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Monday, July 11 through Thursday, July 14
GRIP Evening Programs - Open to the Public  (Online/Hybrid Events)
7:00 pm
Online - Registration Required

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

DUE TO SPONSOR GENEROSITY, THESE PROGRAMS ARE FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR EACH WEEK OF GRIP IN PITTSBURGH, PA. We thank them for their sponsorship. Please visit their websites through the links provided for information and Zoom program registration when they become available. Speaker biographies are available under the Faculty tab.

PRESENTATIONS in 2022 begin at 7 PM EDT (4 PM Pacific) and will be held via Zoom meeting. Pre-Registration is required through the links below AFTER JUNE 1. KEEP THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL that the sign-up generates. This will be the ONLY reminder and contains the link to join the meeting at the appropriate hour. You will need to register for each meeting separately.

Monday, July 11, 2022: Sponsored by North Hills Genealogists. Presenter Karen Stanbary, MA, LCSW, CG®“It’s All About Respect: Clinical Tips to Manage Uncomfortable Conversations about Surprising DNA Test Results” Karen, trained in advanced psychotherapy techniques with 30 years of clinical practice, helps people manage negative emotions upon receiving unexpected news.  In this presentations, she offers tips to reduce stress and change the outcome of difficult conversations about unexpected DNA results. The tips are designed to change the cognitive frame from a discussion of rights to a discussion of respect and resiliency. Karen includes recommendations about ethically obtaining informed consent.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022: Sponsored by Western New York Genealogical Society. Presenter Annette Burke Lyttle. “Reconstructing the Lives of Our Farming Ancestors” It’s a rare family tree that doesn’t contain at least some farm families, since until the latter part of the 19th century farmers made up a majority of workers in America. It may be hard for us to envision what daily life was like for our farming ancestors as we try to recover their stories, and we may be tempted to say our ancestors were “just farmers.” But farm families were remarkable people. Learn how genealogical records and social history resources can help us reconstruct the life stories of our farming ancestors.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022: Sponsored by FamilySearch. David Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS, An Update on What’s New at FamilySearch and the 1950 Census Indexing Project” FamilySearch continues to change and adapt to the major shifts in the genealogical landscape. This session will update you on what’s happening at FamilySearch, including a brief look at some of the new website features, changes in the Family History Library and how the 1950 U.S. Census indexing project is progressing. PRE-REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK HERE.

Thursday, July 14, 2022: Sponsored by Orange County, California, Genealogical Society. Presenter Rich Venezia. “Alien Registrations in America” Learn about various alien registrations instituted in the USA as early as 1798, the records they created, and where to find immigrant ancestors within.

Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27
Southern California Genealogical Society Genealogy Jamboree  (Events - Other Organizations)
Online - Registration Required ($)
The Southern California Genealogical Society has held Genealogy Jamboree for 51 years and a Genetic Genealogy Conference for 9. Nationally known speakers covered the latest developments in genealogy from across the US, Canada, Mexico and the world.
This year the Genealogy Jamboree  and Genetic Genealogy Conference will be 100% virtual and streamed on-line again–from August 19–27, 2022. All programs and presentations will be available to Jamboree and Genealogy Conference registrants through the end of October. Registration will begin on March 7, 2022.
Speakers include Michael Brophy, Nicka Sewell Smith, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, Michael Strauss, Bill Cole, Diahan Southard, David Dowell, Judy Russell, Richard Hill and Kitty Munson Cooper. 
See the attached flyer, or visit the SCGS website at genealogyjamboree.com for more details and registration.

Sunday, August 21 through Thursday, August 25
International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies  (International Conferences)
All Virtual Conference
The 42nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be an All Virtual Conference from Sunday, August 21 through Thursday, August 25, 2022. Hosted by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), there will be both pre-recorded and live streamed sessions. 
The Conference provides participation opportunities with Jewish Genealogy Special Interest Groups (SIGs), JewishGen Research Divisions, Birds of a Feather (BOFs), Research Groups (RGs) and others who may offer services or resources to Jewish genealogists such as libraries, archives, historical societies, and other non-profit entities. The Conference offers groups the opportunity to have virtual meetings during Conference week. The IAJGS2022 website is at https://www.iajgs2022.org.