Genealogy Events Calendar
- 12-15 August 2015 - Arlington, Washington
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015
Speakers include: Angela Packer McGhie, CeCe Moore, Judy Russell
Topics: Wednesday's Free Beginning Genealogy Classes
Thursday's General Genealogy Day
Friday's DNA Genealogy Day
Saturday's Courthouse Research Day
Location:Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd, Arlington, WA.
Registration: $75 for one day; $150 for all three days.
Additional Information: NWGC 2015
- 17-18 October 2015 - Seattle, Washington
Seattle Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL
Saturday Topics: Can a Complex Research Problem Be Solved Solely Online?
Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not Reliable)
Inferential Genealogy: Deducing Ancestorsí Identities Indirectly
Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor
Sunday Special Classes: Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses: Planning an Exhaustive Search
Special Problems: Finding Immigrant and Migrant Origins
Additional information: As it becomes available.
- 24 October 2015 - Victoria, Britsh columbia, Canada
Victoria Genealogical Society 2015 Seminar
CREATING CONNECTIONS THROUGH DNA: Genetic Genealogy in the Digital Age
Speakers & Topics: Barbara Johnson will present three sessions on the topic of DNA and genealogy, including the basics of DNA and how it works, what it brings to genealogy, and the pros and cons of the major DNA companies currently offering genealogical DNA testing.
Wedlidi Speck, a hereditary chief of the Namgis First Nation, is Director of Aboriginal Service Change with the Ministry of Children and Family Development. An accomplished speaker and storyteller, Wedlidi will present on his colourful journey with traditional genealogy, where mythology met DNA testing, and how this changed his world.
Stuart Rennie is a Lawyer, Records and Information Management and Information Governance consultant as well as an Adjunct Professor at UBC in the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. Stuart will be discussing the important topic of the legal implications of DNA testing and results in genealogical research.
Location: St. Aidanís Church Hall, 3703 St Aidan's Street, Victoria, BC. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Registration: On or before Sept 26, 2015: Members $80.00 CAN; Non-Members $90.00 CAN. On or after Sept 27, 2015: Members $90.00 CAN; Non-Members $100.00 CAN. Fee includes lunch.
Additional Information: 2015 VGS Genealogy Seminar
To find upcoming webinars, go to Dear Myrtle's GeneaWebinars Calendar.
For even more events, check out Conference Keeper, a website designed to compile all genealogy and family history related conferences in one place.
Ongoing local events:
Classes and "brick wall workshops" at the National Archives, Pacific Alaska Region, 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-7999
Workshop schedule: http://www.archives.gov/seattle/public/workshops.html
Most classes are free of charge unless otherwise indicated. All suggested donations, if requested, are payable by cash or check at the door. Ample free parking is provided. Advance registration advised. Classes are held on a first come, first served basis. To register, call (206) 336-5115 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org