What’s New on our calendar – November 17, 2019

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New events added through November 17, 2019 

 Below are the events we added to the calendar this past week sorted by location abbreviation and date. Webinars and other online events can be found under the VIRTUAL location heading. Please note that any month/day in the future will be 2020 unless otherwise noted.

Contests, Calls For Papers, Genealogy Jobs, and Deadlines are below the events list so scroll all the way down!

Be sure to check ConferenceKeeper.org for your location to see ALL the genealogy events happening near you.

 

CA/Dec 14 /Scotland and Northern Ireland Research hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Dec 14 /Introduction to DNA and Genetic Genealogy, 6 wk class with Mark McLaren, hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Jan 17 /Getting Started With DNA and Using it for Brick Walls hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Jan 20 /Excel for Genealogists hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Jan 23 /Field Trip To Oakland Public Library & Oakland History Room for California Genealogical Society members only https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Feb 07 /On the Road Again: Practical Tips for Successful On-Site Research hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Feb 19 /Intermediate Records Series, 5 Wednesday mornings with Lisa Gorrell, hosted by the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/Feb 25 /Field Trip To California Historical Society, for members only, of the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-amp-library-5537240243

CA/May 02 /San Mateo County Genealogical Society Spring Seminar with Lisa Louise Cooke http://smcgs.org/programs/seminars

FL/Dec 07 /FSGS Fall Virtual DNA Conference https://flsgs.org/cpage.php?pt=268

FL/Feb 22 /Pinellas Genealogy Society Annual Seminar with Dr. Thomas Jones www.pinellasgenealogysociety.com

IL/Jul 11 /McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society Summer Genealogy Conference http://www.mcigs.org/conference

IN/Nov 23 /Genealogy Short Class: What is DNA? at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Dec 05 /Genealogy Short Class: Finding Your Military Ancestor, at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Dec 10 /DNA + Genealogy at the Willard Library https://willard.lib.in.us/events/genealogy

IN/Dec 12 /Genealogy Short Class: FamilySearch.org, at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Dec 19 /Genealogy Short Class: Census Records, at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Jan 02 /Genealogy Short Class: Newspaper Databases at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Jan 09 /Genealogy Short Class: African American Heritage at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Jan 14 /Mysteries in Poseyville History, at the Willard Library https://willard.lib.in.us/events/genealogy

IN/Jan 16 /Genealogy Short Class: Genealogy Charts, at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Jan 23 /Genealogy Short Class: Filing and Storage: How to Keep Your Ancestors Tidy, at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

IN/Jan 30 /Genealogy Short Class: Storage Devices for Your Precious Files at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library https://khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events/search/q=genealogy

LA/Nov 20 /Genealogy Class: Mayflower History and The Pilgrims, at the Shreve Memorial Library https://www.shreve-lib.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=38618

LA/Nov 22 /Genealogy Lock-In at the Shreve Memorial Library https://www.shreve-lib.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=38618

LA/Nov 26 /Genealogy Class: Researching with City Directories, at the Shreve Memorial Library https://www.shreve-lib.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=38618

MA/Dec 08 /Dan Oren – The Wedding Photo: Genealogy Puzzles Discovered and Solved, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/event/dan-oren-the-wedding-photo/

MA/Dec 08 /Dan Judson – Welcome to America!: The Religious Life of Jewish Immigrants, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/Dec 17 /Introduction to Jewish Genealogy with David Ellis, at the Sharon Public Library http://bit.ly/2Ktfz1g

MA/Feb 09 /Avraham Groll -What’s New at Jewish Gen?, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/Mar 29 /Lisa Cooper – A Forgotten Land: Growing Up in the Jewish Pale, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/Apr 26 /Jonathan Brent – YIVO’s Rediscovered Archives in Vilna and New York; and Spotlight Talk: Elliot Matz – Bringing Jewish Life to Lithuania’s Sturbridge Village, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/Apr 30 /Schelly Talalay Dardashti and Maria Apodaca – Sephardic/Converso Experience: History, Migration, DNA and Personal Journeys: One Program in 2 Parts, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/May 31 /Meredith Hoffman – Demystifying Repositories: Virtual Tours of Local Resources, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MA/Jun 14 /JGSGB Panel: Digital Storytelling: A New Way to Share Your Information, hosted by The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston https://www.jgsgb.org/

MI/Apr 18 /Berrien County Genealogical Society 2020 Spring Seminar https://bcgensoc.com/

MO/Jan 13 /Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded, at the North Independence Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/58050/interviewing-skills-oral-history

MO/Jan 15 /Interviewing Skills for Oral History, at the Midwest Genealogy Center https://www.mymcpl.org/events/58050/interviewing-skills-oral-history

MO/Jan 28 /Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded, at the Midwest Genealogy Center https://www.mymcpl.org/ 

MO/Jan 29 /Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded, at the Woodneath Library Center  https://www.mymcpl.org/events/58050/interviewing-skills-oral-history

NY/Nov 16 /WNYGS presents How I Found My Birth Family through Records, DNA, and a Bit of Luck http://wnygs.org/meeting-2019-11.html

NY/Dec 06 /Christmas Celebration hosted by the German Genealogy Group www.GermanGenalogyGroup.com

OR/Nov 26 /Member Fair Affair: Out of the Box; Finding Success Through Uncommon Research Approaches at the Jackson Co Genealogy Library http://rvgslibrary.org/

OR/Nov 26 /Program:Quilts & Genealogy Talk: Creating Medford, at the Jackson Co Genealogy Library http://rvgslibrary.org/

OR/Jan 09 /Genealogy Boot Camp presented by the Genealogical Forum of Oregon  https://gfo.org/learn/boot-camp.html

OR/Feb 23 /GFO Half-Day Workshop: Using Spreadsheets for Genealogy with Mary Kircher Roddy https://gfo.org/learn/seminars.html

OR/Jun 28 /GFO Half-Day Workshop: What the Heck Does That Say? The Challenge of Difficult Handwriting with Pam Vestal https://gfo.org/learn/seminars.html

WA/Mar 28 /Yakima Valley Genealogical Society 2020 Spring Seminar https://yvgs.net/

Genealogy Contests

Contests sometimes come and go quickly. Watch our website:  ConferenceKeeper.org/genealogy-contests

Get ready for RootsTech 2020 Salt Lake City pass giveaways! The Ambassadors all have a free 4-day pass to give away and we’ll post as many contests as we can here as they become available!

  • Enter by Nov 18 – Win a 4-day pass to RootsTech SLC 2020 from the Like Herding Cats blog.
  • Enter by Nov 28 – Win a 4-day pass to RootsTech SLC 2020 from ResearchMyPast
  • Enter by Nov 30 – Win a 4-day pass to RootsTech SLC 2020 from The Genealogy Kids
  • Enter by Dec 17 – Win a 4-day pass to RootsTech SLC 2020 from Lara’s Jewnealogy

 

Calls for Papers

Check our website for full details of ALL current Calls for Papers (Currently SIX): ConferenceKeeper.org/call-for-papers.  Below you’ll find both newly added, and those with upcoming submission deadlines.

Submit by November 27 – The 40th Annual IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

 

Upcoming Deadlines

 Check your Location’s page in the Agenda mode to see a list of upcoming events in your area.

SCHOLARSHIP Apply by Nov. 30 for the AncestryProGenealogists Education Institute Scholarship Program. One scholarship awarded to each of these genealogy education institutes: MAAGI, GenFed, GRIP, IGHR, SLIG
Details of this and other genealogy grants and scholarships at https://conferencekeeper.org/grants-scholarships/

 

 Genealogy Jobs

Find a job that uses your genealogy research skills! Check out what we’ve found at Conferencekeeper.org/genealogy-jobs 

Submit your interest by Dec. 2 – Editor of the Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly Journal

Remember to check our website for more:

Genealogy Contests

ConferenceKeeper.org/genealogy-contests

Calls for Papers

ConferenceKeeper.org/call-for-papers

New Genealogy Jobs

Conferencekeeper.org/genealogy-jobs

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