NGS 2020 Family History Conference Workshops

December 16th, 2019 by Valerie Elkins


What workshop should I take?

One of the many extra benefits of attending the NGS Family History 2020 Conference that is being held in Salt Lake City, Utah, is the close proximity of the conference center to the Family History Library and the access to their outstanding research specialists. Come learn from the best of the best! NGS will be offering six, two-hour workshop sessions, Thursday – Saturday (May 21-23, 2020), for only $35 per workshop. Seating is limited, so register early.

International and Ethnic Workshop Sessions:

Swedish Research Strategy WorkshopSpeakers: Geoff Morris, AG and Savannah Larson    Thought you knew a lot about Swedish research? Think again!

Hispanic Research Methodology Workshop –  Speaker: Arturo Cuellar, AG   This is a great opportunity to learn all about Hispanic research!

Ireland: Discovering Where and How They Lived WorkshopSpeaker: Craig Foster, AG              Craig Foster adds, “People think Irish research is impossible. It’s not only possible, but it can also be a lot of fun. People talk about all of the Irish records that have been destroyed. Yes, there is a number that has been destroyed, but there is still a treasure-trove of available Irish records.”

Strategies for Locating German Records Workshop Speaker: Camille Andrus, AG   What’s available in your ancestor’s hometown records? More than you think!

Native American Workshop –  Speaker: Lynn Rasmussen, AG   Have Native American ancestors? Learn about all the resources at the Family History Library!       

Reading Italian Records Workshop –  Speaker: Brandon Baird, AG     Learn how to search records when you don’t speak the language!

DNA Workshop:

Advanced Chromosome Mapping; DNA Painter Workshop – Speaker: Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD  Learn how to master DNA Painter.

Find more details about these exciting workshops here, and don’t forget to register early as these will fill up quickly!