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Deadline for 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase Submissions Just a few days are left to submit posters and videos for the 2022 SLAM! Idea Showcase. Share creative programs or projects developed by your society, library, archive, or museum by 15 March 2022. Prizes are awarded to top entries! You c...

March 11, 2022 by Roger Prince

Far East Deep South Documentary to Screen Friday Afternoon Baldwin Chiu and Larissa Lam will screen their film Far East Deep South Friday at 4 PM at the NGS conference.  The film is an award-winning documentary produced and directed by them. Chiu’s search for answers about h...

March 2, 2022 by Roger Prince

Motherlode Wine Experience/Gold Discovery Tour/Capitol Mall Genealogy Research/ Old Sacramento Walking Tour CGS, your local host society has organized four tour options for Tuesday, May 24th Motherlode Wine Experience: This could be your view if you sign-up for this once in a lifetime to...

February 23, 2022 by Roger Prince

Don’t Forget Tuesday When You Register for the Conference! NGS continues to expand programs for its genealogy society, library, archive, and museum members following the merger in 2020 with the Federation of Genealogical Societies. In 2021, NGS introduced the Focus on Soci...

February 17, 2022 by Roger Prince

A Taste of California Welcome Reception and Back to the Fifties Evening, NGS Banquet CGS, your local host society has organized two evening events outdoors and an easy walk from the Conference Center and hotels. A Taste of California Welcome Reception:             ...

February 16, 2022 by Roger Prince

SAFE Convention Center Completely Renovated in 2021 If you are going to travel to attend a conference, you want the venue to be worth the visit.  The Sacramento convention center recently completed  a major renovation that took two and a half years to complete at a cost of $1...

February 6, 2022 by Roger Prince

ProQuest will again sponsor Librarian’s Day, an annual pre-conference program open to librarians who work with family history patrons. Registration is required. The full day program will be held at the Convention Center. Attend and learn more about the resources, outreach, and services offere...

St. Louis Genealogical Society Pre-Conference Seminars Sponsored by the St. Louis Genealogical Society  St. Louis Genealogical Society is pleased to offer two special pre-conference events. The African-American Seminar and the Irish Seminar are all-day programs in the Convention Center. Each semina...

DeVos Center Exterior, Grand Rapids, Michigan Aerial view of Grand Rapids Blue Bridge Curious about the history of Grand Rapids? Want to know more about the NGS 2018 Family History Conference host city? This brief history of Grand Rapids is a great place to start. https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Gover...

NOTE: April 20 is the last day to purchase tickets to meals or social events at the NGS 2018 Family History Conference in Grand Rapids. Western Michigan Genealogical Society Luncheon T232, ($30); Tony Burroughs, FUGA, “My Infamous Ancestors” Thursday, 3 May 2018, 12:15 p.m., Ballroom D We have...