Friday, June 13, 2014

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Registration Opens Tomorrow!

Be ready to register at 9:00 a.m. (MT) at

     The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is a week-long intensive educational experience that takes students deep into their track of choice. Instead of a breadth of topics, like a conference, this institute brings you a depth of knowledge. Come and enjoy a week of learning with the nation's top genealogy educators just steps from the Family History LibraryTracks this year include:

  • The Family History Law Library
  • Beyond the Library: Researching in Original Resource Repositories
  • Advanced Genealogical Methods
  • Finding Immigrant Origins
  • Advanced German Research
  • Advanced Research Tools: Post-War Military Records
  • Resources & Strategies for United States Research, Part I
  • From Confusion to Conclusion: Writing Proof Arguments
  • Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy
  • Advanced DNA Analysis
  • Diving Deeper into New England
  • Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum

     Find more information is offering attendees overnight rooms at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center at a special room-rate of $129 per night (single/double/triple/quad). This room rate is for overnight stays within these dates: 4 January-21 January 2015. To guarantee this rate, please reserve your room online at Additionally, you may contact the Hilton Salt Lake at (801) 328-2000 and reference the code “SLI” to obtain the rate (please note you MUST reference “SLI” to receive the discounted rate). You may make reservations at this special rate through 10 December 2014. However, rooms at this rate are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so early reservations are recommended. If you have any challenges or have questions, please email the hotel liaison.

     Booking a room in the SLIG room block includes complimentary wireless Internet access in your guestroom and complimentary self-parking. Staying at the host hotel is an important way to support the association and ultimately keep overall meeting costs as low as possible. APG/SLIG commits to a block of rooms at these hotels on behalf of conference attendees and has a financial obligation to fill those blocks. Please help us to avoid potential penalties and control costs for future events by staying at the official hotel. Staying within the block is also more convenient and helps you stay connected with the informal activities and networking opportunities that occur at the hotel during the conference.

     Information about the Hilton Salt Lake City Center may be found here:

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