What’s New on our calendar to January 17, 2021

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January 17, 2021

ConferenceKeeper.org is the most complete online calendar of genealogy events of all kinds – webinars, meetings, workshops, conferences and more!

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This year is off to such a great start in terms of genealogy events! More and more societies and libraries are submitting their events, which means more and more opportunities for YOU to find great genealogy presentations to learn the skills you need to find those elusive ancestors! Keep telling your friends, your societies, and your local genealogy librarians!!! If you don’t already, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Every time you like or share our posts, even more people see them, and then even MORE events get submitted!

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CALLS FOR PAPERS

There are 12 Presentation Opportunities on our Call for Papers page!

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EVENTS THAT WERE ADDED THIS WEEK:

See the calendars at ConferenceKeeper.org for the complete listings of upcoming genealogy events.

VIRTUAL:

KY – VIRTUAL/Jan 12/Sanborn Maps, a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society www.kylgs.org

CA – VIRTUAL/Jan 16/How to use Meyers Gazetteer, an online program of the German Interest Group of the Southern California Genealogy Society www.scgs.com

IL – VIRTUAL/Jan 16/“Colonial Research Strategies: Overseas Records”, a free webinar by BIGWILL – British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois http://bigwill.org/

KY – VIRTUAL/Jan 19/”Research Strategies During the Pandemic” – Genealogy Club at Lexington Public Library, Kentucky. Everyone welcome. www.lexpublib.org

NC – VIRTUAL/Jan 19/More Topics in Ancestry.com, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd. https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/?p=1506

IL – VIRTUAL/Jan 20/Breaking Down Brick Walls With DNA, a free online program from the Naperville Public Library https://napervillepl.librarycalendar.com/events/genealogy-breaking-down-brick-walls-dna

CA – VIRTUAL/Jan 23/Children Left Behind, a free online program hosted by the San Mateo County Genealogical Society http://www.smcgs.org

UK – VIRTUAL/Jan 23/ Discovering your family history with Audrey Collins. A free webinar from UK The National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/visit-us/whats-on/events/top-level-tips-webinars/

VA – VIRTUAL/Jan 23/Making History with LVA: an online Transcribing Event! Free, but registration is required. https://www.handsonrva.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000LLrI9?Id=a0C1J00000LLrI9

FL – VIRTUAL/Jan 23/ “Preserve Your Family History: Scan, Share, Save.” A free Zoom Presentation hosted by the Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County> All are welcome, space is limited to 100. https://sites.rootsweb.com/~flocgs/index-that-was-main-index.html

AB – VIRTUAL/Jan 25/Chinese Immigration to Gold Mountain (Canada), a free presentation by Wei Wong, hosted by the Alberta Genealogical Society www.tinyurl.com/AGSWebinar

KY – VIRTUAL/Jan 26/Civil War Raid in Missouri, a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society www.kylgs.org

NC – VIRTUAL/Jan 26/Ancestry.com Workshop, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd. https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/course-descriptions/#Ancestry4

NY – VIRTUAL/Jan 26/Organizing and Preserving Your Home Archive with NYG&B President D. Joshua Taylor and NY State Archivist Tom Ruller – a free online presentation http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=o9efsquab&oeidk=a07eh93oypw6a4f051c

FL – VIRTUAL/Jan 27/The Cultural Phenomenon of Home DNA Testing, Author: Libby Copeland, a free online program hosted by The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) https://gsbcfl.org/

FL – VIRTUAL/Jan 27/Military Records – a free Zoom program from Pinellas Genealogy Society https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdOyhpzwiHtxJimhCfFyHqczvZ_GRzHOV

NY – VIRTUAL/Jan 27/Overview of Family Tree Maker, an online Zoom presentation hosted by the Irondequoit Public Library. Free, but registration required. http://irondequoitlibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=35362&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2021/01/12

FL – VIRTUAL/Jan 28/Skeletons in the Family Closet: Dealing with the Unexpected — a Zoom program from Pinellas Genealogy Society, Free and Open to the Public https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlcO2tpzMrGN0qHBWme8gn3smEDT3yBmeM

NJ – VIRTUAL/Jan 28/First Steps in Family History: A free program provided by Plainfield Public Library Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5fFxAJSDQruIitsKl2IUMg

VIRTUAL/Jan 30/Scottish Indexes Conference https://www.scottishindexes.com/

VIRTUAL/Jan 30/A Winter of DNA eConference, from the Family History Fanatics https://www.familyhistoryfanatics.com/winterdna

UK – VIRTUAL/Jan 30/ Discovering your local history. A free webinar from UK The National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/visit-us/whats-on/events/top-level-tips-webinars/

NC – VIRTUAL/Feb 01/Organizing Your Genealogy “Stuff”, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd. https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/events/genealogy-series-organizing-your-genealogy-stuff/

NC – VIRTUAL/Feb 02/Making sense of Ancestry DNA Test Results, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd. https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/events/genealogy-series-ancestry-com-5-making-sense-of-your-ancestry-com-dna-test-results/

CA – VIRTUAL/Feb 02/Finding, Reading, and Platting Deeds with Metes and Bounds Workshop – Four sessions on Tuesday Evenings, from the California Genealogical Society https://www.eventbrite.com/o/california-genealogical-society-5537240243

NY – VIRTUAL/Feb 03/Strengthen Your Analysis: Transcribing and Abstracting, a free webinar hosted by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/strengthen-your-analysis-transcribing-and-abstracting-0

TX – VIRTUAL/Feb 05/The 1870 Community-Cluster: Gateway to Your Ancestor’s Enslavement. A free zoom presentation from Houston Public Library – Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. https://www.claytonlibraryfriends.org/event-4118650

UK – VIRTUAL/Feb 06/First World War Army Records. A free webinar from UK The National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/visit-us/whats-on/events/top-level-tips-webinars/

MA – VIRTUAL/Feb 06/Virtual Chelmsford Genealogy Club: Mothers, Daughters, Wives, Sisters: Machine Operators, Domestics, Weavers, Seamstresses on Zoom. Free, but attendance is limited. Register in advance. https://chelmsfordlibrary.libcal.com/event/7089361

KY – VIRTUAL/Feb 09/“Days of Rage & Sorrow: The Jenny Bowman Riots” , a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

FL – VIRTUAL/Feb 09/Google for Genealogy (yes, Google!), a Zoom program from Pinellas Genealogy Society, Free and Open to the Public  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwof-iuqDItHdLG3l3TUTFsd3koesCNTXQQ

IL – VIRTUAL/Feb 10/”Explore U.S. Church Records for Genealogy: Find Family,” a free Zoom program from the Schaumburg Township District Library https://schaumburg.libnet.info/event/4793691

FL – VIRTUAL/Feb 11/Immigration Records and Passenger Lists, a Zoom program from Pinellas Genealogy Society, Free and Open to the Public  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsc-mhpjkiHNDA9qG5H5tLu_Pqv_F78l2t

NY – VIRTUAL/Feb 11/Family History Today: Finding Your Eastern European Jewish Family on JRI-Poland.org, hosted by Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute https://genealogy.cjh.org/events

TX – VIRTUAL/Feb 12/Using Manuscript Collections in Genealogy Research, with Deborah A. Abbott, PhD. A free zoom presentation from Houston Public Library – Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. https://www.claytonlibraryfriends.org/event-4118652

UK – VIRTUAL/Feb 13/Records of Railway Workers. A free webinar from UK The National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/visit-us/whats-on/events/top-level-tips-webinars/

FL – VIRTUAL/Feb 13/FROM SLAVERY TO DNA: Dealing with the Challenges of African American Genealogy, online program from Pinellas Genealogy Society  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqcOuvrzkiHtbHl9fjiJlf1G3ttzDAEd9N

FL – VIRTUAL/Feb 16/King Philip’s War, a Zoom program from Pinellas Genealogy Society, Free and Open to the Public  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcumppzMvHdG0tlrcyHep4pofH_E6fQfH

NY – VIRTUAL/Feb 16/Hidden Stories from Newly Translated Dutch Colonial Documents, a free online presentatio nfrom New York Archives magazine http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eh93wkexb71b8695&llr=o9efsquab

TX – VIRTUAL/Feb 19/Some Great & Seldom-Used African American Resources: A Genealogical Potpourri, with Tim Pinnick. A free zoom presentation from Houston Public Library – Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. https://www.claytonlibraryfriends.org/event-4118654

CA – VIRTUAL/Feb 20/DNA: Finding My Grandfather, a free online program hosted by the San Mateo County Genealogical Society Http://www.smcgs.org

NH – VIRTUAL/Feb 21/Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy with Dr. Penny Walters, a free online presentation hosted by the Portsmouth Public Library https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/library/genealogy

NC – VIRTUAL/Feb 22/Citing Your Genealogy Sources, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd. https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/events/genealogy-series-citing-your-genealogy-sources/

NY – VIRTUAL/Feb 22/The African American Experience in Three of New York’s Southern Tier Counties, 1803–1960, a free webinar hosted by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/african-american-experience-three-new-york%E2%80%99s-southern-tier-counties-1803%E2%80%931960

KY – VIRTUAL/Feb 23/A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources, Allen County Public Library, a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

UK – VIRTUAL/Feb 23/Using Discovery, the online catalogue. A free webinar from UK The National Archives https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/about/visit-us/whats-on/events/top-level-tips-webinars/

FL – VIRTUAL/Feb 25/Digital Images in Genealogy, an online class from Pinellas Genealogy Society, Free and Open to the Public  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlceCtqT8iHdWdoINbjxiJd1L2FQTQ107p

NC – VIRTUAL/Feb 26/Libraries and Archives for Genealogists, an online Zoom class from Senior TechEd.  https://www.raleighseniorteched.org/events/genealogy-series-libraries-and-archives-for-genealogists/

CO – VIRTUAL/Mar 04/Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: Expanding Your Success with Family Search (Class) Presented by Debbie Shaw Schwartz via ZOOM http://www.crcgs.org

CA – VIRTUAL/Mar 06/8th Annual Genealogy Bash – with Michael L. Strauss, AG. Research Reveals, hosted by the Orange County California Genealogy Society www.occgs.com

KY – VIRTUAL/Mar 09/“Early Kentucky Women” by Tom Stevens, a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

NY – VIRTUAL/Mar 09/Using Your DNA to Connect to Your Irish Roots, a free webinar hosted by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/events/using-your-dna-connect-your-irish-roots

CO – VIRTUAL/Mar 20/Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: Who Needed it Anyway? Researching Around the Missing 1890 Census (Program) Presented by Sarah Cochran via ZOOM https://crcgs.org

FL – VIRTUAL/Mar 20/LECTURE SERIES: Two lectures with a short break in between: (1) Colonial American Migration Routes and Modes of Travel & (2) Following a Family Migration: New Jersey to Iowa the Long Way Around  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqcOuvrzkiHtbHl9fjiJlf1G3ttzDAEd9N

KY – VIRTUAL/Mar 23/Finding Your Virginia Roots at the Library of Virginia, a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

NY – VIRTUAL/Mar 24/Beginning your UK Family History with Dan Poffenberger, an online Zoom presentation hosted by the Irondequoit Public Library. Free, but registration required. http://irondequoitlibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=35364&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2021/03/01

TX – VIRTUAL/Mar 26/Naturalization: An Unnatural Process. A free zoom presentation from Houston Public Library – Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. https://www.claytonlibraryfriends.org/event-4118658

CA – VIRTUAL/Mar 27/Angel Island, a free online program hosted by the San Mateo County Genealogical Society http://www.smcgs.org

KY – VIRTUAL/Apr 13/“The Parklands of Floyds Fork” , a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

NY – VIRTUAL/Apr 15/Telling New York Stories: Celebrating 20 years of New York Archives Magazine , a free online presentation from New York Archives magazine http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eh93yj8eeeadc225&llr=o9efsquab

CO – VIRTUAL/Apr 17/Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society: Scotland’s Resources: There’s more to Scottish Research than Scotlandspeople! (Program) Presented by Tina Beaird via ZOOM https://www.crcgs.org

MN – VIRTUAL/Apr 17/Minnesota Genealogical Society Spring All-Star Virtual Conference https://mngs.org/

VIRTUAL/Apr 17/The 31st Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) Annual Delegate Conference https://www.safhs.org.uk/conference.php

CA – VIRTUAL/Apr 24/Sisters Unite! Two Hundred Years of Women’s Suffrage, a free online program hosted by the San Mateo County Genealogical Society http://www.smcgs.org

KY – VIRTUAL/Apr 27/Exploring Pennsylvania’s State Archives and State Library , a free webinar from the Louisville Genealogical Society  www.kylgs.org

VIRTUAL/May 07/2021 Heartland Family History Conference https://heartlandfhc.org

CA – VIRTUAL/Jun 04/Jamboree’s 8th Genetic Genealogy Conference https://genealogyjamboree.com/

CA – VIRTUAL/Jun 11/Jamboree 2021: The Stars In Your Family https://genealogyjamboree.com/

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