Sponsored by ProQuest, this all-day pre-conference event is for librarians and archivists who help family history researchers find their personal past. The program is free to these service providers who pre-register; attendance is limited.

Raleigh Convention Center

TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

CHECK-IN BEGINS:
8:30 A.M.

LUNCH:

ProQuest will provide lunch for attendees who preregister.

REGISTRATION:

NGS conference registration is not required; however, you must register for this pre-conference event.

THE THEME FOR THE DAY IS

Tools That Build and Enhance Today’s Family History.

PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

• Tim Pinnick, “Developing the Genealogy of an African American Community: A Case Study;”
Marcy L. Galbreath, PhD, and Amy Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL, “Harvesting Historical Agricultural News: A Tool for Sifting Big Data in Chronicling America;”
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA, “Two Families, One Moonshine Still, and the Place they called Home;” and
Susan Kaufman, MLIS, “The Stories Behind the Names, Dates and Places: Using Social History to Create the Story of Our Ancestors.”

Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at
registration@ngsgenealogy.org or refer to FAQs.