Calendar of Events

Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 9-13 June 2014
     Example portfolios will be available for examination.

Free Webinar provided by Legacy Family Tree and BCG, 9 July 2014, 2 PM Eastern
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Recording will be available afterward.

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 20-25 July 2014
     Example portfolios will be available to registrants for examination.

Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, San Antonio, Texas, August 27-30, 2014
      Exhibit booth with successful portfolios for viewing
Certification Seminar: “Why Certify” and “How to Certify”

RootsTech / FGS 2015, February 12-14, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Exhibit booth with example portfolios.

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, St. Charles, Missouri, May 13-16. 2015
Skillbuilding Track of lectures each hour during the four days
Certification Seminar double session:  ”Why and How to Certify”
Exhibit booth with successful portfolios for viewing
BCG luncheon Thursday, May 14

If these dates and places are not convenient for your schedule, please see the certification seminar taped in August 2012.

Other taped presentations:

BCG luncheon with speaker David McDonald, CG, taped at FGS 2012 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, on “No Diamonds, No Cherries: Celebrating a Jubilee.”

Banquet to Celebrate 50 Years of Standards, presentation taped Saturday, October 12, 2013, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, Utah. Judy Russell, J.D., CG, CGL, aka The Legal Genealogist, will speak on “We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby” — Standards for the 21st Century
Description:  From no formal standards to the Genealogical Proof Standard, the field of genealogy has come a long way in establishing criteria by which excellence can be measured. And we face a long and perhaps even more daunting road ahead as we consider the 21st century challenges posed by technology, DNA and more.