MGS Spring Conference on April 16

While it’s too late for the reduced-rate online registration, you can still attend the Minnesota Genealogical Society’s Spring Genealogy Conference this Saturday, April 16, at the Bunker Hills Activity Center in Andover, MN.

David McDonald will be the keynote speaker addressing “Transcontinental Migration: How Americans Became Bi-coastal.”

These are the four Breakout session choices:

  • Genealogy 101: Start Raking in the Leaves of Your Family Tree by Mike Brubaker
  • Extra! Extra! Read All about it in Online Newspapers by Kim Ashford
  • Creating a Family Archive by Audra Hilse
  • Beginning DNA by Kristie Strum

These are the four Computer Lab choices:

  • Using FamilySearch with Tom Rice
  • FindaGrave with Bob Rowe
  • FamilySearch as a Learning and Resource Tool with Tom Rice
  • Library Websites with JoEllen Haugo

Check-in and onsite registration begin at 8:30 am with the first presentation at 9:00 a.m. Bunker Hills Activity Center is at 550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover. Free parking is available if you enter from Bunker Lake Blvd. The conference is scheduled to end at 3:30 p.m.

Registration at the door costs $60 for MGS members and $70 for non-members. Read more here:  http://mngs.org/.

Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI) will have a table at the conference where we’ll be selling books and other items.

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