September 15 & 16, 2023
St. John Lutheran Church
315 Rosewood Ave, Boerne, Texas 78006
Our speakers include:
Dr. Daniel Gelo: Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) UT San Antonio & Author.
Dr. Christopher Wickham: Professor of German (Emeritus) UT San Antonio & Author.
Richard Gruetzner: GTHS Vice-President & Partner Representative of GTHS to the International German Genealogy Partnership, Retired Law Enforcement professional, President Texas Wendish Heritage Society, Director on Board of Austin Genealogical Society.
Rhonda Minten, M.A.: Assistant Professor of Practice – History Dept. UT San Antonio.
Janis Gonser: Native of Hamburg, Germany, GTHS President, Online industry professional currently working as a Conversion Rate Manager for BuildASign.com, an Austin founded e-commerce company.
Robin Stauber: Chair-Kendall County Historical Commission, Adult Librarian - Patrick Heath Public Library of Boerne, Oversees the Dietert Historical Archives.
William Whitney: Liaison Comm.-Kendall County Historical Commission, Retired petroleum industry professional, Writer and publisher of historical fiction.
Kathryn Adam Hurst: Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Editor of Keys to the Past, Vice-Chair-Kendall County Historical Commission, Charter member of the German Texan Heritage Society.
Lynette Munson: ITSM Solution Engineer III with Capital Group, Member of the extended Toepperwein Family.
Dr. James C. Kearney: Assistant Professor of Instruction - School of Undergraduate Studies at UT Austin, Author/Editor of books on Germans in Texas.
Dr. Walter Kamphoefner: Professor of History Texas A&M University, Former President of Society for German-American Studies, Author of books on Germans in America.
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The Visitor Center in Boerne suggests that persons planning to attend the conference in Boerne who plan to stay overnight should reserve their rooms very early. They indicate that a number of events occur in September and hotel spaces get filled quickly.
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Please check out programs from years past to get an idea of speakers, schedules and locations.
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