National Genealogical Society

Conferences & Events

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NGS provides opportunities for family historians to come together and learn about their pursuit, whether as a hobby or profession. Check this web page often for the latest information about our annual conference and research trips, as well as all types of genealogical events and family reunions across the United States.

NGS Family History Conference

From beginners to the experienced researcher who aspires to certification, the annual NGS Family History Conference has something for everyone. The location changes yearly, so chances are good we'll come to your neighborhood soon. Learn More.

Research Trips

There's no better way to fill in the branches of your family tree than with a research trip to a world-famous repository. Learn More.

Events Calendar

See what's happening with family history at the national level and in your neighborhood. Check the Events Calendar regularly.

Family Reunions

NGS provides a free listing for family reunions. Look for your surname and get together with kin, or give us the details of your next reunion so others can find you. Learn more.

Questions? Contact the NGS Conference Manager at conference@ngsgenealogy.org.

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Become a Member

NGS members enjoy special benefits including

  • subscriptions to NGS Magazine and National Genealogical Society Quarterly;

  • discounts on NGS online store purchases, educational courses, and conference registration;

  • access to NGSQ index 1912-current and selected back issues of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly;

  • free research worksheets and forms; and

  • more.....

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Shop the NGS Online Store

Look for a helpful publication in the NGS online store.

NGS Educational Courses

If you can't make it to a conference, take an online or CD course. Learn more.