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FGS 2017 Conference to be Held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The following excerpt is from the October 29, 2014 FGS Voice. FGS 2017 To Be Held Aug 30—Sep 2 in Pittsburgh, PA with Local Co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and local co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) have announced the FGS 2017 National Conference will be held August 30—September […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies Announces 2014 Election Results

The following news release is from FGS: D. Joshua Taylor Re-Elected President; New Board Members and Directors include Melissa Tennant, Linda McCauley, and David E. Rencher October 23, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces results of its recent election for FGS board members and directors. The election was conducted online […]

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APG Professional Achievement Award – Nominations Due June 22

The following is from Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG, Executive Director. Association of Professional Genealogists APG Professional Achievement Award Call for Nominations – Due 22 June 2014 APG’s Professional Achievement Award will be presented at the APG luncheon to be held Saturday, August 30, at the FGS Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award honors an […]

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Hotel Reservations Open for the 2015 FGS and RootsTech Conferences

The following is the the Federation of Genealogical Societies: Book Your Room Today June 6, 2014 – Austin, TX. Four Salt Lake City hotels are now taking reservations for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech conferences, which will be held February 11–14, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies Announces Upcoming Events

FGS Hosts 2015 Alaskan Cruise, 2015 New York Regional Conference, and Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary in Springfield, Illinois in 2016 May 14, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is excited to announce its upcoming events lineup, which includes a 2015 FGS Alaskan Cruise, August 28th – September 4th; a 2015 New […]

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2015 FGS Conference Call for Presentations

The following news release is from FGS: Submissions will be accepted between May 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014 April 17, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces a Call for Presentations for the FGS 2015 Conference, “Connect. Explore. Refresh.” to be held February 11-14, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. […]

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2014 FGS National Conference Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations

The following is from Caroline M. Pointer, Director, Federation of Genealogical Societies, FGS Marketing & Publicity Chair: In partnership with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and findmypast.com, the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) announces a Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations to be held during the FGS 2014 Conference, 28-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies Calls for Award Nominations

Federation of Genealogical Societies calls for Award Nominations – Nomination Deadline is June 15, 2014 April 10, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) calls for genealogy contribution award nominations through June 15, 2014. The specific award categories and a link to the submission form can be found at the FGS website: […]

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FGS San Antonio Conference Registration is Now Open

The following News Release is from FGS: “Gone to Texas” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists March 27, 2014 – Austin, TX. Online registration is now open for the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference, scheduled 27-30 August 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Register at http://www.fgsconference.org by 1 July 2014 for an early-bird […]

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Join the Texas State Genealogical Society in 2014 For a Chance to Win a Full Registration to the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference

The following was received from the Texas State Genealogical Society: In 2014, TSGS is on a Journey of Transformation. And we would love to have you join us on this journey. We have some exciting plans for TSGS in 2014. Along with our existing programs, here are just some of the new planned benefits to […]

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Call for APG Luncheon Lecture Proposals – FGS 2014 Conference

Word has been received that APG is looking for a lecturer for the APG Hosted luncheon during the FGS Conference in San Antonio, Texas, August 27-30, 2014. DEADLINE: Sunday, 17 November 2013 APG invites members to submit proposals for a luncheon presentation that would be of interest to aspiring and/or experienced professionals. APG offers an […]

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Federation Of Genealogical Societies Announces 2015 Conference

It has been announced that the FGS National Conference is to tie in with the annual RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City in February of 2015. Traditionally, the conference is held in late Summer, as it is this year. However, I note that in the following press release, it’s stated that “FGS will also hold […]

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Fort Wayne, Here We Come!

I’m flying out of Salt Lake City, heading for Fort Waayne, Indiana (via Indianapolis) tonight at 1 a.m. I don’t expect a lot of sleep, but am taking this route, as I am planning a quick trip to the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis in route to the FGS Conference in Fort Wayne. The monetary […]

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FGS 2013 Online Registration Ends in Just a Few Days!

The following was received from Tina Lyons, FGS 2013 Publicity Chair: If you haven’t registered for the FGS 2013 Conference yet, you still have time to register online, by mail or at the door. Mailed registrations must be postmarked by Friday, August 9. Online registration ends on Wednesday, August 14th. Pre-registering for the conference gives […]

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Full “Salt Lake Christmas Tour” to Be Given as a Grand Prize at the FGS Conference in Fort Wayne

The Salt Lake Christmas Tour has partnered with the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel to offer a Salt Lake Christmas Tour as one of the FGS Conference Grand Prizes this year. Attendees at the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Fort Wayne Indiana have the opportunity of winning a Salt Lake Christmas Tour with Single Occupancy […]

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