43rd Annual TGS Conference

Friday & Saturday, April 24th-25th, 2015
Featuring keynote speaker Jana Sloan Broglin, CG, OGSF
We're celebrating TGS's 50-Year Anniversary with a two-day conference!
Jana Sloan Broglin, a native of Ohio, is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years of experience. She became a Certified Genealogist in 2005, and a Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society in 2011. She is a past director for the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and a past trustee for the Ohio Genealogical Society. She has been a popular speaker at numerous local, state, regional, and national genealogical conferences. 


Jana's lecture titles:
  • Hookers, Crooks and Kooks: Aunt Merle Didn't Run a Boarding House
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home: Researching Civil War Lives
  • See Ya in the Funnies - Using Newspapers in Genealogy Research
  • Organizing 101: Confessions of a Pile-It
Friday Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
  • Best NARA-KC Records that Genealogists Aren't Using, by Lori Cox-Paul (National Archives-KC)
  • Write it Down!, by Terry Stahl and the TGS Writers' Group (TGS)
  • Dead Men Do Tell Tales,by Barb LaClair (TGS)
  • Treasures on the Kansas Memory Website, by Megan Macker (Kansas Historical Society)
  • Getting the Most from FamilySearch, by Jan Wilkes (Topeka Family History Center)
  • Cheapskate Genealogy, by Barb LaClair (TGS)
  • Scanning Tips and Tricks, by Robert Miller (TGS)
  • Tombstone Symbology, by Nancy Appelhanz (TGS)
  • Funeral Customs, speaker to be announced
  • Kansas Digital Newspapers Project, by Michael Church (Kansas Historical Society)
  • Leaving Your Family History Legacy, Not a Mess, by Barb LaClair (TGS)
  • Finding Treasures at the Courthouse, by Jan Droge (TGS)
  • Kansas Historical Society Research Archives:Behind the Scenes Tour, with Lin Fredericksen (Kansas Historical Society) 
Conference and Vendor Space is limited.  Register now to reserve your spot!