Saturday, August 2, 2014, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Explore your ancestry at NEHGS Family History Day. During this exclusive one-day seminar, our experts will introduce you to best practices in genealogy and show you how to get the most from our website, AmericanAncestors.org. Discover new and essential resources, chat with professional genealogists, shop discounted titles at the NEHGS bookstore, and connect with other family historians. A limited number of one-on-one consultations with NEHGS experts will be available throughout the day. Whether you are new to genealogy or have been researching for years, take this opportunity to learn with the family history experts!
Schedule of Events9:00 Registration opens: Exhibits and Information Tables open9:30 Keynote Address: Transforming Family History: AmericanAncestors.org and NEHGS, Ryan Woods, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer9:45 Get the Most from NEHGS…from Home! Jean Maguire, Library Director10:45 Break: Exhibits and Information Tables open11:15 Essential Research Skills for Genealogy, Alice Kane, Genealogist 12:00 Lunch break: Exhibits and Information Tables openLunch is on your own – several dining choices are available in the venue. A deli buffet is available to conference attendees for an additional $18 per person. Special activities and door prizes will be offered during the optional lunch.1:30 Using DNA in Your Family History Research, David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist2:15 Break: Exhibits and Information Tables open2:30 Writing and Sharing Your Family History, Penny Stratton, Director of Publications3:30 Closing Remarks3:45 Exhibits and Information Tables open4:30 ConclusionRegistration options Conference registration: $40 per person *Register by July 18, 2014
After July 18, 2014, registration fee is $80 per person.Optional lunch (deli buffet): $18 per person SOLD OUT!
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One-on-one consultations with NEHGS genealogists: $30 per person (25 minutes), separate registration required. A limited number of consultations will be offered during breaks, at lunch, and after the last session ends. More information on consultations