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We have lined up some excellent speakers and will announce further details in due course. Speakers that have confirmed they will speak so far are:

  • Charles Allen – historian and writer.
  • Peter Bailey – FIBIS Chairman and author.
  • Gill Blanchard – full time researcher, tutor, lecturer and author.
  • Anne de Courcy – writer, lecturer and journalist.
  • Michael Gandy – author and editor of the Genealogists’ Magazine.
  • Philip Geddes – former BBC producer.
  • John Keay – author, journalist and BBC presenter.
  • Sylvia Murphy – former FIBIS Australian membership liaison and genealogist.
  • Jayne Shrimpton – dress historian, portrait specialist and photo detective.
  • Hedley Sutton – Team Leader of the Asian and African Studies Reading Room at the British Library. more.
  • Debra Chatfield – Marketing manager of findmypast.
  • Ian Kerr– Senior academic at the University of Manitoba and the leading present day authority on Indian Railways.