NYSFHC at Home


September 2021

The New York State Family History Conference (NYSFHC) is back this September!

20 Sessions: Livestream, on-demand, and Q&A

September 1 to October 18

Participate on-the-go or from the comfort of your couch

NYG&B Members:

Register Today for the Lowest Price

General Admission: $180

NYG&B Member Early Registration: $98


As we put the finishing touches on an exciting program, mark your calendar for these dates:

Wednesday, September 1

NYSFHC @ Home 2021 Plenary Session (LIVE)

NYSFHC @ Home 2021 online experience opens, all on-demand sessions available

Friday, September 10 The Fundamentals of Tracing Your Family History (LIVE)
Saturday, September 25 NYSFHC @ Home 2021 Live Sessions
Sunday, September 26

NYSFHC @ Home 2021 Live Sessions

Repeated from September 25 (sessions will also be available on-demand for later viewing)

Monday, October 18 Last day to watch on-demand sessions

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When will I learn more about what sessions are available? 

We plan to release the full NYSFHC @ Home 2021 program by June 1, 2021 (if not sooner). The program will include more than 20 topics including on-demand and livestream sessions.  

Will there be an Expo Space?  

There will be no Expo Space as part of NYSFHC @ Home 2021. 

What about future NYSFHC events? 

The full New York State Family History Conference will return in 2022 in Albany, New York. 

How will I get the syllabus? 

Attendees will be able to access session materials on each session page, and a consolidated syllabus from the conference site. 

When can I access the sessions?  

Access to on-demand session begins at newyorkfamilyhistory.org/nysfhc on September 1, 2021 and will be available through October 18, 2021. Recordings of sessions held during livestreamed events (September 10, 25, and 26) will be accessible within 5 days after broadcast. 

Will sessions include closed-captioning? 

All on-demand and recorded sessions will include closed-captioning. 

What kind of device do I need to participate?

NYSFHC @ Home 2021 can be enjoyed from any device with an internet connection fast enough to stream video—mobile phones, tablets, and desktop computers are all viable options.