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Saturday, September 25
Genealogy and Social History: Know Your Ancestors  (Virtual Conference)
The Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG) is pleased to announce that our 2021 conference “Genealogy and Social History: Know your Ancestors” will be held online via Zoom on 25 September 2021. You can now register for this free genealogy and family history conference!

The main speakers include:

Helen Johnson, Professor of Criminology at the University of Hull and Professor Heather Shore, Professor of History, Manchester Metropolitan University speaking on focussing on their research into criminal ancestors.

Melanie Backe-Hansen, a historian specialising in house histories who was involved in the recent BBC programmes ‘A house through time’, speaking on her research on house histories

David Annal, speaking about his research focussing on the impact of illegitimacy on the records our ancestors leave behind and the ways in which they are recorded.

We will also have several short paper presentations based on the abstracts submitted through the call for papers.

This is a great opportunity to come together to share good practice and the latest ideas in genealogy 
To register for free:

Thursday, September 30
Revealing History – A Look at Community Through Arizona’s Historical Newspapers  (Webinar)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom
Using headlines, editorials, advertisements, and photojournalism, Sativa Peterson of the State of Arizona Research Library will give a free, interactive presentation introducing attendees to Arizona’s historical newspapers. Look at old headlines to gain fresh perspective on news and events of today and discover how you can use historical newspapers to delve into your own community or family history. This presentation is made possible by the Arizona Humanities.
About the Presenter: Sativa Peterson is the News Content Program Manager for the State of Arizona Research Library. Over the past three years she’s helped the State of Arizona digitize over one hundred fifty thousand pages of historical newspapers and contributed content to Chronicling America, a national newspaper database hosted by the Library of Congress.
Note: This event will be held on Zoom. A link to the event will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the event. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Friday, October 1 through Saturday, October 2
2021 TxSGS Family History Conference  (Virtual Conference)
7:15 am to 2:30 pm

Start 9:15 AM and end time 4:30 PM are Central Daylight Time (2 hours ahead of Arizona time)

Registration is open! Join us at the virtual 2021 TxSGS Family History Conference, where we focus on Connecting Generations across borders and time! On Friday and Saturday, October 1-2, TxSGS Live! features ten presentations by some of the top speakers in genealogy on research techniques, records, DNA, and more.

That’s not all! These lectures will be recorded and combined with 30 additional prerecorded lectures from some of your favorite speakers plus well-known presenters from across Texas and the U.S. Even though you won’t be able to see them in person, you will be able to access their lectures online through December 31, 2021.

For information:

Friday, October 8
Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series / Legacy Family Tree Webinars  (Webinar)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) will host six live webinars, free and available to the public, as this year’s Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series on 8 October 2021. The hour-long webinars begin at 9:00 a.m. MDT (11:00 a.m. EDT and 4:00 p.m. GMT) and continue throughout the day. Six leading genealogists will speak on topics related to the Genealogical Proof Standard, solving genealogical problems by discovering and using a wide variety of appropriate sources, and immigration. The webinars are part of the Joy Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series and are presented in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Full webinar descriptions can be viewed on the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website.

Wednesday, October 13 through Tuesday, October 19
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical and Society (AAHGS) Virtual Conference  (Virtual Conference)

Tuesday, October 19 through Wednesday, October 20
APG's Professional Management Conference  (Virtual Conference)
Professional Management Conference will feature 16 virtual presentations over 3 different sessions. Early-bird discounts until July 15. Website:
The Professional Management Conference is the one conference dedicated to the needs of professional genealogist, providing education on business topics, advanced genealogical education on unique records, sets, etc.

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Yuma Arizona Family History Center Annual Seminar  (Meeting)
Yuma Arizona Family History Center's annual seminar. 

Friday, February 11, 2022 through Saturday, February 12, 2022
Southern Arizona Genealogy Society 2022 Seminar & Workshop  (Member Society)
Southern Arizona Genealogy Society will be hosting their annual seminar and workshop. Details and Informaton:

Saturday, February 19, 2022
West Valley Genealogical Society Annual Seminar  (Member Society)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd., Fellowship Hall, Sun City West
West Valley Genealogical Society Seminar at Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd., Fellowship Hall, Sun City West, Arizona. “Unmasking Your Genealogy with Michael L. Strauss” with topics of Hidden Clues Found Inside the U.S. Federal Census, 1790-1840; More Than Just Obituaries: Genealogical Newspaper Research, Introduction to Military Genealogy Research, and The Draft and the Selective Service System. Registration begins at 8:30, with the seminar running from 9AM – 3:30PM. Registration begins this fall. Member - $45; Non-member - $50 before December 31, 2021. Information:

Thursday, March 3, 2022 through Thursday, March 3, 2022
RootsTech Connect: Virtual Conference  (Virtual Conference)
More information:

Saturday, March 19, 2022
Family History Society of Arizona Annual Seminar  (Member Society)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 through Saturday, May 28, 2022
NGS 2022 Family History Conference  (Conferences)
Sacramento, CA
NGS will hold its 2022 Family History Conference, Our American Mosaic, in Sacramento, California, 25‒28 May 2022.