Feeling Left Out? There’s Hope: FGS/RootsTech 2015

Are you feeling sad because you’re not able to attend, FGS/RootsTech 2015, only the biggest genealogy conference of all time? I know the feeling. I’ve had to miss some conferences. It feels like EVERYONE is going except you, right? Well, I’ve got good news for you....

Things I Wish I Knew: Genealogy Conferences

If you plan on attending a genealogy conference, I’ve got some tips for you! Here’s the things I wish I knew before the event: There are so many really great classes offered. I wish I knew how to choose which classes to take.  My advice? Read the class...

My First FGS Conference: Getting There

I attended my very first FGS Conference in 1996 at Rochester, New York. Just getting there was traumatic. The night before my flight from Portland, Oregon, I stayed up late packing the important things, my research files. I planned on attending the conference, then...

Genealogy Friends

Is the thought of going to a genealogy institute or conference scary for you because you’ve never been to one or don’t know anyone? When you walk into a room full of people that know each other and you don’t know them, what do you do? Do you march up to a group and...

Free! Visit the FGS/RootsTech Exhibit Hall

The FGS/RootsTech Exhibit Hall is one place you won’t want to miss. You will find: Demo Theater: See the latest products and services Cyber Café: Wireless Internet and recharging stations Family Discovery Zone: Hands-on things to do Media Hub: A place for official...

Don’t Miss the FGS Early Registration Deadline!

Are you planning to go to the 2015 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Salt Lake City, Feb 11-14, and haven’t registered yet? You’re running out of time! The Early Registration Deadline is January 23. After that, the price goes up $30. Want a peek at...