The New York State Family History Conference
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Important news - as of September 11, 2013, the Conference has officially SOLD OUT! Thank you so much for your interest and participation. We look forward to seeing our attendees next week, and if you missed this year's conference, stay tuned for our 2015 conference which will be even bigger and better!

The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society have organized and are jointly producing the first ever statewide genealogical conference in New York State.

Attendees will have an opportunity to advance their skills in researching New York State families and to build general skills. The two-day conference ó scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 20-21, 2013 - includes twenty lectures in two parallel tracks; a Thursday evening reception; two luncheons and a dinner banquet, all with riveting speakers; and exhibits by vendors and societies.

Some of the nationís top experts in New York State and general genealogical research will speak, including:

  • Paula Stuart-Warren, CG
  • Joseph Lieby, EdD
  • D. Joshua Taylor
  • Ruth Carr
  • Michael Leclerc
  • Eric Grundset

Conference sponsors include findmypast.com, Mocavo, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the New York Public Library and the Office of Cultural Education/State Education Department. Located in the center of New York State, the conference takes place in the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Liverpool,New York, just outside Syracuse.

Preconference research activities will also be available on Thursday, September 19th and include a trip to our world renowned library and a bus tour of five local museums.