Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 13

2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati–A Pictorial Wrap Up

Exhibit Hall

Thanks to the planners, sponsors, volunteers and everyone else who made the 2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati successful. I attended 2 sessions Saturday morning before we left at noon: “Research Reports for Ourselves” by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA. “Information Overload? Effective Project Planning, Research, Data Management & Analysis” by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, …

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May 11

2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati, Day 3

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One optional feature for this conference was the Guidebook app. What a great idea! I have not used something like this before and it is so very handy. This app gives the latest conference news, several versions of the schedule, speaker and exhibitor information and has maps of the conference center and Exhibit Hall. I …

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May 10

2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati, Day 2

Bruce Buzbee & Roots Magic

Over 1800 genealogists registered for the 2012 NGS Conference and it seems many many of them planned to attend the German sessions. The German sessions were packed today! That should be of no surprise since Cincinnati is one of the major German cities in the country. If you were a smart conference-goer you would arrive …

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May 09

2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati, Day 1

Indexing the 1940 Census at FamilySearch

The 2012 NGS Conference officially started this morning. Awards and recognitions were announced at the opening session. Here are some of the results: Ohio Genealogy News (OGN) received first place for a society newsletter, Deb Cyprych & Jennifer Hershberger, editors. The Award of Honor was given to the Hamilton County Chapter OGS for their help …

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May 08

2012 NGS Conference in Cincinnati–Tuesday

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We have arrived! We are in downtown Cincinnati across from the Duke Energy Convention Center, the location of the 2012 NGS Conference. The convention center is a very nice, large facility. This is the 4th NGS Conference Miriam and I have attended. We attended Milwaukee 2003, Pittsburgh 2004 and Nashville 2005. We have also attended …

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