What is New at The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)?
The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) appears to be headed into a record-setting year, with over 330 people registered to date for the 21st annual event. Participants from 45 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Netherlands will converge at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center in
Built on the strength of the past with an eye to the future, SLIG remains in the forefront of genealogical education offering courses taught by the best instructors the industry has to offer - in fact, the post-nominals behind the names of the course coordinators often take more space to print than the course titles themselves! To listen to them personally, refer to posts on the UGA blog outlining their upcoming speaking engagements.
Earlier this year we celebrated twenty years of offering in-depth genealogical education by introducing a new logo, a new slogan (Elevate Your Genealogical Education), and expanded to thirteen courses. Now, we are pleased to announce a new evening event - SLIG Night at the Family History Library. Sponsored by The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen), and hosted by the Family History Library (FHL), the event will offer classes, labs, area-specific consultations, and light refreshments on from ..
Other events for the 2016 institute include:
- Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG, will deliver “Thinking Genealogically,” at the plenary session, . He notes: “A researcher should incorporate evaluative and interpretive skills to be a more effective researcher. These abilities can become second nature over the course of a genealogical career.”
- The highly acclaimed, award-winning blogger, The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, will deliver the banquet keynote address, . The title should be announced later this month, but with Judy speaking, who needs to know the title?
For more information please visit the SLIG website at www.slig.ugagenealogy.org