Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from August 21, 2013 until August 24, 2013

Location: Grand Wayne Convention Center

Phone: 1-888-347-1500

Email: conferencepublicity@fgs.org

Link: http://www.fgsconference.org

Event Description

July 12, 2013 Updated Jul 12, 2013 at 1:28 PM EDT

As family history has hit the mainstream with television shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Finding Your Roots,” one of the nation’s premier genealogy events, The Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Conference for the Nation's Genealogists, takes place in Fort Wayne, Indiana from August 21-24, 2013. The conference takes place at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, and is hosted by the Allen County Public Library and the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana. Anyone interested in tracing their family history is welcome to attend more than 160 educational sessions, plus optional luncheons, workshops and special events. The Exhibit Hall features vendors such as FamilySearch, findmypast.com, and Ancestry.com.
Visiting Fort Wayne during the FGS 2013 conference offers the opportunity to search for your ancestors at The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library, the nation’s second-largest genealogical research collection. Located directly across the street from the convention center, the library plans to extend research hours during the conference.

To receive a conference brochure, contact The Genealogy Center at (260) 421-1225, or pick up a brochure at the Allen County Public Library. For information on conference sessions, speakers, lodging, and optional special events, or to register online, please visit www.fgsconference.org/. Single-day conference registration is $100, or $240 for all four days. Walk-in conference registration is also accepted. Information is with conferencepublicity@fgs.org or toll-free at 1-888-FGS-1500.

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