Call for Papers for 2019 – closed March 10, 2018
NERGC’s second Professional Day provides an opportunity for professional genealogists to attend a program of presentations by certified genealogists and others intended for a professional audience that might not be included in a general conference trying to reach a broad audience.
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Registration and Welcome
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Your Education Plan for Going Pro– Annette Burke Lyttle (Speaker sponsored by Johnson Genealogy Services and Melinde Byrne, CG)
Education is essential for all genealogists, but it’s vital if you’re considering becoming a professional. Learn how to put together a comprehensive educational plan to support your goals.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.– Becoming a Certified Genealogist – Jill Morelli, CG (Speaker sponsored by Boston University)
Intersted in becoming a Certified Genealogist? Let’s explore the basic strategies I employed to produce a successful portfolio, and what I would do differently if I had not been successful.
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch, Courtesy of MyHeritage- DNA Matching Technology, A New Frontier in Genealogy – Daniel Horowitz Hear how MyHeritage integrated DNA int the family history offerings, learn about the largest ethnicities project study and its powerful DNA matching technology looking at a few exciting case studies.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – From the Past to the Present: Forensic Genealogy in Practice – Catherine Wiest Desmarais CG (Speaker sponsored by NEAPG)
Explore your potential role from among the varied opportunities the field of forensic genealogy offers.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Client Reports: Dos Don’ts & Maybes – Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGl, FASG
This session will address the options and decisions genealogists make when writing reports that maximize usefulness to their recipients.