2017 Conference Recordings—150+ Audio and Video Sessions

If you missed our exciting conference in Raleigh, or would love to learn more from our line-up of expert genealogists, you can listen to more than 150 recorded sessions, or watch 10 video sessions (5-sessions on DNA, 5-sessions on BCG Skillbuilding) streamed on-demand. Listen or view on your computer or mobile device, from the comfort of your home, your car, or anywhere!

At PlaybackNGS.com you can choose an audio or video package, a combination package, or individual audio sessions—each option created to fit your learning needs.

The 10 video recorded sessions will be available right after the conference (by 15 May)—and can be streamed for three months from the end of the Conference (until 13 August).

More than 150 audio sessions will be available shortly after the conference (by 15 May). Audio recordings are available via streaming on-demand or may be downloaded for six months from the end of the conference (until 13 November).

There are also special-value conference packages for the live streamed video sessions if you purchase by midnight 14 May 2017. [More]

Pricing

Audio and Video Passes and Packages

NGS Members—Login here to access your member discount code before purchasing. During checkout, you will be asked to enter your NGS Member discount number to receive the NGS Members’ price.

Questions? If you have questions or problems, email it@ngsgenealogy.org

Packages (Price per Package) NGS Member Price Non-Member Price
Video Pass
– 10 Video Sessions (five DNA sessions, five BCG Skillbuilding sessions)
– On-Demand Streaming Video Access*
(Video Pass pricing in effect starting 15 May 2017. See Livestream packages for conference discount through 14 May 2017)
$175.00 $215.00
Audio Pass
– Full access to all 2017 Audio Sessions (150+ sessions)
– On-Demand Streaming Audio and MP3 Download**
$265.00 $365.00
Video Pass + Audio Pass
– 10 Video Sessions (five DNA sessions, five BCG Skillbuilding sessions)
– On-Demand Video Streaming Access*
PLUS
– Full access to all 2017 Audio Sessions (150+ sessions)
– On-Demand Audio Streaming and MP3 Download**
$399.00 $499.00
Video Pass + Audio Pass + Audio Files on USB
– 10 Video Sessions (five DNA sessions, five BCG Skillbuilding sessions)
– On-Demand Video Streaming Access*
PLUS
– Full access to all 2017 Audio Sessions (150+ sessions)
– Audio MP3 files, delivered on USB
$430.00 $530.00

* Video—Online video streaming access until 13 August 2017 (3-months from end of conference).
** Audio—Online audio streaming access until 13 November 2017 (6-months from end of conference) or download audio MP3 files to your computer (no expiration).
Note: All packages include a full electronic syllabus of the 2017 NGS Family History Conference.

Individual Audio Session(s)

Additionally, you can purchase individual audio sessions at PlaybackNGS.com.

To add an individual session to your cart, look up the talk by Presenter, by Topic, or by Session and click on the  “Session Details”. Or find a talk or topic by browsing the NGS Conference Registration Brochure and NGS online Program.

Price per Session NGS Member Price Non-Member Price
Individual Audio Session / Download
1 Audio Session, Streaming and MP3 Download**
 $12.00 $14.00
Individual Audio Session / CD-Rom
1 Audio Session, MP3 file delivered on CD-Rom
$14.00 $16.00

** Audio—Online audio streaming access until 13 November 2017 (6-months from end of conference) or download audio MP3 files to your computer (no expiration).
Note: All packages include a full electronic syllabus of the 2017 NGS Family History Conference.

What is Video or Audio On-Demand Streaming?

Approximately 48 hours after the conclusion of the video or audio session being recorded, the session will be available for streaming on-demand. Just log-in and watch or listen! (High-speed internet connection required.)

You can watch the replays of these sessions as many times as you wish during the access period. All of these sessions will stream, through the internet, to your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Videos can be watched online until 13 August 2017 (no downloads). Audio files can be streamed online until 13 November 2017, or download the audio files (no expiration).

What Topics Are Available As Video Recordings?

Ten important lecture topics were selected to be live-streamed on 11 and 12 May 2017, and then made available after the conference as video recordings. The Video Pass gives you access to all ten video recorded sessions (streaming on-demand starts by 15 May) and can be purchased at a discount in combination with the Audio Pass, which allows access to the full audio list of recorded sessions.

There are also special-value conference packages for the live streamed video sessions if you purchase by midnight 14 May 2017. [More]


Track One: DNA

Video Recordings of five (5) sessions will feature the DNA track. Five of the most skilled genetic genealogists in the U.S. will explore topics that help you to understand how to apply DNA to your family history research. (In addition to these ten video sessions, 12 more sessions will be audio recorded. To see more about the additional talks visit PlaybackNGS.com and click on Presenters in the main menu and then the Topics view to see the other DNA-related audio recorded sessions.)


Track Two: BCG Skillbuilding

Video Recordings of five (5) sessions will feature the BCG Skillbuilding track. Certified, expert genealogists advise you on research methodology and how to better analyze your findings to come to the right conclusions. (In addition to these ten presentations, 11 more sessions will be audio recorded. To see more about these talks, visit PlaybackNGS.com and click on Presenters in the main menu and then the Topics view to see the other BCG Skillbuilding-related audio recorded sessions.)

How Many Audio Recordings May I Choose From?

More than 150 sessions of the full 2017 conference program will be recorded in Raleigh and archived for future listening and education.

Purchase audio recordings of lectures individually, or you can purchase a full Audio Pass—an outstanding value of less than $1.75 per session—to hear more than 150 presentations! With the Audio Pass you can experience all 17 DNA lectures, listen to the complete 16 sessions of BCG Skillbuilding, and explore North Carolina research, Records and Repositories, Solving Problems, Military Records, Historical Context, Religion, as well as other topics!

The lecture tracks outlined below show the scope of topics. At PlaybackNGS.com, click on Presenters in the main menu to see the detailed list of Sessions Presenters, or Topics.

You can also browse all topics via the NGS Conference website’s online, Searchable Program, or the detailed Registration Brochure (PDF) for more on the speakers and sessions.

Choose from 150+ recorded sessions, including talks on:

African American (5 recorded sessions) Methodology (7 recorded sessions) Religion (9 recorded sessions)
BCG Skillbuilding (16 recorded sessions) Military (7 recorded sessions) Research in the States (5 recorded sessions)
Beyond the Borders (3 recorded sessions) Native American (5 recorded sessions) Research Planning (3 recorded sessions)
DNA (17 recorded sessions) North Carolina (13 recorded sessions) Solving Problems (8 recorded sessions)
Family Stories (5 recorded sessions) Organizing Research (3 recorded sessions) Technology (7 recorded sessions)
Historical Context (11 recorded sessions) Records & Repositories (14 recorded sessions) Tips & Techniques (3 recorded sessions)
Maps & Locations (5 recorded sessions) Regional Movement (5 recorded sessions)  Working with Records (1 recorded session)

Important Livestream Registration and Copyright Information

Key Livestream Registration Dates:
Registration for the Livestream, to watch the sessions live and as they happen, will close at midnight, 10 May 2017.
The Livestream package discount pricing will continue to be available for purchase until midnight, 14 May 2017.
– After 14 May, the ten video sessions are available via the Video Pass package on the Conference Recording page.

All NGS Livestream packages include repeat video on-demand access through 13 August 2017. In addition, all registrants will receive an electronic version of the NGS 2017 Family History Conference Syllabus. All packages are discounted for NGS Members.

Are you attending the conference in Raleigh? Conference attendees may also benefit from purchasing the NGS recorded live streaming by registering for the one-day pass or two-day pass, which they will be able to view after they return home. By selecting different presentations while attending the conference, they can expand their overall conference experience. They will have three months following the conference to rewatch the live streaming sessions (through 13 August 2017).

Important Notice on Copyright and Rebroadcast Restrictions—All livestream, on-demand streaming, and recorded sessions are for personal use of the purchaser only. Sharing the broadcast or recordings is prohibited and risks infringing the copyright of the speaker(s). For this reason, all video recordings purchased are streamed on-demand to your computer or mobile device and cannot be downloaded. Downloaded audio files are for personal use of the purchaser only and cannot be duplicated, uploaded, or otherwise shared.

Cancellation Policy—All sales are final and cannot be cancelled.

Viewing a Livestream—When you purchase a livestream package you will receive a link and password where, at the prescribed time, you can login to view the sessions—LIVE and as they happen. These sessions will stream to your computer, tablet, or smartphone. (High-speed internet connection required.) Approximately 48 hours after the conclusion of the livestream, the video sessions will be available for streaming on-demand—just login and watch!

Schedule—Schedule and speakers are subject to change.