NGS Family History Conferences

Genealogy Events Calendar

Date Event Location
12 - 12 September 2020 GeneaQuest 2020: Frontiers in Genealogy Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Details:

CAGGNI‘s 4th biennial conference will be held at the NIU Conference Center - Hoffman Estates in the Chicago suburbs. This event will feature international, national and local presenters covering a wide range of genealogy topics of interest to all skills and interest levels. Speakers include: Maurice Gleeson, Kitty Cooper, Jane Haldeman, Dan Hubbard, Gail Lukasik, David Stumpf, and Michelle Wilson. A pre-conference DNA Primer will be held on Friday afternoon, September 11.

26 - 31 July 2020 Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) 2020 Athens, Georgia
Details:

The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety of courses on specialized topics.

25 - 25 July 2020 DNA from A-Z: Unlocking Your Genetic Code Virtual via Zoom
Details:

July 25, 2020 8:50am-4:00 pm.

Dallas Genealogical Society presents our inaugural Virtual seminar, featuring Blaine Bettinger, Mary Eberle, Patricia Hobbs, Diahan Southard
*4 professional genetic genealogists will be live-streaming.
*3 tracks are available-Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.
*Choose from 12 classes geared to match your interest and experience level.
Get a great education in DNA from the comfort and safety of your home.

18 - 18 July 2020 Genealogical Lessons from the Suffrage Movement virtual - zoom meeting
Details:

The Sonoma County Genealogical Society

Presents their virtual July meeting

Gina Philibert-Ortega

 

Genealogical Lessons from the Suffrage Movement

 

Saturday, July 18th, Noon to 2:30 pm

Taking a cue from the suffrage movement we will explore 5 themes and discuss how they impacted our female ancestors and the results in the records that are available.

Gina Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher and instructor.   She holds two Master degrees.  Her current research includes women’s repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century, foodways and community, and women’s material culture.

Register for this meeting at scgsonline.org.  After registering you will get a link to the Zoom meeting.

 

18 - 18 July 2020 Virtual Genealogy Boot Camp with Amy Johnson Crow online via Zoom meetings
Details:

Due to COVID-19, Amy Johnson Crow will present via ZOOM meeting, four lectures about Research strategy and Brick Wall solutions. You can find more information and registration at our website: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php. Currently the Genealogy Center and the Allen County Public Library are closed to patrons and meetings.

18 - 18 July 2020 Genealogy Boot Camp with Amy Johnson Crow, sponsored by ACGSI and The Genealogy Center Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Details:

Spend a Saturday in Fort Wayne improving your genealogy research skills.  Amy Johnson Crow will present four lectures about Research strategy and Brick Wall solutions.  There will be time after the Seminar for research at The Genealogy Center.  See our website for more information and registration:  https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 
27 - 28 June 2020 StLGS Summer Speaker Series: Hidden Gems at the Missouri State Archives Virtual
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Announcing our First Online Summer Speaker Series

Hidden Gems at the Missouri State Archives features John Dougan, Missouri State Archivist, and Kelsey Berryhill and Christina Miller from the Missouri State Archives. The event will present a variety of topics to help you understand state archive records and how to use them, no matter where your ancestors lived.

Two lectures each day will be live streamed and all of the lectures will be recorded. An invitation to attend the live streaming, as well as handouts for the lectures, will be emailed to registrants a few days prior to the event. Registrants can view the recordings later at their convenience.

The price for StLGS members is $35 and for non-members $45. Registration for the Summer Speaker Series is now open in our online store.

Lectures include: "Plundering the Bounty of the Missouri State Archives" by Christina Miller, "All Hands on Deck: Using State Government Publications to Track Your Ancestor's Career" by Kelsey Berryhill, "X Marks the Spot: Researching Land Records at the Missouri State Archives" by Christina Miller, and "Peg Legs, Rum, and Eye Patches: Reasons Your Ancestors Did Not Serve in the Civil War" by Missouri State Archivist John Dougan.

Visit our website for more information.

20 - 20 June 2020 Researching Women in Archives Your Home, Zoom
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Sonoma County Genealogical Society Researching Women in Archives Saturday, June 20th 12:30pm – 2:30 pm virtual meeting via Zoom. We will have a short cat and then join Judy Lucey for the video Researching Women in Archives. To register go to https://scgsonline.org/event-3830405. This is a free event open to everyone.

17 - 20 June 2020 2020 National Conference (Cancelled) Cincinnati, Ohio
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Palatines to America National Conference Cincinnati, Ohio June 17-20, 2020 Wednesday, June 17, Key Essentials of German Genealogy Thursday, June 18, Tour of Over-the-Rhine DistrictFriday, June 19, Sessions with Daniel Jones:Record Types & Resources, Using Non-parish Registers, Swiss Research, & Using Geography in Research Saturday, June 20, Sessions with Dr. Michael D. Lacopo:German Immigrant Experience in 18th Century, Identifying German Origins, German Genealogy on the Internet, Overcome Brick Walls in Pennsylvania ResearchVendors, Exhibitors, Resource Room with “Ask the Experts”Full Conference Package for Members, $175, includes lectures, handouts, syllabus, Friday lunch Friday banquet, Saturday lunch.Additional information and Conference Registration at https://palam.org/.

20 - 23 May 2020 NGS 2020 Family History Conference Salt Lake City, Utah
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Join thousands of family historians and genealogists in Salt Lake City, Utah, 20–23 May 2020, for the National Genealogical Society’s 42nd Annual Family History Conference. Choose from more than 175 lectures and special programs with a variety of topics to enhance your research techniques and fine-tune your analysis and problem-solving skills.

The conference provides a great opportunity to share your success stories and discuss roadblocks with fellow family history researchers. Sign up for social and pre-conference events. Explore the latest products, online resources, books, and demonstrations at the exhibitors’ booths and learn about NGS online courses and publications. Spread the news about the conference to friends, family, and colleagues.