01 January 2016
National Genealogical Society Issues Call for Proposals for the 2017 Family History Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina
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Among the topics being considered by NGS for its 2017 conference are presentations on North Carolina history, including available records, and repositories; land grants, and other land records; court system and laws; ethnic and religious groups; military, farming, and other occupations; neighboring states; and migration to, from, and within the Carolinas. The Society will also consider other topics of interest reaching from the Colonial era to the 21st Century. In addition, NGS encourages the submission of proposals for broader genealogical categories, including methodology, problem solving, and technology.
Speakers who wish to submit lecture proposals, and organizations interested in sponsoring tracks or individual lectures, should follow the published guidelines at the NGS website page: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/call_for_proposals.
Speakers may submit up to eight proposals electronically via https://goo.gl/wCs8wn.
Organizations wishing to sponsor a lecture may submit proposals via https://goo.gl/6SYFcc.
All proposals must be submitted electronically through the NGS website by 11:59 p.m. EDT on 1 April 2016.
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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