The conference offers students a unique opportunity to attend a wide range of lectures on such topics as
- the basics of genealogical research and developing a sound research plan
- overviews of repositories, including libraries, archives, newspapers, military, civil, and religious records, online resources, etc.
- genetic research
as well as lectures that focus on African-American, Cuban, Jewish, French, Scots-Irish, and other ancestors;
’s history and its people, and much, much more. The conference also offers students the chance to discover how they might incorporate genealogical methods into their studies and, in turn, how they might apply knowledge from their fields of study to genealogy. Florida
To register, students should download the Conference’s Student Registration Form and follow the directions provided on the NGS website at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/student-rate/. The student discount will not apply if a student registers directly through the Conference website. For more information about the Conference’s program, go to http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/program/http://members.ngsgenealogy.org/Conferences/2012Program.cfm and the PDF brochure at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2016-Registration-Brochure.pdf. The brochure offers information about sessions, tours, pre-conference events, on-site registration, and details for hotel registration.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogical education, the highest standards of research, and the preservation of genealogical records. The
, 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. Arlington, Virginia
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