Part two of the NGS Virtual Family History Conference, NGS 2020 On-Demand!, opens 1 July 2020. Sessions from NGS 2020 Live! will be included in all on-demand packages available for purchase beginning in June on the PlaybackNGS website.

NGS 2020 Live! featured opening remarks from NGS President Ben Spratling, lunch speaker Stephanie Raff, the NGS Awards program, and exciting presentations from Thomas W. Jones, Judy G. Russell, Elizabeth Shown Mills, and Blaine T. Bettinger, plus online chat during each session and a short Q&A after each session.

Ancestry, FamilySearch and FamilyTreeDNA will also presented some of their newest recommendations
for best results using their databases.

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

For a detailed schedule, check the Playback NGS website.