Part two of the NGS Virtual Family History Conference, NGS 2020 On-Demand!, is now available for purchase and viewing at The sessions from NGS 2020 Live! plus 21 sponsored bonus sessions will be included in all on-demand packages. Download the Sessions Guide for the full list of sessions.

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19 across the nation, and out of concern for the health and safety of our attendees and staff, the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference will now be online only.

NGS 2020 On-Demand!, our virtual Family History Conference, features great speakers delivered right to your computer on-demand. With your choice of registration packages, you can choose 10, 20, or 45 sessions, plus 26 bonus sessions including those from NGS 2020 Live! That’s hours and hours of exceptional genealogy education from NGS and our expert genealogists! Download the Sessions Guide for the full list of sessions, plus find all of your bonus sessions in the blue box.

NGS 2020 On-Demand! offers you the opportunity to develop exceptional genealogy skills with a highly comprehensive set of on-demand webinars from NGS’s expert conference speakers. On-Demand packages of audio-visual lectures are now available for purchase and viewing at

Don’t miss the opportunity to register by 7 July for one of the International and Ethnic Workshops originally scheduled for the in-person NGS 2020 Family History Conference. See the special workshops website page for additional details.

All registrants will have access to 26 bonus sessions (including NGS 2020 Live!), plus their choice of NGS 2020 On-Demand! content.

NGS 2020 Live! presentations included:

  • Validating Unsourced Online Information
    Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
  • Breaker Boys and Spinner Girls: Child Labor Laws and Their Records
    Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
  • What’s New on Ancestry with Crista Cowan
  • Steffani Raff, an award-winning storyteller, takes you on a journey through the history of women’s suffrage with Echoes of the Women Who Have Gone Before—Celebrating Women’s Suffrage.
  • What’s New on FamilySearch with Ron Tanner, FamilySearch International
  • Turning Witnesses into Evidence
    Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
  • Testing—It’s Not Just Ethnicity with Janine Cloud, FamilyTreeDNA
  • What If? Learning About DNA Through Case Studies
    Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD