Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Summit of Excellence Speakers at NGS Conference

The NGS Family History Conference is fast approaching, and guess who is speaking? Several presenters from UGA's Summit of Excellence also appear at NGS Live, NGS On-Demand, and as part of the NGS Focus on Societies.

Crista Cowan
AncestryDNA: Putting Your DNA Results to Work to Further Your Research (NGS Live: 20 May, 11:05 am ET)
What's New at Ancestry (Bonus-Sponsored Session, available June 15

Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
Besieged by Baxters: A Case Study for a Common Name (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
Rare Revolutionary Bounty Land Scrip Act Applications (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
The Hunt for Maryland Vital Records (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)

Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA
Strategies for Resolving Conflicting Evidence (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
Homestead Records: A GOldmine for Genealogy (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
Research Maryland Deeds Online Using and (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)

Anne Merrell
Digital Marketing for the Modern Society (NGS Focus on Societies: 21 May, 4:00 pm ET)

Cheri Hudson Passey
Ancestors in Southern Claims Commission Records (NGS Live: 20 May, 12:15 pm ET)
Online Meetings: Helping Your Society Move Into a Virtual World (NGS Focus on Societies: 21 May, 4:00 pm ET)

Mary Kircher Roddy
Flying Under the Radar: Discovering Charles Olin's Alias (NGS Live: 20 May, 3:45 pm ET)
Really? Proving and Refuting Family Lore (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Wilde Beasts, Sabbath Breakers, and Incorrigible Roughes: Early Virginia Laws (NGS Live: 20 May, 2:30 pm ET)
May I Please Have Your Permission? Using the Work of Others (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
"To protect people who provide DNA samples": The Ethics of DNA Testing (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
The Common Law: From Mr. Justice Blackstone to Mr. Justice Tucker (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)

Richard G. Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
Using Maps of the Mid-Atlantic Region to Further Your Genealogical Research (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
Finding Military Records in Published Sources (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)
Research in Washington, DC (NGS On-Demand, available June 15)

Congratulations to all of these speakers, and thank you for continuing to support genealogy education!

Please visit our schedule page here to see these speaker's upcoming presentations at the UGA Summit of Excellence. Registration for the Summit of Excellence is open here.

You can also still register to attend NGS Family History Conference here.