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 Consortium Conference

Springfield, Massachusetts, April 27-29, 2017.

The NYG&B will sponsor two topics:

Susan Miller, NYG&B's Director of Programs and Outreach, will present "NYC Municipal Archives: Undiscovered Collections and Vital Records."

Jane Wilcox, a member of the NYG&B's Family History Advisory Committee will present "The New York Gateway: Immigration, Emigration and Migration."


NGS 2017 Family History Conference

Raleigh, North Carolina, May 10-13, 2017.

The NYG&B is proud to sponsor "Civil War Records You Didn't Know Existed: Pensions, Relief Funds, Hospital Records and More!" a luncheon featuring Terry Koch-Bostic, a member of the NYG&B's Family History Advisory Committee.

The NYG&B's President, D. Joshua Taylor will also present four topics:

  • Running Away to Join the Circus: Tracing Our Performing Ancestors
  • Beyond the Facts: Digital Ways to Preserve Your Research Process
  • Key Player, Participant, or Partisan Follower: Discovering An Ancestor's Political Leanings
  • Past but Not Forgotten: North Carolina's Jersey Settlement


FGS 2017 Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 30-September 2, 2017.

The NYG&B's luncheon will feature noted genealogist J. Mark Lowe, who will speak on "Does New York Research Require 'Mull & Pondering?' A Southern Perspective"