Monday, June 27, 2011

Don't Miss Out - FGS 2011 Early Bird Registration Ends July 1st!

Don't Miss Out - FGS 2011 Early Bird Registration Ends July 1st!

Save up to $50 on registration!

The Federation of Genealogical Societies invites you to the FGS/ISGS 2011 Conference for the Nation's Genealogists. Our local host, the Illinois State Genealogical Society, joins FGS in welcoming you to historic Springfield as we celebrate "Pathways to the Heartland." And if you register by Friday, July 1st you'll save up to $50 on the registration fees. Click here ( to register - don't delay! Remember, the early bird gets the worm and saves money too!

Why should you make plans to be at FGS 2011?

Take a peek at what we have in store for this year's FGS conference:

  • More than 150 educational presentations with well-known speakers from all over the U.S. Check out the conference program at
  • Lectures that appeal to beginning, intermediate and experienced genealogists.
  • Topics that cover almost every aspect of genealogy as well as libraries, archives, and repositories.
  • Sessions for professional genealogists.
Special Events
  • Keynote address by David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States (NARA).
  • 35th Anniversary Celebration speaker Harold Holzer, noted Lincoln scholar. Get your tickets for the gala now!
  • Day.
Exhibit Hall
  • Large exhibit hall with exhibitors and vendors.
  • Vendors loaded with genealogy and history books, magazines, databases, software, maps, CDs, magazines, journals, and more.
Focus on Societies
  • Focus on Societies Day on Wednesday, 7 September 2011. Attend sessions to help your genealogical society grow, prosper, develop, and educate.
Librarians Day
  • Librarians Day on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, sponsored by ProQuest.
Historic Sites, Research Opportunities, and Fun!
  • Visit historic sites, libraries, and more in the Springfield area.
  • Many research opportunities in the Central Illinois region and along the way!
  • Daily meal functions with exciting speakers and time for networking.
To learn more
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