Thursday, July 05, 2007

BYU Genealogy Conference 31 July-3 Aug 2007

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following annual genealogy conference was just announced through the Deseret News. All inquiries should be made by calling 801- 422-2568. Register for the conference as an intensive non-credit genealogy course, or for 2 credits of History 481R—Family History Directed Research.

There are a limited number of rooms available in BYU’s Deseret Towers residence halls. The cost for campus housing is $90 for five nights of lodging. Additional information about food and lodging is located at: http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwgen/2007/food.cfm

BYU plans family history conference

PROVO — Brigham Young University will host the 39th annual Family History and Genealogy Conference July 31-Aug. 3 at the BYU Conference Center.

The cost of registration is $175 for noncredit participation and $322 for credit participation.

The conference will feature more than 115 classes focusing on beginning family history, computer research, international research, British research, U.S. research, German research, methodology, journals and Family History Center support. For a complete schedule, visit familyhistoryconferences.byu.edu.

Keynote speakers at the conference will be Elder Gary J. Coleman, a member of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Shirley Riemer, author of "The German Research Companion"; Fred Woods, a BYU professor and author of six books and more than 50 articles; and Craig Miller, director of the Member Needs Division of the Family and Church History Department of the LDS Church.

For more information, contact BYU Conferences and Workshops at 801- 422-2568.

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