Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Pre-Registration for the NGS Conference and All Ticketed Events Sales Closes 22 April 2016

National Genealogical Society to Live Stream Ten Lectures during its 2016 Family History Conference

ARLINGTON, VA, 20 APRIL 2016: It’s not too late to register for the NGS Family History Conference in Fort Lauderdale. The deadline for pre-conference registration is Friday, 22 April 2016. On-site registration and check-in will be available beginning at 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m., 3 May 2016, in the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops also close on 22 April 2016. Ticket purchases will not be available on-site at the conference for meals, social events, or workshops. The BCG Education Fund Workshop, the Chromosome Mapping Workshop and the NYG&B Luncheon are sold out. For conference information and to register visit the NGS website.

Luncheons and the NGS Banquet

Participating organizations sponsor several meal events during the conference. Seats are still available for most luncheons, the FSGS Society Host Event, and the NGS Banquet. Make your reservations now at the NGS Conference website.

Local Area Tour

There’s still time to sign up for the Ft. Lauderdale tour on Tuesday, 3 May 2016, prior to the NGS Family History Conference. For more information, please see Local Area Tours. Registration for the tour closes on 22 April 2016.

Add Items to an Existing Registration

To add meals, tours, and pre-conference workshops and events to your current registration, log on at, click on My Account, select My Events, and then click to Add Sessions.

Live Streaming Sessions – Registration extended to 3 May

NGS has selected some of the most popular topics and nationally known speakers to be live streamed at the conference for those who are not able to attend in person or for those who missed a session at the conference or simply want to hear it again. Details of the live streaming program can be found on the NGS Conference website. NGS offers a video recordings option too that can be purchased up until 31 July.

You do not want to miss this year’s exciting conference program!

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogical education, exemplary standards of research, and the preservation of genealogical records. The Arlington, Virginia, based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, and guidance in research. It also offers many opportunities to interact with other genealogists. Please visit the NGS Pressroom for further information.