21 November 2015

Society Saturday: NGS Announces Program for the 2016 Family History Conference

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) has released its 2016 Family History Conference program. The program, which includes more than 170 lectures, is now available online and as a sixteen-page registration brochure.

Nationally known speakers and subject matter experts will address a broad array of topics, including records for Florida and its neighboring states; migration into and out of the region; military records; state and federal records. Other topics will discuss genealogical research on African Americans and women; methodology; analysis and problem solving; and the use of technology, including genetics, mobile devices, and apps useful in genealogical research.

The conference will take place at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from 4 May to 7 May 2016. Registration opens on 1 December 2015 at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/register/. A number of special events have limited seating, so register on 1 December, or as soon as possible thereafter, if you plan to attend these events.

Up-to-date information about the availability, amenities, and rates for conference hotels can be found at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/attend/accommodations/. You can also sign up for the NGS Conference Blog at http://conferenceblog.ngsgenealogy.org so you do not miss conference news or announcements.

The National Genealogical Society, founded in 1903, is dedicated to genealogical education, exemplary standards of research, and the preservation of genealogical records.

The above is a press release from the National Genealogical Society.

Society Saturday is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers. 
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
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