Federation of Genealogical Societies announces conference locations through 2020!

FGS is wowing everyone with this announcement!



August 16, 2016 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces the FGS 2019 National Conference will be held August 21-24 in Washington, D.C., and the FGS 2020 National Conference will be held September 2-5 in Kansas City, Missouri.

“We are extremely excited for all our upcoming conferences and look forward to visiting Washington, D.C., and Kansas City in future years,” says FGS President D. Joshua Taylor. “From 2016 to 2020, our conference venues are steeped in both history and research resources and make perfect settings for genealogists and family historians.”

This announcement extends the upcoming FGS conferences schedule to the year 2020 and includes:

·       FGS 2016 National Conference and 40th Anniversary in Springfield, Illinois

·       FGS 2017 National Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

·       FGS 2018 National Conference in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

·       FGS 2019 National Conference in Washington, D.C.

·       FGS 2020 National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri

Each conference will be joined and hosted by a local genealogical organization. The Illinois State Genealogical Society will welcome FGS this year in Springfield and the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society in 2017. Local hosts for future conferences will be announced at a later date.

Currently, registration is still open for the FGS 2016 National Conference “Time Travel: Centuries of Memories” to be held August 31-September 3, 2016, in Springfield, Illinois. Register at https://www.fgsconference.org/ and help celebrate our 40th Anniversary in the Land of Lincoln.


I am on the FGS Board of Directors and love this future planning! I hope to see you in less than 2 weeks in Springfield, Illinois!


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