Upcoming EventsThis is a compilation of local, regional and national events of potential interest to club members.
The American Swedish Institute (ASI) will be holding a “Swedish Genealogy Weekend” at its location at 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. Featured speakers are from SwedGen, an association of Swedish genealogists who are particularly interested in the emigration of Swedes to the United States. There will be three general workshops on Saturday: Introduction to Swedish Genealogy, 10-11 AM; Researching Beyond Household Records, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM; and Swedish Online Resources, 2-3 PM. (Note that a separate registration is required for each workshop.) On Sunday, there will be 30-minute Individual Research Sessions, which require that you have already begun your Swedish genealogy and that you schedule – and pay in advance – by calling the ASI main desk at 612-871-4907, asking for Liz Stopka. For general information and directions, please visit the ASI website.
The Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America (OGSA) 2018 Genealogy Conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN. Guest speakers will include Jurgen and Andrea Hoogstraat, Fritz Juengling, Jill Morelli, Lin Strong, Roger Peters, Kim Ashford, Gregg Gropel, Mary Jane Haemig and others. The entire research library of the OGSA will also be moved to the hotel for this event. For additional information, including a downloadable brochure and class schedule, please visit the OGSA website.
Regional and National
The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) will be holding its Annual Conference in Rozanski Hall at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario. For more information, as it becomes available, please visit the OGS Conference website.
The Palatines to America German Genealogy Society (PalAm) will hold its 2018 National Conference, “Willkommen to Buffalo - Gateway to a New Heimat (home),” in the Adams Mark Hotel, Buffalo, NY. The conference will feature a variety of nationally known speakers including John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. and Baerbel K. Johnson, AG. For additional information, as it becomes available, please visit the PalAm 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.