NGS Family History Conferences

What is the NGS Family History Conference?

The National Genealogical Society Family History Conference is a premier annual event for family historians, professional genealogists, hobbyists, and history buffs. There are also special events planned for organizations: societies, libraries, archives, and museums.

The NGS 2024 Family History Conference, Expanding Possibilities, will be online. Attendees can choose from dozens of new lectures for family history researchers at all levels by the nation’s premier genealogical speakers.

For more information, keep an eye for updates to the conference website.

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Do You Want An Incredible Way to Kick-Start Your Genealogy Research? Reap the Rewards of Attending the NGS Family History Conference:

  • Choose from dozens of educational lectures from the basics to advanced.
  • Select subject areas you want to learn more about that include
    • how to build a family tree and organize your findings;
    • understanding the use of DNA and genetic genealogy;
    • immigration, naturalization, and passenger records;
    • how to accurately identify your ancestors;
    • census, religious, civil, court, and land records;
    • how to find family among the thousands of results in online databases;
    • building your skills for certification;
    • how to apply the Genealogical Proof Standard;
    • documentation and writing proof arguments;
    • military and ethnic research; and much more.
  • Share your experience with fellow genealogists.
  • Explore the Family History Expo with a host of genealogy vendors of family history products and services.
  • Learn from leading speakers in their field.
  • Get inspired with new ways to approach your research.

All this and more takes place at the National Genealogical Society’s annual Family History Conference. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or experienced researcher, you will find attending the conference is an excellent way to improve your research skills and build a network of colleagues within the genealogy field.

Learn more about the next NGS Family History Conference at