27 April 2015

Three Days Left to Register for The NGS 2015 Family History Conference and All Ticketed Events

Arlington, VA, 27 APRIL 2015—Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference in St. Charles? The deadline for pre-conference registration is 29 April 2015. Registration will be available on-site beginning at 12:00 noon, 12 May 2015, in the St. Charles Convention Center.

Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops closes on 29 April 2015. No ticket purchases will be available on-site. Registration for Librarians’ Day also closes on 29 April 2015. Many events have already sold out, so don’t delay! For conference information and to register, go to http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/event-registration/.

NGS Luncheon and Sponsored Luncheons
Participating organizations sponsor several luncheons during the conference. Seats are still available for a number of the luncheons, including those sponsored by APG, NEHGS, FGS and NGS. Make your reservations now at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/event-registration/. The luncheons are $21 per person. Menus are in the registration brochure at http://goo.gl/IQrIKQ.

Tuesday, 12 May Special Day-Long Workshops
There’s still time to sign up for in-depth workshops on Tuesday, 12 May 2015, prior to the NGS Family History Conference. The BCG Education Fund workshop, Putting Skills to Work, runs from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and German Studies: Understanding German Records and Methodology runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Librarian’s Day, an annual event sponsored by ProQuest, will focus on an essential issue for today’s institutions, Providing Access to Genealogical Research in a Digital World. For more information, please see http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/program.  Registration for workshops and Librarian’s Day closes on 29 April 2015.

Live Streaming
If you are unable to attend the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, ten lectures featuring some of the most popular topics and nationally known speakers will be available to you via live streaming.  Details about viewing the live streaming program and the costs can be found at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/attend/live-streaming/. Registration for the live streaming program closes on 29 April 2015.

Society Showcase
On Tuesday afternoon 12 May 2015, many Missouri genealogical and historical societies will be available in the St. Charles Convention Center from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. to answer questions about local repositories and resources, discuss their group’s activities, and sell their publications.

Add Items to an Existing Registration
To add meals, tours, and pre-conference events to your current registration, log on at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org, click on My Account, select My Events, and then click to Add Sessions.

Don’t miss out on this year’s exciting conference program from 13–16 May at the St. Charles Convention Center.

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogical education, exemplary standards of research, and the preservation of genealogical records.  The Arlington, Virginia, based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, and guidance in research. It also offers many opportunities to interact with other genealogists.

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