Friday, February 24, 2012

IGS Conference in Fort Wayne April 28

Thank you to all that have already registered for the Indiana Genealogical Society's annual conference on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Debra S. Mieszala is the featured speaker. Her talks include:
  • Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and Associates
  • Bringing Our Soldiers Home
  • Digging Through Documents Word By Word
  • Patently Unique: Locating Patent Records, Online and Off

A second track of sessions features:
  • What’s New with FamilySearch with Michael Hall from FamilySearch
  • Finding Indiana Records and Research in FamilySearch with Michael Hall
  • Becoming an Expert on Using Ancestry with ACPL librarian, Melissa Shimkus
  • Writing a Book Using Family Tree Maker and Microsoft Word with Curtis Sylvester, President of the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

Pre-registration is $40 ($30 for Indiana Genealogical Society members) or $45 at the door. Printable registration forms as well as online registration are available at

Spend the day learning from experts, researching in the country’s second largest genealogical library and collaborating with other genealogists.
Come a day early to join the IGS pre-conference and gain research time in the library. Topics on Friday, April 27, 2012 will include:

  • Indiana County Genealogists Show N’ Tell
  • Social Media for Our Societies
  • Ask the Experts Panel

Registration for the pre-conference is only $5 ($7 at the door). Find out more at

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