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United Polish Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference

Polish Genealogical Society of America

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:00 PM (MST)

United Polish Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration - purchase April1 thru April 24, 2014
Registration between April 1 and April 24, 2014
137 Tickets Ended $80.00 $5.39
Banquet Monday evening May 5, 2014, traditional dinner buffet
Banquet ticket: traditional dinner buffet
94 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.37
Orientation-Family History Library, May 2
Orientation at Family History LIbrary: Friday, May 2, 8 a.m.
7 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
Orientation-Family History LIbrary, May 3   more info 17 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
Catalog Lab-Family History LIbrary, May 2   more info 3 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
Catalog Lab-Family History Library, May 3   more info 23 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
Wesoly Lud Folk Dance Performance, Sat. May 3, 7p.m. LIttle Theater of LDS complex. Please indicate how many tickets you would like.
Polish Folk Dance Troupe Performance, Wesoly Lud, Saturday, May 3, 7 p.m. Little Theater of LDS Complex FREE Indicate how many tickets you would like.
229 Tickets Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

United Polish Genealogical Societies present Genealogy & Technology 2014

May 2-5, 2014

  • Complete Conference Schedule, description of events and speakers is at http://pgsa.org/2014UPGS/
  • See FAQS listed below for answers to questions you may have about conference details.

UPGS 2014

CONFERENCE EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY MAY 1

Library Research Open 8 am-9pm

FRIDAY MAY 2

Library Research Open 8 am-9pm

8–9am

Check-in / Optional: FHL Orientation & film @ FH Center

9–10am

Check-in / Optional: FHL Catalog lab @ FH Center

5:30–6pm

Check-in

6–7pm

MyHeritage.com Mark Olsen

7–8pm

Advancing Your Polish Research

Sonja Hoeke-Nishimoto

8:15–9:15pm

Meet the Speakers

SATURDAY MAY 3  

SA

8–9am

Check-in

9–10am

Check-in / Optional: FHL Orientation & film @ FH Center

10–11am

Optional: FHL Catalog lab @ FH Center

10:15–11:30am

Maps & Gazetteers for Genealogy

Sonja Hoeke-Nishimoto

2–3:15pm

Creating Your Personal Family History Website Josh Taylor

3:30–4:45pm

Immigration Agents

Ceil Jensen

7–8pm

Wesoły Lud Polish Folk Dancers in “Little Theater” of the LDS Complex Center

SUNDAY MAY 4May 4

Library closed all day

11:30–12:30pm

Notary Records in Poland

Tadeusz Pilat

12:45–2pm

New Tools & Ideas in Research

Josh Taylor

2:15–3:30pm

The Peasant & the Palace (Locating/Researching Manor Records)

Ceil Jensen

3:45–5pm

Partition Records in FHL & LDS Filming Projects in Poland Greg Nelson

7–8pm

This is Women’s Work—Midwifery

Ceil Jensen

MONDAY MAY 55

Research Open 8am–5pm

6:30–7pm

Hospitality

7–10pm

Banquet - Keynote: Family History in Pop Culture Josh Taylor   Closing Remarks

This biennial conference offers a chance for all interested Polish genealogy researchers to connect, learn, and research.  The Family History LIbrary next door to the hotel.is the world's largest genealogy ibrary free to all who wish to research their family roots. The conference provides ample time to use the library. This conference is conducted jointly by eleven United States Polish genealogical societies with sponsorship of each conference rotated among the groups.

 FAQs

How can I get a complete list of events and information for the conference?

You can download a copy of the brochure at http://pgsa.org/2014UPGS/. 
A copy of the conference brochure is included in the Winter Rodziny 2014 also.

Hotel Special Rates for Attendees

The Plaza Hotel Salt Lake City,  has a special conference rate of $85.00+tax for single or double; $92.00 tax for 3-4. Phone:  1-800-366-3684  Email: rooms@plaza-hotel.com and specify United Polish Genealogy Society Conference.  Plaza Hotel website: www.plaza-hotel.com

 Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact registration chair, Chris Robinson at pgsanotebook@gmail.com

Where is the UPGS website?

There is no website for UPGS; it's a group of United States Polish genealogy societies that come together every two years to provide a Polish genealogy conference in Salt Lake City. There is no legal entity..

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No ticket is necessary; your name will be on the registraton check-in list. You will receive a confirmation email when you register.

 What is the refund policy?

Refunds for registration cancellations will  be made ONLY through April 24. Contact registration chair, Chris Robinson at pgsanotebook@gmail.com

Networking with others

A listing of attendees' family names and origin location will be provided to attendees who wish to network with others in similar searches for family. If you wish to participate in this networking, there will be a question at the end of registration provided for you to type in this information.

 

 

Have questions about United Polish Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference? Contact Polish Genealogical Society of America

When & Where


Plaza Hotel across from Temple Square
122 W. South Temple
Toll Free 877-775-9930
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:00 PM (MST)


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Organizer

Polish Genealogical Society of America

The Polish Genealogical Society of America is this year's conference organizer. The society was established in 1978. The Society's mission statement is to collect, disseminate and preserve information on Polish and Polish-American family history and to help its members use that information in their own research.

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2014-03-21 10:41:34

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