Social Events

NGS 2014 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 $32 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.





W131 On the Front Line: Reflections on Thirty-Five Years of Working With Genealogists ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by Virginia Genealogical Society
05-07-2014 12:15 p.m. Conley L. Edwards
W132 The Pitfalls of Visiting Jamestown in Jammies ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by NIGRAA
05-07-2014 12:15 p.m. Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, CGL
W133 Introducing Your Grandchildren to Your Grandparents ($) 
Sponsored by FamilySearch
05-07-2014 12:15 p.m. Jim Ison
Society Night
Sponsored by Virginia Genealogical Society
05-07-2014 05:15 p.m.
First Timers’ Breakfast ($) 
Sponsored by National Genealogical Society
05-08-2014 07:00 a.m.
T231 You Can’t Know Where You’re Going ‘til You Know Where You’ve Been ($)
Sponsored by Board for Certification of Genealogists
05-08-2014 12:15 p.m. F. Warren Bittner, CG
T232 How to Assemble a Weighty Genealogical Tome and Survive the Experience! ($) 
Sponsored by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
05-08-2014 12:15 p.m. Naomi Joshi
T233 The Swiss and Palatine Story of New Bern, North Carolina ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by Palatines to America
05-08-2014 12:15 p.m. Victor T. Jones Jr.
T261 VGS Host Event ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by Virginia Genealogical Society
05-08-2014 06:00 p.m.
F331 Why I Belong to APG ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by Association of Professional Genealogists
05-09-2014 12:15 p.m. Donn Devine, CG, FNGS
F332 Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and English Genealogy ($) 
Sponsored by International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
05-09-2014 12:15 p.m. James K. Jeffrey
F333 The Keepers and I: Tales of Accessing Historical Sources ($) SOLD OUT
Sponsored by International Society of Family History Writers and Editors and Genealogical Speakers Guild
05-09-2014 12:15 p.m. John Philip Colletta, PhD
F361 Celebrating Genealogical Credentials—The Accreditation and Certification Programs Turn 50! ($)
Sponsored by Board for Certification of Genealogists and the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists
05-09-2014 07:00 p.m. David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA
S431 Vital Statistics Registrars and Genealogists: We Need to Talk! ($)
Sponsored by National Genealogical Society
05-10-2014 12:15 p.m. Patricia Potrzebowski
S432 After Appomattox, Researching Confederate Veterans in Post-Civil War America ($)
Sponsored by New England Historic Genealogical Society
05-10-2014 12:15 p.m. David Allen Lambert
S433 The “Real War” of Our Civil War Ancestors: Stories of Johnny Reb and Billy Yank ($)
Sponsored by Federation of Genealogical Societies
05-10-2014 12:15 p.m. Ken Nelson, AG

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