Contact: Erin Shifflett
Phone: 703-525-0050, ext. 112
ARLINGTON, VA 13 February 2013: The National Genealogical Society announces that effective 13 February 2013 qualifying students may register for discounted rates for the NGS 2013 Family History Conference, Building New Bridges, which will be held 8–11 May 2013 in
Student rates for full conference registration with flash-drive syllabus will
be $50 (member) and $60 (nonmember), with no price adjustments for late or
single-day registrations. Las Vegas, Nevada
NGS offers the special student price to encourage all interested and qualifying students to see how they might incorporate genealogical methods into their research and how they may, in turn, apply knowledge from their fields to genealogy. These special rates are nearly 75% off regular registration rates.
To qualify, students must submit a letter on college or university letterhead signed by the dean or department chair confirming the student’s current admittance, good standing, and full-time status in an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking program at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. Students who are enrolled in diploma or certificate programs, continuing education programs, lifetime learning programs, or at institutions not regionally accredited do not qualify.
At conference check-in qualifying students must also present a current student identification and a current government-issued photo identification. The student ID must be consistent with the letter confirming student status. Qualifying students will have all rights and privileges of full conference registration.
Qualifying students interested in obtaining the student rate should scan the confirmation letter and e-mail it to the NGS conference registrar Courtney Holmes at [email protected] or fax it to her attention at 703-525-0052. Students may also bring all qualifying documents (the confirmation letter and both identifications) to the conference and register on-site at the LVH—Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for no additional fee.
Students who wish to purchase a print syllabus or meals or social events must pay full price for these items online before 22 April 2013 after consulting with Courtney. Students cannot obtain the special rate if they register directly through the conference website.
Students may view the searchable program at http://members.ngsgenealogy.org/Conferences/Program2013.cfm and the PDF brochure at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info. The brochure offers information about sessions, tours, pre-conference events, on-site registration, and details for hotel registration at the LVH. Registration Form can be downloaded from the NGS website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/new-gallery/2013_Student_Registration_Form.pdf.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, 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, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.
copyright © National Ge
nealogical Society, 3108
Columbia Pike, Suite 300, Arlington, Virginia 22204-4370. http://www.ngsgenealogy.org.
Want to learn more about interacting with the blog, please read Hyperlinks, Subscribing and Comments -- How to Interact with Upfront with NGS Blog posts!
NGS does not imply endorsement of any outside advertiser or other vendors appearing in this blog.
Republication of UpFront articles is permitted and encouraged for non-commercial purposes without express permission from
Please drop us a note telling us where and when you are using the article.
Express written permission is required if you wish to republish UpFront articles
for commercial purposes. You may send a request for express written permission
to [email protected]. All
republished articles may not be edited or reworded and must contain the
copyright statement found at the bottom of each UpFront article.
Think your friends, colleagues, or fellow genealogy researchers would find this blog post interesting? If so, please let them know that anyone can read past UpFront with NGS posts or subscribe!
Suggestions for topics for future UpFront with
NGS posts are always welcome. Please send any
suggested topics to [email protected]
Post a Comment