If you registered to attend a special workshop in Salt Lake City on Scandinavian, Irish, German, Hispanic, or Native American genealogy, these workshops will be hosted virtually in the near future.

Please continue checking this page for more information. If you already registered for one of these events, keep an eye on your email.
Thank you for your patience while we make these workshops available.

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Many special workshops will be held virtually. If you registered for the following, we will send instructions on how to access these online.

  • Chromosome mapping
  • Scandinavian genealogy
  • Irish genealogy
  • German genealogy
  • Hispanic genealogy
  • Native American genealogy

We will use the email you used to register for the conference to communicate with you about these workshops and more.
Thank you for your patience while we make these workshops available.
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INTERNATIONAL AND ETHNIC WORKSHOP SESSIONS – LIVE!

Get help from Family History Library specialists in six two-hour workshop sessions, Tuesday−Friday for a $35 fee per workshop. Workshops will focus on German, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Native American, and Swedish heritage. These workshops will be scheduled through Zoom. Look for an email from NGS on 10 July with additional details and login instructions.

Reading Italian Records Workshop
Date and Time: Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Brandon Baird, AG
Learn how to read through the Italian civil registration records and church records. Remember you don’t have to speak it to read it!

Hispanic Research Methodology Workshop
Date and Time: Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Speakers: Arturo Cuellar, AG; Lyn Rasmussen, CG
Learn the research process to finding ancestors in Mexico, Latin America, and Spain. Learn basic research guidelines, finding aids, and language helps, along with a case study.

Strategies for Locating German Records Workshop
Date and Time: Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Speaker: Camille Andrus, AG
You’ve discovered the town of origin for your German immigrant ancestor, now what? Learn how to locate records from your immigrant’s hometown.
Swedish Research Strategy Workshop
Date and Time: Thursday, 16 July 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Speakers: Geoff Morris, AG; Savannah Larson
Learn how to approach common problems and tackle them in an efficient way. Elements will include analysis, translation, records, and prioritizing research steps.

Ireland: Discovering Where and How They Lived Workshop
Date and Time: Friday, 17 July 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Craig Foster, AG
Ireland is known for difficult research; this workshop will help people understand Irish jurisdictions, as well as key record groups for doing research.

Native American Workshop
Date and Time: Friday, 17 July 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Speakers: Lyn Rasmussen, CG; Forrest Emmett, BA
This workshop will concentrate on using and understanding Native American records held at the Family History Library.

Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at [email protected].