Call for Speakers

Follow Your Ancestors’ Footsteps

October 3-4, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta

Holiday Inn South, 8360 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta


Deadline: January 7, 2020




Alberta Family Histories Society is celebrating 40 years of assisting genealogists. To celebrate, we are holding a FamilyRoots genealogy conference on October 3 and 4, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta. The theme of the conference is Follow Your Ancestors’ Footsteps.

AFHS is seeking speakers for this event. We are looking for beginner, intermediate and advanced presentations. All topics are welcome, but subjects of interest are:

  • How to conduct Metis research
  • How to research Eastern European genealogy
  • Other country specific research, such as Ireland and England
  • How to use DNA in your research


Speakers will receive an honorarium along with appropriate expenses and complimentary conference registration. Please submit your expression of interest to the contact email. Include:

  • Your full name
  • Contact details including mailing address, telephone number, email address and website (if applicable)
  • Biographical information (no more than 150 words) and recent speaking engagements
  • For each submission include proposed title, a paragraph describing the content of the session (no more than 250 words), intended audience (beginner, intermediate, or advanced) and specific A/V requirements.


Multiple proposals are encouraged.

Please contact if you have questions or to submit proposals.

Alberta Family Histories Society