[APG Public List] Salt Lake City in January or April, anyone?

Lisa Gorrell snrylisa at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 15:48:31 MST 2009


I am planning to attend NGS and it will be my first national conference.  I
finally have some free time now that both of my daughters are away to
college this year.  I am looking forward to attending classes in the BCG,
methodology, and records tracks.

Lisa Gorrell

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Elissa Scalise Powell, CG <
Elissa at powellgenealogy.com> wrote:

>  I have lately realized that two great genealogy educational events are
> just about three months apart next year in Salt Lake City and may be
> impacting your genealogical education dollars: The Salt Lake Institute of
> Genealogy (Jan. 11-15) and the National Genealogical Society annual
> conference (April 28- May 1). I was wondering which one people were leaning
> toward doing: zero, one, the other, or both?
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> SLIG 2010 has expanded its offering of courses to twelve this year so there
> is a choice for every experience level and many interests from the advanced
> beginner/intermediate of “American Records and Research” (where you get
> personal help in the Family History Library from the instructors) to
> “Advanced Genealogical Methods” (sold out) and “Accreditation and
> Certification Preparation” (for those who want to see the in-depth
> application tips in a workshop environment presented by the two
> credentialing bodies.) Other courses allow you to spend a week in a certain
> region (Mid-Atlantic States, Scottish, Central and Eastern European) or on
> certain record groups (Land and Court Records, Military). Special topics are
> also offered: Immigrant Origins, Computers and Technology or Producing a
> Quality Family Narrative.
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> Save money by signing up by Nov. 16 (less than 2 short weeks from now) at
> http://www.infouga.org/.
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> NGS 2010 will be held in Salt Lake City and just announced this week that
> registration is open at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_infowhere you can see the program and some of the events planned including the
> BCG Skillbuilding track throughout the four days of the conference and the
> BCG Education Fund’s (separate organization) pre-conference Workshop.
> Conferences offer a smorgasbord of information, sessions and wonderful
> networking opportunities as well as the exhibit hall which this year will
> feature a “GenTech” area and presentations. Many special events are planned
> including tours (no, not of the real Mines, but a virtual one!) and lots of
> help in the Family History Library.
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> So pick your dates, pick your friends, pick your hotel, pick your
> transportation and I’ll see you in SLC at one or both events!
>
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> -- Elissa
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> Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
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