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Date Event Location
16 - 21 January 2022 SLIG Academy for Professionals Salt Lake City, UT

Take your professional skills to new heights with the SLIG Academy for Professionals, designed for those working in the genealogical industry, and those seeking to become professionals. Receive in-depth instruction from top genealogy educators actively working in the field Engage in course such as business management, public speaking, writing, teaching, forensics, and project management. Professional roundtables, networking opportunities, and learning assignments enhance daily class participation. The Academy will begin with a commemorative event in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and feature roundtable discussions, a closing luncheon, and the chance to research at the nearby Family History Library.Join us for the 2022 SLIG Academy for Professionals, January 16-21, 2022, the week following SLIG 2022.Course descriptions and additional information can be found at opens on 14 August 2021, at 2:00 pm MDT.

09 - 14 January 2022 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy 2022 Salt Lake City, UT
Elevate your genealogical education to new heights with the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). SLIG offers in-depth, week-long courses on topics such as methodology, standards, records groups, DNA, regional or ethnic research, and research tools. Courses are designed for high-intermediate to advanced researchers and provide more depth than can be achieved by attending a regular conference or multiple hour-long webinars.
Course curriculum engages participants in multiple daily class sessions, hands-on application and learning assignments. Small class sizes maximize the learning experience. SLIG faculty represent the genealogical field’s top educators and bring high quality education and discussion to each of their students.
Meeting in Salt Lake City, students enjoy a variety of additional benefits know as “the SLIG Experience.” Attendees can participate in social events, special presentations, an opening reception, networking opportunities, and the Annual Completion Banquet. The institute is held within walking distance of the world-renowned Family History Library, which is open for research after class. 
Join us at the 2022 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, January 9-14, 2022.
Course descriptions and additional information can be found at
Registration for SLIG 2022 opens on 14 August 2021, at 10:00 am MDT.
30 - 30 October 2021 OGS Virtual Fall Seminar Eugene, Oregon

Our speaker will be Annette Burke Lyttle.

Lecture Topics:

  • How Advertising Brought Our Ancestors to the Midwest
  • The Erie Canal and the Opening of the Midwest
  • The National Road: America's First Federal Highway
  • Reconstructing the Lives of Our Farming Ancestors

This seminar will take place on Zoom! Sessions will be recorded and available to those registered for 30 days following the seminar. Registration information is on our website at

23 October 2021 Suncoast Genealogy Society, James Beidler, German Research, Two Topics Palm Harbor, Florida

This is a virtual program via Zoom with the speaker live for Q&A. This is the society's semi-annual mini-seminar. Fee to attend.

Two presentations: "German Research Online" and "Zigzagging Through German Church Records." The first: Searching for German-speaking ancestors is undergoing a paradigm shift in which the resources of Ancestry, FamilySearch and European-based are all major players and German church records are being digitized. Learn about the many websites that can help you break down brick walls and find the villages of origin for your ancestors.

 The second will explain the methodology of using the baptismal, confirmation, marriage and burial records from German church registers most effectively. By utilizing the different bits of information found in each, researchers can zigzag their way to adding centuries to a pedigree.


11 - 16 October 2021 CGSI 2021 Genealogical and Cultural Conference -- "Celebrating Connections" Virtual

CGSI is excited to announce the 2021 CGSI Genealogical & Cultural Conference will be held virtually from October 11-16, 2021 with the theme of "Celebrating Connections".

A CGSI conference is a great place to learn, share, and connect with the genealogy, history, and culture of those from the Czech and Slovak ancestral lands of Central Europe. This new format allows you to connect with information, resources, and other attendees via presentations, networking opportunities, and online social events.

We have planned and organized the conference with three levels of participation to give you access to our speakers’ expertise, the opportunity to connect electronically with other participants, enjoy special programming the week of the conference, and the ability to take up to six months to watch the 50 presentations.

Be a part of this unique experience. Register today!

25 - 25 September 2021 FVGS 2021 Virtual Fall Conference - PATH to AMERICA: Immigration Records & Roadshow featuring Rich Venezia Virtual

Join us online for Fox Valley Genealogical Society's 27th Fall Conference PATH to AMERICA: Immigration Records & Roadshow on Saturday, September 25, 2021 (9am - 3pm CDT) featuring Rich Venezia

3 Lecture Topics and a Roadshow:

  1. Ship Manifests: An In-Depth Look
  2. Naturalization Know-How: The Laws and Records of U. S. Citizenship
  3. Alien Registrations in America
  4. Immigration Records Roadshow - Are you confused about when your grandma became a citizen? Have you been looking for a ship manifest for years, to no avail? Submit your immigration record challenge by July 31, 2021 for Rich Venezia to research. If selected*, Rich will feature your challenge in the Immigration Records Roadshow session! After registering for the conference, you will receive a link to the Roadshow Application to submit a research challenge if you would like. Please allow sufficient time to gather information and prepare your application. 

Cost: $25 Members, $35 Non-Members - REGISTER ONLINE by September 23, 2021

A recording will be available to registrants for a limited time after the conference. Closed captioning available. Door prize drawings throughout the day.

*Note: Only conference registrants are eligible to submit an Immigration Records Roadshow Application so please complete your conference registration first. Research cases will be selected at the speaker’s discretion. Not all submissions will be selected for the Immigration Records Roadshow session.

25 September 2021 Suncoast Genealogy Society, Debbie Smyth, Exploring Ancestry Tools for DNA Analysis Palm Harbor, Florida

Explore the various tools provided by to assist in analyzing and evaluating DNA matches. It will cover the more common tools, as well as a few that are lesser known and under-utilized.

15 - 18 September 2021 UGA Summit of Excellence Virtual via Zoom

"Commemorating 50 Years of Premier Education"
Virtual Event

 Wednesday - Saturday, September 15-18, 2021

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Featuring free "Getting Started with Genealogy Day;" multiple tracks on methodology, record types, international and ethic research, professional topics, technology, and DNA; as well as the 50th anniversary celebration of the Utah Genealogical Association.

Registration opens Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MDT with single-day and full-conference registration options.

Keynote: D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, "Looking Back in the Future."

07 September 2021 - 18 November 2021 SLIG Virtual - Fall 2021 Virtual via Zoom

Participate in institute style, deep-dive education from your own home with SLIG Virtual. Master curriculum through weekly live instructional sessions, connect through virtual networking and class forums, and complete learning assignments on your own schedule. Experience instruction on in-depth topics at a level relative to your needs – from our Intermediate Foundations course to the Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum. Individual coursework, private study groups, and recordings of live sessions ensure you get the most out of your educational experience.Join us for SLIG Virtual 2021, September to November, to obtain the in-depth education you have been craving, all from the comfort of your own home. Course descriptions and additional information can be found Registration for SLIG Virtual 2021 opens on 19 June 2021 at 12:00 noon MDT.

28 August 2021 Suncoast Genealogy Society, Heirlooms and Family Stories Palm Harbor, Florida

This is a virtual program via Zoom. Suncoast Genealogy Society members will be presenters. Show us a treasured Heirloom and share its provenance, the story of its history and ownership that’s significant in your family genealogy or share an interesting Family Story from the past.