Friday, December 13, 2013

APG Virtual Professional Management Conference

If you are interested in the Professional Management Conference (PMC) hosted by the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), but are unable to travel to Salt Lake City in January, you may like to participate virtually. Thanks to Family Search, five of the sessions on Saturday, January 11, 2014 will be available for live streaming.

The 2014 Virtual PMC offers the following 5 classes streamed to your computer or mobile device:

  • "Good Name in Man or Woman" -- Protecting a Professional Reputation, by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
  • Networking for Genealogists: Making Connections Online and in Person, by Angela Packer McGhie
  • The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional, by Claire V. Brisson-Banks, AG
  • Discovering and Communicating Your Unique Value: Personal Branding for Professional Genealogists, by Melissa A. Johnson
  • Gaining Recognition in the Genealogical Community: Climbing the Professional Ladder, by Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG 

Visit to register for the Virtual PMC and to view class times. Registration for the Virtual PMC closes on 6 January 2014.
Registration Options
Option 1: Live streaming of all 5 classes
Cost: $100
This option includes live access to all 5 Virtual PMC classes on Saturday, 11 January 2014, a downloadable PDF of the full conference syllabus, and 3 months of access to recordings of all 5 sessions.

Option 2: Recordings of individual sessions
Cost: $25 per session
Register to view recordings of individual sessions you're interested in and receive 3 months of access to online recordings of individual sessions and syllabus materials for the individual classes.

Would you like to participate in person?
With 10 expert speakers, 8 classes, and 3 hands-on workshops, this is the largest PMC yet:

  • Personal Branding for Professional Genealogists -- by Melissa Johnson
  • It’s a Genealogical Narrative! (Workshop) -- by Mary Penner
  • Networking for Genealogists -- Angela Packer McGhie
  • Protecting a Professional Reputation (Saturday Keynote) -- Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
  • The Making of a NGSQ Article (Workshop) -- Harold Henderson, CG
  • Working for Entertainment and Corporate Clients (Friday Keynote) -- D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS
  • Gaining Recognition in the Genealogical Community -- Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG
  • Advanced DNA for Professionals (Workshop) -- CeCe Moore
  • Writing a Genealogy Business Plan -- Angela Packer McGhie
  • The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional -- Claire V. Brisson-Banks, MLIS, AG
  • Will Genealogy-Based TV Improve My Business? -- J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

The PMC will be held 10-11 January 2014 at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. Prices begin at $50 for Friday's classes. Early-bird registration and pricing ends 6 January 2014.

Register for the PMC and view full pricing details at

1 comment:

  1. Do I need to be an APG member to register for the live streaming sessions?