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Jun 3, 2022

APG announces Registration Now Open for the 2022 Virtual Professional Management Conference

The following announcement was written by the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG):

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 3 June 2022REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) invites you to attend our second virtual Professional Management Conference (PMC).

Join us 21–24 September 2022 on Whova—an all-in-one, dynamic, and interactive platform—for the 2022 Virtual PMC How to Pivot: Genealogy in a Changing World.

 Program Highlights

David E. Rencher, AG®, CG®, FUGA, FIGRS, will open the PMC with his keynote presentation on the future of professional genealogy. Over the course of 3½ days, choose from 21 presentations and 3 workshops by 24 well-known genealogy professionals including Judy G. Russell, JD, CG®, CGLSM; J. Mark Lowe, FUGA; Cathie Sherwood; Paul Woodbury, AG®; and Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS. The program includes topics on business management, education, accounting/ finance, DNA, technology, and speaking.

Sessions will be 75 minutes each—a 60-minute presentation allowing for in-depth exploration of the topic, followed by a 15-minute question and answer period. Closed captioning will be available during the live sessions and on the recordings.

The complete 2022 Virtual PMC program brochure is available for viewing and download on the PMC page of our website.

Networking Events

Be sure to tune in during the dedicated times for socializing and networking and join the fun of Speed Networking and Round Table Sessions.

 Recordings

All sessions (except workshops) will be recorded. A total of 15 sessions can be viewed in real time during the PMC, and the remaining 6 sessions or any missed sessions can be viewed as recordings for up to 30 days after the PMC. Closed captioning will be available on the recordings.

After the conclusion of the PMC, presentations will be available for individual sale until 15 April 2023 with personal viewing access until 30 April 2023.

 Conference Pricing

The Early Bird member price for full PMC registration is $175.00. In accordance with their commitment to inclusiveness, the APG Board of Directors has set a lower PMC registration price than in previous years. There is no reduction in the quantity of or quality of the PMC offerings – just simply attractive member pricing, making it more affordable for members to attend. Non-members are encouraged to attend. Non-member Early Bird price for full registration is $250.00.

Early Bird pricing ends 31 August 2022. Registration for the full conference closes 16 September 2022.

 Workshops

APG is pleased to offer three workshops this year. Each workshop will be 2½ hours long providing plenty of time for interactive, and actionable learning. There is a nominal fee of  $20.00 per workshop, in addition to the PMC registration fee. Workshop attendees must be registered for the PMC in order to participate. Seats will be limited, please see workshop descriptions for capacity numbers. If a workshop is sold out, email admin@apgen.org to be put on the waiting list.

If an attendee chooses one or more workshops, they will still have the ability to view any missed sessions as recordings.

 Recordings

All sessions (except workshops) will be recorded. A total of 15 sessions can be viewed in real time during the PMC and the remaining 6 sessions or any missed sessions can be viewed as recordings for up to 30 days after the PMC. Closed Captioning will be available on the recordings.

After the conclusion of the PMC presentations will be available for individual sale until 15 April 2023 with personal viewing access until 30 April 2023.

If you have any questions, please email the PMC Coordinator at apgpmc@apgen.org

About the Association of Professional Genealogists

The Association of Professional Genealogists (www.apgen.org), established in 1979, represents more than 2,000 genealogists in various genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring, and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty U.S. states, Canada, and forty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.