Dear Fellow Conference Goers:
This year the Conference is in our "court" in the ancestral homes for
our many volunteers and supporters. This year, JRI-Poland is a Platinum
Sponsor of the 38th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
On Monday August 6th, JRI-Poland, the Polish State Archives, and the
Warsaw Conference Chairs have cooperated to bring you a day of
information to help researchers and to share plans for the future.
Here is the full lineup:
08:00 - 09:00 - National Digitization Project of Poland (National
Digital Archive of the Polish State Archive)
09:15 - 10:15 - Jewish Records Indexing - Poland: The Impact of Reaching
10:30 - 11:00 - Collections of Jewish Interest at the Polish State
Archives - General Director Wojciech Wozniak
11:00 - 11:30 - Special Collections of the Lodz Branch of the Polish
12:00 - 13:15 - JRI-Poland Luncheon â€“ Speaker will be Mayor of
Ciechanowiec, Poland Miroslaw Reczko. We are sorry, but the luncheon is
13:30 - 14:00 - Galicianer Records at the Central Archives of Historical
Records in Warsaw (AGAD Archive)
14:00 - 14:30 - The Collections of the Rzeszow Branch of the Polish
14:45 - 15:45 - Galicia Basics: What Every Galitzianer Needs to Know -
sponsored by Gesher Galicia
16:00 - 17:00 - Researching your Galitzianer Family: Working with Vital
Records - sponsored by JRI-Poland
17:00 - 17:45 - Meet & Greet Reception (Schmooze & Nosh) - JRI-Poland is
sponsoring a selection of all-Kosher pierogi and noshes for everyone
18:00 - 19:30 - Meet the Family: A Journey of a Thousand Years at POLIN
Museum: Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture sponsored by Jewish
Genealogical Society of Los Angeles - speaker is Barbara
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN
I think you will all agree that this is a great lineup of programs.
JRI-Poland thanks the Polish State Archives, Gesher Galicia, and the
Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles for their great programming.
And a really big thank you to the Warsaw Conference Lead Chair, the
Program Committee, and the other volunteers for organizing this day.
See you all soon.
JRI-Poland Conference Coordinator