APG Offers Syllabus for Sale from 2015 Professional Management Conference
Syllabus Features Detailed Lecture Notes Covering Highly Relevant Topics for the Genealogy Professional

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 12 March 2015 The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today announced that the syllabus from its recent Professional Management Conference (PMC) is now available for sale. APG's PMC, the only conference dedicated to the professional genealogist, was held in January in Salt Lake City and featured speakers such as Thomas Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, CeCe Moore, Judy Russell, CG, CGL, Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL. More than 120 pages, the syllabus contains speaker’s notes from the 16 sessions covering: DNA, writing, fee setting, taxes, law, time management, and other practical advice for business owners.

"This year’s conference was the largest so far, with a broad variety of high-quality, professional education," said APG President Kimberly T. Powell. "The 2015 APG Syllabus is an excellent resource for anyone working in the field of genealogy or considering it as a possible career, and will give you a taste of what the APG PMC offers."

The 2015 APG's PMC syllabus is available for $18 via electronic download on the APG website at https://www.apgen.org/catalog/products.html. APG members and non-members may purchase the syllabus starting today through 30 June 2015.

A Valuable Addition to Your Genealogy Library
Speakers and topics included in the 2015 APG PMC syllabus are:

Thomas Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS—Three-part Workshop: You’ve Got Options: Many Ways to Cite Right

Angie Bush, MS—DNA and Genealogical Proof

CeCe Moore—Workshop: Genealogy Professionals Needed: How Adoptees Discover their Genealogical Roots

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL—Finding the Law

Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL—(1) Workshop: Measuring Yourself against Standards: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Skills and (2) Get Paid for Your Passion: Setting Fees

Angela Packer McGhie—Time Management: Successfully Balancing the Demands of Our Many "Clients"

Kimberly Powell—Organizing Your Research and Writing with Scrivener

James M. Beidler—(1) Finding Your Niche: Matching Passion, Professionalism, and Pecuniary Interest and (2) Taxes and the Professional Genealogist

Anastasia Harman—Workshop: Professional Writing Foundations: 5 Ways to Improve Your Writing Today

Ron Arons, MBA—Mind Maps for Genealogy

Thomas MacEntee—Self-Publishing for Genealogists

Billie Stone Fogarty, MEd—So You Want to Be a Genealogical Speaker

Christina Grover—How to Have Difficult Conversations with Clients and Colleagues

About the Association of Professional Genealogists
The Association of Professional Genealogists (http://www.apgen.org), established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada, and thirty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter (www.twitter.com/apggenealogy) and FaceBook (www.facebook.com/AssociationofProfessionalGenealogists)


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