Ancestry.com is proud to sponsor the 2009 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Don’t miss these four days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.
2009 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference
May 13–16, 2009
Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
Exhibit Hall – Free to the Public
Stop by the Ancestry.com booth in the conference’s free exhibit hall. We’ll have Ancestry.com experts on hand to answer questions about the website. Sit in on demonstrations covering Ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker, MyCanvas and more. And take advantage of special conference discounts on various Ancestry.com products.
The exhibit hall also features family history vendors from across the country. The exhibit hall is free to the public and is open:
· Wednesday, May 13: 9:30am–7pm
· Thursday, May 14: 9am–5:30pm
· Friday, May 15: 9am–5:30pm
· Saturday, May 16: 9am–3pm
Family History Classes – Conference registration required to attend
The conferene is a wonderful opportunity to experience four days (May 13–16) of family history classes taught by the nation’s top experts and professionals, including classes taught by Ancestry.com experts:
· How to Get the Most out of Your Searches on Ancestry.com
· What’s New on Ancestry.com
· Finding Your British Ancestors on Ancestry.com
· Getting the Most out of Family Tree Maker
· Ancestry.com DNA
· Make ’Em Want to Read It: Writing and Creating Family History Books that People Read
· RootsWeb and Community Tools
Register for four full days of classes today and take advantage of the special early-bird registration discount (early-bird deadline is March 31).
Evening Class: Journey of an Ancestry.com Record – Free to the Public
How does an image on Ancestry.com get from the archives to the website? Laryn Brown, Senior Director of Document Preservation at Ancestry.com, walks through a family history record’s progression from the archives to scanning and indexing until it make its way to your computer screen. Wednesday, May 13 at 7 pm, Raleigh Convention Center
Society Night – Free to the Public
Searching for a North Carolina ancestor? County genealogical and historical societies from North Carolina and nearby states will be on hand to answer questions about area repositories and resources. Wednesday, May 13 from 5 pm-7 pm, Raleigh Convention Center, Mezzanine area
We hope to see you in Raleigh!