Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Virtual Genealogical Society Call for Proposals

I received this information from the Virtual Genealogical Society this week:


Call for Proposals

Deadline for Submission - Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern
Notification of Acceptance - before Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern

The Virtual Genealogical Society invites engaging and dynamic speakers to submit diverse proposals in all areas of genealogy for our 2019 monthly programs that are broadcast live via GoToWebinar.

Presenters are paid $100 for providing a 50-minute webinar followed by a 10-minute question-and-answer period, and an accompanying handout. Recorded webinars and handouts are stored behind the VGS member wall for 6 months following the live broadcast.

Presenters may submit a proposal for up to 4 webinars that are relevant to a worldwide audience in a single PDF via email to with the following information:

1. Broadcast day preference (Sunday at 1 pm Eastern, Tuesday at 8 pm Eastern, or Saturday at 11 am
2. Webinar title
3. Webinar description
4. Webinar outline
5. Audience level (beginning, intermediate or advanced genealogists)
6. Presenter biography
7. List of presentations given during the last 12 months. List must include presentation date, title, description and audience (society meeting, conference, webinar, etc.)

□ Proposal sent before Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern
□ Proposal sent as single PDF emailed to
□ No more than 4 webinars included in proposal
□ Webinars are applicable to worldwide audience
□ All requested information (see numbers 1-7 above) included in proposal

Questions about VGS or this Call for Proposals can be sent via email to


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