The following announcement was released by the Federation of Genealogical Societies:
Major conference brings opportunity to learn family history research
Early Bird registration extended to June 21
You can “discover who you are” at the Federation of Genealogical Societies national conference, in Knoxville, Tennessee, August 18-21, 2010. The conference theme is “Rediscovering America’s First Frontier” and is co-hosted locally by the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Kentucky Historical Society. The national event will feature lectures and workshops led by well-known national and local speakers covering basic research topics, as well as the latest in genealogy trends, technology, and methodology.
The FGS Conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville, just blocks from the East Tennessee History Center research facility and museum. Conference registrants can still receive an Early Bird Discount by registering by June 21. For more information, www.fgs.org or and click 2010 Conference or email firstname.lastname@example.org.