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NERGC 2023 E-zine #1 IS NOW AVAILABLE!

  NERGC 2023 E-zine #1 is now available at https://nergc.org/e-zines/ . It includes information about the conference theme, the conference tri-chairs and featured speakers, the winner of the 2021 Volunteer Award, and how organizations can become conference sponsors. The NERGC E-zine, a digital newsletter which provides information and updates about the NERGC conference, is sent periodically to all those on our mailing list. If you’re not already receiving it and would like to do so, follow the link above and sign up using the form at the right of the screen.
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REMINDER -- DEADLINE FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS IS APRIL 30

  If you are interested in being a speaker at NERGC 2023, be sure to submit your proposal(s) through our submission portal by midnight Eastern Time on 30 April 2022. The conference will be held 3–6 May 2023 in Springfield, MA. To see the full Call for Papers and submit proposals,, go to https://nergc.org/2023-conference/call-for-papers/

PROPOSALS FOR NERGC 2023 ARE DUE BY APRIL 30, 2022

A reminder that the deadline for submission of proposals for the next NERGC conference, 3-6 May 2023 in Springfield, Massachusetts, is the end of this month. This exciting conference, "Missing Branches Are Not the End of the Line," will feature one hour lectures, two-hour workshops, and special sessions.  The Call for Papers offers a quick list of topics requested by past NERGC participants, but also offers a comprehensive list of more general topics which the conference will cover. Details of compensation are also included in the Call for Papers.  The submission portal is at the following URL: https://tinyurl.com/nergc2023submissionportal The deadline for speaking proposals is 30 April 2022 and decisions should be expected by August, 2022.

VIRTUAL NERGC 2021 E-ZINE #12 IS NOW AVAILABLE

  There's still a lot coming up at Virtual NERGC 2021. Be sure to check out E-zine 12 at https://nergc.org/e-zines/ for the latest information on the Add-on Tracks, Ancestor Road Show appointments, Special Interest Groups, and much more. AND IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY DONE SO, IT IS NOT TO LATE TO REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL NERGC 2021! Go to www.NERGC.org .
  Reminder -- LIve Chat today, April 5, 2021, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on searching Ancestry and FamilySearch, featuring Jill Morelli and Alec Ferretti. Alec Ferretti holds Masters Degrees in Archives and Library Science and has been a professional genealogist since 2016. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Reclaim the Records, and is the current President of the New York Genealogy & Technology Group. Jill Morelli, CG® lectures about her Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors nationwide, focusing on intermediate and advanced methodologies, and unique records sets. After obtaining her credential as a Certified Genealogist, she began an online course sharing her experiences and demystifying the process to those who are “on the clock.” If you haven't registered for Virtual NERGC yet, it isn't too late. Go to www.NERGC.org.
  Virtual NERGC 2021 kicks off   this Thursday, April 1 with Gathering Day 1, a full day of scheduled presentations and live chat.   Be sure to join us for:   10:00 – 1030 Opening Session Join us for welcoming remarks by NERGC’S President and Conference Chairs and the presentation of the Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Volunteer Award   11:00-12:00 Pat Richley-Erickson “ 7 Habits of Highly Effective Genealogists”   12:00 – 1:30   Virtual Exhibit Hall.  Be sure to visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall during this unopposed time.  Many of the exhibitors will be hosting live video chats--a Zoom meeting that mimics the experience of approaching a booth in an in-person exhibit hall.  Although other attendees may be asking a question, you can do the same when there is a break in the conversation.    1:30-2:30 Alice Ferretti  “ Thinking Outside the (Search) Box: Ancestry Search Strategies”   3:00-4:00 Jill Morelli “ FamilySearch: Don't Miss the Unindexed 70%”   4:30-5:30 Live chat wit