Â The Sheraton Boston Hotel, conference hotel for the 2006 FGS/NEHGS Conference in Boston, has graciously extended the discount deadline to Wednesday, August 22. The conference is proving so popular that the conference committee has added additional rooms to the block to accommodate the increased demand. Plenty of rooms are available. It is aÂ large hotel designed for conferences.
The Sheraton Boston is conveniently located at 39 Dalton Street, attached to the Shops at Prudential Center and the Hynes Convention Center. Rooms are $159.00 single/double andÂ $40.00 for each additional person. To reserve a room at the Sheraton, contact the reservations line at 1-800-325-3535. Identify yourself as part of the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2006 Conference when calling.Â
There is still time to register for the conference that is being held August 30 – September 2, 2006. Get details about the program, including all of the sessions by international speakers from Canada, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland Scotland, and England, at http://www.fgs.org. The U.S. is also well-represented in the speakers and topics.
For other breaking news and updates on the conference, please visit www.FGSConference.blogspot.com. Some recent postings have been about getting to the hotel from the airport, a tourism discount, the updated conference grid, the size of the syllabus, Librarians Day, the APG PMC, area drug stores, the Irish Table Quiz, Exhibit Hall, and more area details will be posted in the coming days.
Paula Stuart-Warren, CG
2006 FGS/NEHGS Genealogy Conference, in the Birthplace of American Genealogy, Boston, Massachusetts, August 30 – September 2, 2006
To view the conference program grid and to register: www.FGS.org
To keep up-to-date on conference details and news: www.FGSConference.blogspot.com