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Friday, July 21
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
8:30 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room
Please note different start time.


Friday, July 21
MGC Delegate Meeting  (MGC Delegate meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Please note this meeting is on a Friday to kick off the annual Abrams Foundataion Family History Seminar.
We will meet earlier in the day -- 10am - 12 noon.  Registration for Abrams begins at noon.
 
Program is Jen Baldwin from FindMyPast, Engaging Your Long Distance Members.
As our access to each other increases with virtual tools, so should our ability to manage our long distance membership in our societies. This session will cover the basic elements of identifying this demographic, and provide potential solutions to broadening your reach.
 
Meeting in the Forum.


2017 Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar
Friday, July 21 through Saturday, July 22
2017 Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar  (Abrams Seminar)
1:00 pm
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Welcome to the Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar, featuring Jen Baldwin, and hosted by the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council.
 
Seminar attendees will have the opportunity to pick from a variety of outstanding speakers and family history topics over the two-day event. For more information on schedule, programs, speaker bios, and registration, please visit SeekingMichigan.org. Seminar covers two days, Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm and Saturday, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
 
The Archives of Michigan will be open for research from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Online registration for this seminar will be closing on Wednesday, July 17 at 11:59 PM. On-site registration will be available both Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, but a boxed lunch is not guaranteed.
 
Below is a downloadable flier and mail-in registration form.
 
We look forward to seeing you in July!



Thursday, August 10
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room


Federation of Genealogical Societies 2017 National Conference
Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2017 National Conference  (National Conferences)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
FGS 2017 National Conference — Pittsburgh will provide a wonderful historical backdrop with its rich genealogical resources for this four day genealogy event with local host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.
 
Additional information and registration information will be available soon when you visit fgs.org



Thursday, September 14
MGC Board meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Monroe County Historical Museum, 126 S. Monroe St, Monroe MI 48161
TBA


Thursday, September 14
MGC Delegate meeting  (MGC Delegate meetings)
12:00 pm
Monroe County Historical Museum, 126 S. Monroe St, Monroe MI 48161
This is our annual "out of Lansing" meeting.
Topic is TBA



Friday, October 13 through Saturday, October 14
GotAncestors?! 2017  (Society Events)
Save the dates!
Western Michigan Genealogical Society 2017 Annual Seminar.
 
See http://GotAncestors.com/ for additional details as the date gets closer.


Friday, October 20
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room


Saturday, October 21
2017 MGC Fall Family Hiistory Event  (Michigan Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W Kalamazoo, Lansing, Michigan
Save the date for the MGC Fall Family History Event. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Genealogical Council and the Archives of Michigan, this has become one of the premier annual genealogical seminars in Michigan.
 


Saturday, October 28
Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan Annual Seminar  (Society Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
American Polish Cultural Center, 2975 East Maple Road, Troy, MI 48083
Save the date!
Sophie Hodorowicz Knab and Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz will each present two sessions.
Additional details are available from the Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan.



Thursday, November 9
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
9:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room


Thursday, November 9
MGC Delegate Meeting  (MGC Delegate meetings)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Forum.
The Michigan Oral History Association will be our presenter.



Thursday, December 14
MGC Board Meeting  (MGC Board Meeting)
10:00 am
Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan
Commission Room



Sunday, January 21, 2018 through Friday, January 26, 2018
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy 2018  (National Conferences)
Salt Lake City Hilton, Salt Lake City, Utah
The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) is offering a course that we feel may be of keen interest to Michigan genealogists. Each year SLIG offers advanced training to genealogists.
 
"The Third Coast: Research in the Great Lakes Region," will focus on genealogical and historical records and research methodology relating to research in the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada.  It is being coordinated by Cari A. Taplin, CG and Kathryn Lake Hogan, PLCGS, who will be joined by other internationally-recognized instructors.
 
Registration opens on 8 July 2017.  Further details about SLIG and the course may be found at SLIG.ugagenealogy.org.  
 
A general flier is attached for the full offerings of SLIG2018. SLIG 2018 course offerings.