TechnologyLearn how to use a variety of websites and apps to learn more about your ancestors. No matter your technology expertise, there’s a session to help you.
RecordsExplore a vast variety of records for your genealogy research, including military records, church records, and Freemason records. (Yes, Masons!) So many records...
MethodologyLearn how to use the records you’ve found with experts such as Judy Russell, Tom Jones, and Michael Lacopo.
DNAWhether you’re just considering taking a DNA test or you geek out analyzing the data, you’ll find a DNA session to meet your needs.
MidwestLearn about resources for finding your Buckeye, Hoosier, Illini, “Show Me,” and Wolverine ancestors.
African AmericanExperts including Tony Burroughs, Ari Wilkins, and Deborah Abbott will highlight using a variety of records and methods for African American genealogy.
Scandinavian - NEW TRACKGot Viking ancestors? You’ll want to check out the sessions on Scandinavian resources on both sides of the Atlantic.
GermanMillions of Americans have German ancestry. Learn about German records and how to identify your German ancestor’s origins.
United KingdomThose with English or Irish ancestors need to look at the sessions from Paul Milner, Jen Baldwin, and Rich Venezia.
Eastern EuropeThe Eastern Europe track features sessions on Polish and Czech research, as well as finding records in the former Soviet Union.
Society ManagementNot just a track — it’s a whole day! Wednesday, 22 August is devoted to helping your genealogy society improve. Join us for sessions on leadership, management, and social media.
In addition to these tracks, there will also be workshops on genetic genealogy, oral histories, maps, and certification. There will also be a day just for librarians! Look for details on all of these soon.
Registration for FGS 2018 will soon open. The official conference hotels are accepting reservations. We look forward to seeing you in Fort Wayne!