Wednesday, August 31, 2011

APG events at FGS in Springfield

I wish I could attend the FGS conference in Springfield, Illinois this year as there are some wonderful discussions and presentations geared toward professional genealogists. The list of events sponsored by the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) is listed below. I would love to hear from those of you who are able to attend, and hope that some of these sessions will be recorded so that I can buy the CDs later.

Tuesday, September 6, 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Annual Meeting & Roundtable. Rendezvous Room, Hilton Hotel. J. Mark Lowe, moderator of group discussion, “Those Difficult Situations…how do I come out smelling like a rose?”

Friday, September 9, 8:15-noon, APG Board meeting. Plaza 3, Hilton Hotel. APG members are welcome. Please let Kathleen Hinckley know if you plan to attend so seating can be arranged.

Friday, September 9, 12:15–2:00 p.m., APG Luncheon and Awards Presentations.  Luncheon presentation by Kenyatta D. Berry, “Discovering a Genealogical Treasure Trove with A.B. Caldwell.”

Friday, September 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m., APG PMC. “The Small Business Administration and the Transitional Genealogist” by Mary Clement Douglass.

Friday, September 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m., APG PMC. “Developing Genealogical Skills: Mentoring from Novice to Expert” by Melinde Lutz Sanborn.

Friday, September 9, 5:00 p.m., APG PMC. “Apps Galore for the Professional Genealogist” by Pamela Boyer Sayre.

Saturday, September 10, 8:00–10:30 a.m., PMC Workshop, “Think Like a Targeted Marketer: One Marketing Plan Does NOT Fit All” by Natasha Crain.

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