19 July 2017

Western New York Genealogy Conference

An upcoming genealogy conference that is sponsored by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and Western New York Genealogical Society is coming up in October. Details are below.



Western New York Genealogy Conference
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
EVENT LOCATION:
Embassy Suites Buffalo, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14202
EVENT SPONSOR:
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and Western New York Genealogical Society

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) and the Western New York Genealogical Society (WNYGS) are pleased to host the Western New York Genealogy Conference on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Buffalo. The conference celebrates Western New York as a unique place of shared history and community. Designed for researchers of all experience levels, this day-long event will feature six presenters and seven programs. 

Conference participants will:
Attend informative, insightful, and engaging presentations that discuss research methods and strategies, statewide and regional resources, and local genealogical projects
Network with other genealogists, historians, researchers, and genealogical society representatives
Participate in optional (pre and post) conference tours in and around Buffalo.

Optional pre and post conference tours and events will be available for an additional cost.


Conference Registration

Full-day registration costs $45 for WNYGS and NYG&B members and $55 for non-members.

Optional pre- and post-conference tours and events will also available for a fee or at no additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

All conference cancellations must be in writing (mail or email) and received no later than September 15, 2017. No refunds will be issued after that date.

Conference Materials

Program materials will be distributed electronically in advance of the conference. A printed version may be purchased during registration at a cost of $10 per set.

Society and Repository Hall

From 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., local genealogical societies and repositories will have displays. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide information. Participating organizations include:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Grosvenor Room
The Buffalo History Museum
Chautauqua County Genealogical Society
Forest Lawn Cemetery & Archives
Iroquois Genealogical Society
Italian Genealogical Society of Western New York
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Rochester Genealogical Society
Western New York Genealogical Society