Category Archive: Genealogy Conference

May 16

Live Streaming From the 2014 NGS Conference

Last week, 7-10 May, was the annual National Genealogical Society [NGS] Conference, held in Richmond, Virginia. The 2014 Conference, entitled Virginia: The First Frontier, offered over 175 lectures during the four day conference. Genealogical conferences, whether national, state, or local, are a wonderful means to learn and network. I enjoy attending them as often as I can, …

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Aug 22

News From the 2013 FGS Conference

The time has finally arrived! This week I am attending the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference in Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne’s Grand Wayne Center is a great facility for this conference. It is roomy and convenient, with the session rooms and the exhibit hall close to each other. Plus, it is right across the …

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Jul 25

Packing for the FGS Conference

The 2013 FGS Conference is less than a month away and it is time for serious conference planning and last minute details. I have made a list of the sessions I plan to attend and the exhibitors I want to visit. But what do I want to take and carry with me to the conference …

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Jun 07

Conferences and Research

The 2013 FGS Conference is less than three months away now. This is one of two national genealogy conferences that I try to attend if relatively close. This year’s FGS conference is in Fort Wayne, close enough for me to drive every day. The May/June blog post prompt for conference ambassadors is “How will you …

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May 09

The Top Ten Reasons for a Genealogical Conference

Because I enjoy attending genealogy conferences and consider them worthwhile for learning about and keeping up with the latest methodology in genealogical research, I signed on to be an FGS 2013 Ambassador. So, from time to time, I will blog about the upcoming FGS Conference, to be held in Fort Wayne this coming August. Today’s …

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