This blog brings you breaking news about the 15th New England Regional Genealogical Conference and the city of Manchester, New Hampshire.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

MOBILE APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR REGISTERED NERGC ATTENDEES

By now, if you're registered for NERGC 2019, you should have received a link to download the mobile app to help you organize your NERGC 2019 experience. It's virtually the same as the mobile app used for RootsTech. We strongly recommend you install the app on you Android or Apple device and accustom yourself to its functionality. It's a good thing!
Keep track of your own schedule, when and where your chosen lectures will take place, locator for other NERGC attendees, speaker bios, exhibitors, sponsors, there's even a link to call an Uber!
How did we ever attend a conference without an app like this one!

Thursday, March 21, 2019

NERGC 2019 E-ZINE 10 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The tenth NERGC 2019 E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/NERGC-2019-E-zine-10.pdf. It includes many important deadline reminders. Note in particular that the deadline for purchasing Luncheons and Banquets has been extended to Midnight on Friday, March 22, 2019. Online registration for all events will close at Midnight on Friday, March 29. This issue also includes a number of program updates, information on how to sign up for the Ancestors Road Show, a call for volunteers, and much more.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Thursday Luncheon Registration Now Closed

Registration is now closed for the Thursday luncheon, T-104, "DNA Testing: What Did I Sign Up for?" with Jennifer Zinck.

Monday, March 18, 2019

MEALS DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 22 MARCH

The deadline for ordering Luncheons and Banquets has been extended to Midnight on Friday, 22 March 2019. Printed or flashdrive versions of the Syllabus must be ordered by Wednesday, 20 March 2019. If you have already registered for the Conference, you can add Luncheons, Banquets, or, a Syllabus by using your registration ID from your confirmation e-mail to modify your registration.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Important Deadline Reminders

• Meals and workshops must be purchased by today, March 15.
• Special meal requirements must be received by today, March 15.
• Mobility, hearing, and vision needs should be identified by today, March 15.
• Cancellations received by today, March 15 are subject to a $20 processing fee. No refunds are available after March 15.
• Printed or electronic syllabus must be purchased by March 20, 2019.
• If you have already registered for the Conference, you can add Luncheons, Banquets, Workshops, or a printed or electronic syllabus or identify special meal or ADA needs by using your registration ID from your confirmation e-mail to modify your registration.
• All unpaid registrations must be paid prior to the March 29th deadline, either on-line or by check mailed to ABLE, P.O. Box 888, Upton, MA 01568.
Registration for all events will close at midnight on Friday. March 29th. This allows for the printing of personalized materials.
• Walk-in registration will be available on-site for Thursday-Saturday Conference attendance, whether for just one day, or all three. However, walk-ins are not guaranteed meal or syllabus availability.
• Walk-in registration is NOT available for Wednesday Pre-Conference events.

Friday, March 8, 2019

NERGC 2019 E-ZINE #9 IS NOW AVAILABLE

NERGC 2019 E-zine #9 is now available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/NERGC-2019-E-zine-9.pdf.  It includes important deadline reminders and more.  Note in particular that the deadline for registering for the Wednesday, April 3 Research Tour is tomorrow, March 9.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP FOR THE GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH TOUR

The deadline for Registration for the Research Tour on Wednesday April 3 of genealogical research sites in Greater Manchester and Southern New Hampshire has been extended to Saturday, March 9; spaces remain!

Monday, March 4, 2019

Introducing the NERGC 2019 Official Bloggers

2017 NERGC Genealogy Blogger Special Interest Group


This year the Official Blogger program for NERGC 2019 has eight genealogy bloggers who will be interviewing  conference speakers. Some of them have already posted their stories, and you can read up on these interview online.

Elizabeth Pyle Handler has two blogs "From Maine to Kentucky" at the link https://frommainetokentucky.blogspot.com/  and "A Jewish Genealogy Journey" https://jewishgenealogyjourney.blogspot.com/

Marian B. Wood, who blogs at "Climbing My Family Tree" https://climbingmyfamilytree.blogspot.com/    

Donna Moughty from "Irish Family Roots  https://www.irishfamilyroots.com 

Jenny Hawran who blogs at "Like Herding Cats" http://like-herding-cats.com/    

Ellen Hawkins, the blogger at "Gnarls and Knots"  https://gnarlsandknots.wordpress.com    

Lori Lyn Price, from "Bridging The Past"  https://bridgingthepast.com   

Barbara Matthew, "The Demanding Genealogist"    https://blog.demandinggenealogist.com/    

Don Taylor, of "Don Taylor Genealogy"  www.dontaylorgenealogy.com  

Look for these conference speaker interviews online between now and mid March!


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

"EARLY BIRD" REGISTRATION ENDS TOMORROW, FEBRUARY 28

The eighth 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/…/uplo…/2019/02/NERGC-2019-E-zine-8.pdf, It includes the important reminder that the Early Bird Deadline is tomorrow, February 28 as well as additional information about the upcoming Conference. If you want to save $30 on your Conference registration, be sure to register right away.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

ALL FEATURED SPEAKER WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT!

All of the NERGC 2019 Featured Speaker Workshops (T-133 Third Party Tools with Blaine Bettinger; F-154 Crafting Searches with Cyndi Ingle; and S-154 Evidence & Conflict with Thomas Jones) are now SOLD OUT and are closed to additional registrations. Additional workshops are getting close to full. To avoid disappointment or frustration, don't wait until the last day of "Early Bird" (February 28) to register for remaining optional Workshops and meals. Due to room capacities, optional Workshops (additional cost above the Conference registration fee) have participation limits. Waiting may result in your Workshop of choice not being available. Thank you for your understanding!

Thursday, January 10, 2019

NERGC 2019 E-ZINE #6 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The sixth 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/NERGC-2019-E-zine-6B.pdf. It includes Conference registration information, hotel updates, reminders about purchasing meals and the Conference Syllabus, and much more. You may view previous E-zines at http://www.nergc.org/e-zines/.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

HOTEL UPDATE

The Conference Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown, is now virtually full. Here are alternative options: Hilton Garden Inn 101 South Commercial Street Manchester NH 03103 Direct Phone Number: 603-669-2222. Mention Group Code “NERGC”. Fax: 603-668-2957 Registration link: https://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/M/MHTDTGI-NERG-20190404/index.jhtml The Hilton Garden Inn has standard king (1 king bed) or standard double (2 queen beds) rooms available on Thursday & Friday, April 4th & 5th, 2019 at a rate of $164.00 per night, plus tax. All rooms have a hospitality area with a microwave, refrigerator and Keurig coffee maker. Parking is complimentary, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guest rooms. Note that this hotel is .7 miles south of the Conference. A walk would take fifteen to twenty minutes. Room rates apply until March 14, 2019. La Quinta Inn & Suites Manchester 21 Front St. | Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-669-5400. Mention Group Code “NERGC”. Online reservations are not available. The La Quinta has king or double (2 queen bed) rooms at a Conference rate of $109 per night that includes complimentary breakfast and parking. Note that this hotel is 1½ miles north of the Conference and on the west (opposite) side of the Merrimack River. It is a short walk to the bus stop for Bus #11 (light green bus) which runs hourly. The bus trip takes 22 minutes down Elm St. to Veterans Park near the Conference location. La Quinta’s Conference room block is only being held until March 12, 2019.