The following is an Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS) --
Save the Dates: 31 May – 3 June
NGS 2023 Family History Conference, Richmond, Virginia
Mark your calendars for the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2023 Family History Conference, 31 May – 3 June, in Richmond, Virginia. The theme is Virginia: Deep Roots of a Nation.
Thanks to the more than 885 NGS members who answered our conference survey, the NGS Family History Conference promises to deliver the programming you’re looking for in 2023.
Pre-Conference Events and Official Opening: Wednesday, 31 May:
- Local Tours
- Delegate Council Meeting
- New Focus Program for Societies, Libraries, and Archives, including a luncheon and “Shout Out”
- SLAM! Idea Showcase Reception
- Official Start of Conference with Expo Hall Opening
Conference Program: 1 June – 3 June (Thursday through Saturday): The program will include:
- BCG Skill Building
- Virginia Track
- Latest DNA Tools
- African American Research
- Native Peoples Research
- Jewish records, and more
Special Bonus - The Library of Virginia has confirmed that it will extend its research hours from
9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday,1 June, and from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
on Saturday for its Archives Research Room. You may also want to visit Richmond’s other outstanding genealogical research facilities. Take advantage of NGS’s discounted hotel rates three days before and three days after the conference to research your Virginia ancestors.
Program/Registration/Hotels - The 2023 Family History Conference program will be available online approximately two weeks before we open conference registration. Check your email or the NGS Conference website for announcements about the program and registration. We will open hotel registrations at three downtown hotels—Richmond Marriott, Hilton, and Omni—after conference registration opens.