Genealogy Conferences & News

Researchers attend genealogy conferences, workshops, virtual sessions, and other events to learn about topics related to their search. Topics can include historical events, local history, available records or the latest technology tools. Whether a beginner or advanced researcher, conferences, seminars and workshops are great educational resources.

Visit ConferenceKeeper for the most complete calendar of conferences, news and genealogy events.


Minnesota Genealogical SocietyMGS Writing Competition (Minnesota Genealogical Society)
Entries are due July 1, 2022
The 2022 Writing Competition is now accepting entries!
The competition encourages all genealogist and family historians to record stories and research findings for posterity. Winners are invited to submit their entries for publication in the Minnesota Genealogist.
No organization membership is required to enter.
View video, Download the rules at MNGS.ORG/WRITING-COMPETITION

Foundation for East Eurpoean Family History StudiesFEEFHS 2022 Conference
July 25-29
The conference registration for the 2022 FEEFHS (Federation of East European Family History Societies) conference and workshops has opened. The conference and workshops will take place online. The workshops will be taught on Monday and Tuesday (Jul.25-26), and the regular classes will be taught Wednesday through Friday (Jul.27-29). Planned are 61 classes (four different classes taught simultaneously) and six workshops.
Visit the class page for details.

SCGC 2022 JamboreeSouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2022 (SCGS)
Aug 19-27
Three Online Virtual Conferences are available with many sessions to choose from. The 52nd Genealogy Jamboree brings you nationally known speakers who keep you in touch with the latest developments in the field of genealogy. From coast to coast, and from North to South, and from the Old World, our speakers can help you find your ancestors’ lives and stories. You’ll be able to learn from many tried and true speakers as well as surprising insights from speakers that are new to Jamboree.
Visit the SCGS Jamboree 2022 for details.

New York State Family History ConferenceNew York State Family History Conference (NYSFHC 2022)
Sep 08-10, Online Sep 12- Oct 17
Participate in-person or online—Registration is open!
The 2022 New York State Family History Conference will feature
more than 40 sessions and more will be listed as they are confirmed.
View the video for an introduction to NYSFHC 2022
from NYG&B President D. Joshua Taylor.