21 August 2012

Minnesota Genealogical Society Northstar Conference Savings Deadine

August 31st is the last day to register for the 5th Annual MGS North Star Conference at the discounted prices. It's two days of genealogy education and networking on Friday and Saturday, October 5 & 6. I hope to see you there.

The main speaker is D. Joshua Taylor. Josh is a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. Previous speaking engagements include RootsTech, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conferences, the National Genealogical Society Annual Conference, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. He has been a featured genealogist on NBC's Who Do You Think You Are? and is the Vice President of Administration for the Federation of Genealogical Societies, where he chairs the Conference Planning and Long-Range Planning Committees. He has published articles in American Ancestors, UGA Crossroads, FGS Forum, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and New England Ancestors, and was a columnist for Digital Genealogist.

Event Highlights
Friday -
  • Plenary Session by D. Joshua Taylor
  • 10 Breakout Sessions
  • 5th Annual MGS Awards Banquet
  • Ask the Genealogist: Q&A
  • Special Seminar (Separate Registration Required)
Saturday -
  • 2 Plenary Sessions by D. Joshua Taylor
  • 10 More Breakout Sessions
  • Vendor Exhibit Hall, Door Prizes, Silent Auction
Friday + Saturday $75 - Early Bird Special thru August 31st
Special Discounts for Young Adults (under age 26)
(Friday-only and Saturday-only registrations also available)

Members of the Association of Professional Genealogists Northland Chapter will be on hand to help answer your genealogy questions.

Visit www.mngs.org to register and to see more details. The conference takes place at the Colonial Church of Edina.

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