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  • Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 11a eastern: Zbigniew Stettner – “Online Databases of Indexes and Scans of Polish Records”
  • Sun, Jan 6, 2019 at 1p eastern: Mary Kircher Roddy – “A Nose for News: Sniffing Out Stories in Newspapers”
  • Tues, Jan 29, 2019 at 8p eastern: Melissa Barker – “Family Gatherings: Dragging Genealogy Information Out of Your Family”


  • Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 1p eastern: Randy Whited – “How Dungeons & Dragons Has Made Me a Better Family Historian”
  • Tues, Feb 5, 2019 at 8p eastern: Janice Lovelace, PhD – “Who Owned Solomon? A Case Study of 19th Century African American Research”
  • Sat, Feb 9, 2019 at 11a eastern: Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS – “From East to West: Ancestral Migration Through Canada”
  • Tues, Feb 19, 2019 at 8p eastern: Marcel Elias – “Introduction to Bavarian Records”


  • Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 1p eastern: Annette Burke Lyttle – “Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist”
  • Tues, Mar 5, 2019 at 8p eastern: Nancy Loe – “Organize Like an Archivist”
  • Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 11a eastern: Daniel Earl – “Joining a Traditional Genealogical Society”
  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 11a eastern: Judy Nimer Muhn – “Native, First Nations, Indian: Researching Indigenous Peoples”


  • Sat, Apr 6, 2019 at 11a eastern: Kate Eakman – “How to Get the Most Value When Hiring a Professional Genealogist”
  • Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 1p eastern: Megan Heyl, M. Ed. – “Recipes, Reminiscing, and Reunions”
  • Tues, Apr 9, 2019 at 8p eastern: Janet Hovorka & Crista Cowan – “Leveling Up in the Game of Genealogy”
  • Sat, Apr 20, 2019 at 11a eastern: Taneya Y. Koonce, MSLS, MPH – “Scrapbooking with Ease: Documenting Your Family Stories


  • Sat, May 4, 2019 at 11a eastern: Julie Stoddard & Diana Elder – “ICAPGen: Genealogical Credentialing Worldwide”
  • Sun, May 5, 2019 at 1p eastern: Elizabeth O’Neal – “Using Digital Libraries: Search Strategies for Family Historians”
  • Tues, May 14, 2019 at 8p eastern: Donald R. Snow – “Family History and Other Books Online”
  • Sat, May 18, 2019 at 11a eastern: Jill Morelli, CG – “Friedrich Eiler: Building an Identity from Scant Clues”


  • Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 1p eastern: Sarah A. Needham – “4 Steps to Using Genealogy & DNA to Find Your Family”
  • Tues, Jun 11, 2019 at 8p eastern: Sara E. Campbell – “United States Civil War Era Research: A Case Study of the Wall Family of Holyoke, Massachusetts”
  • Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 11a eastern: Sheila Benedict – “Research Techniques Using Social Sciences and Social History”


  • Tues, Jul 9, 2019 at 8p eastern: Mary Kircher Roddy – “I Remember Mama (But Not Her Maiden Name)”
  • Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 1p eastern: Debra M. Dudek – “Adventures with Lost Postcards: Using eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, and CardCow to Break Down Genealogical Brick Walls”
  • Sat, Jul 20, 2019 at 11a eastern: W. Wayne Shepheard – “Using Parish and Other Records to Determine How Natural Phenomena Affected People and Communities”


  • Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 1p eastern: Barbara Randall – “All Aboard! Staying on Track with Your Research”
  • Tues, Aug 13, 2019 at 8p eastern: Sunny Morton – “Adding Your Own Stories to Your Family History”
  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 11a eastern: Johanne Gervais – “Physical to Digital: The Birth of the Quebec Genealogical eSociety”


  • Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 11a eastern: Lisa Alzo – “Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research”
  • Tues, Sep 10, 2019 at 8p eastern: Diane L. Richard – “Crowdsourced Projects Around the World Benefit Genealogists”
  • Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 1p eastern: Colleen Greene, MLIS – “Working with Mexican & Hispanic Church & Civil Registration Records”
  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 11a eastern: Jessica Trotter – “Cluster Research, or Discovering You’re Related to the Whole Block”


  • Sun, Oct 6, 2019 at 1p eastern: Tamara Hallo, MLS – “Get Organized: Microsoft OneNote for Genealogists”
  • Tues, Oct 8, 2019 at 8p eastern: Thomas MacEntee – “Genealogy Pit Stop eastern: Research in 15 Minute Increments”
  • Sat, Oct 19, 2019 at 11a eastern: Lianne Kruger – “Organizing, Preserving, and Sharing Photos & Documents”


  • Fri, Nov 1-Sun, Nov 3, 2019 – VGA Virtual Conference (details will be announced soon)
  • Tues, Nov 12, 2019 at 8p eastern: Diahan Southard – “Your Slice of the DNA Pie”
  • Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 11a eastern: Ben Baker – “Artificial Intelligence and the Coming Revolution of Family History”


  • Sun, Dec 1, 2019 at 1p eastern: Janet Few – “Putting Your Ancestors in Their Place: Ten Steps to a One Place Study”
  • Tues, Dec 10, 2019 at 8p eastern: Mary Risseeuw – “Names: Is John Really John?”

SAVE THE DATE! 3-Day Virtual Conference on Nov 1-3, 2019
Keynote: Blaine Bettinger (USA)
Additional speakers include:
Amy Johnson Crow (USA)
Audrey Collins (England)
Bernice Bennett (USA)
Christine Woodcock (Canada)
Denise Levenick (USA)
Daniel Earl (USA)
Gena Philibert-Ortega (USA)
Helen Smith (Australia)
Judy Russell (USA)
Katherine R. Willson (USA)
Lisa Alzo (USA)
Nicka Smith (USA)
Peggy Lauritzen (USA)
Thomas MacEntee (USA)
Ursula C. Krause (Germany)

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