Friday, February 6, 2009

Family History Expo in St. George Utah on 27-28 February

The 5th Annual Family History Expo in St. George, Utah will be on Friday and Saturday, 27-28 February (8 am to 6 pm). The web site with complete registration, program and exhibit information is here.

Pre-registration cost for both days is $60.00 (Ends Feb. 14, 2009). The "at the door" cost will be $65.00. The one day "at the door cost" will be $50.00.

Registration includes: packet, name tag, CD syllabus, and a goody bag.

There will be a Friday evening Banquet at 6:30 p.m. featuring Tom Kemp (of GenealogyBank) - the cost is $33 per person, and seats are limited.

The Program Schedule is listed here. Arlene Eakle is the Keynote speaker on Friday morning at 8 a.m. with "Digging Roots: It's That Easy!"

Genea-Blogger Mark Tucker (ThinkGenealogy) is presenting "Navigating Research with the Genealogical Proof Standard " at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Genea-Blogger Kathryn Lake Hogan (Looking4Ancestors) is presenting "Digging Your Canadian Roots" at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, "Patriot or Loyalist--Whose Side Was He On?" on Saturday at 8 a.m, and "Making the Most of Canadian Census Records" at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Genea-Blogger The Ancestry Insider is presenting "Visiting the National Archives" at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

There are many more speakers on databases, software, and research topics throughout the two days - 50 speakers, over 130 presentations in 12 tracks and 11 time slots.

I would really like to go...anybody from San Diego want to share driving?

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