Seminars & Conferences

Seminars and conferences are an excellent way to broaden your education. Below is a selection of Washington state and national seminars & conferences.



Looking for a specific type of class? Check the WSGS Blog for the current seminars or other all day events being held in Washington and nearby states.

  • April 22, Jay Fonkert, hosted by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society.  Also the Washington State Genealogical Society (WSGS) Annual Meeting.  Details here.
  • April 28-29, Judy Russell, hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society.  Details here.
  • April 29-30, John Philip Colletta, hosted by the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, details here.



  • 10-13 May, 2017, Raleigh, NC, 2017 NGS Conference.  See conference website.
  • 30 Aug-2 Sep, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017 FGS Conference.  See FGS website.
  • 2-5 May, 2018, Grand Rapids, MI, 2018 NGS Conference.
  • 22 -25 Aug, 2018, Fort Wayne, IN, 2018 FGS Conference.  See FGS website.
  • FGS 2019, Washington, DC.
  • FGS 2020, Kansas City, MO.