NGS 2016 logoNGS 2016 is open for registration! Make your plans now to attend the National Genealogical Society conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The next annual conference of the National Genealogical Society is now open for registration. Mark your calendars from May 4 – 7, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The NGS website describes the upcoming event as “a four-day conference with more than 150 lectures on a wide range of topics. Topics like federal records, the law and genealogy, methodology, analysis and problem solving, military and land records, DNA, BCG Skillbuilding, and the use of technology. Among the local topics planned are Florida and Caribbean research.” Social events, workshops, local tours and other events are first-come, first-served add-ons to your registration for the conference. Register early so you get into the events you want most.

I will be there, teaching these lectures:

F315 – Ultimate Google Search Strategies for Genealogy 2.0, Friday, 06 May, 9:30 a.m. When working online everything is subject to change! Get the latest changes that you need for genealogical searching from Google Guru Lisa Louise Cooke.

T252 – How to Follow and Envision Your Ancestor’s Footprints Through Time with Google Earth, Thursday, 05 May, 4:00 p.m. Use the free Google Earth program to create captivating multi-media genealogical stories and discover the analytic power of data visualization at the same time. This session will be LIVE STREAMED and will be recorded and sold!

Keep an eye out for more information about what will be happening at the Genealogy Gems booth in the NGS Exhibitor Hall!

New to the idea of attending a major genealogy conference? Click here for NGS’ tips for first-time attendees. Get excited with this promotional video from NGS.

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