people ask

Can I share the recordings with others?

Unfortunately, we have to say no. Recordings are licensed for personal use only - to you and your immediate family. They are available for online viewing only. They must not be viewed in a public or group environment. A unique access code is given to every person. Copyright ownership remains with the presenter.

When will the recordings be available to book for and how long will they be available to view?

Recordings are included in all participation options - In-Person, Virtual Plus and Virtual Basic. Virtual Basic will remain open to book (purchase access to) after the event until 31 January 2023. Bonus recordings will be available as released progressively in the lead up to the conference. All recordings will continue to be available to view online until 28 February 2023.

What presentations will be recorded?

All presentations given at the event as well as other sponsored and other presentations supplied as recordings only. All sponsored recordings will be included in every track package. Workshops and dinner presentations will not be recorded.

What will the recordings cost?

Access to recordings is included at no extra cost for those attending In person or Virtual Plus.

Recordings are also available as a no-frills Virtual Basic package as a complete set and as individual tracks, as follows:

  • Mega-bundle - $295 (all four tracks for less than the price of 3)
  • DNA: Genetic research - $99
  • Researching abroad - $99
  • Australia & New Zealand - $99
  • Methodology & General - $99

The cost is the same whether pre-booked or booked later - up to 31 January 2023

What if I have to cancel a booking?

We will refund as follows:

  • by 31 August 2022 - full refund of fee paid
  • 1 September to 31 October 2022 - fee paid less AU$100
    (you still get access to 21 bonus recordings)
  • from 1 November to 8 November 2022 no refund (you will still have access to all 78 recordings, all exhibitor special offers and (if you are cancelling in-person or Virtual Plus) you remain in the prize draw)

An alternative to cancellation (up to 31 October 2022) - convert the in-person event to Virtual Plus or Virtual Basic (full program), with a refund of the cost difference.