This post is also published on the WorldVitalRecords blog (part of the MyHeritage family).
NGS 2012 began today with a huge line to enter the exhibit hall.
This edition offers news on how genealogy societies plan to provide programming for long-distance members, nominations for the National Genealogical Society Hall of Fame, a book on today's obsession with genealogy, an Irish DNA project and new online database, as well as a new conference focusing on story telling, blogging and family history.
Technology includes podcasts and webinars, much in use these days and offering benefits for researchers around the world.
One Canadian society - the Ontario Genealogy Society's Niagara Peninsula branch - will now reach far-away members by streaming guest speakers on the Internet.
Now that we're home safe and sound from the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, we thought we'd highlight some event happenings and post-coverage and post it here for anyone who couldn't make it to Charleston, SC this year.
We were amazed at the turnout! And thrilled to meet and chat with so many family history enthusiasts -- newbies and seasoned professionals alike! It was wonderful to hear all the amazing family history research and stories.