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Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015

Former First Lady Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna Bush Hager to headline RootsTech, see the details in this press release:   Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015 RootsTech 2015 attendees will get to hear firsthand how one of the nation’s most famous families celebrates their family across generations. RootsTech, the largest family […]

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Registration Opens for the 2015 CSI-Genealogy

The following letter was sent out to announce registration for the 2015 event:   Fellow genealogists: Carl Sandburg College is excited to announce that registration for the 2015 CSI-Genealogy is continuing in our four classes taught by Cyndi Ingle, Debbie Mieszala, Michael John Neill, and Teresa Steinkamp McMillin. We’d love it if you could share […]

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German Studies part of Pre-Conference day of events

Press release from NGS:   German Studies: Understanding German Records and Methodology will be held on Tuesday, 12 May 2015, during the Pre-Conference day of events. More Americans claim German ancestry than any other nationality. If you are one of those researchers with German ancestry, do not miss this singular opportunity to expand your knowledge […]

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Nathan Furr, Ph.D., Author of The Innovator’s Method, to Headline RootsTech Innovator Summit

The following press release was sent out by FamilySearch:   RootsTech – February 12-14, 2015 Nathan Furr, Ph.D., Author of The Innovator’s Method, to Headline RootsTech Innovator Summit Nathan Furr at Innovator Summit One of the world’s leading authors and recognized experts in innovation and entrepreneurship will be part of the largest family history conference […]

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Registration Open for the NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri May 13-16, 2015

We will be heading for the NGS conference in St. Charles, Missouri this next May. It’s now time to get registered. The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: Registration is now open for the National Genealogical Society’s thirty-seventh annual family history conference, Crossroads of America, which will be held 13–16 May 2015 […]

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American Idol Finalist David Archuleta & Studio C to Perform at RootsTech 2015

The following press release is from FamilySearch: SALT LAKE CITY, 19 November 2014 — American Idol finalist David Archuleta is teaming up with the popular comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv to perform at RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world happening February 12–14, 2015. The two talents will be performing at […]

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Online Program & PDF Registration Brochure For NGS 2015 Conference Now Online

The following is from NGS: A fully searchable conference program for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference is now available online at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/agenda/. The theme of the thirty-seventh NGS Family History Conference is Crossroads of America. NGS varies the theme and geographic location of its conference annually and brings together thousands of genealogists and family […]

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Alex Boye & Quarter-Finalists from NBC’s America’s Got Talent Joining RootsTech 2015

The following news release is from FamilySearch and RootsTech 2015. This may not have a lot to do with genealogy, but the music is fantastic! Click on the illustration to check it out. Popular musician and YouTube sensation Alex Boye is teaming up with the stars of his popular “Let It Go” YouTube cover, the […]

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Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) 2015 Dates

Lori A. Northrup, MLIS, Associate Dean, and Director, Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research at the Samford University Library sent a note with the dates for IGHR 2015. The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) at the Samford University Library will be held June 7-12, 2015. They have recently updated their web site. Their […]

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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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A. J. Jacobs to be a Keynote Speaker at RootsTech 2015

The following is from FamilySearch & RootsTech 2014: What do George and Barbara Bush, Daniel Radcliffe, Abraham Lincoln, and Gwyneth Paltrow have in common? They’re all cousins of RootsTech 2015 keynote speaker A.J. Jacobs! We are excited to announce that best-selling author, Esquire magazine editor, and founder of the Global Family Reunion, A.J. Jacobs will […]

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Virtual PMC 2015 Registration Now Open

The following is from APG: Registration is now open for the 2015 Virtual Professional Management Conference at https://virtualpmc2015.eventbrite.com. The largest Virtual PMC to date offers TWO full days — that’s 9 total sessions — of PMC’s must-have instruction streamed live to your computer or mobile device. Choose from the full Virtual PMC line up, one-day […]

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Donny Osmond Joins RootsTech 2015 As A Keynote Speaker

The following news release is from FamilySearch: Iconic Entertainer to Speak at Largest Family History Event in the World SALT LAKE CITY, 22 October 2014 — One of the biggest names in entertainment from one of the most well-known families in the world will be part of the largest family history conference in the world. […]

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APG Offers Limited-Time Discount on New Membership & PMC Registration

The following news release is from APG: Unique, Professionally-Focused Educational and Networking Opportunity for Those Interested in Genealogy; Savings for New Registrations Runs One Week Only WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 22 October 2014 −The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today announced a discounted, limited-time bundle that includes 1-year membership in APG and registration to APG’s Professional […]

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CSI-Genealogy to be Held in Galesburg, Illinois

Carl Sandburg College has announced that CSI-Genealogy is to be held in Galesburg, Illinois, May 28 through June 1 of 2015. This four and a half day event will feature speakers Cyndi Ingle, Debbie Mieszala, Teresa Steinkamp McMillin and Michael John Neill coordinating topics including: Refining Internet and Digital Skills for Genealogy Advanced Methodology and […]

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