International German Genealogy Partnership
March 6
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Lives and Times of Our German-Speaking Ancestors
Co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Friends of the Max Kade Institute. Fee $40 USD.   Many genealogists write their family histories. They ...

March 9
7:00 pm
KURIOSES AUS DER GENEALOGIE mit dem Referenten Heiko Hungerige aus Bochum.   Anmeldung:   Nach dem Klick auf REGISTRIERUNG erhalten Sie automatisch eine Bestätigungs-E-Mail ...

March 13
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
2021 Virtual Spring Seminar
Speaker Daniel R. Jones, MS, AG. He specializes in Swiss and German research and is currently a research specialist in Germanic and Slavic Europe for ...

March 13
7:00 pm
Austria Connection Session
The Ahnenforscher Stammtisch Unna,  Familia-Austria, and the International German Genealogy Partnership are hosting an English-language Austria Connection Session, a casual opportunity to meet others who ...

March 17
1:00 pm
Why Y-DNA for German Research?
Kathleen Reed presents "Why Y-DNA for German Research?: Making German Connections with the use of Autosomal and Y-DNA." This presentation will explore how DNA ...
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July 17 through July 24
And early bird pricing runs through March 31, 2021!
When registering, choose which package suits your German genealogy needs best:
  • LIVE: access to watch our eight marquee speakers present live on July 17 and July 24. Three will be presenting in German! Also included are access to the virtual exhibition hall, recorded sponsor demos and Connections sessions for live networking with fellow researchers. $119 USD through March 31
  • ON DEMAND: access for 1 year to view more than 50 recorded presentations from German genealogy experts around the world. Also included are the recorded sponsor demos. $179 USD through March 31
  • COMBO: Watch the marquee speakers live on July 17 and 24, and then take up to 12 months to view any or all the recorded speaker presentations as well as sponsor demos. Also participate in the virtual exhibition hall and Connections sessions live. $229 USD through March 31.
  • USB WORKS: Everything is included! Live and recorded presentations, sponsor demos, virtual exhibitions and Connections sessions. Plus, a preloaded USB drive that gives you lifetime access to the speaker presentations. $249 USD through March 31
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2021 IGGP Conference goes virtual

IGGP Virtual Conference - July 17 to July 24, 2021!!
“Researching Together Worldwide / Weltweit Gemeinsam Forschen”
The International German Genealogy Partnership is thrilled to announce that the 2021 International German Genealogy Conference, previously cancelled as an in-person event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now be held virtually from 17 July to 24 July 2021 with the theme of “Researching Together Worldwide / Weltweit Gemeinsam Forschen”. This new format will allow both passionate genealogists and expert speakers from around the world – including many from our partner organizations in Germany – to attend and participate. Will you be one of them?
This unique virtual conference is a must-attend event for anyone researching the lives of their German ancestors. Four live sessions from top-tier speakers will be held each Saturday, and several types of package registration deals (including the live sessions, sponsored sessions and either some or all of several dozen prerecorded sessions) will be available for you to watch at your convenience. Whether you are brand new to the genealogy world or a seasoned family history professional, this information-filled event will offer the classes you need to enhance your genealogy skills.
An online sponsor and exhibitor hall is planned to coordinate with the week of the conference and “Connections” breakout sessions will be held to bring together small groups with similar German genealogy or cultural affinities.
To stay up-to-date on conference news, be sure to sign-up for the IGGP conference newsletter.
Registration will open in February, and an “Early Bird Special” price will be valid for all registrants until 31 March. Conference information and registration will be available here soon.

2019 IGGC - Sacramento

2019 IGGC plenary session - image of attendees and screen
Check out the conference photos of Connections 2 Discoveries experienced in Sacramento. Many shouts of Eureka! were heard in the Hyatt Hotel hallways!
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The International German Genealogy Partnership is a group of partner societies interested in German Genealogy. 


The partnership is a network to share ideas, contacts, research information and resources to help our members trace their Germanic heritage wherever it is found.


“Uniting German Genealogy Researchers Worldwide” is our goal.


The IGGP facilitates German genealogy research globally as the internationally recognized federation of German genealogy organizations. IGGP was formerly known as German-American Genealogical Partnership (GAGP).


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