GenTraveling – to conferences!

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Hello GenTravelers!

Will you be Gentraveling to a genealogy conference this year?  RootsTech is just over a week away!  Yep, the sea of people in the photo above is what a typical trip to the RootsTech Exhibitor Hall looks like! Crazy huh?

I would highly encourage such GenTraveling!  If you can’t make it to RootsTech, there are plenty of other conferences to consider.  This year,  I plan to attend RootsTech as well as the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference which is being held in Washington DC. this year.  {I’m excited for that!}

Pairing GenTraveling to a conference and a research trip to where an ancestor actually lived is the ultimate win!  Are any of the national conferences this year, anywhere close to where your ancestors lived?  Check out the list below and maybe plan to go!

RootsTech 2019 – February 2 – March 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah

National Genealogical Society conference – May 8-11 in St Charles, Missouri

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree – May 30 – June 2 – in Burbank, California

Federation of Genealogical Societies conference –  August 21-24 – in Washington DC

These are only a few of the major, national conferences; there are plenty of smaller regional or community conferences too.  See what’s happening in the area you want to go GenTraveling to and get busy and plan your trip!

As always, good luck climbing your trees and have a great day!

 

 

5 thoughts on “GenTraveling – to conferences!

  1. Despite all my involvement with genealogical societies, research, travel, and history, I’ve never been to one of these conferences. I’m sure I’d learn things and meet great people, but I just seem too busy. Have a great time at RootsTech!

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    • Oh, I hear ya! Life is busy and squeezing extra activities into an already tight schedule is tough! I’m sure you’re choosing your priorities well! I’ll be sure to post anything life changing that I happen to learn at RootsTech, haha!

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  2. You’ve awakened my interest in this, I used to visit conferences as a professional psychologist before retirement but never thought of this. Thank you! I must find some in the UK. 🙏👍

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