Join us LIVE on your computer tonight for Connect with FGS

How much can you learn about the upcoming February 2015 Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in 30 minutes? Join Cyndi Ingle, J. Mark Lowe, and me online tonight! We are part of the inaugural edition of Connect with FGS. It is hosted by Caroline Pointer and Linda McCauley. Cheryl Hudson Passey is one of the […]

FGS free talk show online debuts Nov 6 with 3 “interesting” guests

Want more information about attending a big FGS genealogy conference? Join me, Cyndi Ingle, and Mark Lowe on Connect with FGS that debuts November 6 at 9:00 p.m. EST. We are all speakers at the 2015 Federation of Genealogical Societies conference being held next February in Salt Lake City in conjunction with RootsTech. Caroline Pointer […]

Donny Osmond and Cyndi’s List. A connection.

Now that Donny Osmond has been named as one of the keynote speakers for the joint Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech 2015 conference, I have a story to share. It’s not exactly my story but I have permission from Cyndi to share it. I am pretty sure you all know about Cyndislist.com. Many […]

FGS Conference 2015: Connect. Explore. Refresh.

I am officially registered for the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference. It is being held earlier than usual to take advantage of a one-time joint opportunity with RootsTech in Salt Lake City. I hope February 11-14 is already on your calendar.    I have not missed a FGS conference since 1990. That is 24 […]

Two genealogy conferences in one place!

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is having its conference a bit earlier in 2015. February to be exact and in Salt Lake City! FGS and RootsTech are teaming up for a one-time special genealogy event at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, February 11–14, 2015. FGS and RootsTech will share the huge expo hall, […]

You may still register for the FGS Genealogy Conference in San Antonio!

I just had someone ask me if they could still register for the FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) conference in San Antonio, Texas. That answer is easy: YES! One other question that I usually receive since I am a member of the FGS Board of Directors is whether this is just a conference for genealogical […]

Bill Forsyth from ProQuest wins Distinguished Industry Achievement Award at ALA Conference

It’s wonderful to see a major award given to someone with a connection to the genealogy industry. It’s even better when that someone is a person you know and respect. The first paragraph of today’s press release about this says: “ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Reference and User Services Association, (RUSA), a […]

Calling all genealogists! FGS San Antonio Conference BIG savings deadline

The end of my summer includes attending and speaking at the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in San Antonio, Texas. Air conditioned comfort in the convention center and hotel and lovely walks along the famous River Walk. The best part for right now is that if you register for the conference no later than […]