Conferences and Seminars

Connect with the NYG&B at conferences, seminars, and other events across the United States.

In addition to hosting a series of events, including the popular New York State Family History Conference, the NYG&B also participates in a number of conferences and seminars across the United States. 

We love to see and hear from our members from across the country, so if you're planning to attend any genealogy conferences this year, see where you can find your favorite New York experts. 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

New England Regional Genealogical Conference

Manchester, New Hampshire | 3–6 April​

We'll have a booth in the exhibit hall - stop by for free giveaways, to pick up one of our print publications, or just to chat with NYG&B staff. If you haven't joined the NYG&B (or need to renew your membership), we often offer conference discounts. 

Trustee Blaine T. Bettinger and President D. Joshua Taylor presenting topics. NYG&B sponsored lectures: “Online Family Trees: Avoiding Pitfalls and Maximizing Possibilities,” “Pathways from New England to New York,” and closing banquet “Family: Links to the Past and Bridges to the Future” by D. Joshua Taylor.

Conference website and tickets

 

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference

St. Charles, Missouri | 8–11 May​

We'll have a booth in the exhibit hall - stop by for free giveaways, to pick up one of our print publications, or just to chat with NYG&B staff. If you haven't joined the NYG&B (or need to renew your membership), we often offer conference discounts. 

The NYG&B sponsored luncheon will feature Angie Bush, Laura Murphy DeGrazia, and D. Joshua Taylor in “Genealogy in the Future: A Conversation.” Susan R. Miller will present NYG&B-sponsored “The Latest Online New York Records.” In addition, D. Joshua Taylor and Trustee Blaine Bettinger present several talks.

Conference website and tickets

 

Genealogy Jamboree

Burbank, California | 30 May–2 June

We'll have a booth in the exhibit hall - stop by for free giveaways, to pick up one of our print publications, or just to chat with NYG&B staff. If you haven't joined the NYG&B (or need to renew your membership), we often offer conference discounts. 

NYG&B President D. Joshua Taylor entertains during the banquet with “Family History: What the Future Holds,” and presents several additional topics. Trustee Blaine Bettinger teaches during Thursday’s DNA Day. And NYG&B staff member Susan R. Miller gives “New York Crash Course 1 and 2” during the program.

Conference website and tickets

 

Midwestern Roots

Indianapolis, Indiana | 18–20 July

We'll have a booth in the exhibit hall - stop by for free giveaways, to pick up one of our print publications, or just to chat with NYG&B staff. If you haven't joined the NYG&B (or need to renew your membership), we often offer conference discounts. 

NYG&B President D. Joshua Taylor and Trustee Blaine Bettinger headline the program at this summer classic.

Conference website and tickets

 

Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference

Washington, DC | 21–24 August

We'll have a booth in the exhibit hall - stop by for free giveaways, to pick up one of our print publications, or just to chat with NYG&B staff. If you haven't joined the NYG&B (or need to renew your membership), we often offer conference discounts. 

The NYG&B-sponsored luncheon on Thursday, August 22 will feature Digital Services Director Frederick Wertz and the new NY&GB eLibrary. NYG&B staff will be featured in talks, both on society management on genealogy topics, e.g. “A Nibble of New Netherland and New Amsterdam,” and “Finding Ancestors in New York City Vital Records: 1800s-early-1900s.”

Conference website and tickets