Ohio Genealogical Society issues call for presentations/papers for 2018 annual conference

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December 1, 2016—Bellville, Ohio: The Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) announces a request for lecture proposals for its 2018 conference, Blazing New Trails, to be held April 11-14, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, Ohio.

Topics being considered include: Ohio history, its records, and repositories; ethnic (African American, German, Irish, Polish, etc.); religious groups; migration into, within, and out of Ohio; and origins of early Ohio settlers, and the Old Northwest Territory. Other topics of interest that will be considered: land and military records; technology, including DNA; mobile devices and apps; methodology, analysis, and problem solving in genealogical research. The program committee is specifically seeking new, unusual, and dynamic proposals.

Interested speakers are strongly encouraged to submit multiple proposals for either one-hour general sessions, or two-hour workshops. There is no limit to the number of proposals a speaker may submit. The deadline for submission of lecture proposals is May 31, 2017.

For complete details, please see the 2018-call-for-papers on the Ohio Genealogical Society’s website.

Ontario Genealogical Society 2016 Conference

June 3-5 / Toronto, Canada


Members of all 34 branches and special interest groups of the Ontario Genealogical Society and other family historians from across North America and around the world will meet in Toronto in June 2016 for three days of inspiring lectures, workshops, displays, and other learning opportunities. Don’t miss it!
Download the App, see the list of speakers, check out the vendors that will be in the Expo Hall and more – For complete information see the website: http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference/
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