Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The first 2017 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available online at http://www.nergc.org/E-zine_1_2017.pdf. It introduces the Conference Theme, the Conference Tri-Chairs, and one of the Featured Speakers as well as an important reminder that those interested in submitting presentation proposals must do so by noon on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Presentation proposals are welcome from now until 12:00 noon on 1 March 2016 for the 14th New England Regional Genealogical Conference, “Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past,” to be held 26-29 April 2017 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Links to the Call for Papers and to the portal to submit proposals are on the NERGC Web page, www.NERGC.org.
Monday, July 13, 2015
The twelfth 2015 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/E-zine_12_2015.pdf. It includes a "wrap-up" of the 2015 conference and a look ahead to the 2017 conference, which will be held April 26-29, 2017 at the MassMutual Center, Springfield, Massachusetts.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Members of the Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Chapter, will be at each table at today's luncheon to guide a focused discussion. You must be registered for the luncheon in order to attend, but there is no registration for or guaranteed seating at specific tables. Seating at each table is first-come, first-served. As you enter Ballroom D/E for lunch, locate a table with a topic that appeals to you. If that table is already full, please pick a different table.
Session F-233 (Friday at 4:45) will be presented by Cheryll Toney Holley. The title of her talk is "Counting Quows & Sifting Storms: African-Americans in Vermont." Session S-333 (Saturday at 4:30) will be presented by Janet Horvoka. The title of the talk remains "Engaging Children, Tweens and Teens in Family History."
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Our informal "Special Interest Groups" take place Thursday, April 16 from 7:45-9:00 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center. They provide a great opportunity to meet conference participants and speakers with similar interests. Here are the room assignments: Becoming a Professional Genealogist, Room 553B; DNA Research, Ballroom A; French Canadian Research, Ballroom B; Genealogy Blogging, Room 555A/B; Irish American Research, Room 552A; Italian Research, Room 550A/B; Jewish Genealogy, Room 552B; Rhode Island Research, Room 551A/B; Scandinavian Research, Ballroom A.