Saturday, October 13, 2007

Announcement: 2008 FEEFHS Conference in Pittsburgh

Plans are underway for the 2008 Federation of East European Family History Societies international conference which will be held August 1-3 at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott Hotel. The jam-packed weekend will feature lectures on Friday and Saturday by leading experts in the areas of Central and Eastern European research, DNA testing, online databases, and more! The plenary session on Friday August 1st will be delivered by Stephen P. Morse, creator of the One-Step Search tools. The Saturday evening banquet will feature a talk by Pittsburgh native, Joseph Bielecki, on the creation of the world-famous nationality rooms located in the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh. An optional ethnic neigborhood tour - the Rivers of Steel "Babushkas and Hard Hats" tour will take place on Sunday, August 3rd.

The program is still being finalized, but an official announcement and registration form can be found on the FEEFHS web site: www.feefhs.org

I will be posting more updates on this conference so watch this space! If you have Central or Eastern European roots, you do not want to miss this excellent learning experience and networking opportunity! Be sure to reserve your spot early!

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