A subsequent post by you suggests you already have the answer, but for others who read this thread, here's a knowledgebase article that makes a good starting point: http://help.filemaker.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/750/kw/converting
Keep in mind that jumping from 2 to 11 is a huge change in file structure and database function. You may find that simply importing the data from your FileMaker 2 files and then recreating the layouts, scripts, etc in FileMaker 11 a better way to go. You can move the data from Filemaker 2 to 11 by exporting your records from 2 to a tab or CSV file, then importing this file into FileMaker 11.
very helpful - thanks. the link to FM Pro 6 is exactly what was needed.