Expand your knowledge and further your research by participating in as many meetings and presentations as possible this year.  There are going to be numerous opportunities, so mark you calendar now beginning with your Bastrop County Genealogical Society (BCGS) programs that are FREE every 2nd Saturday of the month except December.  Meetings begin at 1:00 pm and the presentation begins at 2:00 pm.

However, don’t limit yourself.  Have you ever considered attending a State or National genealogy conference?  Perhaps this is the year you treat yourself to something truly amazing.  Everyone who has come back from one raves about the amazing sessions and how much they learn.  Usually over the course of 3 or more days, you will have more sessions to choose from than you might think possible! Let’s take a look at what your options are.

Dates Conference Location Website
February 8-11 RootsTech Salt Lake City, UT https://www.rootstech.org
May    10-13 National Genealogical Society (NGS) Raleigh, NC http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_and_events
June 9-11 Genealogy Jamboree (SoCal Genealogy Society) Burbank, CA http://genealogyjamboree.com/2016/overview.html
July    23-28 Int’l Assoc. of Jewish Genealogical Society (IAJGS) Orlando, FL http://www.iajgs.org/blog/conferences
Augt 30-Sept 2 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Pittsburg, PA http://www.fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=43
October 20-22 TX State Genealogical Society Houston, TX http://www.txsgs.org/conference

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