Upcoming Conferences

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Annual Genealogy Conferences


  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy: Sign up for a week-long course on a specific topic. Visit www.infouga.org for details.


  • "Who Do You Think You Are?" 25-27 February 2011. England.
  • RootsTech 2-4 February 2012 Visit http://www.rootstech.org/ for details.


  • FamilySearch Developer's Conference (Primarily for programmers and developers). Visit [1] for details.
  • BYU Computerized Family History and Genealogy Conference. Visit [2] for details.
  • Family History Technology Workshop (Learn about new emerging technology). Visit www.fht.byu.edu for details.


  • The UGA South Davis Family History Fair sponsored by the Utah Genealogical Association will be held on April 19th and 20th, 2013 at Woods Cross High School. Go to www.ugagenealogy.org/aem.php  for details and registration. 

  • Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference. Visit www.ogs.org for details.



  • Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Birmingham Alabama. Visit www.samford.edu/schools/ighr for details.
  • Palatines to Americal National Conference. Location varies. Visit www.palam.org for details.


  • BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy is usually held during the last week of July/first week of August. Visit [3] for details.
  • National Institute on Genealogical Research, held at the National Archives in Washington D.C. and College Park, Maryland, not for beginners. Visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~natgenin for details.
  • International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) Conference. This conference is held in July or August each year. Visit iajgs.org for details. 2012 is in Paris, 2013 in Boston, and 2014 in Salt Lake City.


  • Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference.
    2013 Conference: Fort Wayne, Indiana, August 21-23, 2013. Visit http://www.fgsconference.org for the full program, additional events and registration.


  • UGA (Utah Genealogical Association) Conference. Visit www.infouga.org for details.
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference. This conference may be held in August or September. Visit www.fgs.org for details.
  • Exodus:Movement of the People. Visit http://www.exodus2013.co.uk for details. Organized by the Halsted Trust an International Genealogy Conference on Migration To, From and Within the British Isles


Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall 2012 Conference, October 19-20, 2012, Rockford, Illinois.

Johnson County (Kansas) Genealogical Society Annual Seminar, featuring D. Joshua Taylor, October 26, 2013, Overland Park, KS


  • Pennsylvania Family History Day in Exton, PA (Chester County) presented by Ancestry.com and the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.  Saturday, 5 November, 8-4.  Visit http://pafamilyhistoryday.eventbrite.com for a full schedule, additional details and registration.
  • Ancestry Day in San Francisco presented by Ancestry.com and the California Genealogical Society. Saturday, 5 November 2011, 8-4. Visit Ancestry Day event site for details and registration.
  • ICAPGen Conference. Typically held at BYU, this is an excellent conference for professional researchers or genealogists pursuing credentials. Visit www.ICAPGen.org for details.