Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

Tools to Help with the 1950 Census….and More—Stephen P. Morse SESSION: S427  TRACK: Records and Repositories  TITLE:  Getting Ready for the 1950 Census: Searching With and Without a Name Index There is much excitement about the release of the 1950 census on April 1st this year.  So...

April 11, 2022 by Roger Prince

Hispanic and Latin American Genealogy There are ten lectures in the Hispanic and Latin American Track. Wed 25 May 10:00 a.m. Las Leyes de California: Spanish Colonial Laws and Records they Produced Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Thu 26 May 9:30 a.m. Caravajal Family:  Spain, Portugal, New...

March 10, 2022 by Roger Prince

Asian American and Pacific Islander Genealogy There are 14 lectures in the Chinese American and Asian and Pacific Islander tracks.  Wed 25 May 11:30 AM Researching Recent Immigrant Ancestors in Regional Repositories Michael D. Lacopo, DVM Wed 25 May 2:30 PM USCIS Genealogy Program:  Certifi...

March 8, 2022 by Roger Prince

Westward Migration and Research in the Western States There are seven lectures in the Westward Migration Track and fourteen in the Western States Track.  Topics include: Trails and routes to get West Irish miners in America The Okies-migrants to California Stories of pioneering women on the A...

March 3, 2022 by Roger Prince

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

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