The conference will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and Marriott Hotel located in downtown
, 7–10 May 2014. Conference
highlights include a choice of more than 175 lectures, given by many nationally
known speakers and subject matter experts about a broad array of topics
including records for Virginia and its neighboring states; migration into and
out of the region; military records; state and federal records; ethnic groups
including African Americans, German, Irish, and Ulster Scots; methodology;
analysis and problem solving; and the use of technology including genetics,
mobile devices, and apps useful in genealogical research. Richmond, Virginia
The first few pages of the brochure provide details about conference logistics and describe several special events. The daily conference program includes the name of each speaker, the lecture title, and a brief description of the presentation. A number of social events and workshops are also offered during the conference. If 2014 will be your first NGS Family History Conference, check out http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/tips-for-first-time-conference-attendees/ for additional information about what you might experience at the conference.
An exhibit hall with more than seventy-five vendors will be free and open to the public Wednesday through Saturday at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, directly across from the Marriott Hotel. Exhibitors will include genealogy database and software providers, booksellers, genealogy societies, providers of genetic testing, and much more.
Up-to-date information about the availability, amenities, and rates for conference hotels can be found at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/attend/accommodations/.
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