Monday, September 08, 2014

ISGS 2014 Fall Conference - Registration Now Open!

The following is from the Illinois State Genealogical Society.

ISGS 2014 Fall Conference - Registration Now Open!

Two days filled with genealogy education, nationally-known speakers, meals, and the opportunity to network with other genealogists and family historians! Featured speakers include:
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGAJ. Mark Lowe, CGSM, FUGA 
Full-time professional researcher & educator, formerly APG President. You will find him researching for clients including Who Do You Think You Are?, African American Lives or Biography’s uneXplained. 
Tony Burroughs, FUGA, AuthorTony Burroughs, FUGA, Author
A founder and CEO of The Center for Black Genealogy. He is author of Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree and is Vice-President of the Illinois State Genealogical Society.
Patricia Walls Stamm, CG, CGL Patricia Walls Stamm, CGSM, CGLSM 
Serves as NGS Education Manager and research trip leader for Washington, DC and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Pat also teaches at St. Louis Community College and is an IGHR course coordinator. She lectures at various state and national conferences. 
LaDonna Garner, M.A., CG LaDonna Garner, M.A., CGSM 
Consultant in Southeast Missouri. Her M.A. is in Historic Preservation focusing in nonprofits and cemetery preservation. Currently she is the African-American SIG Chair, St. Louis Genealogical Society; Small Conference Committee, Board for Certification of Genealogists, and Webmaster, Jefferson County Genealogical Society. 
Gwen Podeschi - Abraham Lincoln Presidential LibraryGwyneth Podeschi, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Gwen Podeschi is a Reference Librarian in the Printed and Published Department of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. As well as the public service responsibilities associated with this position, she currently serves as Chair of the Library’s Book Discussion Committee and is currently the library’s liaison to the Board of the Illinois State Genealogical Society. 
Conference Brochure
Click here to download the Conference Brochure (PDF).
Program: Click here for full program details.
DatesFriday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th, 2014
LocationHilton Garden Inn St. Louis Shiloh/O’Fallon
360 Regency Park Drive, O'Fallon, IL, 62269
Telephone: 1 (888) 853-6895
Conference Rate: $109 per night, 1 King or 2 Queen beds (if reserved by September 26th, 2014). Breakfast is NOT included at this rate. Mention "ISGS14" when making your room reservation.
Registration - Online and By Mail
  • Click here to register and pay online.
  • Click here to download printable registration form and mail in with your check
    (opens in PDF).
Early Bird Registration (postmarked by October 1, 2014)*
Entire Conference
Friday Sessions with Banquet; Satuday Sessions (Saturday lunch included)
Friday & Saturday Sessions Only
(Saturday lunch included)
Friday Sessions Only with Banquet$55$65
Friday Sessions Only$15$20
Friday Banquet Only$40$45
Friday Banquet & Saturday Sessions
(Saturday lunch included)
Saturday Breakfast Buffet$15$15
Saturday Sessions Only
(Saturday lunch included)
Not a member of ISGS? Click here to join now! Individual membership is $30 a year.
* If postmarked after October 1, 2014, or at the door.
Friday Banquet Dinner Choices:
  • Regency Chicken
  • Roasted Pork Loin
  • Vegetarian Option: Vegetable Napoleon
Saturday Breakfast Buffet:
  • Three Cheese Scrambled Eggs
  • Country Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
  • Bacon Strips & Sausage Links
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Assorted Breakfast Pastries
  • Hash Browns 
Saturday Luncheon Choices: (included with price of Saturday only or Friday & Saturday sessions)
  • Alder Chicken Salad
  • Teriyaki Beef Salad
  • Vegetarian Option: Caesar Salad
Note: Meals cannot be guaranteed with late registration. No refunds made after October 1, 2014

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