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39th annual Family History and Genealogy Conference at BYU July 31

Brigham Young University will host the 39th annual Family History and Genealogy Conference Tuesday through Friday, July 31-Aug. 3, at the BYU Conference Center.

The cost of registration is $175 for noncredit participation and $322 for credit participation. Attendees who choose to register for credit will earn two credits of History 481R (Family History Directed Research).

The conference will feature more than 115 classes focusing on beginning family history, computer research, international research, British research, U.S. research, German research, methodology, journals and Family History Center support. For a complete schedule, visit

Keynote speakers at the conference will be Elder Gary J. Coleman, a member of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Shirley Riemer, author of "The German Research Companion;" Fred Woods, a BYU professor and author of six books and more than 50 articles; and Craig Miller, director of the Member Needs Division of the Family and Church History Department of the Church.

For more information, contact BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 422-2568.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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