The following was written by the (U.S.) National Genealogical Society:
Gain Proficiency at the NGS 2022 Family History Conference
Early Bird Rates End 18 March
If becoming a professional or certified genealogist interests you, the NGS 2022 Family History Conference has excellent educational opportunities delivered by nationally recognized experts to bring you closer to that goal. The In-Person conference in Sacramento, California, 24-28 May, is designed to offer lectures on subject matter in which you will need proficiency to meet those requirements. The five-day program features:
* Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) Education Fund pre-conference, full-day workshop. Tuesday, 24 May. Limited capacity. Register now.
* BCG Skillbuilding track with eighteen lectures during the four-day conference including methodology lectures and case studies.
* Additional lectures throughout the conference from BCG credentialed speakers covering a wide range of essential topics to broaden your education.
* Fourteen presentations by Accredited Genealogists (AG) are scheduled throughout the program, the majority giving lectures on regional records in which they specialize. In addition, there are more than 150 lectures on methods and records to increase your competency in DNA, land records, probate, solving challenging problems, and much more. Register now.
In-Person registrants receive a compendium of all handouts for every lecture which will continue to provide new learning in the months and years ahead.
Meet and visit with genealogists at every skill level who are eager to share their passion and connect with others after a long hiatus.
Early Bird Rates End 18 March.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society inspires, connects, and leads the family history community by fostering collaboration and best practices in advocacy, education, preservation, and research. We enable people, cultures, and organizations to discover the past and create a lasting legacy. The Falls Church, Virginia, based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian.