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Friday, March 17
MAGS Workshop  (Mid-Atlantic Genealogy Society)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Doubletree by Hilton, Laurel Maryland 20707
Working With the Meyers-Orts Gazetteer
Presented by Debra Hoffman and Gunter Schanzenbacher
Attend this workshop to learn how to effectively use Meyers-Orts gazetter for German research and learn the exciting new developments.  Hands on exercises and self-study will be provided. 
For registration information, please contact

Saturday, March 18
The Mid-Atlantic Repositories  (Mid-Atlantic Genealogy Society)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Doubletree by Hilton, Laurel, Maryland 20707
The Mid-Atlantic area has wonderful respositories, which will be covered by expert genealogists and archivist in four lectures. 
  • Finding Family History at the Baltimore City Archives, by Malissa Ruffner, JD, CG
  • Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives, by Michael G. McCormick
  • A Federal Family Tree, by Malissa Ruffner, JD, CG
  • Immigration and Naturalization Records at the Maryland State Archives,by Michael G. McCormick
For registration information, please contact

Saturday, March 25
Spring Meeting with Michael Lacopo  (Germanic Genealogy Society)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Normandale College, Bloomington MN
The Germanic Genealogy Society (MN) will host speaker Michael Lacopo.
There will be four presentations:
  • The German Immigrant Experience in the 18th Century
  • I’ve Had My DNA Tested….Now What?
  • Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-evaluating the “Evidence”
  • How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in Pennsylvania German Research

Saturday, March 25
Special Event: Speaker Dirk Weissleder  (San Diego Gen Soc GIG)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
San Rafael Parish Hall, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego
Host: San Diego Genealogical Society’s German Interest Group
Speaker: Dirk Weissleder
Three presentations followed by a bag lunch.
  • Archives, Libraries and Institutions for Genealogical Research in Germany
  • The Surname is Key—History of Surnames and Conducting Surname Research in Germany
  • The Structure of Organized Genealogy in Germany
Please contact for more details.

Saturday, April 8
2017 Spring Seminar  (Sacramento German Gen. Soc.)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
The SGGS (CA) Spring Seminar will feature Dr. Michael Lacopo who will speak in the morning on Using DNA Testing to Further Your Family Tree followed by a presentation about how to break through those German-American research brick walls. Take home tips, clues, and discoveries about your German ancestry – all in one day!
Visit the SGG site for more information and Registraion.

Saturday, April 22
Spring Seminar of the Ohio Chapter Palatines to America  (Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch, 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio
"Beyond the Obvious - German Genealogy"
Presenting Dr. Fritz Juengling, Ph.D., German Research Specialist at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, as our featured speaker.
Topics include: Beyond the Obvious: Beyond Practical and Social Concerns for Emigration to America;
Historical Events that Affect German Genealogical Research;
The Genealogical Value of German Guild Records: How to fill the Gaps When Church Records are Missing;
German Names: Their Origins, Meanings, and Distribution.
Fees include syllabus, seminar sessions, and Full Buffet lunch by Schmidt's Sausage Haus.
Member: $45; Non-Member: $55; Deadline for advance registration: April 8, 2017; After April 8, 2017 cost is $55 for Members and $65 for Non-Members
Registration is available online at our website, or with check payable to Ohio Chapter-Palam.
Joe Stamm, 3930 Lander Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022-1329; For questions e-mail:

Sunday, June 25
Pommerntag (Pommerscher Verein Freistadt)  (Other Meetings)
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Rotary Park, 4100 Highland Rd., Mequon, WI
Pommerntag means Pomeranian Day and is a one-day celebration of all things Pomeranian. This year is the 42nd annual celebration with free admission and parking. Entertainment includes Pomeranian dance groups and a Pomeranian band. The cultural building has displays, free access to the Pedigree Database of over 168,000 names, and genealogical research help. And of course there will be Pomeranian food and drink.

Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30
International Germanic Genealogy Conference  (IGGP)
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest 7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
The inaurgural international conference of the International German Genealogy Partnership.  Theme is Connections: International. Cultural. Personal.

Friday, September 22 through Monday, September 25
Deutsche Genealogentag  (DAgV)
Dresden, Germany
This is the largest gathering of genealogists in the German-speaking countries. Theme of the conference is "Europe in our roots - Saxony and its neighbors."
See website for additional details.