03 March 2020

Early Bird Discount for 2020 Conference Ends Soon

Early Bird Discount Ends 17 March
 for 2020 Family History Conference

Only two weeks are left to take advantage of our Early Bird Discount for the NGS Family History Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, 20−23 May 2020. After 17 March, the price of registration for NGS members will increase from $215 to $250 for all four days. (Non-members will pay $285, up from $250.) You also will no longer be able to order a printed syllabus or flash drive version of the syllabus.

To qualify for the early bird discount, you must register online by 17 March or mail your registration postmarked 17 March 2020.

The conference, “Echoes of Our Ancestors,” will showcase more than 175 lectures featuring a variety of tracks and topics including DNA, heritage, immigration and migration, records, religion, resources and research techniques, and women. In addition to lectures that focus on tracing ancestors of European descent, attendees will discover lectures on African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, and Polynesian ancestry. The program will include all levels of genealogical skills from basic to advanced as well as four days of the Board for the Certification of Genealogists® (BCG) Skillbuilding lectures.

The opening session will feature Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love, who has spent a lifetime writing fiction and memoirs about the corrosive power of secrets within families. She stumbled on a secret of her own: her beloved father was not her biological father. As she writes in Inheritance, “I always knew there was a secret. What I didn’t know: the secret was me.”

The Family History Expo will host more than seventy-five exhibitors and be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday. Check the website for a list of exhibitors and the accompanying floor plan.

The NGS Conference will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center and will run from 20−23 May. For conference information and to register go to the NGS 2020 Family History Conference website.

Registration for local area tours and social meal events closes on 17 April 2020. You will not be able to purchase tickets on-site at the conference. Be sure to sign up as quickly as possible.

Add Items to an Existing Registration

To add meals, tours, workshops, and pre-conference events to your current registration, log on to the NGS website, go to Store > My Account > Purchases > Events > Details > 2020 Conference > Add Session.

See you in Salt Lake City in May!

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