Saturday, June 23, 2007

Summer Networking Opportunities

If you're looking to take a break this summer, why not consider attending one of the numerous genealogy conferences taking place in various locations in the U.S. and Canada? Here are just a few upcoming events. Conferences are great places to learn about the latest developments in the field of genealogy, plus serve as great opportunities to network with other researchers and maybe even connect with a cousin you didn't know before! Here are just a few upcoming conferences:

June 15-17, 2007 ROOTS 2007 - An International Conference on Family History ResearchThe Quebec Family History Society is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the QFHS. This will be the largest English-language genealogical conference ever held in Quebec. There will be numerous well-known speakers discussing all aspects of family history research, computer demonstrations and a book fair. All lectures and events are in English. The conference is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

July 12-14, 2007 Federation of Eastern European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) International Conference/Workshop More details about the program, speakers, registration, etc. can be found at: http://www.feefhs.org

July 15-20, 2007 27th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Hosted by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (http://www.iajgs.org/), this year’s premiere Jewish genealogy event includes such highlights as networking with international researchers and experts, a film festival, breakfasts with experts, computer training workshops, special photographic exhibits, resource room, special interest groups, extensive resources of the Family History Library, vendor room, tours and more.

August 15-18, 2007 The Federation of Genealogical Societies and Allen County Public Library FGS/ACPL Conference Meeting at the Crossroads of Americato be held at the Grand Wayne Center - Fort Wayne, Indiana

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