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Saturday, February 24
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (2/24 & 3/3). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/


Saturday, February 24
Northern Arizona Genealogical Society meeting  (Member Society)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Prescott Family History Center, 1001 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ.
Website: http://www.nagsprescott.org/


Wednesday, February 28 through Saturday, March 3
Rootstech 2018  (Conferences)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Registration is open. Hotel reservations are now open.
More information: https://www.rootstech.org.



Saturday, March 3
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (2/24 & 3/3). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/


Saturday, March 3 through Sunday, March 4
54th Annual Phoenix Scottish Games  (Festival)
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix, AZ
Sponsored by the Caledonian Society of Arizona. For details: https://arizonascots.com/05games.shtml


Saturday, March 10
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (3/10 & 3/17). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/


Saturday, March 10
Pima County Genealogy Society Seminar  (Member Society)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb, Tucson, AZ
Explore DNA with CeCe Moore. Lunch included with registration.
Details at https://azpimagensoc.org. Click on 2018 DNA Seminar.


Tuesday, March 13 through Wednesday, March 21
Salt Lake City Spring 2018 Research Trip  (Member Society)
Family History Library, Salt Lake UT
West Valley Genealogical Society & Library is offering its annual research trip to the FHL in SLC. For full details visit www.azwvgs.org - click Events/Activities or call 623-933-4945.


Thursday, March 15
Green Valley Genealogical Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ, 85622
3rd Thursday of each month, no meetings May through September.
Information: www.azgvgs.org
 


Saturday, March 17
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (3/10 & 3/17). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/


Saturday, March 17
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
"Surnames and One-Name Studies–the Origin of British Surnames", presented by Howard Mathieson of Winnepeg, Canada, a member of the Guild of One Name Studies and the Manitoba Genealogical Society.
 
The presentation will examine the role of the Normans in the introduction of surnames into Britain and the spread of surnames into the general population. Various classes of surnames will be discussed and illustrated with distribution maps. These include topographic surnames, place name surnames, as well as occupational and patronymic surnames.
 
The presentation ends with a distribution of surnames that have been provided by our members. Watch for an email requesting your list of surnames you would like to be included.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information


Friday, March 23 through Saturday, March 24
Family History Society of Arizona Genealogical Seminar and Annual Meeting  (Member Society)
LDS Chapel, 1415 E. Southern Ave., Mesa AZ
Thomas Jones, Ph.D, CG, CGL, an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator, will be giving five presentations. Mr. Jones has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002, and he is the author of the textbook Mastering Genealogical Proof. He has been certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists since 1994. A professor emeritus at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., Tom teaches genealogical research methods at week-long genealogy institutes. He speaks at national, regional, and local seminars in the United States and internationally, and he writes frequently on genealogical evidence, proof, and problem solving.
 
Registration is now open at http://fhsa.org/seminar.phtml
 


Saturday, March 24
Northern Arizona Genealogical Society meeting  (Member Society)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Prescott Family History Center, 1001 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ.
Website: http://www.nagsprescott.org/


Saturday, March 31
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (3/31 & 4/7). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/



Saturday, April 7
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research  (Webinar)
Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research provides in-depth genealogical education in the form of four 90-minute lectures on 2 consecutive Saturday mornings (3/31 & 4/7). Class is limited to 100 registrants. Look for more information at their website: http://vigrgenealogy.com/


Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14
Ohio Genealogical Society - Annual Conference  (Conferences)
Hyatt Regency, 350 N. High Street, Columbus, OH
This three-day, multi-track event, featuring the nation’s genealogical leaders, offers the methodology and resources for genealogists at every skill level to have a focused and fun learning experience. For details: http://www.ogsconference.org/
 


Saturday, April 14
New Irish Genealogy Workshop at The McClelland Library  (Member Society)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
The McClelland Irish Library, 1106 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
REGISTRATION NOT OPEN YET.
"Griffith's Valuation and Other Irish Land and Property Records" is an intermediate level workshop presented by Miles Davenport that will provide a comprehensive look at Irish land and property records which can be used as a research substitute for missig or lost Irish family records from the 19th Century and earlier. $15 for Irish Library/ICC members, $20 for non-members. Advance registration is required. Seating is limited.  Register at http://www.azirish.org/griffiths-valuation-and-other-irish-land-and-property-records/. For more information call 602-864-2351 or email info@azirishlibrary.org.


Sunday, April 15 through Monday, April 23
Genealogy Cruise by Cruise Everything  (Cruises)
Roundtrip Miami to the Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Gary and Diana Smith are hosting their 4th Annual Genealogy Cruise to the sunny Eastern Caribbean aboard the Celebrity Equinox. Guest speakers are Donna Moughty and Dick Eastman. For details: http://www.cecruisegroups.com/2018-genealogy-cruise.html


Thursday, April 19
Green Valley Genealogical Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ, 85622
3rd Thursday of each month, no meetings May through September.
Information: www.azgvgs.org
 


Saturday, April 21
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
This month's class, "How to Cite Your DNA Results" will be facilitated by Amy Urman, followed by Joey Caccarozzo's program on "Using Gedmatch to Work with Your DNA Results". 
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information


Saturday, April 28
Northern Arizona Genealogical Society meeting  (Member Society)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Prescott Family History Center, 1001 Ruth Street, Prescott, AZ.
Website: http://www.nagsprescott.org/



Wednesday, May 2 through Saturday, May 5
National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference  (Conferences)
Grand Rapids, MI
National Genealogical Society's 2018 Family History Conference, Paths to Your Past. Registration, including tours and events will begin 1 December 2017. For details: http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/.


Saturday, May 19
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Operations Division Midtown, Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson
This month's program is "The Blue and the Grey – Tracking Down Your Confederate and Union Soldiers" by Nicole Dyer and  Amy Urman.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information


Thursday, May 31 through Saturday, June 2
Jamboree 2018  (Conferences)
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, CA
Jamboree 2018 sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical Society. For details: http://genealogyjamboree.com/.



Saturday, June 2 through Thursday, June 7
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)  (Conferences)
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, Athens, GA
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) hosted by the Georgia Genealogy Society provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators, Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety of courses on specialized topics. For more information: http://ighr.gagensociety.org/


Saturday, June 16
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
This month's program is "Sources for Researching in Scandinavian Records" by Pam and Len Ingermanson, former Co-Directors of the Tucson Family History Center. The Ingermansons will cover researching in Sweden, Finland, and Norway.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information


Sunday, June 24 through Friday, June 29
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)  (Conferences)
La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
GRIP offers 23 courses in THREE week-long learning opportunities in TWO locations. Registraton opens 14 Feb. 2018 on a staggered time opening for all three weeks. For information: http://www.gripitt.org.



Tuesday, July 10 through Thursday, July 12
Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI)  (Conferences)
Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN


Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20
Gen-Fed 2018 (Genealogical Institute on Federal Records)  (Conferences)
Washington, DC with an optional session at the DAR Library
The Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed) is a one week program offering in-depth study of material held by the National Archives in Washington, D.C. and College Park, Maryland. Saturday, July 21 is an optional session at the DAR Library. Tuition is set at $500. Online registration is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018.
 
Check the website for upcoming information: http://www.gen-fed.org/.


Sunday, July 22 through Friday, July 27
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)  (Conferences)
La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
GRIP offers 23 courses in THREE week-long learning opportunities in TWO locations. Registraton opens 14 Feb. 2018 on a staggered time opening for all three weeks. For information: http://www.gripitt.org.


Sunday, July 29 through Friday, August 3
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)  (Conferences)
Daemen College, 4280 Main Street, Amherst, New York (Buffalo)
GRIP offers 23 courses in THREE week-long learning opportunities in TWO locations. Registraton opens 14 Feb. 2018 on a staggered time opening for all three weeks. For information: http://www.gripitt.org.



Monday, August 6 through Friday, August 10
NGS Research Trip to Madison, Wisconsin  (Misc)
Madison, WI

Discover Two of our Nation's Important Repositories for Genealogical Research: The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Max Kade Institute. Space is limited to 30 participants.

For details:  http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_events/research_trips/slc_research_trip.



Saturday, August 18
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
This month's class is "Tips on Breaking Brick Walls" followed by Jodi Lynn Strait's program "State Censuses–Which ones exist, where can you find them, and what clues do they provide?" 
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information


Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25
The Federation of Genealogical Societies 42nd Annual Conference  (Conferences)
Fort Wayne, IN
FGS returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world. For Information and Registration: www.fgs.org
 



Sunday, September 2 through Sunday, September 9
5th Annual Heritage Books Genealogy Cruise  (Cruises)
Departs Cape Liberty, New Jersey on Celebrity Summit
7-Night Bermuda Cruise hosted by Heritage Books. Speakers: Audrey Collins; Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG; Paul Milner; David Rencher, AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA; and Craig Scott, CG. Details: http://www.hbgenealogycruises.com/


Friday, September 7 through Friday, September 14
Unlock the Past Cruises  (Cruises)
Departs Seattle, WA to Alaska's Inside Passage
Unlock the Past Cruises is sponsoring a genealogy cruise for 7 nights Alaska Inside Passage.
For additional information, check their website, www.unlockthepastcruises.com/.
 


Saturday, September 15
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
This month's class is "When to Use a Professional Genealogist" by Diana Elder, AG, followed by our program on "Ethics in Genealogy and Conflicting Evidence" by Sherri Hessick.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information



Monday, October 15 through Friday, October 19
2018 British Institute  (Training)
Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT
The Institute strives to further your education about the records and the locations that are important to your genealogical research. Classes are intentionally small in order for the participants to experience individual instruction.
 
Hosted by the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History. For information, https://isbgfh.org/cpage.php?pt=56


Saturday, October 20
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TBA
Join us for our annual special event. Details to be announced.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information



Sunday, November 4 through Saturday, November 10
NGS Research Trip to Washington, DC  (Misc)
Washington, DC

Learn How to Mine Genealogical Data at Three of our Nation's Most Prestigious Repositories. Space is limited to 25 participants. 

For details: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_events/research_tips/dc_research_trip.



Saturday, November 17
Pima County Genealogy Society  (Member Society)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Duvall Auditorium (Room 2600), 1501 N. Campbell Road, Tucson
This month's class is "Researching the World on a Shoestring Without Leaving Town" by Bob Black, Director, Tucson Family History Center.
 
The featured program is  "Heading West, Starting Fresh: Our Ancestors and American Expansion" by Robert Wilbanks IV. This beginner to intermediate topic is an historical overview of United States migration from the earliest Colonial period through to the later 1800s. This presentation explains the geography and topography of the Eastern United States, and how it influenced early settlement and growth, as well as the westward expansion after the Revolutionary War through the post Civil War Era. It also discusses what pushed and pulled our ancestors to pick up and head elsewhere.
Please visit www.azpimagensoc.org for more information