Next week, a constellation of genealogy events will take place in Salt Lake City as four conferences roll out the red carpet for family historians. Click the links below for more information on each event:
- The main event is the National Genealogical Society annual conferencewhere your friends at Family Tree Magazine will be in booth 510is April 28 to May 1. Advance registration is now closed, but you can register at the door, and the exhibit hall is free. The conference will feature a special Gentech exhibit hall focused on genealogy technology, workshops for beginners and international researchers a Saturday kids camp and more.
Theres also a Celebration of Family History Concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Thursday, April 29 at 7 pm, and the Family History Library will extend its hours throughout the conference.
- Brigham Young University’s Conference on Computerized Family History and Genealogy will be April 26 and 27. Classes cover topics such as FamilySearch online tools and resources, searching online databases, creating family websites, using genealogy software and more.
- The universitys Family History Technology Workshop, scheduled for April 28, is a daylong forum for discussing current and emerging research on technology in genealogy.
- The FamilySearch Developers Conference on April 27 is for software developers who want their products to work with FamilySearchs online tools.