All these events will occur within fairly easy striking distance of Missouri genealogists, including our very own August 2009 Conference:
April 25, 2009 – Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana Genealogical Society
The Indiana Genealogical Society will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a special 4-track conference at the Indianapolis Marriott East on Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 8 am to 5 pm. The conference theme will be "Honoring Our Warriors: Military Genealogy." Pamela K. Boyer, CG, CGL will be the featured speaker. She is Education and Publications Director at the National Genealogical Society and has been a lecturer at National Genealogical Society conferences since 1997 and at Federation of Genealogical Societies conferences since 1999. Other speakers will be: Dr. Jack Early, Curt B. Witcher, Bennie J. McRae, Dr. Alan January, Kevin Flanagan, Dona Stokes-Lucas and Ronald L. Darrah. Topics will include military records, African American research, and Internet sources.
For more information or to register, visit www.indgensoc.org/conference.html.
May 1-2, 2009 – Nebraska, Scottsbluff, Nebraska State Genealogical Society
The 2009 NSGS Annual Meeting and Conference will be held at the Harms Advance Technology Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska on May 1st & 2nd. The conference is being hosted by the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center. The featured speaker will be Julie Miller, CGSM.
For more information, visit www.nesgs.org.
August 7-8, 2009 – Missouri, Jefferson City, Missouri State Genealogical Association
The Missouri State Genealogical Association will hold its 2009 Annual Conference on August 7 and 8, 2009 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, Missouri, with featured speaker Julie Miller, CGSM.
For more information, visit www.mosga.org/conference2009.html.
September 2-5, 2009 – Arkansas, Little Rock, Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS/AGS 2009 Conference. For information, visit fgsconferenceblog.org.
October 29-31, 2009 – Indiana, Fort Wayne, International Black Genealogy Summit
The International Black Genealogy Summit will be held October 29-31, 2009 at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This momentous event signifies the first time that all of the black historical and genealogical societies in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean will come together to celebrate the joys and challenges of black genealogy. This conference is to include all AAHGS chapters, the SIGs (Special Interest Groups) of larger societies, the black groups that make up the West Coast Summit, as well as independent black genealogical and historical societies in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.
For more information, visit www.blackgenealogysummit.com.