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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...

Set your alarm so you have a chance to win these big prizes at the 2018 Conference Opening Session on Wednesday, 02 May, 8:00–9:30 a.m. You snooze, you’ll lose because you must be present to claim your prize! OPENING SESSION DOOR PRIZES: • One free full-conference registration for the NGS 201...

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park NOTE: The last day to sign up for any tour is Friday, 20 April 2018. Update: The research trip to the Library of Michigan and the Archives of Michigan is FULL. The two Grand Rapids tours have a couple of seats left on the coach. The Meijer Garden Tour has...

Diving for Details: Researching the Great Storms TIME & DATE: Ambassador Ballroom, Friday, 04 May 2018, 7:00 p.m. (Registration Required) PBS producers must dive into libraries and genealogies nearly as much as they dive into the Great Lakes for details on shipwrecks. Finding survivor stories o...

TITLE: Paths to Your Past: Story Telling to Bring Us Together SESSION: S433 TIME & DATE: Saturday, 05 May 2018, 12:15 p.m. (Luncheon – Registration Required) SPONSOR: Genealogical Speakers Guild and International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (GSG / ISFHWE) Genealogists te...

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) will live stream ten lectures by nationally recognized speakers on some of the most popular topics in the field of genealogy during its 2018 Family History Conference. These lectures will be among more than 175 offered at the conference, 2−5 May 2018, in Gr...

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 Grand Rapids Public Library and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The program will focus his...

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