Call for Proposals!

Deadline for Submission – Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern

Notification of Acceptance – before Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern

The Virtual Genealogical Association invites engaging and dynamic speakers to submit diverse proposals in all areas of genealogy for our 2019 monthly programs that are broadcast live via GoToWebinar at the following times:

  • Sundays at 1pm Eastern
  • Tuesdays at 8pm Eastern
  • Saturdays at 11am Eastern

Presenters are paid $100 for providing a 50-minute webinar followed by a 10-minute question-and-answer period, and an accompanying handout. Recorded webinars and handouts are stored behind the VGA member wall for 6 months following the live broadcast.

Presenters may submit a proposal for up to 4 webinars that are relevant to a worldwide audience in a single PDF via email to with the following information:

  1. Webinar title
  2. Webinar description
  3. Webinar outline
  4. Audience level (beginning, intermediate or advanced genealogists)
  5. Presenter biography
  6. List of presentations given during the last 12 months
  7. Presentation date
  8. Presentation title
  9. Presentation description
  10. Audience (society meeting, conference, webinar, etc.)
  11. Broadcast day preference (Sunday at 1pm Eastern, Tuesday at 8pm Eastern, or Saturday at 11am Eastern)


□ Proposal sent before Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern

□ Proposal sent as single PDF emailed to

□ No more than 4 webinars included in proposal

□ Webinars are applicable to worldwide audience

□ All requested information (see numbers 1-7 above) included in proposal

Questions about VGS or this Call for Proposals can be sent via email to

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