International Jewish Genealogy Conference set for July 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah
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Posted: April 07 2007

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7 April 2007 (Jewswire.com) - Researching your Jewish ancestors or want to learn how to join the fastest growing pursuit worldwide?

Hundreds of international researchers of all levels, experts and archivists will participate in an intensive learning and networking event over six days, sponsored by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS).

Discounts for registration end May 1 and rooms are going fast.

More than 250 sessions of all types in 20 subject categories are scheduled from early morning to evening.

Programming includes lectures, workshops, computer training labs, the second annual genealogy film festival (40 offerings), special interest group geographical and topical programs and luncheons, Sephardic topics, a special DNA & Genetics track, research at the Family History Library (the world's largest genealogical library), breakfasts with the library's resource experts and a museum-quality photographic exhibit on small-town Jewish life in pre-Holocaust Poland.

The complete program is online now at www.slc2007.org.

Popular computer training sessions the Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, andJewishGen for beginners. For more advanced attendees, there are 12 essential skill labs to choose from, including PhotoShop, setting up a genealogical website and others. The computer classes are taught by experts, are fee-added with limited seating (26 dedicated computers) and always fill prior to the conference start date.

The Ancestry Resource Room will offer complete, unlimited access (25 dedicated computers) to all Ancestry databases as well as books, a map center and other useful resources.

The conference floor provides free 24/7 wireless connectivity for attendees with laptops, and a Cyber Café will help others keep in touch during the event.

For all event details, easy online registration and hotel registration links, visit www.slc2007.org.

27th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

July 15-20, 2007

Salt Lake City, Utah

www.slc2007.org (all details and registration)

Media contact:

Schelly Talalay Dardashti

publicity@slc2007.org

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