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Saturday, November 1
Texas State Genelogical Society Seminar and Awards Luncheon  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am
4 Cities in Texas
Since the Texas State Genealogical Society is a Host Society for the 2014 FGS Annual Conference in San Antonio, we expect our 2014 State Annual Meeting to be abbreviated to one day and WebCast to and from a number of locations in Texas.
 


Saturday, November 1
Bucks County Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Program  (FGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
Annual Meeting with Potluck Brunch, "Trials & Triumphs" Member Showcase and Digitization Extravaganza! Scan your own records while enjoying brunch, sharing your brick wall (“trial”) for help or breakthrough (“triumph”) for helping others. For more information, or to register (not required but requested), visit www.bucksgen.org.

$5 Members / $10 Non-Members. $5 off if bringing pot luck item.
 


Wednesday, November 12
Clear The Mess From Your Desk  (FGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Kelli Bergheimer will show us how to save time by learning how to organize our papers, photos, progress, and digital reports. Learn about “The Big Three”: Be efficient, Don’t Retread, Attach it, File it, and Forget it.

Kellie is a writer, teacher, editor, and small business owner from Powell, Ohio. She is pursuing a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
 


Saturday, November 22
Middle TN Genealogical Society  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Brentwood Public Library, 8109 Concord Rd. Brentwood, TN
26th Annual All-Day Seminar. TOPIC: Transportation, Education, Government Programs, and Record for My Family Story. SPEAKER: Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA, an internationally recognized genealogical educator, researcher and consultant. TOPIC: Transportation, Education, Government Programs, and REcords for My Family Story.
Charge; $40.00 Members, $45.00 Non-Members, (includes snacks, lunch, and handouts) Deadline: Nov. 14. Walk-ins: $60.00 w/o lunch and handouts.
 



Saturday, January 31, 2015
Whittier Area Genealogical Society 32nd Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Masonic Lodge / 7604 Greenleaf Ave. / Whittier, CA, USA
Geoffrey Rasmussen, speaker, author of videos, articles, and developer of Legacy Family Tree software program will speak on four different topics on Saturday, January 31, 2015. For more information, visit the Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) website, download the flyer, and register for this amazing event!
 



Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 through Saturday, February 14, 2015
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City  (FGS Events)
The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech are teaming up for a one-time special genealogy event at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, February 11–14, 2015. FGS and RootsTech will share the expo hall, general sessions, activities, and more while each conference offers their own program of sessions. FGS sessions will focus on methodology, records, ethnic research, and migration for honing your research skills and society issues to motivate and inspire society volunteers. RootsTech will offer a program of technology-based solutions for the genealogy needs of both individuals and societies.
 
Register for FGS only or add-on a RootsTech pass for an additional fee to have access to both programs.
 


Saturday, February 21, 2015
West Valley Genealogical Society Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:30 am
Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird Avenue, Sun City, AZ
West Valley Genealogical Society is sponsoring John Colletta, Ph.D., at their annual seminar. Four lectures will be given at this day long seminar around the theme, "Our Ancestors from Overseas: Discovering and Recording Their Stories". Winter visitors are welcome to attend! For additional information, contact Judy at 2ndvp@azwvgs.org. 
 
 



Saturday, March 21, 2015
WCGS 2015 Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1004 N. Mays, Round Rock TX
Guest speaker George G. Morgan from Tampa, FL will share his vast knowledge of genealogical research on topics such as reading between the lines of obituaries, using maps to find the right place for your ancestors, along with Google Country Search Engines. Registration will open on or around 15 January 2015 with Early Bird registration until 06 March 2015. Start checking the Williamson County Genealogical Society's website about 10 January 2015.
 



Saturday, April 25, 2015 through Saturday, May 2, 2015
TIARA Research Trip to Dublin  (FGS Member Society Events)
Dublin, Ireland
TIARA is pleased to announce the 2015 Genealogy Research Trip to Dublin, Ireland. We will review your research prior to leaving for Dublin to help you determine your research strategies. You will be assisted in Ireland by knowledgeable researchers who will be there to offer advice, share your joy in finding a record and your disappointment if it isn’t the right one!
 



Saturday, May 2, 2015 through Saturday, May 9, 2015
TIARA Research Trip to Belfast  (FGS Member Society Events)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
TIARA is pleased to announce the 2015 Genealogy Research Trip to Belfast, N Ireland. We will review your research prior to leaving for Belfast to help you determine your research strategies. You will be assisted in Ireland by knowledgeable researchers who will be there to offer advice, share your joy in finding a record and your disappointment if it isn’t the right one!
 



Saturday, August 1, 2015
Kentucky Genealogical Society 40th Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:30 am
Kentucky Genealogical Society 40th Annual Seminar
Save the date! John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. will be the 2015 KGS Seminar speaker. Topics and details coming in early 2015.
 


FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise
Friday, August 28, 2015 through Friday, September 4, 2015
FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise  (FGS Events)
Alaska Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord (Sawyer Glacier)
Spend 7 nights aboard Royal Caribbean's luxurious Jewel of the Seas. Round trip sailing from Seattle, Washington. Ports of call: Juneau and Skagway, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia.
 
Featuring
  • Genealogy sessions during days at sea
  • Engaging social events, game nights, and networking
  • Private dinner seating for fellowship with registered attendees
  • Exclusive historic land excursions
 
Registration opens April 1, 2015 at https://www.fgsconference.org/cruise/.



Thursday, September 17, 2015 through Saturday, September 19, 2015
New York State Family History Conference 2015  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am
Syracuse, NY
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society co-sponsor the conference in Syracuse, NY. Additionally, the 2015 conference is a Federation of Genealogical Societies Regional Conference with a full day of sessions focused on building and managing genealogical societies and related topics, then 2 days of New York-focused lectures and sessions on general topics meant for the intermediate and advanced researcher. Lecturers are among the best, and best known, speakers in the country. FamilySearch, findmypast.com, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Capital District Genealogical Society, and the New York State Archives and Library are conference sponsors.