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Apr 09 2021


8:30 am - 2:30 pm

IGS 2021 Annual Conference – Free To Attend

Friday, 9 April 8:30 PM – 2:30 PM CST

The 2021 Annual Conference is a 2-day virtual conference. Librarians from the Allen County Public Library will present four sessions on Friday, 9 April 2021. Lisa Louise Cooke will present four sessions on Saturday, 10 April 2021. The conference is being sponsored by VIVID-PIX (www.vivid-pix.com) and will be free to everyone.

The conference will be conducted remotely via Zoom. The Zoom link is being sponsored by Visit Fort Wayne (www.visitfortwayne.com). Logon information and guidance for downloading the Zoom app will be sent prior to the conference. Indiana Librarians: all sessions are eligible for Librarian Educational Units or Technology Librarian Educational Units.

Times below are in Eastern


9:30am – 9:45am Welcome & Introductions
9:45am – 10:45am Session 1: Researching Church Records – John Beatty (1 LEU)
10:45am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:00pm Session 2: Indiana Genealogy: The Crossroads of America – Melissa Tennant (1 LEU)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Break for Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Session 3: Finding the Unknown Parents of Your Ancestor – Sara Allen (1 LEU)
2:00pm – 2:15pm Break
2:15pm – 3:15pm Session 4: Treasure Awaits: The Genealogy Center’s Digital Collections – Melissa Tennant (1 TLEU)
3:15pm – 3:30pm Wrap-up


You must register separately for Friday and Saturday. Instructions for downloading Zoom and access information will be sent once you have registered.

Friday registration:

Saturday registration:

IGS 2021 Annual Conference – Free To Attend

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