Scholarships for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) in January 2018

News from SLIG! SLIG Scholarship Opportunities Planning to attend the January 2018 SLIG? There are several scholarship opportunities available for SLIG students. SLIG Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship Deadline June 20, 2017 Named in honor of Jimmy B. Parker, whose legacy of service to the genealogical community covered more than 50 years, this full-tuition scholarship will […]

Undecided about attending GRIP this summer? Need a discount?

I just received this via GEN-EVENTS. I love it when conference discounts are extended to others not able to attend! Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:53:20 -0400 From: “Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL” <> To: <> Subject: [GEN-EVENTS] GRIP 2017 courses discounted until May 25! As a special from the National Genealogy Society conference, the […]

March 8 is registration for the Genealogical Research of Pittsburgh’s July 16-21 week

It’s almost here and I hope you are ready! I will be teaching again at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh’s (GRIP) second summer week, July 16-21. My course is aimed at the intermediate level and is titled “Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper.” Click on that link to learn more about the week. I […]

Feb 1 Registration for Inaugural International Germanic Genealogy Conference

I hope you already have July 28-30, 2017 marked on your calendar for the inaugural conference of the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP). It will be held in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota (Minneapolis area). The first-ever International Germanic Genealogy Conference has already created quite a buzz. The host hotel where the class sessions will be held […]

Hotel Reservations Now Open for the FGS 2017 Genealogy Conference in Pittsburgh

If you are on Facebook and other social media, you saw the great education and fun many genealogists had at the annual Federation of Genealogical Societies’ conference that was held last week in Springfield, Illinois. I attended the three evening events and three luncheons. It was a wonderful time and I heard many people saying […]

Time for the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree

On June 1, I am off to Burbank, California for the Southern California Genealogical Society’s annual event known as Jamboree. Are you going? The great SCGS volunteers will still take your Jamboree registration “at the door.” For details: If you aren’t able to attend, be sure to check out which sessions are live-streamed for […]

Celtic Roots? This is the summer conference for you!

The clock is ticking! The Celtic Connections Conference ’16, August 5-6 in Minneapolis, is less than three months away, and you have less than a couple weeks to get the discounted registration fee of $150 for both conference days. This low rate is available only until May 31, so it’s time to get serious about […]

New online benefit for FGS member societies

At its annual conferences, the Federation of Genealogical Societies has a special day offering presentations directed at the leaders of genealogical societies, other volunteers, and the members of those organizations. Not everyone knows that these presentations are also helpful in the running of other historical and ethnic organizations. The society technology lectures often help others seeking […]

So California Jamboree early bird discount ends soon

From the Southern California Genealogical Society: When the deadline alerts start, it must mean that we are getting close to showtime! Don’t miss out on early-bird discounts for the 2016 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree and the Genetic Genealogy2016 conferences. When the calendar page turns from April 23 to April 24, the discount will disappear. The […]