Provided here are links to conference and seminar information, both local and national, that may be of interest. Where practical, actual registration forms will be downloadable from this page. Check back often to see what genealogical resources are available for sometimes a very nominal cost (in some cases, free). This is a great way to learn more about doing family history!
Note: if you have information about a conference or seminar that is not listed here, please send it to jean (at) and indicate “seminar/conference information” in the subject line. Thank you!
Click on the image below to access genealogy events around the world:



Seminar/Conference information (Links in greenCalifornia events in red, Virtual – online (attend from the comfort of your own home via Internet – events in blue)


25 Jan – Whittier, CA: Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS), “Dear Myrtle”

14 Feb – Green Valley, AZ: Southern Arizona Genealogy Society 2020 Annual Seminar (with DNA Expert, Blaine Bettinger)

15 Feb – Corona, CA: Corona Family History Center Seminar (various speakers); Click here to view or download flyer about speakers and topics

7 Mar – Huntington Beach, CA: Orange County Calif. Genealogical Society Bash, Paul Woodbury

21 March – Hemet, CA: Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society, Diahan Southard, recognized DNA expert

20-23 May – Salt Lake City, UT: 2020 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference “Echoes of our Ancestors” (some classes will be live-streamed)

5-7 June  – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Ancestors Conference & Family History ShowVision 2020: Finding the Past: Moving into the Future 

12-13 June – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: 2020 Manitoba Genealogical Society Conference Celebrating Manitoba’s 150th Birthday

28-31 July – Provo, UT: BYU Conference on Family History (variety of speakers and topics)

31 July – 1 Aug – Wheeling, IL: Celtic Connections Conference

9 – 14 Aug – San Diego, CA: 2020 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

10-11 Sep – Albany, NY: 2020 New York State Family History Conference



Webinars listed above are “special” events. Many individual organizations host webinars (e.g., So. Calif. Genealogical Society, SecondLife Virtual Genealogical meetings, Family History Fanatics, Legacy Webinars, etc.); check out more webinars at Conference Keeper