Upcoming EventsThis is a compilation of local, regional and national events of potential interest to club members.
The Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America (OGSA) will holding a day of “Dutch and Ostfriesland Rheiderland Research” from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1385 Mendota Heights Road, #100, Mendota Heights, MN. Some of the discussion topics include: Rheiderland Area Overview, Researching Original Ostfriesen and Dutch Records, On-line Research (bring your laptop or tablet for hands-on searching), Original Records in OGSA's Collection, OSB Research, and Research Recommendations. There is a $25 registration fee, which includes lunch. (Please register at email@example.com if you plan to attend!) For more information, please visit the OGSA website.
The Germanic Genealogy Society (GGS) Fall Meeting will be held 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Northwestern Auditorium, Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, MN. Featured speaker will be Antje Petty of the Max Kade Institute. For additional details, please visit the GGS website.
The Minnesota Genealogy Society (MGS) 12th Annual North Star Genealogy Conference “Generations, Celebrations” will be held at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth, MN. Featured speaker will be John Philip Colletta, Ph.D., a popular genealogy lecturer, who worked for 21 years at the Library of Congress and taught programs at the National Archives. He is a faculty member of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research and Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. In addition, there will be numerous breakout sessions on a wide range of family history research topics. For additional information, please visit the MGS North Star Conference website.
Regional and National
The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) will hold its Midwestern Roots Family History and Genealogy Conference at the Marriott Indianapolis East in Indianapolis, IN. For more information, as it becomes available, please visit the IHS Midwestern Roots website.
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) will be hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society and held at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and UGA Hotel on the University of Georgia Campus in Athens, GA. The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety of courses on specialized topics. For additional information, please visit the IGHR website.
This is a partial listing of upcoming events. A complete listing is available to club members in the Members Only section. New members and those interested in beginning genealogy are always welcome. Membership information is available on the New Members Page.