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Alice Josephs

The Federation of Family History Societies

Central Southern Regional Seminar

What does the future offer Family History Societies?

Anyone wanting to attend should contact the Administrator of the FFHS
before November 5th. email admin@ffhs.org.uk

Programme - 20th November 2004

10.00 am Registration and Coffee
10.15 am Welcome and Opening
10.30 am Forum - The Future of Family History Societies - A panel of
speakers giving their views and opinions, followed by a general
discussion, concerning: falling membership; low attendance at meetings;
relevance of FHS's to research; the impact of the internet. Chaired by
Alec Tritton. Panel comprises Paul Blake, Geoff riggs and Kathleen
12.00 pm Societies' data online: principles, pros and cons, the
experience of FamilyHistoryOnline - Alec Coutts
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Digital imaging and publishing - Mike Kent
3.00 pm Encouraging and helping Societies' members to
participate - John and Beryl Hurley
4.00 pm Close of Seminar and afternoon tea.

This seminar is an information seminar which will be of particular
benefit to committee members or those considering joining the committee
of Family History Organisations. It is also open to any family
historian who wishes ot know more about the function of the FFHS.

FFHS (Publications) Ltd will be in attendance.

St Nicholas's Church Hall, Robin Hood Lane, Sutton, Surrey SM1 1EA

Alice Josephs
Poland STERN Heppenheim a/d Bergstrasse HERZ Kochendorf MARKUS
Otterstadt & Hainchen GRUEN GRUENEWALD MARKUS Roedelheim, Germany

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