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APG Special Interest Groups (SIGs) exist to support professional development and deepening of networks among APG members in a specific area of knowledge, learning, or technology. They offer a forum for members with similar interests and challenges to interact with each other and develop a resource network, to share their experience and knowledge with like-minded professionals, and to further promote their area of interest within the larger genealogical community or to the public.

Membership in APG’s Special Interest Groups is only open to current members of APG.

APG Forensic Genealogy SIG

The Forensic Genealogy SIG supports professional development and the deepening of networks among its members.

Prospective Members: The Forensic Genealogy SIG meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:00 p.m., U.S. Eastern time. Note that all programs and meetings will be conducted in English.

Contact for more information.

APG Writers SIG

This special interest group provides education and support to authors, editors of genealogical publications, freelance writers and editors, publishers, and others who have an interest in any aspect of genealogical writing.

Prospective Members: The Writers SIG meets online on the third Wednesday of each month at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Please allow 48 to 72 hours for processing of membership applications and dues.

Questions? Contact our Membership Chair at