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Europe and Middle Eastern and Jewish Genealogy Tracks There are nine lectures in the European and Middle Eastern track and five in the Jewish Genealogy track. There are sessions on Dutch, German, Arab, Greek, Portuguese, Scottish, Irish, and Russian Genealogy. Thu 26 May 8:00 AM Arab American Ge...

March 1, 2022 by Roger Prince

A Full BCG Skillbuilding Track The Board for Certification of Genealogists is excited to present the 2022 BCG Skillbuilding track. This series of 16 lectures plus a double-length certification seminar is designed for genealogists interested in improving their research techniques. Targeted to inter...

February 25, 2022 by Roger Prince

Speakers for the BCG Skillbuilding Track L. to R. Jay Fonkert, Margaret Fortier, LaBrenda Garret-Nelson and Amy Giroux  L.  to R. Sharon Hoyt, Jan Joyce, Rebecca Koford, Nicole LaRue L. to R. Angela McGhie, Jill Morelli, Trish Nicola and Nancy Peters  L. to R. Mary Roddy, Judy Russ...

February 24, 2022 by Roger Prince
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Nine Lectures on African American Genealogy A total of nine lectures on African American genealogy are included in this year’s conference. There is a complete list below. There is a strong emphasis on early African Americans in California and the West.  Janice Lovelace is giving three talks ...

February 22, 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

DNA Methodology, Tools and Techniques There are ten talks in the DNA Track, three by Diahan Southard, two by Pam Ricciardi Paschke, and one each by Diana Elder, AG, Alec Ferretti, MLS and Michael D. Lacopo, DVM.  The additional two talks are by DNA test vendors Ancestry and Familytree DNA. Southar...

February 17, 2022 by Roger Prince

Nearly Half of Conference Talks Cover Core Skills and Records The NGS 2022 Family History Conference will again feature four days of premier genealogical education consisting of 165 lectures to choose from. At the core of the conference program are lectures on genealogical methods, tips, techniques...

February 15, 2022 by Roger Prince

2022 SLAM! Submissions Due March 15th The SLAM! Idea Showcase is in its second year in 2022 and the call for posts and videos is out now.  Societies, libraries, archives and museums (SLAM) are encouraged to enter submissions through March 15th for this year’s event. This ye...

February 9, 2022 by Roger Prince

The Chinese Who Built America’s Transcontinental Railroad – Gordon H. Chang   SESSION: Keynote Speaker Dr. Gordon Chang is a fourth generation American who grew up in Oakland, California.  He has devoted much of his professional career to studying the Asian-American experience in the Uni...

February 7, 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