Social Events NGS 2015 will feature a variety of social events to allow for attendees to socialize and connect with one another. Click on the titles of sessions listed below to learn more! There is an additional cost to attend these events and space is limited, so sign up early to ensure your participation. Plated lunches are all $21 inclusive of tax and tip. The sponsoring organization sponsors the speaker. * SOLD OUT – Indicated that the social event spots are filled up. Please contact Courtney Holmes to be placed on a wait list. Title Date Time Speakers W131 Professional Genealogy: Conduct, Courtesy, Common Sense, or Ethics? ($) Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists 05-13-2014 12:15 p.m. Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG W132 Closing Records in an Open Society ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by Friends of Missouri Archives 05-13-2015 12:15 p.m. David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA W133 The Rest of the Story ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by International Society of Family History Writers and Editors and Genealogical Speakers Guild 05-13-2015 12:15 p.m. Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL W162 St. Louis Genealogical Society Host Event Meet Us in St. Louis Buffet Dinner ($) SOLD OUT 05-13-2015 5:30 p.m. T231 Then and Now: Changes in Methodologies and Sources ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by Board for Certification of Genealogists 05-14-2015 12:15 p.m. Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, CGL Rick Sayre, CG, CGL T232 Intuition and Genealogy Success: A Sixth Sense, Chance, Coincidence, or Serendipity? ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society 05-14-2015 12:15 p.m. Terry Koch-Bostic T233 Germans in the American Civil War ($) Sponsored by Palatines to America 05-14-2015 12:15 p.m. Joseph Lieby F331 FamilySearch Hinting: Making Difficult Research Easy and Accurate ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by FamilySearch 05-15-2015 12:15 p.m. Robert Kehrer F332 Discover AmericanAncestors.org for Researching Your Ancestry in New England ($) Sponsored by New England Historic Genealogical Society 05-15-2015 12:15 p.m. David Allen Lambert F333 Lincoln Lives: 21st Century Access to Resources Documenting the Life and Times of Father Abraham ($) Sponsored by Federation of Genealogical Societies 05-15-2015 12:15 p.m. Curt Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF F361 Why Great-Grandpa Shaved Off His Mustache: Tales of Our Ancestors and the Weather Description ($) Sponsored by National Genealogical Society 05-15-2015 07:00 p.m. John Philip Colletta, PhD S431 Have You Tested Your DNA? Is there a Non-Paternity Event in Your Family? ($) Sponsored by National Genealogical Society 05-16-2015 12:15 p.m. Jan Alpert, FNGS, FUGA S432 The Prizes of War: Pirates and Privateers in the National Archives ($) SOLD OUT Sponsored by NIGRAA 05-16-2015 12:15 p.m. Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org or refer to FAQs.