31 March - 1 April 2017
FxGS Spring Conference Vendor Registration
The Fairfax Genealogical Society is offering tables for vendors for both days of the Spring Conference.
The vendor hall will be open on Friday, 31 March from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM; vendor set-up on Friday may begin at 8:00 AM. The vendor hall will be open on Saturday, 1 April from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM; vendor set-up on Saturday may begin at 8:00 AM. All vendors must clear the hotel by 4:00 PM on Saturday. The last break on Saturday will run from 2:15-2:45 PM. Security will be provided for the tables of vendors who sign up for both days.
Vendor tables will be in the Exhibit Area of the Westin Tysons Corner. One free conference admission is included with each vendor registration.
Rates are as follows:
- One table for 1 day: $70
- One table for 2 days: $100
- 2nd table for 1 day:$50
- 2nd table for 2 days:$70
You may also choose to purchase an advertisement in the conference syllabus. Rates are available for full-page, 3/4-page, 1/2-page, 1/4-page, and 1/8-page ads.
On Friday the Opening Session, Welcome and the Keynote begins at 10:30 AM. The lecture tracks on Friday will run from 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM and consist of the following:
Keynote Session - D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS Family History: What the Future Holds
- Track 1 - Bringing the Past to Life - D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS
- Track 2 - Using Genealogical Evidence to Break Through Research Barriers - Tom Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
- Track 3 - Migrations Into Virginia - Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG
- Track 4 - Canadian Research - Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS
- Track 5 - Researching in New England - Sandra Clunies, CG
- Track 6 - Researching German Ancestors - James M. Beidler
- Track 7 - Continuing Genealogical Research in the 21st Century - Charles S. "Chuck" Mason, Jr., CG
- Track 8 - Maryland: The Old Line State - Sharon Hodges
The lecture tracks on Saturday will run from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM and consist of the following:
- Track 1 - Workshop - D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS
- Track 2 - Courting Virginia: Understanding the Old Dominion's State and Federal Courts - Judy G. Russell, JD, CG
- Track 3 - Research in New York - Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS
- Track 4 - Illinois Research - Tina Beaird
- Track 5 - Southern Research for All (Using Examples from NC Records) - Diane L. Richard
- Track 6 - Irish Research - Donna M. Moughty
- Track 7 - African-American Research - Slave Records - Char McCargo Bah
- Track 8 - Pennsylvania Research - Sharon Cook MacInnes, Ph.D
If you have questions or need additional information, you may contact us directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fairfax Genealogical Society
The Fairfax Genealogical Society was established in 1974 as a non-profit organization to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons who are conducting genealogical research, to further the use of sound genealogical methods, standards of accuracy, and scholarly research, and to aid those doing research in our area. We currently have over 500 members, including not only many who live in or near Fairfax County, but also many who are searching for information in our area. We are pleased to also have the membership of several libraries and other societies nationwide.