Texas State Genealogical Society Issues Call for Presentations for the 2017 Family History Conference in Houston

TxSGS 2017 Call for Presentations

The Texas State Genealogical Society announces a Call for Presentations for our 2017 Family History Conference. This year’s conference will be held 20-22 October 2017 in Houston, Texas.

We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic presenters! If you feel passionate about your area of expertise and would like to teach and inspire other genealogists, this is the venue for you. Seasoned speakers and speakers new to the genealogical lecturing arena are encouraged to submit presentations.

Submission Ideas

The areas of interest may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Basic genealogical topics (How-To or Getting Started).
  • Methodology and problem-solving techniques.
  • Ethnic research topics (African-American, Hispanic, German-Texan, Czech-Texan, etc.).
  • Adoptee challenges.
  • DNA.
  • Researching in record groups (land records, probate records, etc.).
  • Texas and Southern-focused research.

Submission Requirements

Speakers who wish to submit lecture proposals should follow the published guidelines at the TxSGS Call for Presentations web pagehttp://www.txsgs.org/conference/call-for-presentations/. Presenter requirements, compensation details, and a timeline are referenced there as well.

Speakers may submit up to five proposals.

All proposals must be submitted via email by 18 March 2017.

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Colleen Greene

Colleen (Robledo) Greene is a librarian, web developer, and educator, who has been researching her family history for 20 years. Colleen served as the 2016-2017 Director of Communications for TxSGS, from her home in Southern California. She blogs about her professional work and interests at www.colleengreene.com and shares her own family history research at www.cjroots.com.


Texas State Genealogical Society Issues Call for Presentations for the 2017 Family History Conference in Houston — 1 Comment

  1. To date, I have not seen any registration form from TXSGS for the upcoming conference in Houston. Usually we have to register before Sept 1st to avoid a late fee. Please advise.
    I am on your newsletter and receive the emails.