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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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2013 FGS Conference-Bird Registration Ends July 1

The following is from FGS: “Journey through Generations” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists June 10, 2013 – Austin, TX. Discounted early-bird registration for the 2013 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference will continue only until July 1. Early registrants receive a $50 discount for the full four days, or a $20 discount for any […]

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FGS Radio: Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy

The subject of getting kids involved in genealogy has been near to my heart for nearly 30 years. Randy Whited’s FGS Radio show on Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy should be a good one. The following is from FGS. FGS Radio: Getting the Next Generation Involved with Genealogy Saturday, June 15, 2013 2-3pm […]

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Genealogy Road Trip Contest!

The following was received from Thomas MacEntee: Have you ever wanted to take a research trip to one of the top genealogical libraries in the United States and find out more about your ancestors? Are you all packed and ready to hit the road? The Federation of Genealogical Societies is holding a contest to raise […]

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Become an FGS 2013 Ambassador

The following news release was received from Tina Lyons and Thomas MacEntee: April 8, 2013 – Genealogy bloggers, societies, writers and editors are invited to participate in the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2013 Conference by becoming FGS 2013 Ambassadors. Ambassadors help to spread information about the FGS 2013 Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana, August 21-24, […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies PARTNERS WITH German ASSOCIATION of Genealogical Associations

The following news release was received from Thomas MacEntee: March 28, 2013 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces a new partnership with Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbände e. V. (DAGV), an umbrella organization of genealogical and heraldic associations in Germany, in order to further the exchange of ideas and information between genealogists […]

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