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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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The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy to Hold Fourth Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute on March 26-28, 2015

The following is from the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG): The 2015 FGI Offers Two Brand-New, Cutting-Edge Courses for Forensic Genealogists Dallas, Texas – June 12, 2014 – The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) announced today that the fourth annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI) will be held March 26-28, […]

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Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Registration Opens Saturday

The following is from SLIG: Be ready to register at 9:00 a.m. (MT) Saturday, June 14 at www.slig.ugagenealogy.org! The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is a week-long intensive educational experience that takes students deep into their track of choice. Instead of a breadth of topics, like a conference, this institute brings you a depth of […]

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I Missed the National Genealogical Society Conference in Richmond

As many of you know, I was not at the National Genealogical Society Conference in Richmond. My booth in the exhibit hall was empty. As luck would have it, my grandchildren came down with some kind of flu-like virus the on Friday night, May 2nd. As usual, the kids had come over for the weekend, […]

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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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Mostly Personal – and I’m Hoping to See YOU at the NGS Conference in Richmond

I’ve been gone for a few days – sick with a virus that knocked me out of commission for a full week. It all began with a sore throat on Monday, April 21. By Tuesday morning, I was really sick. I stayed in bed and forced fluids, thinking I could beat the thing by washing […]

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RootsTech 2015 Content Committee Issues a Call for Presentations

The following is from rootstech.org: The RootsTech Content Committee is calling for dynamic presentations for RootsTech 2015 that inform and educate both those seeking to begin and those continuing to discover their family story through technology. Presentation submissions will be accepted June 2 to June 27, 2014, through the Call for Presentations portal on RootsTech.org. […]

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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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Attendance, Breakfast, Luncheons, & the NGS Banquet at Richmond

The following is from NGS: Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference in Richmond? The deadline for pre-conference registration is 22 April 2014. Registration will be available on-site beginning at 12:00 noon, 6 May 2014, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops closes on 22 April […]

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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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LOKRIG Family Association Convention

The following was received from Jann Orr: Are you a Lockridge Lochridge Laughridge Loughridge Lochrige Lothrige Lotridge Lockbridge Lorthridge? Check out the adventure we have planned for September 2014 – YOU WILL WANT TO JOIN US! The LOKRIG Family Association is an incorporated, non-profit, all volunteer organization, to encourage the research of the various lines […]

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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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NGS Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 St. Charles, MO Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: National Genealogical Society Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri Arlington, VA, 25 March 2014: The National Genealogical Society continues to accept lecture proposals from speakers and organizations for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, Crossroads […]

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Call for Papers for the Florida State Genealogical Society Webinar Series

The following was received from Ann Staley: Webinar presentation proposals are welcome by 1 May 2014 for the Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS) 2015-2016 “Poolside Chats: A Genealogy Webinar Series“. The webinars are presented to the FSGS membership and to the public on a monthly basis. Among the topics being considered are presentations on Computers/Technology, […]

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Live Streaming of 10 Lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society NGS 2014 Family History Conference Richmond, VA 7–10 May 2014 The National Genealogical Society announces the live streaming of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference. The upcoming conference will be the first time NGS has provided a portion of the conference to NGS members […]

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