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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Jeanette,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>I can feel your pain. However you also have dated your
experience to last century. Genealogical conferences really have entered the 21<sup>st</sup>
Century and do learn from their mistakes.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>I would urge you to attend the NGS conference in your own local
area of Salt Lake City come April 27 to May 1 and participate fully in it. Consider
the pre-conference educational opportunities on Tuesday. Come to the APG
roundtable Tuesday night (free!), attend the sessions, and wander through the free
exhibit hall. I think you may see there are some differences and what the
current attendees experience. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Best wishes,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Elissa<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Elissa Scalise Powell, CG<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>www.PowellGenealogy.com<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for
Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after
periodic evaluations by the Board. </span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;
color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> <b>On Behalf Of </b>Jeanette
Daniels<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Saturday, October 03, 2009 9:51 PM<br>
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</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:5.25pt'><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>Thanks
for your input.&nbsp; I went to my first NGS conference based upon the titles
of&nbsp;a couple of speeches and was really surprised.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;color:#1F497D'>&lt;snipped&gt;</span><span
style='font-size:14.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt'>My&nbsp;point is that I can't
tell anything about the presentation from the title.&nbsp; My personal
experience was quite negative and I wouldn't pay the money to go to another
national conference based upon titles alone.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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