Austria-Czech Siggers socialising and speakers/sessions - Summary #austria-czech

Celia Male <celiamale@...>

I have been asked to summarise the final known facts of the
Austria-Czech socialising and the sessions which should be of
particular interest, for easy reference/printing out. Other
Austria-Czech siggers may be speaking but have not declared their
direct association to our SIG.

1. The full Conference progamme can be found on:
2. IAJGS Annual Business Meeting {JGS and SIGS} Wed 16th Aug
1.00-5.00pm Ziegfield/Fourth floor - All welcome.
3. Austria-Czech SIG meeting: Wed 16th Aug. 8:00 to 9:15 am -
Olmstead/Gramercy Rooms/Seventh floor

4. Socialising: available details have been sent to the participants.
They will be posted on the notice board at the Conference Hotel
marked *Austria-Czech*.

5. Austria-Czech Siggers highlights: Speakers and Films.

Anne Feder-Lee; [Hawaii] President of IAJGS

Alex Calzareth will talk about the Aufbau Indexing project [Gersig].

Herbert Huebscher [with Saul Issroff]- Session 130; A Genealogical
Puzzle: Twenty-one Disparate Families with a Common Ancestor
Wed. 16th 1:45-3.00p.m. Westside Ballroom - Salon 1/Fifth floor}

Logan Kleinwaks - Session 333; Searching Digitized Directories Using
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Tue. 15th 3:15 - 4:30pm Westside
Ballroom-Salon 2/Fifth Floor

Fritz Neubauer [Germany] - Session 310; Genealogical Information in
Memorial Books >from Germany and Austria Wed. August 16th 3:15-4:30pm
O'Neill/Fourth Floor

Tom Weiss - Session 428; two-part session with others not directly
involved with Austria-Czech SIG: Eastern and Central European
research, Poland: The Documentation, Protection and Preservation of
Jewish Cemeteries in Central and Eastern Europe Tue. 15th 1:45-
3:00pm 3:15 - 4:30 pm Westside Ballroom-Salon 3/Fifth Floor

Henry Wellisch [Canada] Session 225; Theresienstadt: The Town Hitler
Gave to the Jews. Wed. 16th 11:00- 12:15pm Room: O'Neill/Fourth Floor

Alex Woodle - Session 192; The Old and the New: Using the Prague
Archives, Jewish History and DNA to Establish Family Routes. Th. 17th
11:00-12:15pm Westside Ballroom-Salon 1/Fifth Floor

*Very relevant* talk - but speaker has not registered on our list
Manuela Wyler; Session 108; Ordinary Exile: The Fate of Austrian
Jewish Refugees in Belgium and France, 1938-1945 Wed 16th 1:45-
3:00pm O'Neill/Fourth floor


Watermarks - Vienna Hakoah; Session 8009; 3 showings; Mon 14th
2.30-4pm; Tue 15th 7.00-8.30pm; Th 17th 5.00-630 Ziegfield/Fourth

In Vienna they put you in Jail - the Max Birnberg story [video].
*One showing only*: Session 8018; Wed 16th 10-11 am

Into the arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport *One
showing*. Session 8021; Thu 17th 12.30-2.30pm Ziegfield/Fourth floor

6. Austria-Czech participants - three more have joined the
Austria-Czech list. Our total declared participants now stand at 35 -
but there will be many more wearing "other hats". I will send out the
final complete listing to all participants shortly.

Anyone else who is not participating, and wishes to have the
list should contact me.

Celia Male [U.K.]

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