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IGS Annual Meeting & Conference
New Albany, Indiana

Jane Wilcox

Registration is open for the Indiana Genealogical Society's 2018 annual conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at University Center North on the campus of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana (4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany IN). The theme will be "From Albany to New Albany," and the featured speaker will be Jane E. Wilcox of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. Indiana Genealogical Society members will receive a $10 discount if they pre-register.

DEADLINE: The deadline to pre-register for the conference is Tuesday, April 24, 2018; after that, registration will be $40 per person, including at the door.

REGISTRATION: Register online for the conference using the form below (we use PayPal), or print out and mail in the Registration Form.

PARKING: There is a $3 fee to park, but this fee applies to the entire day - you will have in and out privileges on campus.

DIRECTIONS: Coming from either the north or south on Interstate 65, go west on Interstate 265. If coming east on Interstate 64, go east on Interstate 265. Once on Interstate 265 (either from the east or west), get off the Interstate at Exit 3, which is Grant Line Road. Go north on Grant Line Road and the campus of Indiana University Southeast will be on the left. There is also a map of the campus and directions on the university's website.

Schedule of Events:

9 am 9:30 am Registration, Networking & Vendor Browsing
9:30 am 9:40 am Welcome & Introductions
9:45 am 10:45 am
  • Session 1-A: The New York Gateway: Immigration, Emigration and Migration - Jane E. Wilcox
  • Session 1-B: Researching your Kentucky Civil War Ancestors - Joe Hardesty
10:45 am - 11:15 am Break & Vendor Browsing
11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Session 2-A: A Tale of Woe - An Eighteenth Century Woman's Story Using Original and Authored Sources - Jane E. Wilcox
  • Session 2-B: The Kentucky Vital Records Law - Joe Hardesty
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch on your own
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting, Awards and Lineage Societies Inductions
2:30 pm 3:30 pm
  • Session 3-A: New York City and State Government Vital Records and Alternates - Jane E. Wilcox
  • Session 3-B: The Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center: Update on Collections and Access - Curt Witcher
3:30 pm 4:00 pm Break & Vendor Browsing
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session 4-A: Finding American Women's Voices through the Centuries: Letters, Journals, Newspapers and Court Records - Jane E. Wilcox
  • Session 4-B: Researching in the Sons of the American Revolution Library [speaker to be announced]

Online Registration:

IGS Members: Please login here before continuing, in order to receive your $10 discount.

Member's Last Name: [Please include the full name if your last name is hyphenated, e.g. Jones-Smith]
Zip Code + 4: [Please include the dash, e.g.12345-6789. If you do not remember your zip + 4, check the USPS site]

Conference Registration - Non-Member Rate ($35):

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