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Overseas Presenters
Carol Becker
United States
Married to a genealogist (Paul Milner)
James Beidler
United States
German genealogy
Mia Bennett
English & DNA expert
Kelli Bergheimer
United States
Writer, teacher, editor and speaker
Blaine Bettinger
United States
DNA expert
Kevin Borland
United States
Genetic genealogy
Fiona Brooker
New Zealand
Professional Genealogist
Angie Bush
United States
DNA expert
Maurice Gleeson
DNA & Irish expert
Daniel Horowitz
Genealogy expert at MyHeritage
Paul Milner FUGA, M.Div.
United States
British Isles expert
Alan R. Moorhouse
One name studies & UK research
Michelle Patient
New Zealand
Talking Family History co-host
Chris Paton
Scottish & Irish expert
David Rencher
United States
Irish & FamilySearch expert
Judy Russell
United States
Methodology expert
Donna Rutherford
DNA expert
Wayne Shepheard
Sue Swalwell
A hunter of stories
Dr Penny Walters
Lecturer, speaker & writer
Australian Presenters
Carol Baxter
Internationally-acclaimed author and speaker
Louise Coakley
Genetic genealogist
Kerry Farmer
DNA, Australia, Scotland
Shauna Hicks
Archivist, speaker, author
Mel Hulbert
Educator and researcher, specialising in DNA
Jenny Joyce
Lecturer, teacher & writer
Eric Kopittke
German research expert
Rosemary Kopittke
Speaker, editor, author
Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
Social historian
Dr Perry McIntyre AM
Immigration to NSW of single females during the Irish Famine
Jason Reeve
Ancestry Content Manager
Helen Smith
Professional genealogist

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. You can change your booking (up or down) at any time up to 1 November 2022 if your circumstances change - for just the difference in cost (payment or refund)

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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. All are open for pre-booking now. 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 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?

Cancellations by 31 July 2022 - full refund of fee paid

Cancellations 1 August to 25 October 2022- fee paid less AU$100
(you still get access to any pre-conference recorded presentations)

An alternative to cancellation - convert the in-person event to Virtual Plus or Virtual Basic - up to 1 November 2022- with a refund of the cost difference.