Sunday, January 22, 2012

Genealogy Education Opportunities Learning Center
New from Ancestry, this is a collection of Ancestry's articles. They cover mostly basic genealogy techniques, but there are tips for more experienced researchers as well. There are also tutorials on how to use the collections of, and about recently released record collections.

More info:

Federation of Genealogical Societies 2012 Conference
"Indians, Squatters, Settlers and Soldiers in the 'Old Southwest'"
August 29-September 1, 2012

Registration is now open for this year's FGS conference, hosted by the Alabama Genealogical Society. Programs for genealogists at all levels (over 175 sessions offered). In addition to  lectures and workshops, the conference features "Librarian's Day" on August 29th, and an Exhibit Hall with vendors and a special "Spotlight on Societies."

Early Registration (through 1 July 2012): Full Conference: $195, Single Day: $79
Registration (after 1 July 2012): Full Conference: $245, Single Day: $99

Forensic Genealogy Institute - Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy
October 25 - 27, 2012, Dallas, Texas

Twenty-four hours of hands-on instruction on forensic genealogy, designed for experienced genealogists. Limited to 25 attendees. $400 for CAFG non-members, $350 for members. Registration deadline: March 27, 2012. 

 (Thanks to GeneaPress).