Saturday, May 22, 2010

APG Professional Management Conference Announcement

Debbie Parker Wayne sent this notice about the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) Professional Management Conference (PMC) on 17 August 2010 in Knoxville:


Charting Your Path to Success – APG PMC, 17 August 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee

As professional genealogists we must educate ourselves on business issues, methodology, technological advances, and many other issues related to research. Conferences offer formal training opportunities as well as the ability to network with other professionals. Lunchtime and after–hours are often great times for networking. Put education at the top of your priority list and join us at this upcoming event.The 2010 APG Professional Management Conference (PMC) on 17 August 2010 in Knoxville, Tennessee offers great educational opportunities. Register by 1 June and save $20.00. For more information see:

The topics for the 2010 PMC include:

* From the Trenches: How We Manage Clients, Time, and Projects, by Laura Prescott

* A Key to Success: Your Online Presence, by D. Joshua Taylor

* Overcoming Obstacles that Interfere with Genealogical Research, by Anne J. Miller, PhD

* Expand Your Revenue: Produce and Sell Your Lectures in Video Format, by Donna M. Moughty

* Niche Planning and Marketing, by Paula Stuart Warren, CG

* Choosing the Best Continuing Education Opportunities, by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG

* Get Published in Magazines!, by Leslie Albrecht Huber

Notice: There are two important changes to remember about the 2010 PMC. Prior PMCs were held on the Wednesday before the FGS conference started, but this year the PMC is a day earlier. The 2010 PMC is scheduled for Tuesday, 17 August. Lunch is included this year and is not a separate registration item.

Go to for program details.

To register, go to In order to attend the PMC, individuals must also register for at least one day of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference.

For Facebook members, information and a list of some attendees is available on the event page:

Permission is given to forward this to all interested parties.

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