Seminar events A Web Presence for Your One-Name Study Seminar Beauchamp College, Ridgeway, Oadby, Leiecester, Leicestershire LE2 5TP 09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 15th October 2022 ** Booking for this seminar will open before the end of August ** Following on from the 2016 “Creating and Developing Your Website” we return once again to this popular venue near Leicester which allows us to run three parallel streams, Options for a Web Presence, Establishing Your Web Presence and Enhancing Your Web Presence. The seminar will cover different options for getting your first web presence, Guild profiles, different types of websites, TNG (The Next Generation), WordPress, and the Members Website Project. Twitter #GuildWeb Presence Programme 09:30 – 10:00 Arrival: Registration and Coffee 10:00 – 10:10 Welcome to the Seminar – Brian Audley 10:10 – 10:40 Why you need a web presence for your one-name study – Paul Featherstone MCG 10:40 – 10:50 Comfort break/Movement time 10:50 – 11:40 Session 1: Options for, Establishing, Enhancing Your Web Presence 11:40 – 11:50 Comfort break/Movement time 11:50 – 12:40 Session 2: Options for, Establishing, Enhancing Your Web Presence 12:40 – 13:50 Lunch Break 13:50 – 14:40 Session 3: Options for, Establishing, Enhancing Your Web Presence 14:40- 14:50 Comfort break/Movement time 15:40 – 16:00 Session 4: Keeping safe and telling your story – Chris Gray OR Don’t make me struggle – Melody McKay Burton 15:40 – 16:00 Tea Break 16:00- 16.30 Ask the Experts – Panel session with all the speakers 16:30 – 16:35 Close of Seminar Full details of all the sessions on the day can be found here. Applications to attend are welcome from Guild members, family historians, genealogists, and members of the general public having an interest in the subject matter. The seminar cost including refreshments and buffet lunch is £25.00. Beauchamp College is in Oadby, a town 5 miles south east of Leicester on the A6 and is easily accessible by train, bus, road and air; please contact us for help in finding a lift from Leicester station. What delegates said about the most recent Cheltenham seminar on 30th July 2022: Primary motivation for attending? Local seminar; to meet other members; interaction with other Guild members To see people and social interaction after Covid Trying to bring back my enthusiasm Adding social context to both my family and ONS research Very interested in the topic Subject and location Finding out more about researching and improved recording of women in an ONS; learn more about sources Some specific questions (which were answered by speakers) and general context General family history research; further and wider knowledge Curiosity Seminars are always good value What aspects of this seminar went particularly well? Variety and quality of speakers who were all excellent Talk content; range of subjects and speakers Interesting and entertaining speakers Length of sessions; ran to time; timings Enjoyed the vignettes at the end Friendly and accessible; good location Thanks for dealing with absence of various participants really well What did you learn? Importance of all women Some resources I hadn’t thought of; encouragement to explore additional resources More sources for information on women; new sources to explore Recommendation to pursue ‘other’ lives further Legal background to women Search techniques when looking for ‘missing’ family Need to integrate the social as well as the ‘dates’; social background of occupations; what was going on in society at the time? Alternative way of thinking about data; thinking more critically about info; thinking outside the box A lot! We would like to ensure that any delegate with a disability can participate fully in this event. Anyone with any special requirements should telephone the Guild Help Desk on 0800 011 2182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. An accommodation listing is available here. A number of delegates and members of the organising committee will be staying Friday night at the Premier Inn Leicester South Oadby and will meet for dinner in the adjacent Fox Pond Pub and Grill (Greene King). Full joining instructions will be available here on or soon after the booking closing date. Booking To book on this seminar you can use our online form as below: Book online and pay online via PayPal or credit card; For Guild members, book online and pay by direct bank transfer through your bank, quoting the reference number on the form (this is the method which represents the least cost to the Guild); Alternatively you can download the booking form flyer which can be printed, filled-in and posted with a cheque to: Alan Moorhouse, [Seminar Bookings], 8 Strachans Close, STROUD, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EB. Bookings close on 2nd October 2022. All online bookings made by bank transfer or PayPal will receive an automatic system generated email confirmation and bookings made by cheque will be acknowledged upon receipt. All bookings will then be confirmed by email, with full joining instructions, on or shortly after, the closing date; if you don’t then receive any of these emails please email to check that your booking has been received. Further information may be obtained by telephoning the Guild HelpDesk on 0800 011 2182, or by email from email@example.com. ¹Please note, when booking on a seminar either by post or online, the Guild’s “Distance Selling” terms and conditions. Other events For details of other events organised by the Guild, go to the Events Calendar.