This blog brings you breaking news about the 14th New England Regional Genealogical Conference and the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Friday, February 18, 2011

NERGC Speaker wins RootsTech Award

D. Joshua Taylor, a speaker at the upcoming New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC), recently won an award at the highly successful and well attended RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Josh, the Director of Education and Programs and the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), won the RootsTech Distinguished Presenter Award for his presentation “Software Forecast: What Genealogists Need for the Future.”   

The selection was made by polling conference attendees and the award was given out daily based on the voting results.  Josh won the award for his lecture on the opening day of the conference and was selected from a group of forty-eight presenters.

Congratulations to Josh on his award.  We look forward to his upcoming presentations at NERGC:

Thursday, April 7, 2011,Opening Session, "Family History in Primetime: Genealogy's Next Generation"

Friday, April 8, 2011, 4:45pm, "Discovering Your Ancestor's Life: Political Affiliations and Their Records"

Saturday, April 9, 2011, 3:15pm, "Creating Your Personal Family History Website [Step By Step]"

The New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC) is being held April 6-10, 2011 in Springfield, MA. More information is available from the conference website.  


Top Photo: D. Joshua Taylor

Side Photo: RootsTech Distinguished Presenter Award, photo courtesy of Anne Roach

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