20 November 2011

National Genealogical Society Releases Full 2012 Family History Conference Program Online


CINCINNATI, OHIO, 9–12 MAY 2012
The Ohio River: Gateway to the Western Frontier

(Arlington, VA) -- The National Genealogical Society has released the full 2012 Family History Conference Program.  It is available online and is fully searchable at http://members.ngsgenealogy.org/Conferences/2012Program.cfm.  The theme of the thirty-fourth NGS Family History Conference is The Ohio River: Gateway to the Western Frontier and it will be held 9–12 May 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. NGS varies the theme and geographic location of its conference annually and brings together thousands of genealogists and family historians to learn the latest in genealogical research.  The online searchable program allows prospective conference attendees to review the full scope of more than forty lecture topics offered daily during the four-day conference in Cincinnati. An exhibit area with over one hundred exhibitors will be open and free to the public Wednesday through Saturday and will include the latest in genealogical software, online research providers, and DNA testing sources.

Registration will begin Thursday, 1 December 2011. To register online, visit the NGS website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info .

The PDF version of the registration brochure is available at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info. The brochure includes information about workshops, lectures, sessions, speakers, luncheons, tours, pre-conference events, registration times and rates, and accessibility as well as general conference and exhibit hall specifics.  Some examples of the diverse offerings of the NGS 2012 Family History Conference include methodology and research, ethnic research, repositories and records, migration, Skillbuilding, GenTech, military records, photos, and writing.

E-mail Veronica Tran at vtran@ngsgenealogy.org to request that a registration brochure be mailed to you. 

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records.  The Arlington, VA-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.  Please visit the NGS Pressroom for further information.




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